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    Harlan Beats Carlisie, Claims 3A State Baseball Championship

    DES MOINES – Harlan came in as the 4-seed and left as state champs. The Cyclones used a 3 run 3rd inning and a 4 run 4th inning to beat Carlisle on Saturday 12-4 to win the 3A Championship. It’s Harlan’s first baseball state title in 13 years. Carlisle finishes runner up with a record of 33-7.  

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    Carroll Kuemper Falls to Clear Lake in Class 2A Baseball Title

    The high school sports season is almost in the books as it’s championship Saturday at the state baseball tournament. Carroll Kuemper made their third trip to the title game this year but will still be looking for that first championship. The Knights ultimately fell to top-ranked Clear Lake for the Class 2A title, 8-1.

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    Cyclist Dies From Heart Attack During RAGBRAI

    A second cyclist died on Tuesday while riding this year’s RAGBRAI route. RAGBRAI officials say 60-year-old Clifton Kahler passed away following a sudden and unexpected heart attack. Kahler was riding along Highway 2 between Creston and Leon at the time. Kahler was visiting Iowa from Florida. His obituary in the Bismarck Tribune says he was born in San Antonio, Texas. RAGBRAI’s medical director says medics train for these types of situations, and that there is usually one cardiac arrest per year. The […]

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    Des Moines Police Request Assistance Locating Witness in Homicide Investigation

    DES MOINES, Iowa — Des Moines police are requesting the public’s assistance in finding a witness in a homicide investigation. Police are looking for Steven Asbury, who also goes by the name “Kid Wayne.” Asbury is wanted on a material witness warrant in the shooting death of 41-year-old James Patton. Patton was killed last Thursday on Ovid Avenue while biking to his mother’s house. Police say it’s possible Asbury fled to the Topeka or Wichita, Kansas, area. He’s believed to be […]

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    3 Charged in Buena Vista County Stolen Lottery Ticket Case

    BUENA VISTA COUNTY, Iowa — Three people are behind bars in Buena Vista County due to a stolen lottery ticket. 20-year-old Ashley Bosler claims she found a $250,000 winning ticket while she was working at a Casey’s. But because she’s too young, Bosler asked her boyfriend, 26-year-old Johnny Long, to pay for it. Lottery officials refused to approve the payout after noticing scribbling on the back of the ticket. The couple is now facing theft charges. Also charged in this […]

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    Italian American Heritage Festival Continues in Western Gateway Park

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Des Moines residents can expect a big crowd at Western Gateway park this weekend. It’s officially day two of the Italian American Heritage Festival. The festival features 20 different vendors serving food, wine, and cannolis. People can also find cooking demonstrations, live music, and bocce ball tournaments. If you want to get in free, just bring a canned good to Western Gateway Park before 5 p.m. The food will be donated to the Food Bank of […]

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    Iowa Delegate Surprised By Recent Historical Moments in Politics

    From First Lady to Senator, and then Secretary of State, now Hillary Clinton is the Democratic nominee for president. For Americans, this nomination has marked a historic moment in politics, only matched by the fact that America’s first African-American president will soon leave office after two terms. Channel 13 Political Director Dave Price spoke with one delegate who never thought she would see both moments in history.

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    Roosevelt Loses on Walk-Off Home Run

    DES MOINES, Iowa — Roosevelt was one out away from making their first trip to the state championship game, but Iowa City West  had other ideas.  Freshman Jason Strunk hit a 3-run walk-off homerun to push West past the Roughriders 6-5 on Friday night. Freshman Jason Strunk hit a three-run walk-off homerun to push West past the Roughriders 6-5 on Friday night. After a two-RBI double in the sixth by Jake Smith, Roosevelt led 5-2 heading to the bottom of […]

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    Waukee Falls in 4A Semifinals

    DES MOINES, Iowa — Waukee fell to top-ranked Cedar Rapids Prairie on Friday in the state baseball semifinals, 4-3. The Warriors fell behind 4-0, rallied to make it 4-3 and had the bases loaded in the seventh inning but couldn’t get the tying run across. Waukee finishes the year 31-12, Prairie advances to play the winner of Iowa City West and Des Moines Roosevelt in Saturday’s championship.

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    Carlisle Holds Off Pella, Wildcats Advance to 3A Championship

    DES MOINES, Iowa — Carlisle is one of the top hitting teams in the state and their offense got them off to a great start on Friday against Pella in the 3A semifinals. The Wildcats scored five runs in the first three innings and held off the No. 2-seeded Dutch, 5-3. Carlisle advances to their second baseball championship game in school history where they’ll face No. 4-seed Harlan Saturday night. The Wildcats won it all back in 2003, their only […]

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    Donald Trump Campaigns in Cedar Rapids

    CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump spent Thursday night speaking directly to Iowans. “We’re gonna make America great again, but I watched last night, we’re gonna make America better than ever before, believe me. But I watched last night, and they’re not talking about the real world,” Trump said. Trump held a rally in Cedar Rapids Thursday night. He talked about President Obama’s Democratic National Convention speech — which painted an optimistic view of America. Trump says […]

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    Farmer Loan Program Runs Out Of Money

    The Operating Loan Program geared to help farmers has run out of money and the USDA is looking for other funding sources. The $2.65 billion allocated for the program is gone as requests for federal financial assistance grows in what USDA calls the worst agriculture downturn in more than a decade. Loans in the program are considered as a last resort for farmers, but rural sector struggles with low commodity prices and high trade competition has more people relying on […]


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