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  • Mitt Romney

    ELECTION DAY: Romney Campaign Preps For Election

    Mitt Romney celebrated a caucus win in Iowa in January, only to learn a few days later he was seven votes short. Now, he’s hoping to finish on top, and by a much more comfortable margin.

  • President Obama

    ELECTION DAY: Obama Campaign Heads Into The Election

    Who wins the White House could be decided by who carries Iowa. Using the polling averages from Real Clear Politics, President Obama held a slight lead of less than 3-points at the start of the year.  His lead would hit its peak four-months later.  In May, Obama held a four-point advantage. Mitt Romney slowly chipped away, and by September he was trailing by less than a point. Heading into Election Day, the President held a two-point lead in Iowa. The […]

  • SLOWING DOWN: Altoona Speed Limit Change Request

    The City of Altoona will soon be slowing down.  The Polk County Public Works Department received a request recently from the City of Altoona to change the speed limit on NE 80 Street (14th Ave. SE) due to development along the roadway.  A portion of the roadway is joint jurisdictional between the City of Altoona and Polk County, therefore requires both agencies to approve the request.  The request is for NE 80th street from ½ mile North of NE 38th […]

  • sandy_damage

    IOWANS HELPING: Crews Arrive In New York

    The third wave of Alliant Energy crews arrived in New York Tuesday.  The first wave left for New York on October 28th, and many of those workers are still there.  Approximately 205 Alliant energy workers from Iowa, Wisconsin and Minnesota have responded to the east coast following Hurricane Sandy.  The latest group of 63, including 34 workers from Iowa, will be in the area around West Hempstead, NY working on the natural gas system. Estimates from the Department of Energy […]

  • Flags at Gray's Lake

    VETERANS DAY: Local Veterans Day Events

    The Iowa Department of Veterans Affairs encourages Iowans to honor their military service members and veterans by attending one of the many Veterans Day ceremonies taking place in the area.  2012 Veterans Day Events in Iowa

  • VOTING QUESTIONS: Jamie Fitzgerald Answers Voting Questions

    Where can I find a sample ballot online? I’d like to see the ballot to beforehand to make sure I know exactly what/who to vote for on Tuesday. (Allie Crummy-email) We have all 190 different ballot styles for our 177 precincts available on our website. We also have a precinct look up tool to make sure you view the proper ballot for your area. You will need Adobe Reader to view these http://auditor.co.polk.ia.us/general_2012.htm I purchased a home in Windsor Heights […]

  • CENTSABLE HEALTH: Diabetes Awareness Month

    Superfoods Criteria: Low Glycemic Index Contain nutrients lacking in American diet Help with co-morbidities

  • MISSING TEEN: Police Involved Shooting

    DCI is investigating a police-involved shooting in Hardin County.  Just after 2:35 Friday afternoon, the Hardin County Sheriff’s Office responded to a shooting at 22626 I Ave in rural Hubbard.  Whole officials were attempting to apprehend the alleged shooter, Sheriff Timothy Smith confronted a 17-year-old.  Police say the 17-year-old allegedly raised a weapon toward Sheriff Smith and refused to drop the weapon.  Sheriff Smith shot the 17-year-old who was immediately air-lifted to Mercy Hospital in Des Moines.  His condition is […]

  • STATE SWIMMING: Record Setting Meet

    The Girls State Swimming and Diving Meet is underway in Marshalltown. It starts with a record-breaking night on the board. Maggie James becomes just the third diver to score more than 500 points.  The Ames Little Cyclone won her second-consecutive diving title.  James’ 512 points is the third highest total in state history, and she’s just a sophomore. Valley’s Julie Dickinson came in second. Valley leads after the first night. Ames is in second.

  • FOOTBALL FRIDAY: Bondurant Farrar vs. Mediapolis

    Bondurant Farrar plays Mediapolis.  The winner goes to the Dome.

  • Football Friday

    FOOTBALL FRIDAY: Woodward Granger vs. Logan Magnolia

    Woodward Granger hosts Logan Magnolia.  The winner goes to the Dome.

  • Football Friday

    FOOTBALL FRIDAY: Ankeny vs. Valley

    Ankeny and Valley meet at Valley Stadium. The winner goes to the Dome.

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