An Oelwein man who testified against a meth dealer was brutally beaten in the Linn County Jail 12 days before the trial by convicted murderer Drew Blahnik and another cellmate. Federal and state authorities are investigating
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Nick Maybanks announces his run as the next elected Linn County attorney to lead the office. He was appointed by the Board of Xupervisors earlier this month to finish out Jerry Vander Sanden’s term, which ends in December. The top prosecutor is an elected position and will be on the November ballot.
First Assistant Linn County Attorney Nick Maybanks was appointed as county attorney Tuesday by the board of supervisors. He will fill the vacancy left by Jerry Vander Sanden who retired early at the end of last month. Maybanks will likely run for the elected position.
Vander Sanden, 64, announced his upcoming departure Tuesday to the Linn County Board of Supervisors, saying it seemed like a “practical time to retire” after being the elected county attorney for over 11 years and serving more than 38 years in the office