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    Minor Flooding in Des Moines Metro

    DES MOINES, Iowa — A wet weekend has caused rivers to rise in Des Moines bringing with it some minor flooding. Two of the metro’s main waterways are under flood warnings Monday. The Des Moines River at SE 6th Street is expected to go over flood stage around 1:00 p.m. Monday. At 4:00 a.m. it was at 23.96 feet and is expected to peak around 24.1 feet. River levels are expected to hover around flood stage through the end of […]

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    Pig Virus Funding Dries Up

    It was almost three years ago that the first wave of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus (PEDv) swept the nation killing millions of piglets. In June of 2014, the federal government made PEDv a reportable disease, they also put emergency funds helping pork producers as an industry to combat it. The funds covered diagnostics and biosecurity procedures, which has almost dried up. The USDA decided in January that they will no longer help with biosecurity payments and now in April, diagnostic […]

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    SoundOFF: Chris from Green Bay Update

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    I Think: I Love Iowa and Iowa State Football Playing Under the Lights

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    What’s Bugging Andy: Big Money for Skip Bayless from Fox Sports Makes Sense

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    Murphy’s Law: Drake Relays Deserve Better, Fennelly Not Changing, Strange NFL Draft for Tunsil

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    Ankeny Centennial’s Spectrum Show Choir Group Competes for National Title

    ANKENY, Iowa — A metro show choir group competed for a national title on Saturday night. Ankeny Centennial’s Spectrum Show Choir group earned the first runner-up spot at the Fame Show Choir Finals in Chicago. The 62 dancers and singers that make up the choir competed against nine other teams from across the nation. This is the first time the school has made it to the national finals. While the team was hoping for the title, their coach says it’s […]

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    Local Organization Holds Dance Benefit to Help People with Mental Illness

    DES MOINES, Iowa — For those struggling with mental illness in central Iowa, a local organization is stepping in to help them with their daily needs. Premier Payee held a dance benefit at the Highland Park Presbyterian Church in Des Moines. The group helps people with mental health issues and disabilities. Organizers held the dance to raise money to start a personal needs pantry. Their plan is open the first of it’s kind on the northeast side of Des Moines. “It’s also […]

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    State Representative Looking for Answers After Bee Hives Stolen

    DES MOINES, Iowa — A state representative hopes police can help him find the person who stole his bee hives in West Des Moines. Rob Taylor noticed his two bee hives were gone on Saturday. He says he started a honey business after hearing others talk about it, and it’s been a great business for his family. “I posted it on social media yesterday because listen at the end of the day we just want our hives back and I’m […]

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    All 450 Sports Authority Stores Closing Nationwide

    A popular athletic retailer with two locations in the state will soon be closing its doors for good. Sports Authority will soon liquidate all 450 stores nationwide and wind down operations in the coming months. The store has two locations in Iowa, one at Water Tower Place in West Des Moines and another on SE 5th Street in Ames. However, they won’t be there for much longer. It’s the final chapter in the store’s quest to reorganize under Chapter 11 […]

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    Flood Warnings Issued for Des Moines River, Raccoon River

    DES MOINES, Iowa — The National Weather Service has issued flood warnings for both the Des Moines River and Raccoon River. The weather service says the Des Moines River has already risen 20 feet and will continue to rise. The flood warning is in effect until Friday evening. The Raccoon River near George Flagg Parkway is also expected to reach flood stage Sunday night and areas around the river are already blocked off. It’s risen 13 feet and the flood warning is in […]

  • Authorities believe 60-year-old Robert Inghram of Mediapolis shot two people before killing himself.

    2 Victims Killed in Apparent Double Murder-Suicide in Des Moines County Identified

    DES MOINES COUNTY, Iowa — Authorities have identified the two victims who were killed in an apparent double murder-suicide in Des Moines County. Police say three people were found dead Friday night at a home on Lynx Road outside of Danville. They believe 60-year-old Robert Inghram of Mediapolis shot two people before killing himself. Investigators have identified the victims as 36-year-old Tiffany Inghram and 63-year-old Wanda Dowel. A teenager inside the home at the time managed to escape and called […]

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