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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.


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    Walker Holds Iowa Lead in Latest Quinnipiac Poll

    HAMDEN, Connecticut – A new poll of likely Iowa Republican Caucus participants shows Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker holds a big lead over other GOP presidential hopefuls. The latest Quinnipiac University poll has 21-percent support with four other likely candidates in a logjam for second place.  Ran Paul and Marco Rubio have 13-percent each, while Ted Cruz has 12-percent, and Mike Huckabee has 11-percent. “Walker scores very highly on a variety of matrixes – honesty, leadership, caring about the needs of […]

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    $7 Million Payout for State Prison Contractor Over Dispute

    DES MOINES, Iowa — The state of Iowa has agreed to pay the main contractor on the new Fort Madison prison $7 million for fixing problems at the still-unopened prison. According to Radio Iowa, the State Appeals Board approved the payment to Walsh Construction Monday afternoon. Walsh had originally submitted a claim for $18 million for the extra work, but a professional mediator reached an agreement for the state to pay about 40-percent of the claim. David Roederer, one of […]

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    One Person Injured in Marshalltown Stabbing

    MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa – The Marshalltown Police Department is investigating a stabbing that happened early Tuesday morning. A 33-year-old male was stabbed in the stomach but police say they don’t know the extent of his injuries at this time. Emergency crews were called to 210 E. Webster Street at 5:13 a.m. on a stabbing. One male was transported to the local emergency room for treatment. Police say it is early in their investigation and they are still interviewing witnesses, but they […]

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    Ottumwa Woman Critically Injured in Crash

    OTTUMWA, Iowa — One person was seriously injured in a one-vehicle crash Monday night in Ottumwa. The Ottumwa Police Department says a vehicle driven by 26-year-old Linette Holley was traveling southbound on Ferry Street Extension at a high rate of speed when it left the roadway shortly after 10:00 p.m. The vehicle struck the southwest corner of the Albia and Ferry intersection, causing the vehicle to travel through two parking lots, cross Richmond Avenue, and hit the Pre-Approved Auto building […]

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    WATCH: Mike Huckabee Announcing Candidacy for President

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    Fallen Iowa Law Officers to be Honored

    DES MOINES, Iowa — Four Iowa law enforcement officers who were killed while on the job will be honored Friday. The names of the four officers will be added to the Iowa Peace Officer Memorial at the Oran Pape State Office Building. Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds are participating in the ceremony. The officers are: Police Officer Marion Albert “Bert” Conrey, Knoxville Police Department, Died April 2, 1938 Police Officer Everett Luke Dutcher, Cedar Falls Police Department, […]

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    ‘Iowa’s Best Burger’ of 2015 in Cider House in Fairfield

    FAIRFIELD, Iowa — The Iowa Cattleman’s Association and the Iowa Beef Council have named Iowa’s Best Burger of 2015. The Cider House in Fairfield takes the top prize this year. The field was narrowed down in March to 10, based off of nominations from Iowans. Judges then evaluated the finalists on taste, appearance, and proper serving temperature(160 degrees). More than 4,000 nominations were submitted. Last year’s champion was Ames’ Brick City Grill. This year nominations came from 286 restaurants across […]

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    New Trial Ordered for Former Indianola Attorney Convicted of Fraudulent Practices

    DES MOINES, Iowa — A former Indianola city attorney convicted of fraudulent practices for falsifying his billing has won a new trial. The Iowa Supreme Court issued its ruling Friday morning on John Hoyman’s claim that there was an error in the instructions the jury. The justices agreed with the appeal and reversed his conviction and remanded the case for a new trial. Investigators say John Hoyman overbilled the city by more than $90,000. City officials became suspicious of Hoyman’s […]

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    WATCH: Amazing Aerial View of Ledges State Park

    BOONE COUNTY, Iowa — Ledges State Park near Boone is one of the most popular parks in the state. Now you can get an amazing aerial view of the park’s scenery thanks to Gopher Aerials.

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    8-Year-Old Killed in Greene County ATV Accident

    SCRANTON, Iowa – An 8-year-old boy was killed Wednesday afternoon in an ATV accident in Greene County. The Greene County Sheriff’s Office says Grant Robbins was driving a two-seated Polaris Ranger when he turned onto the driveway of his family’s home at 904 Emerald Avenue and the vehicle overturned. Officials say Robbins was crushed by the roll bar on the ATV. He was not belted in to the ATV or wearing a helmet at the time of the accident. Officials […]

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    No Injuries Reported in Altoona Apartment Fire

    ALTOONA, Iowa — Fire crews were called to an Altoona apartment building early Thursday morning on a report of a fire. The call about the fire came in at 4:47 a.m. and when firefighters arrived at Prairie Village of Altoona at 500 5th Avenue SW flames were visible shooting from the roof. Fire officials say no one was injured in the fire and no one was home at the apartment where the fire began. The room the fire started in […]

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    Man with Gun Tries to Rob Indianola Casey’s Store, Possibly Two Other Stores

    The Indianola Police Department is investigating the attempted robbery of a Casey’s Store, which could be connected to two other similar incidents. The first incident happened Monday night just after 10:30 at the Casey’s Store at 507 South Jefferson Way. Police say a male suspect was armed with a handgun and demanded money from the clerk. When he noticed the clerk was dialing 911 he took off, without getting any money. Police say he left the area on foot. The […]

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