Former Casey City Clerk Indicted for Mail Fraud and Arson

Posted November 18, 2015 at 12:24 pm

DES MOINES, IA B On November 18, 2015, Acting United States Attorney Kevin E. VanderSchel announced the return of an indictment stemming from an investigation into the misappropriation of city funds and burning of a community building in Casey, Iowa. The indictment charges Dorothy L. Dillinger, the former Casey City Clerk, with five counts of mail fraud for her role in a scheme to defraud by using the City’s credit card to purchase items for personal use. The indictment also charges Dillinger with one count of malicious use of fire for the fire that destroyed the Casey Community Building, which housed the City Clerk’s Office. The Community Building fire was set just prior to midnight of August 19-20, 2014. Personnel from the State Auditor’s Office were scheduled to arrive at the Clerk’s Office on the morning of August 20, 2014, to conduct an audit of the City’s records following a

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    Nov. 18-24 Adair County Free Press

    Posted November 17, 2015 at 2:50 pm

    Inside this week’s issue:

    • Columns: USDA helping celebrate National Rural Health Day, The Sports Desk, The Rural Scene, What would Opa Trump say?

    • MidAmerican Energy installing first concrete wind turbine tower

    • Sheriff’s Report

    • Friends & Family news

    • Church

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    Holiday festivities planned

    Posted November 17, 2015 at 9:08 am

    The holidays kick off this weekend with the Holiday Boutique at the Country Life Center near Orient and holiday open houses and an artist’s showcase in Greenfield.

    Iowa artisans are featured at the Holiday Boutique. Hours are 4-8 p.m. Thursday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to noon

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    Nov. 11 Adair County Free Press

    Posted November 12, 2015 at 4:01 pm

    Inside the Adair County Free Press this week:

    • Grassley casts 12,000th vote

    • Claussen honored as Immunization Champion

    • Richie Lee brings music of Buddy Holly to WCC

    • Five Generations: Del Brown family

    • NV High School Concert

    • Years Ago, What

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    Avian flu update: Quarantines lifted

    Posted November 12, 2015 at 3:53 pm

    The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship and U.S. Department of Agriculture today announced that all of the 72 commercial poultry farms that had a confirmed case of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) have had the quarantines on their facilities lifted and they are eligible to restock birds.

    All sites

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    Farm Rescue lends helping hand to local family

    Posted November 10, 2015 at 8:27 am


    Adair County Free Press

    Doug Steele was going to have a hard time with this fall’s harvest, due to his wife, Lynnette’s being ill and his father not feeling so great, either. Two hundred acres of

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    Nov. 4-10 issue of the Adair County Free Press

    Posted November 4, 2015 at 10:21 am

    Inside this week’s Adair County Free Press:

    • NV excels at State Cross Country Meet

    • Editorial: 4-H youth have county-wide impact

    • NV students present Hillbilly Weddin’

    • O-M students win peace poster contest

    • Optimist Club holds Youth Appreciation

    • Moments in

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    Oct. 28 issue of the Adair County Free Press

    Posted November 3, 2015 at 10:35 am

    Inside the Oct. 28 issue of the Adair County Free Press:

    • Second housing rehab grant process begins

    • Salute to NV Cross County

    • The Branstad diet: No sweets, sorry Glidden

    • Farm equipment reported stolen

    • Family: Five Generations, FFA notes,

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    Winter Weather Awareness Day observed

    Posted November 3, 2015 at 10:27 am

    Adair & Guthrie County Emergency Management Agencies, Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management Department (HSEMD), and the National Weather Service have joined together to promote Winter Weather Awareness Day in Iowa on Nov. 5.

    Each year, winter returns to

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