MALVERN, Iowa (AP) - A 41-year-old woman has been accused of stealing while working as a city library director in southwest Iowa. Mills County court records say Stacey Buick is charged with theft and ongoing criminal conduct. A state audit says Buick repeatedly billed the city of Malvern for almost $33,000 in improper purchases and altered receipts to cover up the practice.
COGGON, Iowa (AP) - A railroad spokesman says a historic Iowa bridge that caught fire this week is now in need of repair. Canadian National Railway spokesman Mark Hallman says the repairs to the Buffalo Creek bridge aren't expected to delay traffic. It's unclear how long the repairs will take.
CRAWFORDSVILLE, Iowa (AP) - Firefighters in Washington County have extinguished a blaze at a hog confinement facility after battling it for about four hours. A county spokeswoman says crews from eight departments responded to the fire in Crawfordsville yesterday. She says the blaze started at a facility owned by JDL Farms. No injuries were reported.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - A 58-year-old Osage man has claimed his $2 million Iowa Powerball prize. Lottery officials say Duane Hanson turned in his winning ticket yesterday. Hanson's ticket for Wednesday night's $80 million drawing matched the first five numbers but missed the Powerball number.
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