Law enforcement across Linn County are growing out their facial hair to give back in several ways, including honoring two of their own who died of cancer this year. A 2023 No Shave calendar featuring members of law enforcement from Cedar Rapids, Marion, Hiawatha and the Linn County Sheriff’s Office is for sale.
It was part of their fall fundraiser called the Charger Challenge. The initial goal was to raise $15,000, but Kettmann soon found out how eager his students were to see him in this temporary jail cell.
Iowa Democrats will have to decide whether to comply with Iowa law in holding the first-in-the-nation caucus, or comply with the Democratic National Committee, which decided to strip Iowa of its first-in-the-nation status.
The Ottumwa Community School District says it is working to make “systemic improvements” after a U.S. Department of Education investigation found the district violated federal law regarding civil rights.