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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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    Three Arrested in Altoona Home Burglaries Case

    ALTOONA, Iowa — Three people have been arrested in connection with a string of home burglaries in Altoona that started in October of 2014. Twenty-three-year-old James Gachii of Altoona is charged with three counts of 2nd degree burglary and one count of unauthorized use of credit card. Mao Osman and Rashid Ibrahim, both 18 and from Des Moines, are charged with three counts of unauthorized use of credit card. The Altoona Police Department says Des Moines police helped them in […]

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    Boone Chosen to Host Republican Straw Poll

    BOONE, Iowa — The Republican Party of Iowa has announced the 2015 Straw Poll will be held in Boone. The State Central Committee made the decision with a unanimous vote during a conference call Thursday morning, and the information was released via a YouTube video on the party’s website. August 8th has been set as the date for the Straw Poll and it will be held at the Central Iowa Expo. “Chairman Jeff Kaufmann said, “Iowa’s agricultural background has always […]

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    Pollard’s Triple Bypass Surgery Successful

    DES MOINES, Iowa — Open heart bypass surgery for Iowa State Athletics Director Jamie Pollard was a success. According to a statement from Iowa State University, the triple bypass procedure was performed Tuesday night at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. Pollard suffered a heart attack Monday while attending a track event at the University of Northern Iowa and was hospitalized at Allen in Waterloo. Tuesday, he was brought to Des Moines for surgery. Pollard is in the intensive […]

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    Fight at Clive Home Injures Two Brothers

    CLIVE, Iowa — Two brothers were injured during a fight early Wednesday morning at a home in Clive. Clive police say they were called to 1905 NW 129th Street at 4:26 a.m. on two brothers fighting in the front yard. Both were said to be armed with knives. When they arrived they found Mickael Thomson and Andrew Thomson each suffering from injuries consistent with a fight. Mikael had a stab wound to the back of the head. They were both taken to […]

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    Iowa State Athletic Director to Have Open Heart Surgey Following Heart Attack

    CEDAR FALLS, Iowa — Iowa State University’s Athletics Director Jamie Pollard is undergoing open heart surgery after suffering a heart attack Monday afternoon. Pollard was watching his daughters compete in the Girls Varsity Invitational track meet at the University of Northern Iowa when he became ill. He was taken to Allen Hospital in Waterloo by ambulance. Pollard was transferred to Des Moines Methodist Hospital so he can be closer to home. “It has been overwhelming to have received so many messages of support,” […]

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    Jury Begins Deliberations in Frederiksen Murder Trial

    WEBSTER CITY, Iowa — A Hamilton County jury now has to determine the fate of 35-year-old Casey Frederiksen. The case was given to the jury around 12:20 p.m. Tuesday. Late Tuesday afternoon, jurors asked the judge if he would allow deliberations to continue past 4:30 p.m.  The judge had initially been told they could end the day at 4:30 p.m. Frederiksen is charged with the 2005 sexual abuse and murder of five-year-old Evelyn Miller.  In closing arguments Tuesday morning, the state told […]

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    Woman Injured During Fight at Des Moines Strip Club

      DES MOINES, Iowa — One woman was hurt during a fight at Des Moines strip club Big Earl’s Goldmine early Monday morning. The Polk County Sheriff’s Office says the fight broke out at 4745 NW 2nd Street just before 1:00 a.m. There were initial reports of shots being fired, but officials say no shots had actually been fired. Several patrons were involved in the fight which included items being thrown. One of those items struck a 23-year-old female victim. […]

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