Plea deal in works for ex-Armstrong policeman facing 85 charges

Court documents show a former northeast Iowa policeman accused of stalking and assault is planning to plead guilty, but not to those charges. enjamin Scheevel once served in both the Estherville and Armstrong Police Departments. He faced 85 criminal charges, including perjury, stalking, non-felonious misconduct, ongoing criminal conduct, tax evasion, second degree theft and assault […]

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May unenployment holds at 2.8%

The jobs numbers are out for May and Iowa Workforce Development director, Beth Townsend, says they are positive. “The unemployment rate