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 2021-07-13 16:43 

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Reward increased to find assailants in abduction, deaths of eastern Iowa girls...

On the ninth anniversary of the disappearances of Elizabeth Collins and Lyric Cook-Morrissey a reward was increased to $100,000....

 2021-07-13 16:38 

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First July recruiting live period: How Iowa basketball prospects performed, plus an update on Drake targets...

Here are some of Matthew Bain's takeaways from conversations with college coaches about how Iowa's prospects performed, plus, an update on who Drake is recruiting....

 2021-07-13 16:05 

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New foods of 2021 Iowa State Fair being announced today. Here are the ones from previous years....

The Iowa State Fair is announcing the new foods for the 2021 fair on Tuesday. Here are some of the new foods from year's past....

 2021-07-13 16:03 

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Here are three ways to cook sweet corn, topping ideas and how you can store it...

It's sweet corn season, so here's three ways you can cook sweet corn from a microwave to grill, plus topping ideas....

 2021-07-13 15:58 

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Iowa Democrat J.D. Scholten won't seek office in 2022, narrowing field of possible contenders...

Iowa Democrat J.D. Scholten said Tuesday he will not seek public office in 2022, instead working as executive director of RuralVote.org....

 2021-07-13 15:41 

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The making of Bauder's peppermint bars...

From 2017: See how the famed peppermint ice cream bars are made each year for the Iowa State Fair from the small ice cream kitchen at Bauder's in Des Moines....

 2021-07-13 15:16 

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Opinion: For veterans and for everybody else, Congress must lower drug prices now...

Iowan Air Force veteran: Veterans have fought for and preserved American independence for generations. Now we need Congress to protect our health....

 2021-07-13 15:02 

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Opinion: Restore public goods, with equal access for all, says Iowa CCI speaker...

Economic and social policy expert: When we back leaders who fight for common solutions to our common problems, government can do the right thing....

 2021-07-13 12:00 

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The Des Moines Storytellers Project is back with a free fall show! Will you be a teller?...

We're back for a free show in September, but are in need of storytellers to tell a true, first-person story on stage....

 2021-07-13 11:00 

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More Iowa parents can now teach their children driver's ed. Here's how the program will work...

Advocates for more parental choice in education have applauded the move. But critics of the new law are concerned that children will be less prepared....

 2021-07-13 10:45 

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Peterson: Welcome back, Big 12 football Media Days and the interviews that go with it. We missed you...

What motivation did Iowa State's Breece Hall get from being passed over for 2020 national awards?...

 2021-07-13 10:02 

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Republican state Sen. Zach Nunn announces congressional campaign in Iowa's 3rd District...

Republican State Sen. Zach Nunn will run for Congress in Iowa's 3rd District, highlighting his service in the military and at the Statehouse....

 2021-07-13 03:10 

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Decision made: Ankeny's Brody Brecht headed to Iowa to play baseball and football...

Ankeny native Brody Brecht is planning to enroll at Iowa and play football and baseball for the Hawkeyes....

 2021-07-13 02:57 

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Photos: Tokyo Olympic qualifier, former Indian Hills track star Kenny Bednarek...

Former Indian Hills Community College track and field star Kenny Bednarek qualified for the Tokyo Olympics....

 2021-07-12 23:00 

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Trip on a Tankful: Up for an adventure? The Red Rock Area features water, nature, culture and sprint cars...

Lake Red Rock is Iowa's largest lake and offers numerous recreational and educational opportunities....

 2021-07-12 23:00 

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Photos: Red Rock Area offers summer adventures...

Lake Red Rock is Iowa's largest lake and offers numerous recreational and educational opportunities....

 2021-07-12 22:52 

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Robert Avila Jr., a three-time state wrestling champion, is transferring from Lisbon to Iowa City West...

One of the state's top wrestlers is changing schools ahead of his senior season....

 2021-07-12 22:39 

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Amid rising property tax bills, Polk County will ask voters to approve a $65 million bond. What would they get for their money?...

Property taxes, and complaints about them, have been rising, but so has demand for parks, trails and water recreation in Iowa's most populous county....

 2021-07-12 21:40 

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Free, take-home COVID tests to be offered to Iowans as state shutters Test Iowa drive-through sites...

The new take-home tests, which will use saliva samples, will replace drive-through Test Iowa testing, which involved deep nasal swabs....

 2021-07-12 21:18 

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Kim Reynolds: Iowa State Patrol troopers arrived in Texas 'a couple days ago'...

Reynolds announced in June that she had approved sending Iowa State Patrol troopers to the U.S.-Mexico border at Texas' request....

 2021-07-12 21:17 

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In bid for new trial, Bahena Rivera attorneys say two new witnesses have come forward to support his testimony...

In a motion for new trial, Cristhian Bahena Rivera claims two individuals heard an unnamed third person claim responsibility for Tibbetts' 2018 murder...

 2021-07-12 19:29 

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Omaha Biliew, now the nation's No. 2 junior basketball prospect, steps into national spotlight on AAU scene...

The spotlight on Omaha Biliew is brighter than ever before. That's exactly how he wants it. This July, he wants to prove he deserves it....

 2021-07-12 18:53 

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Letters: Iowa's curriculum oversight not needed...

Letters to the Editor: July 13-July 19...

 2021-07-12 18:52 

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Dubuque native Ian Moller selected by Texas Rangers in fourth round of MLB Draft...

Dubuque native Ian Moller has been considered among the best high school catchers in the nation leading into the MLB Draft....

 2021-07-12 18:36 

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Records: Iowa State Patrol troopers will deploy to the U.S.-Mexico border at 'no cost to Texas'...

A spokesman for Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds said the state has ruled out the use of private donations to cover the costs of the deployment....

 2021-07-12 17:17 

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Indie pop band AJR to arrive at Wells Fargo Arena in September with a 'BANG!'...

Tickets go on sale Friday for the Sept. 14 show...

 2021-07-12 16:48 

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Here are the best patios in the Des Moines metro for outdoor dining and drinking...

From the best beer garden to the city's best views, here's our unofficial guide to patios around the Des Moines metro....

 2021-07-12 16:00 

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Beaverdale Books celebrates 15 years of supporting Iowa authors...

Prevailing through the crash of '08, the rise of e-books, and a deathly pandemic, on Saturday, Beaverdale Books celebrated its 15th anniversary....

 2021-07-12 15:24 

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Zach Johnson tests positive for COVID-19, withdraws from British Open...

Native Iowan Zach Johnson was the latest to withdraw from the British Open on Monday because he tested positive for the coronavirus....

 2021-07-12 15:14 

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Des Moines City Council approves site plan for Fareway Meat Market in Beaverdale neighborhood...

During Monday's special meeting, a Fareway representative said the company believes it has been accommodating to the city's requests, with the exception of the additional entrance....

 2021-07-12 14:32 

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From the Dietitian: Being a new mom requires a new meal plan...

Over the course of your life, your body has allowed you to walk, run, laugh, cry, downward-dog, and drop it like it's hot. Yet, during pregnancy, our bodies go through their most incredible journey yet building a tiny human....

 2021-07-12 14:23 

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Photos: Central Iowa soccer fans gather at Royal Mile for UEFA Euro championship...

Central Iowans gathered at The Royal Mile British Pub to watch the soccer final. Italy beat England June 11, 2021, in the UEFA Euro championship....

 2021-07-12 13:22 

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Who was Mollie Tibbetts? What to know about Iowa woman and man convicted of her murder...

Mollie Tibbetts went missing July 18, 2018. Her body was found Aug. 21, 2018. Cristhian Bahena Rivera was found guilty of murder in her death....

 2021-07-12 12:00 

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Democrat Deidre DeJear announces exploratory committee, listening tour as she weighs a run for Iowa governor in 2022...

Deidre DeJear has tasked a group of confidantes with analyzing the political and fundraising landscape to ensure there is a true path to victory....

 2021-07-12 12:00 

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Cristhian Bahena Rivera to be sentenced Thursday in 2018 murder of Mollie Tibbetts...

Iowa mandates the sentence of life in prison without parole for those convicted of first-degree murder....

 2021-07-12 11:02 

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Is it true Iowans 'can't stand any of these' presidents once they're elected? An Iowa Poll analysis....

Can any president make us happy here in Iowa? We dug into the Des Moines Register's Iowa Poll archives to compare presidential approval ratings....

 2021-07-12 10:45 

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To tax or not to tax: Tama faces a difficult choice as beef packing plant proposes a huge expansion...

The expansion should double the plant's workforce to 1,600 and make the Iowa Premium plant among the largest beef packers in the country....

 2021-07-12 01:29 

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'That unknown problem': Here's how the emergency response at Adventureland's Raging River ride unfolded...

Ultimately, it took more than 30 minutes to get the two boys on their way to the hospital, where one, Michael Jamarillo, 11, died hours later....

 2021-07-12 01:29 

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911 audio shows confusion, delays in response to Adventureland accident....

Excerpts from 911 calls and dispatches show confusion on the ground and blocked gates for first responders in rescue operations after a raft on the Raging River ride flipped, trapping two boys underwater....

 2021-07-12 01:29 

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'That unknown problem': Here's how the emergency response at Adventureland's Raging River ride unfolded...
 2021-07-12 00:00 

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Central Iowa women's Farmmee app connecting farmers to services and equipment...

Farmmee is available in the Android and iOS app stores now and can connect farmers to other farmers able to lend equipment or a helping hand....

 2021-07-11 22:35 

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Central Iowa disc golf players hit the Disc Golf Pro Tour swinging...

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 2021-07-11 19:31 

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Three Iowa Cubs pitchers combine for 7 no-hit innings against St. Paul Saints...

Justin Steele and two other Iowa pitchers combined to toss seven no-hit innings during a 1-0 win over the St. Paul Saints at Principal Park on Sunday....

 2021-07-11 16:17 

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Photos: Celebrate Ankeny event features live music, fireworks, food vendors and more...

Celebrate Ankeny was held Saturday near Prairie Ridge Middle School in Ankeny. The event included a coloring contest, an entertainment garden and more....

 2021-07-11 15:51 

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At the end of life, documenting what came before...

Iowa radio journalist and volunteer: When the recording is done, I email a social worker, and when I'm told the family has it, I delete my copy....

 2021-07-11 15:32 

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Linn County Sheriff's Office: Detained person at jail dead in apparent suicide...

A man being held at the Linn County Jail on federal child pornography charges died early Sunday morning in an apparent suicide, authorities said....

 2021-07-11 12:00 

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Does Iowa's new law really ban teaching 'divisive concepts,' critical race theory in schools? It depends on who you ask...

A Democratic lawmaker contends it doesn't explicitly say that 10 concepts that Republicans associate with critical race theory are banned in schools....

 2021-07-11 12:00 

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Opinion: What if I told you that a solution to Iowa's water quality was right in front of us all along?...

Former Agricultural Law Center director: Have you ever heard a politician or the "Farm Bureau Minute" extol the virtues of the MRTN or promote it?...

 2021-07-11 11:00 

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Opinion: I respect our flag, anthem and pledge because of those who gave their lives...

Iowa VFW post commander: I have been reflecting on the hundreds of conversations I had with the men who fought in World War II....

 2021-07-11 10:02 

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Opinion: Where are you, Ross Perot? We need to be brave enough to take responsibility for the national debt....

Former congressman who signed Contract With America: The debt will eventually cause investors to question the government's ability to repay its debts....

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