Savanna Evans

KBUR News Reporter

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Iowa Cancer Patient Arrested for Growing Pot

Marijuana

A cancer patient from the Davenport area is charged with growing marijuana. Phil Roberts reports:

“Scott County prosecutors say 47-year-old Benton Mackenzie is a drug dealer. They say he had 71 marijuana plants in his parents’ house. But the Quad-City Times reports Mackenzie has terminal cancer and says he relies on marijuana to help him cope with his illness. A court will decide his fate next month. Continue Reading →

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Dodgeville Road Culvert Construction to Begin

Road Closure

It may be hard to remember back when we had nothing but rain earlier this summer because it’s been so dry lately, but it did a lot of damage to roads in Des Moines County, one in particular…. Des Moines County Engineer Brian Carter… “This is I guess, what is the famous large 30 foot deep hole on Dodgeville Road. We have been working on this from the time it happened. We had to close the road because it mostly disappeared. Until now, it’s just been a race to get this to this point.” Continue Reading →

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