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    Pheasant Fest Begins Friday in Des Moines

    DES MOINES, Iowa — This weekend hunters from around the country will gather in Des Moines to celebrate their love of bird hunting and discuss ways to keep their favorite prey from disappearing. Friday is the start of the 2015 Pheasant Fest and Quail Classic at the Iowa Events Center. Jared Wiklund with Pheasants Forever stopped by the Channel 13 News at 4 Thursday to talk with Sonya and Andy about what the show means for hunters and conservationists.

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    Poll: Is wrestling REALLY Iowa’s biggest sport?

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    High School Wrestler Collapses After State Dual Match

    DES MOINES, Iowa — A high school wrestler had to be rushed to the hospital after collapsing during the State Dual Team Championships Wednesday afternoon. Creston/Orient-Macksburg senior Tayler Pettit collapsed about 30 minutes after his second match of the day at Wells Fargo Arena. Dr. Dennis Zachary, who practices family and sports medicine, was working the event and was called over to help Pettit. He said the Creston team were shaking hands with their opponent when trainers noticed Pettit was […]

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    First Egg of 2015 Laid in Decorah Eagles’ Nest

      DECORAH, Iowa — The Decorah eagles are ready to expand their family. The first egg of 2015 has made an appearance in the nest! The egg was laid at 6:07 p.m. Wednesday and the event was captured on the camera attached to the tree where the eagles built their nest. The Raptor Resource Project runs the camera and livestream. The nest is located across the street from the DNR fish hatchery, which provides the eagles with access to plenty of delicious […]

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    Wastewater Leak Flowing into Des Moines River

    DES MOINES, Iowa — A wastewater leak in Des Moines is flowing into a creek that leads to the Des Moines River. The Iowa Department of Natural Resources says the leak was discovered Tuesday morning in a wooded area on the southeast side of Des Moines. The city notified the DNR about untreated wastewater overflowing from a manhole Tuesday afternoon and estimates about 20 gallons per minute of wastewater is flowing from the manhole. The DNR says Des Moines Public […]

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    Tax Code Priorities

    Let Senator Charles Grassley know what changes you would like to see made to the U.S. tax code here.

  • The U.S. Department of Agriculture on Friday, Feb. 13, 2015, approved America's first genetically modified apples. Their appeal: they don't turn brown when bruised or sliced. See the difference between Arctic Granny slices, top, and conventional Granny slices, bottom. (Courtesy: From Oakanagan Specialty Fruits)

    New Frontier in Apples: Red or Golden but Never Brown

    It’s something pioneer nurseryman Johnny Appleseed likely never imagined. The U.S. Department of Agriculture on Friday approved America’s first genetically modified apples. Their appeal: They don’t turn brown when bruised or sliced. “This is really huge. It’s what we’ve waited almost five years for with regulatory approval,” says Neal Carter, founder and president of Okanagan Specialty Fruits, the Canadian company that engineered the apples. “Now we can get down to business planting trees and selling Arctic apples. We’re stoked.” The […]

  • Water Main Break Causes Traffic Problems on Fleur Drive

    DES MOINES, Iowa — Fleur Drive was shut down near Gray’s Lake Friday as crews from Des Moines’ Water Works try to repair a major water main break. The water main break happened Friday during the afternoon commute. It’s located just north of Gray’s Lake along the northbound lanes of Fleur Drive. The road was originally closed in both directions between MLK and Bell Avenue, but now one lane of traffic is open in each direction — but both are located […]

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    40 Reasons Why ‘Saturday Night Live’ is Still Awesome at 40

    On October 11, 1975, “Saturday Night Live” was first beamed into living rooms. It wasn’t called “Saturday Night Live” then. It was “NBC’s Saturday Night,” because there was another “Saturday Night Live,” hosted by Howard Cosell, over on ABC. And its Not Ready for Prime Time Players — seven youthful comic veterans of theatrical and improvisational troupes — were known only to those who may have seen performances of Second City (both its Chicago and Toronto versions) or “National Lampoon’s […]


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