COGGON, Iowa (AP) - Firefighters have extinguished flames on a historic railroad bridge in Linn County. Coggon Fire Captain Jason Hartman says firefighters dowsed the flames on the Buffalo Creek bridge last night. It's unclear what started the fire. No injuries were reported.
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) - A Jackson County convicted felon has been sentenced to more than 19 years in prison for owning an assortment of guns. Terrance Kilburg pleaded guilty in April to being a felon in possession of firearms and to possessing unregistered weapons. He must serve a three-year term of supervised release after the prison term.
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - A coalition of law enforcement agencies says more than 800 drivers were cited or warned during a three-day enforcement crackdown near the eastern Iowa border. The Governor's Traffic Safety Bureau says it partnered with 12 state and local agencies to increase patrols on Highway 61 from Dubuque to Keokuk. The arrests included 11 for possession of narcotics and nine for operating while intoxicated.
ALBIA, Iowa (AP) - Officials have planned more renovations for a 137-acre lake in southern Iowa. The state Department of Natural Resources says Lake Miami has been renovated and restocked with fish since a project began in October. A barrier to prevent carp from entering the lake was added in May. The DNR says more than $1 million has been invested in the project through grant funding.
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