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Tuesday Afternoon News, April 2nd


Steve King To Hold Le Mars Town Hall Meeting On Saturday

(Washington) — Congressman Steve King announces that he will be holding a town hall meeting on Saturday, April 6 in Plymouth County. The event is open to the public and to the media. The town hall will be held from 3:00-4:00 PM
Central at the Plymouth County Historical Museum, located in Le Mars at 335 1st Avenue SW. Attendees are encouraged to enter the facility through the South doors of the complex. The Plymouth County town hall will be the eighth of the 39 scheduled town halls King is holding this year.



Governors From Iowa, Nebraska, and Missouri To Meet With FEMA and Army Corps Of Engineers Officials On Wednesday

DES MOINES – Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds, Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts, and Missouri Governor Mike Parson will meet with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to get an updated assessment of flood damage, a look ahead on the Missouri River outflow, and identify regional solutions for flooding and levee repairs. Following the meeting, the three governors will hold a news media conference.



Plymouth County Authorities Arrest Felon Suspect On Stolen Vehicle, Gun, And Various Drug-related Charges 

(Le Mars) — Last Wednesday, March 27th, at approximately 3:10 a.m., the Plymouth County Sheriff’s Office received a report from Sioux County that a subject had stolen a vehicle from a convenience store in Orange City and may possibly be en-route to Sioux City. A short time later, the Plymouth County
Sheriff’s Office witnessed the vehicle heading southbound on Highway 60 and a traffic stop was conducted. During the stop the defendant, Joseph A. Castillo, age 25 from Orange City, was found to be in possession of a handgun and drug paraphernalia. The defendant showed signs of impairment and had a
revoked driver’s license.

The defendant was arrested without incident and charged with felon in possession of a firearm, driving while license revoked, possession of drug paraphernalia, OWI 1st, and theft 2nd. He is currently being held at the Plymouth County Jail on a $10,000 bond.