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DNR: Man Run Over by UTV While Setting Up Hunt for Veterans

JASPER COUNTY, Iowa — State authorities say a man setting up for a hunt for veterans was hospitalized after he was run over by an off-road vehicle in Jasper County Saturday. 74 more words


One Killed After Rear-Ending Farm Equipment; Trooper Responding to Crash Nearly Hit by Semi

JASPER COUNTY, Iowa – One person was killed in an accident Monday morning near Monroe after rear-ending some farm machinery. A State Trooper conducting traffic at the scene also narrowly missed being hit by a semi, but his patrol vehicle wasn’t as lucky. 344 more words


Deer trees

They moved the deer-crossing sign because too many deer were crossing there.

I first heard that joke in Wisconsin, where deer are not exactly scarce. In 1962, the state herd was estimated at 400,000. 443 more words


Effort Underway to Save Jasper County Truss Bridge

NEWTON, Iowa  —  The Jasper County Historical Society is spearheading an effort to rescue the county’s last truss bridge: the Red Bridge, located south of Reasnor. 217 more words


Historic Jasper County Bridge Affected by Flooding

JASPER COUNTY, Iowa  —  Floodwaters along the South Skunk River are coming up the bottom of an old truss bridge in Jasper County.

The water is pushing up against the bottom of the bridge, and debris is scraping the sides. 77 more words


Child Hospitalized After Being Pulled From Water in Jasper County

DES MOINES, Iowa  —  A nine-year-old is hospitalized after being pulled from the water in Rock Creek State Park.

Around 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, Jasper County officials responded to a call of a nine-year-old who could not be found but was believed to be in the water. 27 more words


Teens Charged With Killing 5 Pelicans In State Wildlife Area

NEWTON, IL (Patch.com) — Two teenagers have been charged stemming from the illegal shooting of white pelicans at a state wildlife area in southeastern Illinois earlier this month, according to the Illinois Department of Natural Resources Conservation Police. 96 more words