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 2021-06-16 22:15 

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Iowa man fined $80,000 for burning railroad ties in violation of environmental rules...

The Iowa Attorney General's Office said John Goldsmith could face contempt charges if he commits another violation...

 2021-06-16 21:36 

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Test Iowa program to end in July as demand for coronavirus tests wanes...

State officials say the Test Iowa program will be replace with free at-home tests....

 2021-06-16 20:01 

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Police: Fort Dodge woman dies after being hit by pickup truck...

Fort Dodge woman Melissa Ristau is the fourth cyclist killed in Iowa this year, according to bikeiowa.com....

 2021-06-16 19:07 

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Can Team Iowa wrestling claim its first Junior freestyle national duals title in 16 years?...

It's been 16 years since Iowa won the Junior national duals. This year's team could do it this week....

 2021-06-16 18:52 

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What to know about Shelby Houlihan, nandrolone, a burrito, and her Olympic suspension...

Runner Shelby Houlihan tested positive for the steroid nandrolone, and in turn was banned from competing for four years. Here's what we know....

 2021-06-16 18:06 

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Mom sues Ankeny schools, claiming retaliation for speaking against mask requirement...

The suit claims the district retaliated against Kimberly Reicks by isolating her kindergarten-age daughter...

 2021-06-16 17:48 

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Norwalk residents asked to conserve water, cut lawn irrigation due to drought...

Norwalk receives its water from Des Moines Water Works, and includes just some of the regional ultility's 500,000 customers that are being asked to cut back on watering lawns....

 2021-06-16 17:06 

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Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds signs sweeping tax cut law...

Gov. Kim Reynolds signs a sweeping tax cut package that will realign the state's mental health funding system....

 2021-06-16 16:07 

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Gov. Reynolds holds bill signing at YSS in Ames...

Gov. Kim Reynolds signs a sweeping tax cut package that cuts income and property taxes, eliminates the inheritance tax and realigns the state's mental health funding system....

 2021-06-16 16:06 

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Norwalk schools considering proposals to further study, address issues of bullying, racism, equity...
 2021-06-16 15:30 

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Fire destroys world-renowned pipe organ business in western Iowa...

One Dobson Pipe Organ Builders employee was burned when he discovered the fire and tried to put out the flames, according to authorities....

 2021-06-16 15:23 

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Photos: Dobson Pipe Organ Builders in Lake City...

Fire destroyed Dobson Pipe Organ Builders in Lake City, Iowa, on June 15, 2021....

 2021-06-16 14:35 

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Gov. Kim Reynolds signs sweeping tax cut package that will restructure Iowa's mental health funding...

Gov. Reynolds signed a law that will eliminate the inheritance tax, realign mental health funding and ensure income tax cuts go into effect in 2023....

 2021-06-16 14:30 

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Opinion: Could Shelby Houlihan's tainted burrito claim expose loopholes in doping tests?...

Shelby Houlihan, American record holder in the 1,500 and 5,000 meters, will miss Tokyo Olympics after being banned for positive nandrolone test....

 2021-06-16 14:24 

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Photos: Olympic runner and Iowa native Shelby Houlihan...

Shelby Houlihan, American record holder in the 1,500 and 5,000 meters, will miss Tokyo Olympics after testing positive for nandrolone....

 2021-06-16 13:19 

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'Don't wait until you need blood to give blood': Appointments available Thursday for LifeServe Blood Center's biggest annual blood drive...

LifeServe Blood Center needs more blood donors for busy summer season...

 2021-06-16 12:15 

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Des Moines School Board taps federal funds to cover COVID-19-related expenses...

The Des Moines Public School Board amended the district's 2021-22 budget Tuesday to cover additional COVID-19-related expenses....

 2021-06-16 11:01 

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How to sign up for the Polk County COVID vaccine lottery for a chance to win $50,000...

Five fully vaccinated Polk County residents will end up $50,000 richer by the end of the summer, and 90 more will have an extra $1,000....

 2021-06-16 11:01 

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Lola's Fine Hot Sauce goes from Des Moines Downtown Farmer's Market to Lowe's nationwide...
 2021-06-16 10:45 

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Our Des Moines: Legion Post 659 starting hosting bingo in 1971. After a pandemic halt, the games have returned....

American Legion Post 659 has hosted bingo games at its Southeast First Street headquarters for 50 years, a tradition that halted during the pandemic....

 2021-06-16 10:45 

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Photos: Bingo return at Bellizzi Mac-Rae American Legion Post 659 in Des Moines...

Photos: Bingo returns at Bellizzi Mac-Rae American Legion Post 659 in Des Moines. Games were canceled last spring due to the coronavirus pandemic....

 2021-06-16 10:30 

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Opinion: Iowa farmers are ready for climate solutions. Is Congress?...

Farmer Denise O'Brien: Washington needs to support farmers in our work to cut emissions, build resilience, and sustain rural livelihoods....

 2021-06-16 10:02 

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'A normal RAGBRAI': Masks won't be required in 2021 return of annual bike ride across Iowa...

With the COVID-19 pandemic receding, RAGBRAI organizers have opted for less stringent safety precautions for the 2021 ride....

 2021-06-16 10:01 

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Rekha Basu's column: New book 'Katy Has Two Grampas' reflects an Iowa family's journey...

Register columnist: Bob Schanke collaborated with daughter Julie Schanke Lyford, who didn't care when she learned decades ago that he was gay....

 2021-06-16 10:01 

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Opinion: Kim Reynolds was correct to criticize the feds, but her hands aren't clean...

Former Register editor: The Iowa governor is exactly correct about the importance of transparency in government....

 2021-06-16 03:09 

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Cedar Rapids man charged in the shooting deaths of parents, sister Tuesday morning...

A 20-year-old eastern Iowa man who allegedly shot and killed his parents and younger sister has been taken into custody, police said late Tuesday....

 2021-06-16 02:19 

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Norwalk baseball player allegedly taunted with 'Let him hang' while up to bat at Dallas Center-Grimes game...

"I get name-calling ... but that's over the top, to want to threaten someone's life because of the color of their skin," the player's mother said....

 2021-06-16 01:56 

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Eastern Iowa officials issue AMBER Alert for an abducted 5-year-old boy...

Authorities believe 5-year-old Abel Lee Keil has been abducted from Baldwin, Iowa, and may be headed toward Clinton or Davenport....

 2021-06-16 00:44 

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Free Alzheimer's conference offers Iowans advice on safety, health, legal and caregiving issues...

The Alzheimer's Foundation of America is sponsoring the online conference, which will feature a presentation on a "dementia-friendly" home....

 2021-06-16 00:30 

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Ankeny star Brody Brecht's big decision: Wearing the black and gold or going pro...

Ankeny High School baseball star Brody Brecht has a big decision to make: Go live his dream playing for Iowa or begin his pro career in baseball....

 2021-06-15 23:58 

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U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst touts legislation enforcing disclosure from federal grant recipients tied to Wuhan lab...

"If they don't comply with federal law, there needs to be repercussions. And that's what the STOP Act would do," U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst said Tuesday....

 2021-06-15 23:08 

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Public schools help Des Moines, Sioux City rank near top nationally for number of energy efficient buildings...

The EPA said Des Moines ranks third nationally among mid-sized cities, with 48 buildings certified last year as Energy Stars....

 2021-06-15 22:17 

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Environmental lawsuit: Iowa regulator should require MidAmerican to consider retiring coal plants...

Environmental groups say the Iowa Utilities Board should have required MidAmerican Energy to weigh shuttering two coal plants to save consumers money....

 2021-06-15 21:22 

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Achoki Moikobu joins Drake men's basketball coaching staff...

Drake University head men's basketball coach Darian DeVries has announced the addition of Achoki Moikobu to his staff as an assistant coach....

 2021-06-15 18:39 

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From the archives: Love Rice Krispies Treats? You have an Iowan to thank...

Kellogg's put the recipe for the new treat on its Rice Krispies cereal box for the first time in 1941....

 2021-06-15 17:23 

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Trial delayed in killings of employees at Anamosa State Penitentiary...

The trial of Thomas Woodard Jr., one of two inmates charged in the killings, had been scheduled to start Tuesday...

 2021-06-15 17:06 

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75 years ago: See what life for Iowans looked like in 1946...

Iowa history: These photos from the Des Moines Register archives offer a glimpse into what life was like in Iowa 75 years ago....

 2021-06-15 16:57 

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Iowa State releases men's basketball assistant coach contracts...

Iowa State men's basketball assistants will make more money this season as two of Otzelberger's assistants will be among the highest paid in program history...

 2021-06-15 16:15 

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The Eli King-Tamin Lipsey combo could be 'the greatest recruiting tool' for Iowa State...
 2021-06-15 15:31 

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Vaccinated Polk County residents can win up to $50,000 under new county lottery...

The Polk County Board of Supervisors approved the plan to encourage more residents to be vaccinated on Tuesday....

 2021-06-15 14:11 

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As drought deepens, here's what you need to know about Des Moines Water Works' water shortage plan...

There are four stages of the Des Moines Water Works' shortage plan, the most severe of which would require rationing....

 2021-06-15 12:26 

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Funeral home director faces charges after spending Iowans' money for pre-paid funerals...

An Iowa couple paid $10,000 in advance for their funerals, but when Judy Nixon died in April 2020, her husband, Dave, learned the money was gone....

 2021-06-15 12:18 

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DMACC cancels online classes again Tuesday after ransomware attack...

An unexpected delay in repairing Des Moines Area Community College's information network after a ransomware attack canceled online classes Tuesday....

 2021-06-15 12:03 

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Ankeny Kirkendall Library: Multiple copies of popular books available...

Reader of the Week for June 15-20...

 2021-06-15 11:24 

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City Council approves program to rent kayaks and more through Captain Roy's on the Des Moines River...

Captain Roy's plans to have 16 kayaks available to rent on the weekends by the end of the month at a price of $25 per person....

 2021-06-15 11:02 

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Democratic state Rep. Ras Smith announces he's running for Iowa governor in 2022...

Smith, a three-term state representative from Waterloo, is the first major Democrat to declare his candidacy in the governor's race....

 2021-06-15 10:30 

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Juneteenth's wider recognition among central Iowa cities 'overdue,' celebration organizers say...

Indianola and Des Moines declared Juneteenth as an official city holiday for the first time in history onw year after the holiday received wider recognition....

 2021-06-15 10:30 

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Indianola breaks ground on $10 million downtown Square streetscape project...
 2021-06-15 10:02 

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Opinion: Rediscovering life's simple pleasures as the pandemic eases...

ISU professor: As daily routines return to normal, along with obligations at home, school and work, we might remember what makes life worth living....

 2021-06-15 06:52 

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Iowan Shelby Houlihan suspended for 4 years, will miss U.S. Olympic Trials, Olympics...

Sioux City native Shelby Houlihan will miss this week's U.S. Olympic Trials for track and field and also lose her chance to compete at the 2021 Olympics in Tokyo after she was suspended for four years after testing positive for a banned substance....

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