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News in Pottawattamie County, Iowa

VNA Receives Over $900,000 In Funding From United Way Of The Midlands
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 14:42:14 -0700

United Way of the Midlands has awarded Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) $927,845 in funding to support several programs in Douglas and Sarpy Counties in Nebraska and Pottawattamie County in Iowa.

Head-On Crash Injures Four in Western Iowa
Thu, 10 Jul 2014 06:24:34 -0700

POTTAWATTAMIE COUNTY, Iowa – Four people were injured, two seriously, when two cars crashed head-on in rural Pottawattamie County Wednesday. The Pottawattamie County Sheriff’s Office said the collision happened shortly before 4:30 p.m. on 530th Street south east of Walnut. Officials say a Chevrolet Impala driven by Sidney Nelson, 14, and a Pontiac Grand Am driven by Leah Jenkins, 22, collided ...

Firework Severely Injures Iowa Man
Mon, 07 Jul 2014 08:39:38 -0700

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa – A Pottawattamie County man suffered a severe injury to his hand during Independence Day celebrations Friday. The Pottawattamie County Sheriff`s Office says the incident happened shortly before 10:30 p.m. in the 13-thousand block of 220th Street in rural Council Bluffs. Officials say a firework detonated in Cole Mayer’s hand as he tried to light it. Tourniquets were used by ...

GOP heavyweights to visit county to promote candidates
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 22:20:53 -0700

Three nationally known political heavyweights will visit Pottawattamie County in the next few weeks to promote Republican Party candidates in this November’s general election.

Branstad, Republican Nominees To Stop In Council Bluffs
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 06:44:13 -0700

Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad and other Republican nominees visit Pottawattamie County next Wednesday for a tour of the 3rd Congressional District.

Tennessee man wins lottery prize in Iowa
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 22:21:15 -0700

A Tennessee trucker passing through Iowa on his way to North Dakota made a pit stop in Pottawattamie County and ended up winning a big lottery prize.

Official discusses western Iowa recreation trail
Fri, 18 Jul 2014 15:37:48 -0700

A conservation official says a recreation trail between Council Bluffs and nearby Neola could be ready by 2017.

President Issues Disaster Declaration for Iowa Counties
Mon, 14 Jul 2014 14:47:44 -0700

Iowa Governor Terry Branstad has received word that President Obama has approved the request for a Presidential Disaster Declaration covering nine counties impacted by severe weather on June 3rd.

Iowa West Foundation gives $3.1M in 2Q grants
Thu, 17 Jul 2014 22:06:10 -0700

The Iowa West Foundation, headquartered in Council Bluffs , has announced nearly $3.1 million in grants for the second quarter of 2014. The grants will be used to assist 24 non-profit organizations an

Thief Facing Prison Time
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 15:14:15 -0700

One of the two men arrested in Council Bluffs earlier this year accused in a string of car thefts and burglaries across four counties is facing prison.