Larry D. Crawford's attempted murder case was sent to Webster County District Court Thursday after prosecutors filed the trial information.
Crawford's arraignment was set for March 25.
He is accused of attempted murder in connection with an assault on his ex-wife, Jolene Crawford, on March 2.
Jolene Crawford was last reported to be in critical condition at a Des Moines area hospital.
Larry Crawford is being held in the Webster County Jail on $1 million bond.