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 2021-10-08 14:38 

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Besides lattes, here's where to get your pumpkin spice flavor fix around Des Moines from food to drinks...

Nothing beats the smell of nutmeg and cinnamon on a fall day. Here's a list of restaurants and bars with pumpkin spice offerings outside of the PSL....

 2021-10-08 13:09 

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Authorities use DNA to solve 1971 murder of 17-year-old in Cedar Rapids...

Relatives of Maureen Brubaker Farley, whose body was found by two boys in 1971, long suspected that George Smith was the killer. DNA confirmed that....

 2021-10-08 11:49 

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Better or worse? How the COVID pandemic in Iowa today compares to 2020...

Iowa entered October with more cases, hospitalizations and deaths than it did the year prior — but this year, two-thirds of adults are vaccinated....

 2021-10-08 10:30 

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Meet Isaac Treimer, a Pella cross country runner with Down syndrome who has a clear goal...

Isaac Treimer is on a mission. It's a different one than the rest of his teammates. Treimer isn't chasing down wins. He's chasing the finish line....

 2021-10-08 00:21 

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Meredith Corporation has a long legacy of corporate citizenship in Des Moines. Will its contributions continue?...

'So many organizations here locally they have had their fingerprints on,' Mary Sellers, head of the United Way, says of Meredith and its giving....

 2021-10-07 23:04 

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What Dotdash's purchase could mean for Des Moines' Meredith Corporation: Bringing 'an outsider view'...

The buyers have a reputation for tweaking companies and spinning them off into new businesses that excite investors....

 2021-10-07 23:03 

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More details released about the shooting of woman by a Des Moines police officer...

Authorities identified Senior Police Officer Ryan Chareunsab as the officer who shot the 35-year-old woman....

 2021-10-07 22:40 

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Behind on water bills because of COVID-19? There's help for central Iowans....

Applications for the new federal Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program open Friday....

 2021-10-07 22:29 

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Hochstein's six touchdowns help Norwalk take down Indianola, 45-30...

No. 8 Norwalk, having stumbled just once earlier in the season to another top-10 team but a team Indianola already beat, looked to earn back its good name and move up in the rankings....

 2021-10-07 22:19 

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Check out Des Moines Public Library's free Tech Central...

DMPL has several new labs available at Central location...

 2021-10-07 22:15 

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Libby Hartz earns rare honor as sophomore captain for Southeast Polk cross country...

The Southeast Polk girls cross country team is getting closer to regionals and the state qualifying meet, and one strong asset on the Rams is sophomore and captain Libby Hartz....

 2021-10-07 22:05 

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Ankeny Centennial boys golf closes out season...

The Ankeny Centennial boys golf team brought its season to an end at the district meet Oct. 5....

 2021-10-07 21:02 

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Former Iowa State Rep. Bob Krause announces U.S. Senate campaign...

Krause, of Burlington, Iowa is the fourth Democrat to announce a campaign. The winner is expected to take on Republican U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley....

 2021-10-07 20:09 

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Iowa State women's basketball tied with Texas for second in Big 12 preseason poll...

The Iowa State women's basketball team were picked to finish second, along with Texas, in the Big 12's preseason poll revealed Thursday....

 2021-10-07 19:23 

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Our predictions for Iowa high school football's wild schedule on October 8...

The Register's Cody Goodwin offers his predictions for CIML games and other top games across Iowa for Week 7 of the 2021 high school football season....

 2021-10-07 18:53 

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Fall colors will be at their best starting this weekend in central Iowa. Here's where to go for a hike...

A hiking trail is a great place to see leaves as the fall colors change....

 2021-10-07 18:05 

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Peterson: Remember the Big 12's demise? Psych. BYU, Cincinnati look like power players...

Cincinnati has proven it can hang with everyone. BYU is a College Football Playoff dark horse. All that talk of the Big 12's demise isn't as loud now....

 2021-10-07 14:47 

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Opinion: Iowans want and need Rep. Cindy Axne to help pass infrastructure, reconciliation measures...

Local AFL-CIO president: These bills represent a once-in-a-lifetime investment in a number of the crises confronting our nation....

 2021-10-07 14:36 

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Inkapaduta Canoe Trail is one of Iowa's most scenic waterways...

If looking for a canoe/kayak trail that promises beauty, adventure and a glimpse into our past, look no further than the Little Sioux River....

 2021-10-07 14:35 

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Windsor Heights sets date to debate potential TIF agreement toward Aldi development...

The effort represents Aldi's second attempt to open a store in Windsor Heights. The chain first worked to gain approval for a store in 2015....

 2021-10-07 14:08 

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Drunken driver sentenced for crashed that injured four people...

A drunk driver who hit a police cruiser and injured four people in April was sentenced to jail time Monday....

 2021-10-07 13:00 

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Iowa State's Lexi Donarski was Big 12's top freshman last season. How good can she be this year?...

Iowa State's Lexi Donarski has her sights set on a huge sophomore season....

 2021-10-07 12:36 

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Stephen Taylor: Classmates' destructive act sticks with me 50 years later...

A couple of weeks ago as I drove to one of my churches, a scene caused me to step back in time. A huge step back in time, back to my high school days....

 2021-10-07 12:30 

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Iowa couple wanted to spice up their Bible study class, so they created Christian-inspired board game...

Derek and Lucy White created True Frenemies as a response to their daughter's and son's feedback on a Bible study class in spring 2018....

 2021-10-07 11:00 

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Bags, pickleball, chess and more: See first plans for downtown Des Moines' newest park...

EMC Insurance Cos. wants to pack in as many amenities as possible to benefit a wide range of users, from its employees to downtown residents....

 2021-10-07 10:45 

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Rekha Basu: Trump to reappear in Iowa this weekend as poll shows half of GOP voters favor secession...

Register columnist: How did sensible Iowa veer so far off course? As far back as 1905, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that vaccine mandate laws were OK....

 2021-10-07 10:45 

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West Des Moines' 'impressive' MidAmerican RecPlex now open to the public...

Hundreds of families visited the RecPlex for its grand opening, with many planning to return now that the $45 million, 300,000-square-foot building is officially open....

 2021-10-07 10:31 

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University of Iowa to honor ex-football player Harold Bradley Jr., a giant of creativity...

Bradley's children will receive the Distinguished Alumni award from the UI on behalf of their father, who died in April at age 91....

 2021-10-07 10:30 

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Here's what to know about Meredith's new boss, Neil Vogel...

He's a veteran marketer, unafraid to speak his mind. And he has built a much smaller version of Meredith over the last decade....

 2021-10-07 10:30 

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Produced with Des Moines Performing Arts' support, Broadway's 'The Band's Visit' comes to Civic Center...

Through a professional group headed by CEO Jeff Chelesvig, Des Moines Performing Arts helps prime the Broadway touring pipeline....

 2021-10-07 10:30 

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As Indianola's growth forces it to adopt a rental code, some worry improvements will price renters out of their homes...
 2021-10-07 10:30 

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Des Moines man gets probation in 'racially motivated' assault that left Black man severely injured...

Jesse James Downs was initially charged with willful injury causing serious injury, a felony. He pleaded guilty to misdemeanor disorderly conduct....

 2021-10-07 00:43 

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Davenport man pleads down to attempted murder in May 2020 protest killing...

Parker Belz was charged in the death of 22-year-old Italia Marie Kelly, who had been protesting the death of George Floyd on May 31, 2020....

 2021-10-06 23:18 

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Polk Supervisor Matt McCoy seeks to join libel, extortion lawsuit against fellow supervisors and county...

The county denies the suit's allegations, which include a claim of a political vendetta against McCoy...

 2021-10-06 22:48 

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Sen. Chuck Grassley's compliment to Korean American judge Lucy Koh sparks backlash for racial stereotype...

"Sen. Grassley's intent was to be complimentary, not to insult anyone," Grassley's spokesman, Taylor Foy, said in a statement....

 2021-10-06 22:31 

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An inside look at how Southeast Polk's Cole Filloon became one of Iowa high school football's top receivers...

Cole Filloon is enjoying a breakout season with Southeast Polk. He's received some help from his dad, Jon, who played for Iowa under Hayden Fry....

 2021-10-06 22:12 

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A look at the history of Meredith Corp., one of Des Moines' oldest major employers...

Meredith Corwas founded in Des Moines 119 years ago....

 2021-10-06 22:06 

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In trip to US-Mexico border, Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds calls Joe Biden's immigration response 'a self-inflicted crisis'...

Iowa Democratic Party chair says Reynolds' trip was 'nothing more than a political stunt and a distraction from her failed leadership.'...

 2021-10-06 21:31 

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Des Moines-based Meredith Corp. sold, to become a part of Barry Diller's IAC...

The Des Moines-based publisher of Better Homes and Gardens and People employs about 800 workers in central Iowa....

 2021-10-06 21:05 

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Burger King to test its new plant-based Impossible Nuggets in Des Moines metro...

The chain is rolling out the meat-free nuggets in select test markets starting Oct. 11....

 2021-10-06 20:54 

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Flush with COVID-19 aid, schools — including those in Iowa — steer funding to sports...

Schools argue the projects support students' physical and mental health, one of the objectives allowed by the federal government....

 2021-10-06 19:51 

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Iowa receives disproportionately smaller share of $28 billion federal restaurant bailout fund than other states...

'It's just another knife to the heart' for the state's eateries, says Iowa Restaurant Association head...

 2021-10-06 19:16 

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Peterson: Enjoy this season, Iowa State fans. You're seeing some of the greatest Cyclones ever...

Breece Hall or Troy Davis? Brock Purdy or Seneca Wallace? Mike Rose or A.J. Klein? It's an intriguing debate, for sure....

 2021-10-06 19:12 

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Iowa agency that draws redistricting maps says second proposed boundaries will go to the Legislature by Oct. 21...

The timetable of 16 days is well within the 35-day window the Legislative Services Agency has under Iowa law to provide the new map....

 2021-10-06 18:48 

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Seeking to speed up Iowa's COVID testing program, state adds 7 sites with same-day lab delivery...

The move seeks to shorten the turnaround times for Iowans seeking more immediate results through the Test Iowa at-home testing program....

 2021-10-06 17:29 

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Iowa's COVID-19 cases average more than 1,000 a day for 7th week in a row...

The number of new reported COVID cases decreased slightly, but continued a stretch where the number of new cases is the highest it's been since January....

 2021-10-06 15:45 

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Authorities release new information in Tuesday night's police shooting in downtown Des Moines...

A Des Moines police spokesperson said the woman, who was carrying a knife, was shot and critically injured by an officer Tuesday in downtown Des Moines....

 2021-10-06 15:09 

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A look at the Iowans who have made it to space...

These nine Iowans have each spent some time in space; find out more about their careers...

 2021-10-06 15:07 

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Iowa astronaut credits parochial school teachers for fostering wonder, science...

Cedar Falls native Raja Chari told his mom he wanted to be an astronaut at age 4. Now he is....

 2021-10-06 15:00 

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Central Iowa man convicted of shooting, killing nephew sentenced to life in prison...

An Adel man convicted with shooting and killing his nephew late last year was sentenced last week to life in prison...

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