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 2021-10-01 01:17 

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Southeast Polk golfer Cooper Hanson reflects on senior season...

"Just realizing that all the other guys had my back so there really isn't any pressure in me playing good."...

 2021-10-01 01:09 

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Centennial boys golf second at conference meet...

The Ankeny Centennial boys golf team competed at its conference meet Sept. 28 and came away successful....

 2021-10-01 00:54 

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Rekha Basu: Chuck Grassley and I have each been wondering how age should affect our work. Only he has decided....

This is about knowing whether to stick with meaningful work you've been doing a (very) long time and feel you've mastered, or call it quits....

 2021-10-01 00:47 

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In 2016, Chuck Grassley answered questions about running for Senate and for health...

Rekha Basu asked Sen. Chuck Grassley in 2016 whether he'd serve out his full seventh term. Grassley explained his persistence in office....

 2021-10-01 00:33 

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Flood insurance changes coming for Iowans. Most policyholders will see a small increase in rates...

About two-thirds of owners of 8,000 Iowa homes covered by federal flood insurance will see small premium hikes....

 2021-09-30 23:48 

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Iowa boy killed in homecoming accident was 'super positive kid' who dreamed of becoming a professional athlete...

Kage McDonald died in a tragic accident in a northwest Iowa homecoming parade Friday. He had dreams of being an Olympian, his parents said....

 2021-09-30 23:44 

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Body found near Montezuma was an adolescent; clothing matches what Xavior Harrelson, missing 11-year-old, was wearing...

The boy was last seen near his home in the northwest part of Montezuma on May 27, wearing a T-shirt, pajama pants and black high-top shoes....

 2021-09-30 22:25 

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Polk County residents are dying much younger from COVID. The average age is 64 years old....

When the COVID-19 pandemic began, the elderly were most likely to die, but most of them have now been vaccinated, Polk County medical examiner says....

 2021-09-30 22:00 

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Inspired by his mom, Iowa Cubs infielder Tyler Ladendorf delayed retirement for one more crack at big leagues...

The longtime infielder is in Pittsburgh with Chicago Cubs on their taxi squad and could get another callup. It could be his final shot at the big leagues....

 2021-09-30 21:29 

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Celebrate National Taco Day in Des Moines with these restaurants — and some have deals...

At these five restaurants, every day is National Taco Day. Here are some deals and places to try in Des Moines....

 2021-09-30 21:24 

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Des Moines students and teachers have a new option for free, drive-thru COVID-19 testing...

Des Moines Public Schools will begin offering drive-thru COVID-19 testing at two of its district buildings starting Monday....

 2021-09-30 21:14 

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As the new CEO in charge of all things Field of Dreams, Frank Thomas expects big things for movie site....

As the new CEO in charge of all things Field of Dreams, Frank Thomas expects big things for movie site....

 2021-09-30 20:58 

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91% of Tyson Foods employees vaccinated against COVID two months after mandate announcement...

About 50,000 employees have received shots since Tyson announced the mandate, a company spokesperson said....

 2021-09-30 20:27 

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Wells Fargo pushes return-to-office plans into 2022 as COVID-19 rate remains high...

Des Moines' largest private employer previously planned to bring employees back by Nov. 1....

 2021-09-30 20:20 

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Can Linn-Mar topple Southeast Polk? Iowa high school football predictions, games to watch in Week 6...

The Register's Cody Goodwin gives his picks and predictions for Week 6 of the high school football season....

 2021-09-30 20:14 

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Will Lovings-Watts, a nationally ranked prospect from Indiana, commits to Drake basketball...

The Bulldogs offered Lovings-Watts in late June and turned him into a must-have target while he performed consistently well with Indiana Elite on the adidas 3SSB circuit....

 2021-09-30 19:28 

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Photos: Baseball Hall of Famer Frank Thomas buys the Field of Dreams movie site...

Major League Baseball Hall of Famer Frank Thomas holds a news conference at Field of Dreams movie site, on Thursday, Sep. 30, 2021....

 2021-09-30 17:28 

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Iowa soccer's Jenny Cape beat a rare blood condition. Months after winning a Big Ten title, it came back....

Iowa women's soccer player Jenny Cape is back in Wisconsin this sesaon battling a rare blood disorder that requires a bone marrow transplant....

 2021-09-30 16:41 

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After 'gut-wrenching' injury, Trevor Downing is back leading Iowa State football's offensive line...

The starting left guard has returned from season-ending foot surgery in 2020 to help anchor the Cyclones' rushing attack and pass protection....

 2021-09-30 15:38 

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What time does trick-or-treating start? Here's the Beggars' Night schedule in central Iowa...

For about 80 years Des Moines trick-or-treaters have gone out on Oct. 30, not Oct. 31, knocking on doors prepared for bad jokes and spooky puns....

 2021-09-30 15:27 

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Hall of Famer Frank Thomas' group buys controlling interest in Field of Dreams movie site...

The Field of Dreams movie site in Dyersville, Iowa is getting a big baseball boost from a group headed by Hall of Famer Frank Thomas....

 2021-09-30 14:50 

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Two Indianola businesses receive $10,000 Warren County business grants...

Warren County Economic Development hands out $10,000 in grants to two Indianola businesses...

 2021-09-30 14:20 

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Indianola cruises to homecoming win over Perry...

Indianola took care of business with a 63-0 thrashing of winless Perry...

 2021-09-30 13:33 

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Legal battle over zoo concludes, but questions about lack of enforcement linger...

The Iowa Supreme Court this week refused to review an Iowa Court of Appeals decision that said the owners of Cricket Hollow Zoo received a fair trial....

 2021-09-30 13:20 

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Help with heating bills available for central Iowa residents...

Central Iowa residents can apply for help with heating bills through Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program....

 2021-09-30 13:20 

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Rides like Adventureland's Raging River are connected to serious, sometimes fatal, accidents...

A boy's death this summer on Adventureland's Raging River ride wasn't unique: 21 serious accidents, 8 deaths have happened on rapids rides since 1984....

 2021-09-30 12:55 

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Powerball drawing results for Sept. 29. No match to winning numbers, jackpot rises to $620M...

Here are the Powerball lottery jackpot results and winning numbers for Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2021....

 2021-09-30 10:51 

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Adventureland's fatal Raging River accident in 2021 wasn't the first of its kind...

A look at the dangers of river rapids rides around the world....

 2021-09-30 10:45 

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How to interpret Iowa schools' COVID-19 dashboards and make use of the data...

The dashboards can help shine a light on how COVID-19 is affecting schools, but they don't replace CDC guidance, experts said....

 2021-09-30 10:45 

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These female Des Moines Police Department employees love their jobs. They say that's why they're suing....

Their lawsuit details allegations of sexual harassment, gender discrimination and retaliationspanning decades....

 2021-09-30 10:30 

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River rafting rides at amusement parks have a 37-year record of accidents — some are fatal...

Many of the most serious accidents, like the one at Altoona's Adventureland Park in July and another, have involved rafts capsizing or overturning....

 2021-09-30 01:02 

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Do I qualify for a religious exemption from masks and COVID vaccines? Here's what Iowa law says....

Some Iowa school districts that have mandated masks offer both religious and medical exemptions. Others do not offer religious exemptions. Here's why....

 2021-09-29 23:16 

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Kids to learn about fire safety at Des Moines Public Library...

Kids to learn about fire safety at Des Moines Public Library...

 2021-09-29 22:46 

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Former news director agrees to drop gender discrimination lawsuit against WOI-TV owner Tegna...

April Samp alleged in 2020 complaint new owner Tegna forced multiple women over 40 out within months of acquiring Des Moines station...

 2021-09-29 22:37 

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Health experts to pregnant women: Get vaccinated against COVID-19 to protect your babies...

Vaccines are "one of the best things" pregnant Iowans can do for their babies, one Iowa doctor said Wednesday....

 2021-09-29 22:09 

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Des Moines, other cities saw record homicide surge in 2020, a year marked by protest and COVID...

Des Moines and other cities had high homicide totals in 2020, which saw the largest recorded yearly increase in on record in the U.S....

 2021-09-29 21:38 

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Mile posts: Items on Wesley Kiptoo, Thomas Pollard, Cailie Logue, Abby Kohut-Jackson, Melvin Kipkemboi, David Too, Jason Thomas...

The 10th-ranked Cyclone men nearly knocked off third-ranked BYU at the Griak Invitational Friday at the Les Bolstad Golf Course in St. Paul, Minn....

 2021-09-29 20:00 

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Chuck Grassley says Democrats shouldn't count on Republican help to raise debt ceiling...

The federal government could shut down Friday if Congress fails to approve funding. And the U.S. will hit the debt limit on Oct. 18, causing default....

 2021-09-29 19:09 

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Who will be the All-Iowa football player of the year? These 17 candidates have emerged....

Now that we've reached the season's midway point, we've identified 17 players who could potentially win our football awards for 2021....

 2021-09-29 19:00 

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Ex-Iowa police officer arrested on suspicion of sex abuse...

Andrew Patrick Denoyer was booked Tuesday night into the Scott County Jail to be held in lieu of a $10,000 cash-only bond....

 2021-09-29 18:46 

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From the archives: Here are your best (and worst) Beggars' Night jokes...

Jokes — for better or for worse — are a part of the Beggars' Night tradition in central Iowa....

 2021-09-29 18:30 

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Opinion: Reading the Bible during COVID-19, I find directions to care for others, no matter the personal cost...

Retired central Iowa pastor: Questioning authority is fine and healthy, but that doesn't mean elevating personal freedom above mutual concern....

 2021-09-29 18:22 

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Why Des Moines has Beggars' Night...

The Halloween tradition of Beggars' Night is unique to Des Moines. We explain the history....

 2021-09-29 17:58 

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Joni Ernst: Iowa needs Chuck Grassley now more than ever...

U.S. senator: Returning Chuck Grassley to the U.S. Senate is good for the taxpayer, better for good government, and hands down what's best for Iowa....

 2021-09-29 17:41 

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Letters: Wary of mRNA vaccines? Johnson & Johnson is old-school...

Letters to the Editor: September 28-October 4...

 2021-09-29 17:40 

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Iowa reports more than 10,000 new COVID-19 cases for third straight week...

While the number of new reported cases declined slightly relative to last week, Iowa's COVID-19 pace remained close to its 2021 high...

 2021-09-29 16:43 

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Iowa State men's basketball set to host two visitors at Cyclones vs. Kansas football...

A priority 2023 target and an emerging 2024 target will be on campus this Saturday as Iowa State men's basketball visitors....

 2021-09-29 16:28 

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Southeast Polk School Board approves mask mandate for pre-k through sixth-grade students...

The Southeast Polk School Board approved a partial mask mandate for the school district 5-2 Tuesday night....

 2021-09-29 15:54 

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Iowans love Casey's pizza — and for good reason...

After all, it's what they're famous for....

 2021-09-29 15:51 

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A Salvadoran immigrant has made a home in Des Moines for 26 years. Now, her visa program may be ending...

Maura Francisca Merino has worked hard for 26 years to create a home in Des Moines after fleeing violence in her native El Salvador....

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