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  • State Rep. Rayhons’ Sexual Assault Trial Will Take Place in Hancock County

    GARNER, Iowa — The trial for State Representative Henry Rayhons’ Sexual Assault case will remain in Hancock County. A judge ruled against a change of venue on Monday. Rayhons’ attorney wanted the trial moved because of the pretrial publicity that the case has received. On May 23, Garner Police say Rayhons admitted to having sex with his wife, despite being told she did not have the cognitive ability to give consent. He was charged with third-degree sexual abuse. His trial […]

  • Man Arrested for Assaulting Staff Member at Homeless Shelter

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Des Moines Police Department arrested Aaron Verwers, 47-years-old, for assault Sunday afternoon. According to a police report, Verwers put his hands on a staff member at the Central Iowa Shelter, around 4 p.m. Sunday.  When officers arrived, Verwers began to tussle with them. Verwers was charged with simple assault and interference with official acts.

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    Couple Donates $2 Million to Ankeny Schools, Des Moines Area Community College

    (WHO-HD) DES MOINES, Iowa – An Ankeny couple donated $2 million to make improvements at Des Moines Area Community College and the Ankeny School District. Dennis and Susan Albaugh donated $1 million to the DMACC’S Culinary Arts program and $1 million to the Ankeny Schools’ stadium renovation. “Susan and I are thrilled to be able to give to each of these community projects,” said Albaugh, in a press release sent Monday. “Ankeny is my hometown. I believe in the value […]

  • Pelini Riding Off into the Fireball is What’s Bugging Andy

  • Murphy’s Law: Memories of Lickliter, Hoiberg’s Tie, Pelini’s Exit

  • I Think: Iowa Not an NCAA Tourney Team

  • FaceOFF: Transfer U, Heather to KXNO & Iowa Not So Nice Guy

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    WHO-HD Holiday Greeting that Didn’t Make the Cut

    DES MOINES, Iowa – With three days to go until Christmas, the annual holiday greetings from Channel 13 have been airing. But one version didn’t make the cut until Sunday during SoundOFF.

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    Pleasantville Man Shot Deer Hunting

    DES MOINES, Iowa – A Pleasantville man was shot in the leg while deer hunting Sunday morning south of Knoxville. The Iowa Department of Natural Resources says Joe Roff, 37, was hit in by the shotgun slug fired at a moving deer by a member of his hunting party. The slug went over the crest of a hill before hitting him in the right calf. Roff was taken to Knoxville Hospital and Clinics and later transferred to Mercy Medical Center in […]

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    Hundreds Gather to Remember Lives of Homeless People

    DES MOINES, Iowa — Iowans gathered at the Capitol to remember those who have died while being homeless, Sunday. The gathering was part of National Homeless Persons Memorial Day. Three thousand people are living without shelter in Iowa. Sunday night’s crowd wanted to bring awareness to the issue. Many people at the memorial were homeless or volunteers. Advocates read the names of dozens of people who have died. Rylie Lawrence says it was a personal experience. “We are able to […]

  • AGRIBUSINESS: Second Beef Checkoff Scrapped, Cattlemen Relieved

    In what is something of a Christmas present to most cattle producers from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Secretary Tom Vilsack has decided against the creation of a second beef checkoff. Cattle industry groups were unable over the last few years to come to an agreement on how, exactly, to enhance the current beef checkoff program. On September 30th of this year, Vilsack stepped in to indicate he would use his authority to introduce a second checkoff program. Iowa Cattleman’s Association CEO […]

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    POLL: Changes To Iowa’s Starting Five?

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