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  • CITY COUNCIL: Plans For Des Moines

    This week, the Des Moines city council is moving ahead with plans for a new downtown dog park. The city is holding a public hearing on the park that will be built just across the river from the botanical center.  The council will also approve a nearly 152,000 dollar contract to move forward with construction. Leaders are also discussing the sale of a downtown alley way near the corner of 8th and High street.  If approved, the Cathedral Church of […]

  • ROMNEY VISIT: Presidential Candidate In Iowa

    Friday Mitt Romney rallied his base in western Iowa…next week he’ll do the same on the other side of the state. Next Monday, June 18th, Romney is holding a grassroots rally in the quad cities.  He’ll speak at Le Claire Park and band shell in Davenport.  Romney’s stop in the quad cities gives him a chance to address a crowd from both Iowa and Illinois.  “Scott County is a pivotal county and prior to 2010, we were a blue county […]

  • Morning Agribusiness (6/8/12)

    Ken Root has your Friday morning agribusiness report.

  • HAPPY DANCE: Nick At Plaza Lanes

    Nick shows off his Friday happy dance at Plaza Lanes in Des Moines.

  • Morning Agribusiness (6/7/12)

    Ken Root has your Thursday morning agribusiness report.

  • June 7, 2012

    Check out the Mahanay Bell Tower Festival.

  • Morning Agribusiness (6/6/12)

    Ken Root has your Wednesday morning agribusiness report.

  • FAZZINO UPDATE: Autopsy Results In

    The state medical examiner says he’s unable to confirm what killed a Boone woman earlier this year. 34-year old Emily Fazzino was found dead in the bathtub of her home on January 29th. Her husband, Alexander Fazzino, found her unresponsive and called 911. The two were still living together but were in the process of going through a divorce. Alexander Fazzino told 911 dispatchers that someone was attempting to drown herself in the tub. He also told investigators his wife […]

  • PEARSON FUNERAL: Services To Be Held

    Funeral arrangements are set for an Iowan who served as the voice of the agriculture community for more than two decades. Mark Pearson died Sunday of a heart attack at the age of 54. He co-hosted WHO radio’s “Big Show” and IPTV’s “market to Market.” Pearson also helped create the annual great Iowa tractor ride. His visitation will take place Thursday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Hy-Vee Conference Center. The funeral will be Friday at 11 a.m. […]

  • Morning Agribusiness (6/5/12)

    Ken Root has your Tuesday morning agribusiness report.

  • NEW DIGS: ISU Vet Med Gets New Surgery Wing

    Iowa State University has a brand new way to care for animals in the state. “It’s been great, and the new clinic is just wonderful. We really like it.” said Ames pet owner Carrie Nesmith. Carrie Nesmith brings her dog, Finnegan, to Ames for medical care. Dog and all types of animals come in for things like knee surgery, which is one of the most popular canine surgeries.  The new surgery wing opened just last week as a part of […]

  • June 5, 2012

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