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Presidential Disaster Declaration Approved

Des Moines, IA (KICD)– President Barack Obama has approved a Presidential Disaster Declaration for all counties in the KICD listening area except for O’Brien.

The Public Assistance funds may be used for emergency work and the repair or replacement of disaster-damaged facilities and may include debris removal, emergency protective measures, repair of damaged public property, loans needed by communities for essential government functions and grants for public schools. This declaration includes funding to conduct hazard mitigation activities for the entire state.

Governor Branstad sent the request for a declaration on July 14th in response to significant damage that was caused by severe storms, damaging winds, tornadoes, heavy rain, hail and flooding that occurred June 14-23

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Cylinder Hog Pit Asphyxiation

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Two Cylinder men were killed as a result of asphyxiation in a hog manure pump pit...

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Law Enforcement Report

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An update of area crimes and incidents.

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Spencer Project Updates

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The latest update on a pair of major construction projects in the city of Spencer has been made available.

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Ernst Pocahontas Town Hall

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U.S. Senator Joni Ernst will host a town meeting in the southeast portion of the KICD listening area this weekend.

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Spencer Community Theater Presents “Annie”

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The children's theatre at SCT mounts a kid's version of "Annie" for the next two weekends.