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  • Progress Made on Dow and DuPont Merger

    IOWA  —  The merger of two of the nation’s biggest chemical manufacturers is moving ahead. Dow and DuPont–the parent company of Iowa-based Pioneer–are seeking permission from the federal government to merge. On Thursday, the U.S. Justice Department gave antitrust approval to the merger, but it is requiring both sides to sell off some assets. There is concern that the combined company will be able to hike prices on farmers because there won’t be any competition in the market. Senator Grassley says he is confident the […]

  • Justin Ray Pleads Not Guilty in Adoptive Sister’s Death

    DALLAS COUNTY, Iowa  —  Trial dates are now set for the adoptive brother and grandmother of Sabrina Ray. The 16-year-old died last month at her home in Perry after authorities say she suffered physical abuse for an extended period of time. Sabrina weighed just 56 pounds at the time of her death. Her adoptive brother, Justin Ray, is charged with willful injury and child endangerment related to her death. Court records show he’s accused of kicking her down a flight of stairs one […]

  • Keith Murphy Named Iowa Sportscaster of the Year Again

    KEITH MURPHY NAMED IOWA SPORTSCASTER OF THE YEAR AGAIN: Marks second time Murphy has been named Iowa’s Sportscaster of the Year

  • Local Window Washers Give Kids ‘Super’ Surprise at Blank Children’s Hospital

    DES MOINES, Iowa  —  Kids at one metro hospital got a super surprise on Friday. “I got to play tic tac toe with Batman. I won.” After fun and games, Batman joined Spider-Man, Captain America, and Superman to clean the windows at Blank Children’s Hospital as part of an annual event put on by the employees of Larry’s Window Service. Employees dressed as super heroes and repelled down the side of the building, greeting kids as they went. “Seeing the kids’ expressions, especially when […]

  • Metro Business Gives Employee’s Home a Makeover

    WEST DES MOINES, Iowa  —  A local company is giving back to its employees in a way that will make their time at home more enjoyable. Windsor Windows & Doors is on its third home improvement project since the program launched last August. The employee receiving the improvements this time is 11-year veteran of Windsor Windows, Daniel Marquez-Ramirez. The company says the goal of the employee home makeover is to give back by helping employees add on to and improve their homes. “Can’t thank […]

  • Fairfield Legislator Curt Hanson Passes Away

    IOWA  —  An Iowa legislator who has served for more than seven years has died. Representative Curt Hanson was born in Iowa and was a resident of Fairfield for 52 years. He was former president of the Iowa Association of Safety Education and the Fairfield Education Association. House Minority Leader Mark Smith called Hanson an exceptional public servant who was active in the Fairfield community his entire life. Hanson served in the Iowa House since 2009. He was 73 years old.

  • Autopsy Backlog at State Medical Examiner’s Office Forces Delay in Funeral Services

    ANKENY, Iowa – The State Medical Examiner’s Office is dealing with a backlog in performing autopsies and that’s causing a delay in holding funeral services. Iowa funeral home directors say families are having to wait as many as 10 days following a death, before they are able to plan services. “For us to talk to a family that just lost a loved one-to let them know that it could be a week to 10 days before we even plan anything, […]

  • State of Iowa Agriculture

    Agribusiness Reporter David Geiger talks to Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey about the highlights of the last year in Iowa, conservation, and Governor Kim Reynolds.

  • Denver Man’s Radio Show Provides Platform for Fellow Veterans

    DENVER, Colorado  —  Returning home from the battlefield can be a difficult transition for veterans, so one veteran from Denver decided to create something special to help others with the process. FOX31’s Kevin Torres explains how the platform allows veterans to share their stories, news, or simply talk. “Our mission is to show veterans and our men and women all over the world that there are programs out there beyond the VA,” said Joel Hunt. There are many reasons Hunt decided […]

  • Iowa State Students Unveil New Solar Car

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Gov. Kim Reynolds and Lt. Gov. Adam Gregg welcomed Iowa State University’s PriISUm solar car team to the capitol Thursday morning. The team of researchers and designers showed off their newest vehicle, which they created themselves. Multiple majors worked together to complete the solar vehicle. This year it incorporated a radio, multiple seats, and next week they will even have a fan inside. Gov. Reynolds said the work these students accomplish puts Iowa a step ahead. […]

  • August Trial Set for Johnston Murder Suspect

    DES MOINES, Iowa — The Johnston man accused of killing the mother of his three children will go to trial in August. Abraham Roberts appeared for his arraignment in the Polk County Jail court Thursday morning. He is charged with first degree murder in the shooting death of Agnes Yarlee back in April. Police say a domestic situation at their apartment escalated into violence, leading to the shooting. Roberts was arrested the day after the shooting in Minnesota as he […]

  • Friends, Family Mourn Death of Construction Worker Killed in Crash

    WATERLOO, Iowa — We’re learning more about an eastern Iowa woman who was killed after she was hit while working in a construction zone in central Iowa. Forty-eight-year-old Barbarella Moore from Waterloo was hit and killed by a driver in a construction zone Tuesday. The Iowa State Patrol says Moore was flagging cars in Lucas County, north of Chariton, when she was hit by an SUV. Her sudden death has left family and friends in shock. “I am in total […]