SCORES: State Wrestling Tournament

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I’m a graduate of Buena Vista University but grew up in northeast Iowa and spent my summers in northern Minnesota. I love spending time outdoors and playing for the Des Moines Women’s Rugby Club.

Recent Articles
  • Marshall County fatal crash. (Courtesy: Iowa State Patrol)

    Two Dead in Marshall County Crash Involving Semis and Pickup

    MARSHALL COUNTY, Iowa – Two people were killed in an early morning accident north of Marshalltown. It happened shortly before 2:30 a.m. at the intersection of Highway 14 and Highway 96. The Marshall County Sheriff’s Office says the accident at the T-intersection involved a pickup truck and two semis. Sgt. David Halverson with the Iowa State Patrol says a pickup was traveling westbound on Highway 96 when it failed to stop at the stop sign and collided with a northbound semi. That […]

  • Randy Johnson Mug Shot courtesy of Dallas County Jail

    Not Guilty Plea for Former Pastor in Child Sex Abuse Case

    ADEL, Iowa – A Dallas County man who is a former pastor at a local church has entered a plea in his child sex abuse case. Fifty-two-year-old Randy Johnson was arrested on January 25th. He entered a written plea of not guilty Wednesday to 13 charges. Johnson is charged with three counts of indecent contact with a child, two counts of indecent exposure, four counts of 3rd degree sex abuse, one count of lascivious acts with a child, two counts […]

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    Republican Lawmakers Limit Debate on Collective Bargaining

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Iowa lawmakers in both houses will likely vote Thursday afternoon on a controversial collective bargaining bill, after Republicans voted to limit the time for debate. A marathon session of the Iowa Senate that began Wednesday morning officially ended at 9:45 a.m. Thursday. Democrats spent the night proposing amendments to Senate File 213. SF 213 allows for major changes to Iowa’s collective bargaining law and removes most items of a public employee’s contract from negotiations – except for […]

  • State Wrestling Tournament

    SCORES: State Dual Wrestling Tournament

    Take a look at results from the State Dual Wrestling Tournament here.

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    Police Seeking Vehicle of Potential Witness in Weekend Murder

    DES MOINES, Iowa — Des Moines police are hoping new surveillance images can help find people that may have witnessed something that could lead them to solve a weekend murder. Thirty-three-year-old Adriel Ward was shot Saturday night. He later died at the hospital. The incident began as what appeared to be a routine accident when a car hit a utility pole along Delaware Avenue – but then police determined Ward had been shot before the crash. Police say images of […]

  • Fisher spotted on trail camera in Allamakee County in November. (Iowa DNR)

    Iowa DNR Confirms First ‘Fisher’ Spotted in Iowa Since 1800s

    ALLAMAKEE COUNTY, Iowa – An animal not confirmed to have been seen in Iowa since the 1800s has weaseled its way back into the state. The Iowa Department of Natural Resources says a trail camera photo taken in northeast Iowa has confirmed the presence of a fisher. The member of the weasel family was captured on camera in Allamakee County in November. The Iowa DNR shared the photo of the fisher on its Facebook page. They say though they’ve received […]

  • Brian Callison (WHO-HD)

    Hatchet-Wielding Man Scuffles with Newton Police

    NEWTON, Iowa – A hatchet-wielding Newton man remains in the Jasper County Jail after police arrested him last week. Newton Police received several calls on Feb. 9th about a man carrying a long knife and who was standing in the street yelling. They checked out the areas the calls were referring to but each time the man had already left. Around 5:15 p.m. police were called to the apartments at 400 N 2nd Ave. E on a report of a […]

  • Fatal house fire in Keystone. (Courtesy: KWWL)

    Two Killed, One Injured in Benton County Fire

    KEYSTONE, Iowa – An early morning house fire in Benton County has claimed the lives of two people. KWWL reports the fire happened at a home on 16th Avenue in Keystone. Firefighters told the Waterloo news station that two men died in the fire. One woman was injured when she jumped from a second story window in order to escape the fire. The names of the victims have not been released. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

  • Iowa's 2016 Best Burger from The Chuckwagon  Restaurant. (WHO-HD)

    Nominations Open for Iowa’s ‘Best Burger’

    DES MOINES, Iowa – The search for Iowa’s Best Burger is on. The Iowa Cattlemen’s Association and the Iowa Beef Industry Council launched its quest to find the best beef burger Monday. This is the eighth year the contest has been held and organizers need Iowans to help them find the tastiest burger in the state. “There are three ways to nominate your favorite burger,” says Katie Olthoff, Director of Communications for the ICA. “We are accepting nominations online at […]

  • Ekrem Keco (WHO-HD)

    Police: Estranged Husband Cut Wife’s Throat, Committed Suicide While Fleeing

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Police have identified the victim of a fatal stabbing Monday morning and say the victim’s estranged husband killed her. Officers were called to 1915 60th Street at 2:30 a.m. When they arrived they found 51-year-old Rasema Keco, who was deceased. Police say Keco’s husband 58-year-old Ekrem Keco, who did not live at the home, cut her throat and fled the home. Officials say there was a protection order in place prohibiting him from having contact with an […]

  • I-35/I-80 accident near Douglas. (WHO-HD)

    Crash Ties Up Traffic on I-35/I-80 Near Douglas

    URBANDALE, Iowa – A crash on I-35/80 Monday morning caused a major traffic mess for commuters. Emergency crews were called around 7:30 a.m. about the accident near Douglas. Sgt. Chad Underwood with the Urbandale Police Department says a vehicle slowed because of the traffic and that caused a collision between a canister truck and a vehicle. One person was injured in the crash but their injuries were not considered life-threatening. After the accident, only one lane of southbound I-35/ westbound I-80 […]

  • Fatal stabbing at 1915 60th Street in Des Moines. (WHO-HD)

    Woman Killed in Stabbing, Alleged Suspect Dead After I-80 Crash

    DES MOINES, Iowa – One woman was found dead at a Des Moines home after police were called about a stabbing early Monday morning. Officers were called to 1915 60th Street at 2:30 a.m. When they arrived they found an adult woman who was deceased. Police were able to come up with a suspect vehicle description and a short time later the vehicle was spotted by Altoona police. The suspect fled and crashed on I-80 near Mitchellville. One male was […]