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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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    July 8, 2014

    Refund Questions about Buying Club Settlement Iowans with questions or seeking more information about the refunds can contact the settlement administrator directly: www.IowaBuyersClubRefunds.com 1-866-989-8782 info@iowabuyersclubrefunds.com Iowa Buyers Club Refunds P.O. Box 1923 Faribault, MN 55021-1944

  • Big Creek State Park (WHO-HD)

    Event Being Held to Highlight Big Creek State Park Renovations

    POLK CITY, Iowa — The Iowa Department of Natural Resources is holding a celebration to show off renovations to Big Creek State Park later this month. Work began in 2011 on a $3 million project including making improvements to boat ramps and adding more shelters and restrooms. Three new shelters with adjacent restrooms were built. They include handicapped-accessible picnic tables. Nine cabana shelters along Big Creek’s beach, which is the largest in the state’s park system, are already available for […]

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    Tips Help Police Identify Credit Card Theft Suspect

      WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — West Des Moines police say the “overwhelming response” by the public to help identify a man wanted for using a stolen credit card has resulted in an arrest. Forty-nine-year-old Jeffery Robinson of Ankeny was arrested Tuesday afternoon. He is charged with credit card forgery Police released information about the crimes to the media Tuesday morning along with surveillance images of the suspect, and asked the public to help them identify the man. Officials say […]

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    More Disaster Proclamations for Iowa Counties

    DES MOINES, Iowa — Three more Iowa counties have received state disaster proclamations due to damage suffered during June’s severe weather. The proclamations for Scott and Shelby counties were issued Monday and Polk County was added Tuesday. A total of 59 Iowa counties received disaster proclamations from the state in June. Three major weather events involving heavy rain and other severe weather caused extensive damage in dozens of Iowa counties. The proclamations will allow for assistance from the state to […]

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    Wet Weather Causing Stress for Iowa Corn, Soybeans

    DES MOINES, Iowa — The latest crop report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture shows the condition of corn and soybeans has decreased slightly from the week before. Iowa Ag Secretary Bill Northey says that’s due to severe weather putting crops under stress. Farmers have also reported yellowing corn because of excessive moisture. “Strong storms and wet fields continue to stress some crops and create challenges for farmers needing to make hay, spray weeds or side-dress fertilizer,” says Northey. “Fortunately, […]

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    Used Ames Community Schools’ Items Up for Sale

    AMES, Iowa — The Ames Community School District is looking to sell off some items it no longer needs. The district says because of rebuilding and remodeling projects to its elementary schools, a variety of used equipment is available for sale. The items include textbooks, file cabinets, book shelves, student desks, office chairs, lockers, televisions, computers, and even a potter’s wheel. Officials say all the items are being sold “as is” and will need to be paid for by cash, […]

  • Off Douglas & 144th in Urbandale

    Photo Gallery: Viewer Pics of Flash Flooding

    Take a look at the photos of localized flash flooding from Thursday’s thunderstorms. You can submit your own pics below.

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    I-35 Near Ellsworth Reopened Following Crash

    HAMILTON COUNTY, Iowa — The Iowa Department of Transportation says I-35 in Hamilton County is open following an accident Thursday afternoon. Both northbound and southbound traffic was shut down due to an accident about two miles north of Ellsworth. Officials have not released any additional information about the crash.

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    Ottumwa Man’s Body Found in Des Moines River

    WAPELLO COUNTY, Iowa — The body of an Ottumwa man who disappeared into the waters of the Des Moines River Monday night has been recovered. Michael Chrisman’s body was found Thursday morning around 9:30 a.m. The Wapello County Sheriff’s Office says Chrisman was with friends Monday night at the Cliffland Park River Access when he went under the water’s surface and wasn’t seen again. Chrisman and his friends had been jumping into the river from a rope tied to a […]

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    Police Arrest Suspect in Several Metro Thefts

    DES MOINES, Iowa — West Des Moines police say a woman wanted on several theft charges as well as probation violations has been arrested. Twenty-one-year-old Scalicity Boyd was taken into custody by Des Moines police Wednesday afternoon. Police had asked the public’s help to find Boyd because she had warrants for arrest out in Des Moines, West Des Moines, Urbandale, and Ames. She faces charges of second degree and third degree theft, possession of tools to remove theft detection devices, […]

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    Suspect in Monday Shooting Escaped from Eldora Training School

    DES MOINES, Iowa — Des Moines police have named a suspect in a home invasion and shooting Monday in Des Moines. Police are searching for 16-year-old Fermani Jose Maldonado. He is facing first degree robbery and first degree burglary charges for an incident that happened near Broadlawns Hospital. Police say Maldonado and 32-year-old Tyree Young were armed when they forced their way into 1620 Hickman around 2:30 p.m. Monday and demanded money. As the men were leaving, a man who […]

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    Fight Involving 50 People Sends Des Moines Teen to Hospital

    DES MOINES, Iowa — A Des Moines 15-year-old went to the hospital after he was knocked unconscious during a fight involving 50 people near the Oakridge neighborhood. “The kid got kicked in his face and just kind of plopped down in the middle of the street,” says Mona McCamey. McCamey and her kids were driving home from Vacation Bible Study around 8:00 Tuesday night. They saw the street fight at 15th and Crocker and couldn’t go anywhere because the mob […]