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 2021-07-22 13:00 

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NaNoWriMo leader Grant Faulkner, an Oskaloosa native, returns to central Iowa with sin on his mind...

A former Des Moines Register reporter, Faulkner is now an author and the executive director of NaNoWriMo, a national novel writing nonprofit....

 2021-07-22 10:30 

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'People are betting on themselves': Iowans starting new businesses at record pace...

The sharp influx of new businesses is not only up from 2020 when large swathes of the economy suffered but are even up from 2018 by 41%....

 2021-07-22 03:38 

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Iowa high school state softball: Ankeny Centennial vs. Pleasant Valley...

Ankeny Centennial faced Pleasant Valley on Wednesday in the Class 5A state softball semifinal in Fort Dodge....

 2021-07-22 03:38 

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Ankeny Centennial downs Pleasant Valley to advance to Class 5A softball state title game...

Ankeny Centennial defeated Pleasant Valley, 8-1, in the 5A state semifinals at Rogers Sports Complex and will face Fort Dodge in Friday's title game....

 2021-07-22 03:25 

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Fort Dodge powers past Waukee to reach the Class 5A softball state championship game...

In the Class 5A state semifinals, Fort Dodge defeated Waukee, 8-3, to advance to Friday's state championship game....

 2021-07-22 03:23 

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Ankeny Centennial will play for the Class 5A softball state championship...

Ankeny Centennial will play for the Class 5A softball state championship....

 2021-07-22 02:57 

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High school baseball photos: Cedar Rapids Xavier advances to Class 3A state tournament...

Cedar Rapids Xavier beat the Solon Spartans, 6-3, in a Class 3A substate regional final, July 21, 2021 in Solon....

 2021-07-22 01:50 

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Western Dubuque cruises past mistake-prone A-D-M in 4A state semifinals: Bobcats roll, 8-1...

Western Dubuque cruises past mistake-prone A-D-M in 4A semifinals at the state softball tournament Wednesday. Bobcats cruise to 8-1 victory....

 2021-07-22 01:14 

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Iowa high school state softball: ADM vs. Western Dubuque...

ADM faced Western Dubuque on Wednesday in the Class 4A state softball semifinal in Fort Dodge....

 2021-07-22 00:34 

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Solverson's clutch hit sends Boone into the 4A title game: Toreadors upset No. 1 Winterset, 4-2...

Solverson's big sixth-inning hit sends Boone to 4A state title game with 4-2 semifinal win over No. 1 Winterset at the state softball tournament...

 2021-07-21 23:00 

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'Full circle moment': Paralyzed while biking in Iowa, cyclist returns to work RAGBRAI crew, pursue 'no regrets' life...

Jared Fenstermacher was on a bike trip across America when his life changed on backroads outside Hinton, Iowa. Now, he's coming back to work RAGBRAI....

 2021-07-21 23:00 

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What defined the Iowa Supreme Court's first term with its new 6-1 Republican-appointed majority? Restraint, observers say....

Observers see no major shifts in direction after four new justices joined the court in the past three years, but cite deference to legislative branch....

 2021-07-21 22:48 

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8th Circuit court again rules against Dubuque man who appealed warrantless search of home to U.S. Supreme Court...

Kenneth Sanders appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court after police entered girlfriend's home without a warrant and found an illegal firearm...

 2021-07-21 22:29 

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Iowa's largest pork producer urges year-round visas for foreign workers to meet labor shortage...

An Iowa Select Farms spokesperson says the farmers need foreign workers all year. If not, "it could lead to farms and packing plants shutting down."...

 2021-07-21 22:00 

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Village of tiny homes for homeless receives approval from Des Moines plan and zoning; City Council is next...

The city's Plan and Zoning Commission approved rezoning land on County Line Road to allow Joppa to construct the transitional housing facility...

 2021-07-21 21:55 

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Opioid drug companies could send $170 million to Iowa as part of national legal settlement...

Three pharmaceutical distributors and the drugmaker Johnson & Johnson have agreed to pay $26 billion for the way they marketed addictive painkillers....

 2021-07-21 21:40 

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Iowa health officials cast wary eye toward surging COVID cases in Missouri; early signs of 'potential crisis' feared...

"We may be seeing the early signs of a potential crisis in the future," a University of Iowa epidemiologist warned, citing low vaccination rates....

 2021-07-21 21:39 

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Chuck Grassley, Joni Ernst vote no on proceeding with infrastructure bill debate...

Republican negotiators asked for more time to iron out the details of the bill. The Senate could vote again as soon as Monday....

 2021-07-21 21:26 

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Iowa man sentenced to 40 years for drunken driving crash that killed pregnant woman and her unborn child...

John Hoffman told police he had 10 beers on the afternoon he drove drunk and struck a mini-van in November 2019....

 2021-07-21 21:23 

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The average number of new daily COVID-19 cases in Iowa has more than doubled in the past two weeks...

New COVID-19 cases approached 200 per day, and hospitalizations were above 100, for the first time since May...

 2021-07-21 20:57 

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Federal appeals court revives Jason Carter's lawsuit against father, Iowa investigators over his mother's killing...

Carter claims his family and investigators railroaded him in the 2015 murder of Shirley Jackson. His father's lawyer says they'll seek dismissal again....

 2021-07-21 20:56 

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Report says Oklahoma and Texas could be on the verge of joining the SEC...

Texas and Oklahoma bolting the Big 12 for the SEC? According to a published newspaper report, it could happen....

 2021-07-21 20:29 

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Bettendorf's Ella Schmit adds Junior freestyle All-American to her growing wrestling rsum...

Ella Schmit's wrestling rsum seems to grow every time she steps on the mat....

 2021-07-21 20:10 

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A dream deferred: Des Moines' 'Stories to Tell My Daughter' returns after pandemic hiatus...

The event showcases the voices of women of color....

 2021-07-21 19:46 

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'Our needs are changing pretty rapidly': Norwalk hopes to have a new fire chief in place by October...

After the city's former chief resigned in June, city staff hopes to have a new chief hired and in place by Oct. 1....

 2021-07-21 19:42 

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Iowa high school state softball: Earlham vs. Wilton...

Earlham upset top-seeded Wilton 9-6 on Wednesday in the Class 2A state softball semifinal in Fort Dodge....

 2021-07-21 19:35 

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Fire at Osceola airport destroys hangar, planes...

No one was injured in the blaze, investigators said....

 2021-07-21 19:29 

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Clive's Table 128 announces new location with large patio and skyline view opening late 2021...

The longtime fine dining destination will be getting a whole new look....

 2021-07-21 19:24 

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Iowa high school state softball: Southeast Warren vs. Newell-Fonda...

Southeast Warren played Newell-Fonda on Wednesday in the Class 1A state softball semifinal in Fort Dodge....

 2021-07-21 19:01 

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Iowa state softball tournament: Roundup of Class 1A, 2A, 3A semifinals...

Want to know what happened Wednesday during the Iowa state softball Class 1A, 2A and 3A semifinals? We've got you covered....

 2021-07-21 18:53 

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Iowa man pleads not guilty to charges in death of bicyclist...

Cody William Skiye's trial has been set for Sept. 21....

 2021-07-21 18:05 

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RAGBRAI first forecast: Hot, dry conditions expected Saturday, Sunday, Monday...

Temperatures ranging to the mid 90s could approach dangerous levels at the beginning of the week, the National Weather Service says....

 2021-07-21 17:49 

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West Des Moines officials investigating 'concerning' comments made by security firm's CEO...

The comments sparked outrage among several West Des Moines residents who addressed the city council Monday night....

 2021-07-21 17:35 

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U.S. Attorney's Office: Search warrants executed at 13 Des Moines properties...

Federal authorities executed search warrants at 13 properties in Des Moines Wednesday, federal authorities said....

 2021-07-21 17:05 

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Southeast Polk wrestler Nate Jesuroga takes third at Cadet freestyle world championships...

Nate Jesuroga is now, officially, one of the best wrestlers on the planet....

 2021-07-21 14:48 

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A healthy Tamin Lipsey is out to prove he's still one of 2022's elite point guards...
 2021-07-21 13:46 

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Hy-Vee to offer free, walk-in COVID-19 vaccine clinics at Iowa State Fair...

Hy-Vee to offer both Johnson & Johnson and Pfizer-developed COVID vaccines daily at the Iowa State Fair, Aug. 12-22....

 2021-07-21 13:25 

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Indianola City Council adopts new rules to govern adult cabarets, arcades, motels and more...

Indianola identifies area where adult entertainment can be located within city limits — near neighborhoods and family-favorite walking trails....

 2021-07-21 13:00 

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Des Moines financial tech firm Dwolla increasing headcount with new $21 million funding round...

The company's CEO said Dwolla is on track to double the amount of money flowing through its systems this year, to $40 billion....

 2021-07-21 11:30 

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2016 GOP caucus winner Ted Cruz plans August return to Iowa for Ashley Hinson fundraiser...

Ted Cruz is among an early wave of potential presidential hopefuls arriving in Iowa ahead of the state's first-in-the-nation 2024 caucuses....

 2021-07-21 11:00 

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25-year-old cold case of Iowa woman's death stirs lingering questions, draws $10K reward for information...
 2021-07-21 10:45 

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RAGBRAI 2021 starts Sunday! Here's what you need to know about the post-pandemic return of the annual ride...

Less than a week away from the longest recreational bicycle ride in the world, we've got the answers to all of your RAGBRAI questions....

 2021-07-21 10:30 

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As Creative Visions turns 25, its founder and CEO, a lawmaker and activist, turns 70. What a journey....

Register columnist: State Rep. Ako Abdul-Samad turns 70 this weekend as the nonprofit the change agent founded to serve young people at risk turns 25....

 2021-07-21 08:47 

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Stephen Taylor: As technology evolves, we must remember to unplug...

Recently I read an article on a new lifestyle trend currently underway. It seems that after being somewhat home bound and away from work, tied to a computer, and meeting via zoom, people are seeking out at place to sequester themselves away from all elect...

 2021-07-21 03:18 

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Iowa high school state softball: Waukee vs. Cedar Rapids Kennedy...

Waukee faces Cedar Rapids Kennedy in the Class 5A state softball quarterfinal....

 2021-07-21 01:37 

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Iowa high school state softball: Iowa City City High vs. Ankeny Centennial...

Iowa City City High faces Ankeny Centennial in the Class 5A state softball quarterfinal....

 2021-07-21 00:54 

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Fort Dodge's Drake Ayala wins second Junior freestyle wrestling national title, Team Iowa takes fifth...

Drake Ayala won another Junior men's freestyle national title, and Team Iowa took fifth at the Junior freestyle national championships....

 2021-07-21 00:37 

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Iowa high school state softball: Southeast Polk vs. Pleasant Valley...

Southeast Polk faces Pleasant Valley in the Class 5A state softball quarterfinal....

 2021-07-21 00:31 

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Iowa High School Wrestling at the 16U/Junior National Championships...

Iowa high school wrestlers compete at the 16U/Junior National Championships in Fargo, N.D....

 2021-07-20 23:50 

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Sen. Grassley's fundraising lags previous cycles, but likely doesn't say much about his looming reelection decision...

Grassley's war chest is lower than at this point in previous cycles. But he has no major opponents as he weighs running for an 8th term in the Senate....

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