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 2021-09-18 03:34 

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Photos: No. 3 Ankeny upsets No. 1 Southeast Polk, 21-7...

Class 5A's third-ranked Ankeny hosted No. 1 Southeast Polk Sept. 17 in Week 4 of the 2021 Iowa prep football season....

 2021-09-18 03:26 

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Ankeny 21, Southeast Polk 7: What we learned from the Hawks' win over the top-ranked Rams...

Ankeny beat Southeast Polk, 21-7, here at Ankeny Stadium, and let's get this out of the way at the top: this was not an upset....

 2021-09-18 03:11 

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See all of our best Iowa high school football photos from Week 4...

Here's a look at all of our images from Friday night's Iowa high school football games from Week 4....

 2021-09-18 03:09 

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No. 3 Indianola 14, No. 5 Lewis Central 9: What we learned from Indians' statement win...

Indianola held off a late comeback attempt from Lewis Central for a statement victory in Class 4A....

 2021-09-18 02:55 

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Iowa City High 21, Dowling Catholic 17: What we learned...

City High proved it has substance behind its hot start....

 2021-09-18 02:23 

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Fatal police shooting of Jones County man justified, Iowa Attorney General's Office rules...

Five police officers and sheriff's deputies shot Jeremy Michael Berg, 45, of Elkport, numerous times....

 2021-09-18 02:12 

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No. 7 Urbandale 30, No. 9 Roosevelt 0: What we learned...

Urbandale improve to 4-1 on the season with a win over No. 9 Roosevelt Friday night....

 2021-09-18 02:08 

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Photos: Lewis Central at Indianola in Week 4 of Iowa high school football...

Class 4A's third-ranked Indianola hosted No. 5 Council Bluffs Lewis Central Sept. 17 in Week 4 of the 2021 Iowa prep football season....

 2021-09-18 01:46 

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EPA joins state, county investigation into death of Iowa man overcome by fumes at storage tank...

A north Iowa man died after being overcome by fumes at a rural storage tank, which contained 'peptones' - or material created from the breakdown of animal parts....

 2021-09-18 01:03 

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Events-packed end of festival season caps year that seems 'back to normalcy' for events, despite COVID...
 2021-09-18 00:59 

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Here are 9 Des Moines metro events to help you make the most of the end of festival season...

The headliners over the next three weeks are the World Food & Music Festival, Latino Heritage Festival and CelebrAsian, but there are many more....

 2021-09-18 00:13 

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Nitro Circus featuring stunt BMX riders, skateboarders coming to Des Moines on Oct. 17....

Stunt-jumping BMX riders, skateboarders and other daredevils will appear....

 2021-09-17 23:05 

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Watch live: Waukee at West Des Moines Valley football...

The Warriors and Tigers meet at 7 p.m. at Valley Stadium. You can watch Waukee vs. Valley here....

 2021-09-17 23:00 

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Watch live: Urbandale at Des Moines Roosevelt football...

The J-Hawks and Roughriders meet at 7 p.m. at Drake Stadium. You can watch Urbandale vs. Des Moines Roosevelt here....

 2021-09-17 22:49 

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Mid-Iowa Boy Scouts will pay $2.5 million in national organization's massive child sex abuse settlement...

The council's CEO says the financial blow won't affect day-to-day scouting operations....

 2021-09-17 22:30 

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Ankeny vs. Southeast Polk headlines massive night of Iowa high school football. Stay up-to-date on all Week 4 action here....

Week 4 of Iowa high school football is jam-packed with high-level games. Follow along here with live updates, scores and analysis....

 2021-09-17 21:41 

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Norwalk High School crowns Homecoming King Vinny Mauro and Queen Olivia Adams...

Norwalk High School crowns 2021 Homecoming king and queen...

 2021-09-17 20:24 

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Johnston schools, West Des Moines report damage from TikTok challenge, say individuals could face charges...

In a Facebook post Friday the district asked parents to talk with their children so schools can 'keep our facilities usable for all.'...

 2021-09-17 20:19 

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The World Food & Music Festival takes over the Western Gateway Park...

The World Food & Music Festival takes over the Western Gateway Park in Des Moines. Here's a look at the festivities....

 2021-09-17 18:32 

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Who were named Iowa high school athletes of the week for Sept. 6-12?...

A Cedar Rapids Kennedy football standout and a Webster City volleyball standout claimed the title. More than 26,000 votes were recorded this week....

 2021-09-17 16:38 

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Iowa's economy suffers set back in August, sheds jobs as unemployment rate remains at 4.1%...

Even though Iowa cut unemployment benefits for 30,000 people in a bid to get them back to work, Iowa's employment growth lags the nation's....

 2021-09-17 16:23 

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22nd Iowa prison inmate dies of COVID-19 since pandemic's start...

Ray Gene Triplett, 57, died Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2021, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics....

 2021-09-17 15:33 

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Photos: Injuries reported as overnight fire destroys Windsor Heights townhomes...

Officers with the Windsor Heights Police Department evacuated the building the city's public safety director said....

 2021-09-17 15:00 

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It's National Cheeseburger Day Saturday. Here are 7 burgers you've got to try in Des Moines...

Des Moines is home to some excellent cheeseburgers. Why not order one (or more) on Sept. 18, 2021, for National Cheeseburger Day?...

 2021-09-17 14:54 

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30-year fly fisherman finds Iowa's Driftless Area as some of the best trout fishing in the country...

The Driftless Area of Iowa is located in the northeastern part of the state, extending roughly from Manchester to the Minnesota border and east toward the great Mississippi. It is a space untouched by the last great glacial period....

 2021-09-17 14:50 

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Two Iowa high school wrestling stars to compete at FloWrestling's 'Who's Number One' event...

Iowa high school wrestling is in a great place, and this weekend will be another example of the state's continued rise....

 2021-09-17 13:42 

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Iowa City West's Hunter Garvin is ready to wrestle at FloWrestling's Who's Number One...

Iowa City West's Hunter Garvin is ready to wrestle at FloWrestling's Who's Number One....

 2021-09-17 13:41 

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One person injured in early morning fire that destroyed Windsor Heights townhomes...

Officers with the Windsor Heights Police Department evacuated the building the city's public safety director said....

 2021-09-17 13:22 

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Des Moines protests leader reaches plea agreement with prosecutors on charge related to damage to cop car...

Mat Muhammad pleaded guilty Wednesday to criminal mischief, which can carry a sentence of up to 10 years in prison....

 2021-09-17 13:00 

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Iowa State football's vaunted offense has sputtered to start the season. Let's examine why....

Iowa State's scoring attack hasn't lived up to the hype through two games. Let's make sense of an offense with lots of stars that aren't scoring....

 2021-09-17 13:00 

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Why Prairie's Gabe Burkle, an Iowa State football recruit, might be more college-ready than most tight end prospects...

Gabe Burkle doesn't have staggering stat lines each week inside Prairie's single-wing offense. But he's still gaining valuable experience for the next level with Iowa State....

 2021-09-17 12:39 

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West Des Moines welcomes city's first director of diversity, equity and inclusion Monday...

Prior to her most recent role at Iowa State, Kennis led transfer admissions at the college and later served as the director of multicultural students....

 2021-09-17 12:01 

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Iowa Poll examines vaccine mandates, masks in schools and Chuck Grassley's 2022 election...

Other articles charting the opinions of Iowans including on a hypothetical matchup between U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley and his would-be opponent former U.S. Rep. Abby Finkenauer....

 2021-09-17 11:55 

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Waukee parents face off over 'choice not mandate,' 'science for safe schools' as school board votes down mask mandate...

After a federal judge blocked Iowa's ban on mask mandates in schools, Waukee won't require masks for its staff and students....

 2021-09-17 10:45 

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These 5 maps and graphics illustrate how Iowa's redistricting plan could shift its political boundaries...

The Iowa Legislature must still vote to approve or reject the maps proposed Wednesday. If they do, here's what could change....

 2021-09-17 10:03 

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Homecoming week brings the return of Carlisle's 30-year-running Powderpuff Football Tournament...

More than 100 athletes faced off in Carlisle's annual Powderpuff Football Tournament this week. The game kicked off Homecoming Week....

 2021-09-17 01:44 

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Proposed Iowa congressional map could be 'deal breaker' for Republicans, one analyst says...
 2021-09-17 01:30 

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Fort Dodge's Andi Adams named 2021 All-Iowa softball coach of the year...

Fort Dodge won its first-ever state softball title, and Andi Adams, the Dodgers' coach, is being formally honored for the accomplishment....

 2021-09-17 00:30 

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Introducing the Des Moines Register's 2021 All-Iowa softball teams...

This group features one all-class Elite Team, followed by a first team for all five classes, plus a list of 15 honorable mentions....

 2021-09-16 23:48 

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Iowa seeks to overturn discrimination verdict involving former transgender employee's access to bathrooms...

Attorneys for the state argue officials made reasonable accommodations for a former prison nurse who wanted to use men's bathrooms after transitioning....

 2021-09-16 23:25 

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West Des Moines joins Urbandale and Des Moines schools in mandating masks...

West Des Moines school board members after a federal judge Monday blocked Iowa's law preventing schools from making mask mandates....

 2021-09-16 22:35 

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Why you can't put a price tag on the value of lessons learned on a college campus...

The COVID-19 pandemic, spiraling costs, a growing mental health crisis and a variety of other concerns have raised the debate about the value of the residential college experience....

 2021-09-16 22:32 

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Under the State Board of Education's timeline, new charter schools could be coming to Iowa as soon as August 2022...

There are currently two authorized charter schools in Iowa — both high schools — in Storm Lake and Maynard....

 2021-09-16 22:10 

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Ankeny girls swimming team grabs another win...

The Ankeny girls swim and dive team has gotten off to a strong start to the season, and the Hawks added another win to their record after competing with Fort Dodge....

 2021-09-16 22:04 

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Southeast Polk boys golf team finishes second at Ames Invite...

Southeast Polk football team having historic season thus far...

 2021-09-16 21:45 

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How a kicker's tragic death has rocked a small Iowa town and its football team...

Midland kicker/punter Lincoln Gravel died in a single-car wreck in June. Three months later, his 500-person hometown is still grappling with the loss....

 2021-09-16 21:45 

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Photos: Midland football remembers teammate Lincoln Gravel who was killed in an accident in June...

Lincoln Gravel was a punter and kicker for the Midland Eagles, died in a car crash in June 2021. His team grapples how to play without him....

 2021-09-16 20:45 

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Linn, Clinton County election officials to seek Iowa Secretary of State job in 2022...

The Democratic auditors for Linn and Clinton County each announced their bids for Iowa's top election job this week....

 2021-09-16 20:35 

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Rekha Basu: Employment lawyer, noting contractor's emails to Des Moines police chief, says silence can imply agreement...

Register columnist: George Floyd was murdered by a police officer. Yet Des Moines taxpayers are paying for a security firm whose CEO degrades Floyd....

 2021-09-16 20:12 

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The stories behind 19 odd Iowa town names...

Defiance. Des Moines. Doon. Here are the stories behind some of Iowa's oddest town names....

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