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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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    POLL: Which is a bigger pain to change?”

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    Police Identify Man Killed in Officer-involved Shooting Following Robbery, Car Chase

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Police have identified the man shot and killed by an officer after they say he robbed a credit union, carjacked an SUV and led officers on a chase Wednesday. Police identified the suspect as 30-year-old Nicholas Ryan Brickman. Just after 9 a.m., officers were called to a robbery at the Tradesmen Credit Union on SE 14th Street. Police say Brickman pointed a gun at a teller and took off with an undisclosed amount of cash. While police […]

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    Heart for Hooves Rescue

    If you would like to donate to Heart for Hooves, find out how on the organization’s Facebook page.

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    One Person Killed in Burlington Officer-Involved Shooting

    BURLINGTON, Iowa — The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation is looking into an officer-involved shooting in eastern Iowa. It happened in Burlington around 10:25 a.m. Tuesday when police officers were called to a domestic dispute in the 100 block of South Garfield Avenue. One person is dead and one officer is being treated for non-life threatening injuries. Officials are not releasing the name of the person who was killed until family can be notified. The name of the officer who […]

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    Bridgestone Announces Layoffs at Des Moines Plant

    DES MOINES, Iowa — Dozens of Bridgestone employees are about to be laid off, The company announced Monday it would voluntarily lay off 69 employees at its Des Moines plant. A company spokesperson tells us the layoffs are the result of a decline in demand for agriculture tires, across the entire industry. Employees affected by the cuts will receive unemployment pay and supplementary benefits. Bridgestone says demand could pick back up and they will reevaluate the layoffs at the end […]

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    Hoiberg Busts Out Sweet Dance Moves for Charity

    He just has to dance. But this time Cyclone basketball coach Fred Hoiberg is showing off his fancy footwork for a good cause, the Infiniti Coaches Charity Challenge.  Each NCAA coach in the competition is hoping to raise money for their chosen charity and Hoiberg’s is the American Heart Association. Hoiberg tries to battle Pitt coach Jamie Dixon, but Dixon just doesn’t have what it takes. Iowa’s Fran McCaffery is ready to do battle though. You can vote here.

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    Citizen Helps Police Identify Robbery Suspect

      OTTUMWA, Iowa — A suspect in an Ottumwa gas station robbery has been arrested. Ottumwa police say 25-year-old Joshua Ware was taken into custody Monday on outstanding warrants for 2nd degree robbery and lottery fraud. Police say Ware robbed the Albia Road BP gas station on December 22nd. A citizen recognized Ware from a previously published photo of the suspect while at the Quincy Place Mall. The citizen contacted police and Ware was arrested at the mall.

  • VIDEO REPLAY: SoundOff Extra – TaxSlayer Bowl Edition

    DES MOINES, Iowa — If you missed out on the SoundOff Extra devoted to coverage of the Hawkeyes’ performance in the TaxSlayer Bowl against Tennessee, fear not, you can watch the replay. Check out with Keith Murphy, Andy Fales, Bryce Miller, and SoundOff Nation had to say about the Hawks below.  

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    Fire Damages Urbandale Home

      URBANDALE, Iowa — Urbandale firefighters responded to a house fire Wednesday night. They were called to 7711 Dellwood Drive around 5:45 p.m. The people in the home noticed the CO2 detector upstairs had gone off and then saw smoke coming from the laundry chute. They checked the basement and found it filled with smoke. It took firefighters about 25 minutes to put out the fire. They say there were four adults and one child, along with several pets, in […]

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    Warrant Issued for Suspect in Courthouse Threats

    NEWTON, Iowa — Jasper County officials have issued an arrest warrant in connection with bomb threats made about the courthouse Monday. Thirty-nine-year-old Martin Meloche of Newton is wanted on two counts of false report of the placement of an explosive or incendiary device. Deputies believe Meloche called and left a message with the threat before the courthouse opened at 8:00 a.m. They say he then allegedly called a Treasurer’s office employee a half hour later and repeated the threat. Officials […]

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    History Boy Theater Co. Production Information

    For information on how to get tickets to Murder Ballad on January 10th, call 515-370-4306.

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    Enticement Charges Filed Against Fort Dodge Convicted Sex Offender

    FORT DODGE, Iowa — A convicted sex offender is facing new charges after Fort Dodge police say he tried to solicit underage females for sex. Forty-two-year-old Kevin McDonald, of Fort Dodge, is charged with enticing a minor under 13 years of age and enticing a minor under 16 years of age. He was already in the Webster County Jail on violations of the Iowa Sex Offender Registry. Police began their investigation November 6th after they were contacted about a man trying […]

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