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  • Police Investigating Death of Woman Found at Marshalltown Business

    MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa — Police are investigating the death of an adult female who was found deceased at a Marshalltown business Sunday. Marshalltown police say they received a report at 11:05 a.m. Sunday of an “unattended death” at a business located at 19 South Center Street. The cause of the death has not been determined and is under investigation. The name of the deceased person has not been released, pending notification of family. If you have information pertaining to the investigation, contact […]

  • Hoyt Sherman Place Reviving ‘Jazz in July’ This Summer

    DES MOINES, Iowa — “Jazz in July” is alive again. Hoyt Sherman Place announced Monday it will be reviving the long-running “Jazz in July” summer concert series. “Jazz in July” provided free jazz concerts for the Des Moines community for 40 years. It ended in 2017 after the Metro Arts Alliance ended operations, and the event struggled to find an organizer. Now, Hoyt Sherman Place and co-sponsors Principal Foundation and Fagre Baker Daniels plan to resurrect the series with three […]

  • Des Moines Botanical Garden is Offering Free Admission to EBT Card Holders

    DES MOINES, Iowa — The Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden is now offering unlimited free admission for up to four people who can present a Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) card or a Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) card and a valid photo ID. Card holders will receive free admission during the botanical garden’s regular hours from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. The Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden is offering free admission as a member of […]

  • Waterloo Man Charged in the 2017 Death of a Grundy Center Man

    DES MOINES, Iowa — Authorities have made an arrest in the 2017 homicide of a Grundy Center man. Armando Adame III of Waterloo was taken into custody at the Fort Dodge Correctional Facility. He has been charged with the first-degree murder of 28-year-old Michael Johns. In December 2017, Johns was found dead in rural Floyd County. He had been reported missing since October that year. The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office and the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation investigated Johns’ disappearance after […]

  • United States Postal Service Suspends Delivery on Wednesday, January 30

    IOWA — The United States Postal Service (USPS) has suspended delivery operations in Iowa on Wednesday, Jan. 30. They announced the decision on Tuesday to suspend operations due to deteriorating weather conditions from the polar vortex. USPS says retail operations at local offices will be available, but they may be limited. There will be no collection mail pick up from businesses or collection boxes. There will also be no residential or commercial package pick-up services on that day. The postal […]

  • Waukee Designates Two Buildings as Warming Centers

    WAUKEE, Iowa — The City of Waukee has designated two buildings as places for people to escape the dangerously low temperatures and warm up. The Waukee Public Safety Building and the Waukee Public Library are now being designated as warming centers. Citizens are welcome to come inside and warm up during open office hours. The Waukee Police and Fire departments have office hours from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. The building will serve as a warming center […]

  • Des Moines Police Looking for Potential Witness to Fatal Crash

    DES MOINES, Iowa — Des Moines police have identified a vehicle that may contain a witness to a fatal crash that took the life of 32-year-old Grant Stokka. Police believe the vehicle was in the immediate area at the time the crash happened. Police want anyone who recognizes the vehicle to contact the Des Moines Police Department Traffic Unit at 515-323-8370. You can also call the police department’s non-emergency number at 515-283-4811. The crash happened in the parking lot of […]

  • Iowa, Iowa State, Drake and UNI all Cancel Classes

    IOWA — Some of Iowa’s biggest universities have already made the call to close due to the low temperatures. The University of Iowa was the first to cancel classes on Monday afternoon. “Due to the forecast of extreme weather the University of Iowa is canceling classes from 5 p.m. Tuesday through 12 p.m. Thursday on the Iowa City campus,” the University of Iowa said in a release. Iowa State University joined in shortly after.  They canceled all classes Tuesday morning in addition to […]

  • Missing Marshalltown Boy Corey Brown Found Dead

    MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa — The Marshalltown Police Department reports that 13-year-old Corey Brown was found deceased Sunday. Police say his body was located in a secluded area on the west side of Marshalltown around 10:45 a.m. At this time, there is no evidence that indicates criminal activity is connected to his death, police say. “I was really devastated because everyone’s hopes were up for the best and it was awful news,” Marshalltown senior Abby Brennecke said. “I don’t know how our […]

  • Walmart Delivering Groceries for Free Through January 31

    DES MOINES, Iowa — Walmart is making its grocery delivery service free to all customers in Des Moines through the end of January. Enter the code HOMEFREE at checkout, and Walmart will waive the delivery fee. Orders must be $50 minimum to use the deal. If you have not tried Walmart’s grocery delivery service before, here is how it works: Order and Choose a  Delivery Time: Visit  or go through the Walmart Grocery mobile app. Enter your zip code […]

  • Gina Mandernach Discusses the Dangers of Radon in Iowa

    DES MOINES, Iowa — Gina Mandernach works as the John Stoddard Cancer Center Oncology outreach coordinator. She spoke with Sonya Heitshusen about the dangers of radon in Iowa, how to test for it and what to do if you have high levels of radon in your home.

  • UNI Athletics Offering Free Tickets to Federal Government Employees During January

    CEDAR FALLS, Iowa — Panther Athletics will provide two free tickets to federal government employees for any event during the remainder of January, announced athletic director David Harris. To receive two free tickets, federal government employees can show their current valid federal employee ID to the UNI Ticket Office on game days or prior to the event. The ticket office is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. The ticket office is located between the McLeod Center […]

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