Guthrie County Archives

Ernst Seeks Answers In Suicide Of Another Iowa Veteran

U.S. Senator, Joni Ernst, has penned a letter to the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Inspector General, Michael Missal, expressing her frustration and disappointment over the death of yet another Iowa veteran. Curtis Gearhart, a 32-year-old U.S.

Tyson Employee In Storm Lake Slits His Own Throat

Authorities in Storm Lake are reporting that on Tuesday, Nov. 15, a 50-year-old Tyson Foods Plant employee was airlifted to a hospital in Omaha, Neb. after cutting his own throat. The Storm Lake Police Department was notified

RAGBRAI Favorite, Mr. PorkChop, Dies At 88

For nearly 30 years, there has been one sound that bicycle riders on Iowa’s Annual RAGBRAI ride had become familiar with, as Paul Bernhard, aka “Mr. Pork Chop,” heralded the hungry to his bus. That nearly seven-second