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  • Jarrod Uthoff #20 of the Iowa Hawkeyes celebrates as he heads to the bench with Anthony Clemmons #5 of the Iowa Hawkeyes during the second half of a 71-61 win over the Michigan Wolverines at Crisler Arena on March 5, 2016 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

    Uthoff to Play for Kings Summer League Team

    IOWA CITY – Former Hawkeye Jarrod Uthoff was not drafted in Thursdays NBA Draft, but Uthoff will have the opportunity to make an NBA roster. Uthoff will play for the Sacramento Kings summer league team in Las Vegas. Uthoff reportedly turned down numerous chances to be drafted in the 2nd round because he did not want to be a ‘draft and stash’ player.  That means Uthoff would automatically have had to play in the D-league or overseas in his first […]

  • Georges Niang #31 of the Iowa State Cyclones signals three after scoring a three point basket in the second half of play against the Iowa Hawkeyes at Hilton Coliseum on December 10, 2015 in Ames, Iowa. Iowa State defeated Iowa 83-82. (Photo by David Purdy/Getty Images)

    Niang Drafted by the Indiana Pacers, Nader Heading to Boston

    BROOKLYN, NY – Former Cyclone All-American Georges Niang vowed to prove doubters wrong and Thursday night at the NBA Draft he took 1 step closer to doing that. Niang was drafted by the Indiana Pacers in the 2nd round of the NBA Draft with the 50th overall pick. Niang averaged 21 points 6 rebounds for Iowa State as a Senior. Niang’s former teammate Abdel Nader also got the call on Thursday night.  Nader was selected with the 58th overall pick […]

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    Lake Delhi Refilling to Begin

    LAKE DELHI, Iowa — Six years after flooding washed away a dam, a lake in eastern Iowa will be refilled this weekend. Officials at Lake Delhi say they may close the floodgates Friday, which means it may start refilling this weekend. The lake’s dam gave way in July of 2010, because of heavy rain. It cost $16 million to restore the dam after it was damaged. The Des Moines Register reports a small ceremony is being held on top of […]

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    Federal Official Charged In Water Rule Investigation

    A federal official is charged with contempt of Congress in the House of Representatives over the U.S. Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) rule. Last year, Howard Shelanski, the Administrator of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, was subpoenaed by an investigation of Congressman Jason Chaffetz for documents relating to the WOTUS rule. He and the House Oversight Committee recommend Shelanski be found in contempt for not cooperating by allegedly failing to give all the documents to the House investigation. […]

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    Hy-Vee Unveils International Fashion Line

    LAKEVILLE, Minn. — A local grocery store is growing its store section, and it’s not for produce. West Des Moines-based Hy-Vee is set to unveil the international fashion line F&F at its new store in the Twin Cities. Hy-Vee is the first to carry the brand in the United States. Photos give us a glimpse at the clothing department in Lakeville, Minnesota. Officials with F&F say its products offer fashionable clothes with great quality and good prices. Hy-Vee plans to […]

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    Altoona Aquatics Park Will Close for Emergency Repairs

    ALTOONA, Iowa — The Altoona Aquatics Park announced Thursday that it will temporarily close for emergency repairs. Park leaders found a problem with the sealant that was installed in the spring, and they want it repaired before it becomes a safety hazard. The park will close Friday after the World’s Largest Swimming Lesson at 9:15 a.m. Officials say they plan to reopen next Wednesday, June 29. If you had swimming lessons scheduled for June 27 or 28, you will receive a $10 […]

  • Police investigate a robbery at the Premier Credit Union, 1301 Grand, West Des Moines, on Thursday, June 23, 2016. (WHO-HD)

    West Des Moines Police Investigate Credit Union Robbery

    WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – Police in West Des Moines are investigating a credit union robbery. Police responded to Premier Credit Union, located at 1301 Grand Avenue, shortly before 12:20 p.m. Thursday. Investigators say that two men displayed handguns during the robbery. The first suspect is described as 17-25 years old, black, 5′ 8″, thin, wearing dark colored clothing including a hooded sweatshirt.  The second suspect is described as 17-25 years old, black, 5′ 10″ -6′, thin and also wearing […]

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    Climatologists Watching for Flash Drought

    Midwest weather experts are on the lookout for what could be a flash drought. The National Drought Mitigation Center is monitoring for signs along with state climatologists. Right now the areas of concern are parts of central to south Iowa, Missouri, and southern Illinois. After getting plenty of moisture in the spring, there’s still enough water in the soil profile, but most of the Corn Belt has had temperatures five to ten degrees above normal for the last month. According […]

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    Chinese Student Who Killed Girlfriend Gets Life in Prison

    IOWA CITY, Iowa — The former University of Iowa student who killed his girlfriend will spend the rest of his life in a Chinese prison. Xiangnan Li was sentenced this week to life in prison in the Chinese city of Wengzhou. Li admitted to killing 20-year-old Iowa State Student Tong Shao in September 2014 before fleeing to china. Li turned himself over to Chinese authorities in May 2015 and was charged with Shao’s murder in June. Shao’s body was found […]

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    Mobile Food Pantry to Help Feed 55,000 Hungry Iowans

    DES MOINES, Iowa — The Des Moines Area Religious Council is taking a step toward food access for Polk County. “We just can’t stand by and watch 55,000 people going hungry. We want to make sure that they have food at the table every morning and every night,” said supervisor Angela Connolly. The Polk County Board of Supervisors and the Partnership for a Hunger-Free Polk County unveiled a new mobile food pantry Wednesday. DMARC will operate the mobile food pantry […]

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    Mom Shares Scary Experience of Child Locked in Hot Van

    ELKHART, Iowa — As the temperatures climb, so do the number of cases of kids locked in hot cars. When temperatures reach the 90s recently across the state, it only takes a matter of minutes for the internal temperature of a car to reach 130 to 172 degrees. And a child’s body is very susceptible to heat. Earlier this month, a 6-month-old boy died after he was left in a hot car in Des Moines. But that’s not the only […]

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    Man Allegedly Assaulted, Bound Woman Before Robbing Her

    DES MOINES, Iowa — A man is behind bars for allegedly violently assaulting a woman and tying her up before robbing her. Corey Allen Brown, 39, was arrested Tuesday and charged with first-degree robbery and first-degree burglary. Police say Brown got into an Indianola woman’s apartment Monday night by knocking on her door and displaying a handgun. He then bound her hands and feet and beat her. The woman told police Brown untied her and told her to wait 60 […]

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