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I'm a multimedia producer for WHO-HD. I deal with the content posted to www.WHOtv.com and the station's social media accounts. I try to make sure our users are having the best experience possible and they're able to find what they're looking for easily.

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
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    SUV Stolen in 1998 Found in Easter Lake

    DES MOINES, Iowa — A vehicle was pulled from Des Moines’ Easter Lake Wednesday morning. The Metro Star Dive Team was conducting training in Easter Lake when they found the SUV. The 1993 Jeep Grand Cherokee appears to have been in the lake for more than a decade. The Jeep was pulled from the water and investigators determined it had been reported stolen to Carlisle police in 1998.

  • Dawn Patrol at the National Balloon Classic in Indianola. (Brian Abeling)

    Time-Lapse Video of ‘Dawn Patrol’ at National Balloon Classic

    INDIANOLA, Iowa — Our friend Brian Abeling is back with another great time-lapse video to share from the National Balloon Classic in Indianola. Abeling used 1,500 photos to make up the one-minute video of balloons taking flight Wednesday at dawn. The event, called Dawn Patrol, is the first of its kind in the Midwest. In April he shared amazing video of the ‘Blood Moon’ and in February he also shared video of the Northern Lights as viewed from Iowa.

  • Hot Air Balloon Hits Power Lines in Indianola

    WARREN COUNTY, Iowa — No one was injured when a hot air balloon got hung up on power lines in Warren County Tuesday night. The report of a balloon caught on power lines about a half mile from the National Balloon Classic field in Indianola came in a little before 8:00 p.m. Two people were in the basket of the balloon and neither were injured. Witnesses say pilot Jim Thompson tried to steer the basket away from power lines. The […]

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    July 29, 2014

    Learn more about how to apply for the 39th Basic DPS Academy here. Find out how you can rent goats to take care of stubborn vegetation on your property here.

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    Police: Standoff Suspect Threatened Paper Carrier with Gun

    FORT DODGE, Iowa — A standoff in Fort Dodge ended safely Tuesday morning after police say the suspect surrendered after a few hours. Fort Dodge police were called to the 200 block of Avenue D around 4:44 a.m. Tuesday after a person delivering papers told them a man with a gun approached him and threatened to shoot him. Police say their investigation led them to 222 Avenue D, the home of 82-year-old Helen Kruse. Officers asked Kruse if anyone in […]

  • Another No-Hitter for North Polk Pitcher

    North Polk pitcher Cole Jackson had a very good start to the State Baseball Tournament at Principal Park in Des Moines Monday. Jackson pitched a no-hitter, his fourth of the season, against Maple Valley-Anthon-Oto. The final score was 7-1.  The one run scored by Maple Valley-Anthon-Oto was the result of four errors by North Polk.

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    July 25, 2014

    Learn more about historic Route 6 in Iowa here.

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    Cambridge Man Found Guilty of Wife’s Murder

    AMES, Iowa — A Story County jury has convicted a Cambridge man of first degree murder in the death of his wife. Forty-four-year-old Jeremy Cory was found guilty Friday afternoon. He was accused of killing his wife, 49-year-old Vallerie Cory. Her body was discovered April 14th in the home the couple shared in Cambridge, after officers performed a welfare check. She hadn’t been seen by family and friends since April 4th. An autopsy showed Vallerie Cory died of multiple gunshot […]

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    Photo Gallery: RAGBRAI Road Trip, Day 5

    RAGBRAI riders are pedaling their way from Mason City to Waverly Thursday on the fifth day of the ride. It was College Jersey Day, check out pics of some of the jerseys the Channel 13 crew took along the way. If you have a story idea for our crew while they’re out on the road, send a tweet to@StephMooreWHOHD or @MikeBorland13HD.

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    Inmate Fails to Return to Work Release Facility

    DES MOINES, Iowa — Officials with the Iowa Department of Corrections say an inmate at the Fort Des Moines Work Release Facility has been placed on escape status. Twenty-six-year-old Abel Aguilar failed to return to the facility Wednesday after his job. Aguilar was serving a sentence of 25 years for convictions of intimidation with a dangerous weapon, first degree theft, and assault on a correctional employee. He was transferred to work release on May 1st. Aguilar is a Hispanic male […]

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    Police: Man Shot Woman in Face with BB Gun

    EAGLE GROVE, Iowa — An Eagle Grove man has been arrested after police say he shot a woman in the face with a CO2 powered BB gun pistol Wednesday. Thirty-nine-year-old Eric Bell is charged with assault with a deadly weapon, willful injury, and going armed with intent. Police say Bell shot 29-year-old Deanna Arredondo in the face and head during an argument in front of Bell’s home in the 400 block of NE 3rd Street in Eagle Grove. Arredondo was […]

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    July 23, 2014

    You can find all of the national polls that have recognized Des Moines since 2008 on the website catchdesmoines.com.


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