HOLSTEIN, Iowa (AP) - A March trial has been scheduled for a former transportation director of a northwest Iowa school district accused of falsifying repair records on school buses. Fifty-one-year-old Douglas Wessling of Holstein pleaded not guilty last week to tampering with records. Wessling lost his job with the Galva-Holstein Community School District after an investigation by the Iowa State Patrol.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - A Des Moines man has made a plea deal in a case stemming from the death of a 17-year-old boy. Nineteen-year-old Skylar McDuffey-Valadez pleaded guilty last week to a charge of conspiracy to deliver a controlled drug. Prosecutors say Austin Cort ingested eight methadone pills given to him by McDuffey-Valadez. Officials say Cort later died from an overdose.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Supporters of a proposed Jefferson casino say they're announcing further details of plans including information about how much money they would give to nearby charities. The Grow Greene County Gaming Corporation and Wild Rose Entertainment have scheduled a news conference today to discuss their operating agreement. Voters overwhelmingly approved a casino project in August.
ALTOONA, Iowa (AP) -Tyson has decided to expand its animal welfare requirements to its beef and chicken suppliers. A Tyson manager told Iowa cattle producers yesterday that they must meet the requirements next year if they want to sell to Arkansas-based Tyson. Last year, the company announced it was requiring hog producers to humanely care for their animals.
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