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Public hearing, disciplinary action for police chief on Sioux Rapids City Council meeting agenda

Sioux Rapids Police Chief Tim Porter may face disciplinary action from the city council following a Facebook comment he posted that appeared to encourage violence against Des Moines Black Lives Matter protesters. The city council has scheduled a special meeting for June 29 beginning at 6 p.m. A public hearing, possible closed session and potential...


Spencer protest draws area media coverage

Many eyes from northwest Iowa and beyond were on Spencer Thursday evening as protestors gathered and marched peacefully to honor the memory of George Floyd, show support for the Black Lives Matter movement and protest against racism. Protestor organizers worked with city officials and local law enforcement to ensure the safety of all involved and...

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