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  • Football Friday Big Game: SE Polk vs. Ankeny

    This week’s Big Game takes us to Ankeny as the #8 Hawks host #6 SE Polk

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    Report Finds Iowa Taser Policies Inadequate

    DES MOINES, Iowa — A two year study claims Taser policies in Iowa are inadequate in providing clear and dependable instructions to officers in the field. The American Civil Liberties Union of Iowa and the University of Iowa College of Law Clinic looked over open records requests, covering 99 counties and key municipalities. The report says there is a lack of consistency. The study found only eight counties outright prohibit the use of a Taser on a woman known to […]

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    Ankeny Miracle Park

    Click for more on Ankeny’s all-inclusive playground.    

  • Living History Farms Family Halloween

    Bring the kids and Join Channel 13 at Living History Farms for an old fashioned family Halloween this Thursday through Sunday. Horse-drawn wagon rides, storytellers, scarecrow and jack-o-lantern displays delight all during this non-scary family event. Children aged 12 and under can trick or treat through town, and we’ll have free pop and popcorn for all! This Thursday through Sunday, October 23-26 Thursday and Friday, October 30-31 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM $6/person Get more information here.

  • Long Suffering Fans are Bugging Andy

    The Royals making the World Series is good news for its long suffering fan base. But it’s downhill from here.

  • Murphy’s Law: Iowa, Iowa State Losses

    Iowa and Iowa State’s losses and East’s forfeiture to Ames feature this week.

  • Dear John: Political Ads

    Dear John, Are you as sick of all the political ads as I am? Sincerely, Nancy in Clive

  • FaceOFF: Non-Notre Dame Fans Root for the Irish

    Florida State against Notre Dame and NBA commercials feature this week.

  • Who’s in Your Five?

    Five worst mascots…

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    Flags to Fly at Half-Staff for Iowan Killed in WWII

    DES MOINES, Iowa — Flags will fly at half-staff Monday in honor of an Iowan killed during World War Two. Staff Sergeant Maurice Fevold, 21, is a native of the Eagle Grove area. His plane was shot down while on a bombing mission over Germany on December 23, 1944. His remains were recently discovered and identified using his family’s DNA. Staff Sergeant Fevold will be laid to rest in Fort Dodge with full military honors Monday.

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    Police: Fort Dodge Stabbing Suspect Had Abduction Attempt in August

    FORT DODGE, Iowa — Fort Dodge police say the teen accused of stabbing a woman this weekend is also responsible for an abduction attempt earlier this year. The 15-year-old is accused of stabbing a woman on Snell Crawford Park Trail in Fort Dodge on Saturday. Sunday, Fort Dodge police confirmed that he is the same person who tried to abduct someone at the same park in August. Police haven’t released the name of the suspect because he is a juvenile. […]

  • AGRIBUSINESS: Northey – Avoid Trade War Over California Egg Law

    On January 1, California will ban some shell eggs and that includes a lot of Iowa eggs. In the controversial case, if shell eggs are not produced under California’s guidelines, they are banned. Producers in states like Iowa must change their facilities or lose a significant market. Iowa Governor Terry Branstad and the attorneys general of five other states filed suit on behalf of their citizens. However, the presiding federal judge determined that the case was made on behalf of the […]

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