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    Severe Storms This Evening

    DES MOINES, Iowa – The WHO-HD Weather Team is monitoring severe weather tonight. A Tornado Watch is in effect for Western and Central Iowa until 2 AM. This include Polk, Dallas, and Story Counties. A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is in effect in North Central Iowa until 2 AM. Humboldt and Algona counties are included in that watch. Western and central Iowa are under a slight risk of severe weather, according to Meteorologist Megan Salois. A strong cold front is moving across Central […]

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    Investigators Don’t Believe Arsonist Behind Downtown Des Moines Fire

    DES MOINES, Iowa -Des Moines Fire Department Spokesman Brian O’Keefe told Channel 13 that investigators don’t believe a fire that broke out in a century-old downtown building was intentionally set. But he added they still don’t know what caused Saturday morning’s fire at the Equitable Building. SATURDAY’S STORY: the Equitable Building, which suffered the fire, was built 90 years ago and had been undergoing renovations. The late developer Bob Knapp once had plans to turn the 19 floor structure into […]

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    Political Operative Steps Down Following Sorensen Scandal

    DES MOINES, Iowa – The scandal that brought down former state senator Kent Sorenson has cost another political operative his job. Earlier this week, Sorenson pleaded guilty to federal charges connected to his work on the presidential campaigns of Michele Bachmann and Ron Paul. Sorenson admitted to accepting $73,000, including the money he took to switch his support from Bachman to Paul. At the time Jesse Benton served as Ron Paul’s campaign manager. Most recently, he was campaign manager for […]

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    PHOTO GALLERY: Fire Damages Equitable Building in Downtown Des Moines

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Five firefighters were injured early Saturday morning while responding to a fire at the Equitable Building, 604 Locust Street, in downtown Des Moines. Click here for the story.

  • Ballards Beats Boone, 33-13

    HUXLEY, Iowa – The Boone Toreadors traveled to Huxley to face the Ballard Bombers Friday night. Ballard won, 33-13. Check out the highlights above.

  • Gilbert Rolls Webster City, 38-6

    GILBERT, Iowa – Webster City takes on Gilbert Friday night. Gilbert won, 38-6. Check out the highlights above.

  • ADM Beats Perry at Home

    ADEL, Iowa – The A-D-M Tigers hosted the the Perry Blue Jays Friday night in Adel. ADM beat Perry, 15-9. Watch the highlights above.

  • Madrid Gets the Win at Van Meter

    VAN METER, Iowa – The Van Meter Bulldogs hosted the Madrid Tigers Friday night. Madrid beat Van Meter, 28-13. Watch the highlights above.

  • #1 Dowling Hosts #1 Cedar Rapids Xavier

    DES MOINES, Iowa – The Dowling Maroons hosted the Cedar Rapids Xaviers Saints in Des Moines Friday night. Dowling won, 24-2. Check out the highlights above.

  • Waukee with a Win Over West Des Moines Valley

    WAUKEE, Iowa – The Valley Tigers hit the road to face the Waukee Warriors Friday night. Waukee beat West Des Moines Valley, 28-6. Watch the highlights above.

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    Rain Forces Changes to Hy-Vee Triathlon Course

    DES MOINES, Iowa – The recent heavy rain means big changes for the Hy-Vee Triathlon. Race organizers just announced the age group and 5150 Championship races will be reduced to a “sprint triathlon” which is just half the distance participants planned to race. The start time for those races has also been changed to 8:30 a.m. For the 5150 Elite race, athletes will start as scheduled and they’ll race the full, Olympic distance as planned, but race organizers have changed the […]

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    Weather Forces Officials to Cancel Final Day of Farm Progress Show

    BOONE COUNTY, Iowa – On the final day of the Farm Progress Show, traffic should have been backed up on to Highway 17 and farm equipment should have been on display, not on the move. With 600 vendors and the potential for crowds of up to 50,000 people, organizers decided not to try their luck. “We had an imminent thunderstorm with lightning 13 miles away and we decided we couldn’t put visitors or exhibitors in harm’s way,” said Don Tourte, […]


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