MorphoTrust USA (Safran) announced it is providing MorphoTrust mobile driver license (mDL) software for the Iowa Department of Transportation’s (DOT) new pilot program.
The pilot program will see a select group of DOT employees assess and validate the test version of MorphoTrust mDL software in situations where physical licenses are typically presented. ∞∞∞∞∞ CLICK HERE FOR MORE »»»»
Thousands of small young turkeys ran around the barns on the Moline family farm Monday near Manson, the first Iowa farm to restock birds after a bird flu outbreak decimated flocks in the Midwest.
Owner Brad Moline, who farms with his father and brother, said it’s a sign the industry is turning the page on an outbreak in which about 48 million birds died from the virus or where euthanized to prevent its spread. ∞∞∞∞∞ MORE »»»»
A Sioux Rapids man was hospitalized Tuesday evening after a man fleeing South Dakota state troopers in an SUV struck his motorcycle 50 miles east of Sturgis, S.D.
Arden Keune, 58, was in critical condition at Rapid City Regional Hospital in Rapid City S.D., according to hospital officials. He was on a ventilator and unconscious Wednesday. ∞∞∞∞∞ SEE MORE ∞∞∞∞∞
Police arrested a Storm Lake man Monday for violating the terms of his probation.
At 5:08 p.m. Monday, the Storm Lake Police Department responded to 511 ½ Lake Avenue #2 to locate Christian Monsivais, 22, who was wanted out of Buena Vista County for probation revocation.
Monsivais was booked into the Buena Vista County Jail and held without bond. ∞∞∞∞∞ SEE MORE ∞∞∞∞∞
Police arrested a Storm Lake man Sunday afternoon on a warrant for not paying fines.
At 12:33 p.m. Sunday, a Storm Lake Police Officer stopped Robert Santos Gallardo, 27, on the 200 block of Oneida Street for a traffic violation.
It was determined that Gallardo was wanted out of Buena Vista County on a warrant charging him with contempt of court reference failure to pay fines.
Gallardo was arrested and booked into the county jail where he posted a $340.80 bond. ∞∞∞∞∞ SEE MORE ∞∞∞∞∞
Police cited an Ames man Friday for soliciting free carpet shampoos on Geneseo St. and Otsego St.
At 3:30 p.m. Friday, the SLPD was dispatched to the 300 block of Geneseo Street in reference to Dylan Hiatt, 23, who was reportedly offering free carpet shampoos and was looking into the windows of homes.
Hiatt was charged with unlawful solicitation and was cited with a pending court date. ∞∞∞∞∞ SEE MORE ∞∞∞∞∞
Spencer Hospital officially launched its hospitalist program Monday with Dr. Brian Dvorak working as the program’s first hospitalist. Hospitalists provide care for patients the same way that family physicians care for patients but specialize in the care of hospitalized patients.
Six months ago, Dvorak began to transition his family practice over to his colleagues at the Avera Medical Group Spencer. Dvorak noted it has been a “smooth and efficient but bittersweet” transition.
“I will miss these out-patient encounters,” Dvorak said. “As a family physician, I get to see a part of their lives very few people get to see. A person’s health is a very important thing to be a part of and helping them maintain their vitality.” ∞∞∞∞∞ SEE MORE ∞∞∞∞∞
Tyson Foods Inc. booked another $17 million in losses but collected $11 million in insurance proceeds from the March 2014 fire at Storm Lake’s turkey facility, according to its third-quarter earnings report.
The Springdale, Ark., meatpacker released its income statement for the third quarter and reported record cash flows and prepared foods operating margins. ∞∞∞∞∞ SEE MORE ∞∞∞∞∞
Police arrested a Storm Lake man Saturday morning for failing to appear at his OWI court date.
At 7:55 a.m. Saturday, the SLPD responded to 1500 North Seneca Street #206 in reference to locating Johnathon Alterado, 25, who was wanted out of Buena Vista County on a warrant charging him with failure to appear in court reference OWI.
Alterado was booked into the Buena Vista County Jail on a $1,000 bond. ∞∞∞∞∞ SEE MORE ∞∞∞∞∞
Dredge operations on Storm Lake have ceased over the last two days and won’t continue until a contract is finished with Dredge America, according to Storm Lake City Administrator Jim Patrick.
Patrick told The Storm Lake Times that the dredge will be off line until Aug. 30, when Dredge America of Kansas City will assume responsibility of the dredge in place of the city. ∞∞∞∞∞ SEE MORE ∞∞∞∞∞