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[UPDATE] Truck Strikes Protestors In Cedar Rapids

After news broke of the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe Vs. Wade early on Friday morning, protests started popping up all across the country. One protest in Cedar Rapids took a dangerous turn on Friday evening. A few hours after the decision went public, various pro-choice organizers started to...
CEDAR RAPIDS, IA
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Guthrie Center City Council Considers Nuiance Mowing Rates

The Guthrie Center City Council will meet today. The Council will consider for approval nuisance mowing rates and discuss an update on the nuisance complaint. Additinally, the Council will discuss the Little Charger Daycare facility, housing and a city hall update. The Council will meet at 6:30pm at the Guthrie...
GUTHRIE CENTER, IA
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Adel man allegedly hits mailbox while texting while drunk driving

An Adel man was arrested for drunk driving Saturday evening and cited for texting while drunk driving after he allegedly struck a mailbox in rural Adel and just kept going. Christopher David Tollari, 55, of 508 N. 14th St., Adel, was charged with second-offense OWI and issued citations for use of electronic communication device while driving, leaving the scene of an accident and striking fixtures upon a highway.
ADEL, IA
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Broadlawns Medical Center introduces new DEI position

DES MOINES, Iowa — Broadlawns Medical Center is now tackling issues of diversity, equity and inclusion head-on, with its first DEI officer guiding the hospital starting in June. Renee Hardman, the chief diversity, equity and inclusion officer, said this position is one she's excited about having. "My role is...
DES MOINES, IA
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Iowa native running to raise money for veterans

DES MOINES, Iowa — Matthew Johnson is a former Knoxville Raceway driver, a veteran and an IronMan competitor. He's an exceptional athlete but more so an exceptional person. On July 2, Knoxville Raceway will be hosting their usual races, but Johnson is making it special. He is running from...
DES MOINES, IA
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Des Moines Water Works asks customers to follow lawn watering schedule

DES MOINES, Iowa — Des Moines Water Works is asking customers to follow a voluntary lawn watering schedule so they have more time to remove nitrates from river water. The problem right now is twofold according to Ted Corrigan, Des Moines Water Works CEO. “We’re faced with a couple of competing challenges,” Corrigan said. “One […]
DES MOINES, IA

Weekend Protests in Iowa After Supreme Court Overturned Roe

(Des Moines, IA) Crowds gathered in many cities over the past three days to protest the end of nationwide abortion rights. Kathleen Murrin who attended a protest in Des Moines — had an ectopic pregnancy, in which the fetus attaches somewhere besides the main uterus cavity and can threaten the mother’s life, says she’s heartbroken and furious over Friday’s ruling. In Cedar Rapids, an abortion rights protester was injured Friday night when a pick-up drove through the pedestrian crosswalk. Other protesters took photos of the license plate. Cedar Rapids police have interviewed the driver.
DES MOINES, IA
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After winning streak ends, Jaguars rebound with 11-1 victory over rated foe

The Ankeny Centennial baseball team saw its 12-game winning streak come to an end on Saturday, but the Jaguars then bounced back with an 11-1 victory over Coon Rapids-Bayard in five innings in the Brent Prange Classic at Centennial. Centennial scored four runs in the first inning and two more...
ANKENY, IA
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Protests for abortion rights, a weekend recap

After the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, Iowa City and Des Moines demonstrators took to the streets throughout the weekend. On Friday night, demonstrators arrived at the Pentacrest. Organized by local abortion access activist, Mica Dolan, speakers from the Emma Goldman Clinic, Planned Parenthood, and other protesters expressed feelings about the ruling.
IOWA CITY, IA
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Hinson, Miller-Meeks, And Feenstra Vote No On Bipartisan Gun Bill

Democratic Congresswoman Cindy Axne of West Des Moines and Republican Senator Joni Ernst voted for the bipartisan gun bill President Biden signed into law over the weekend. On the other hand, the rest of Iowa’s congressional delegation opposed it. Republican Congresswomen Ashley Hinson of Marion and Mariannette Miller-Meeks of...
WEST DES MOINES, IA
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Minburn Community Betterment Group Hosting Fourth Of July Raffle

The Minburn Community Betterment Group is sponsoring a Fourth of July raffle to help fund the Independence Day celebration. The organization announced there will be five grand prizes including a one night stay at the Hotel Pattee in Perry with dinner for two and bowling along with two prizes of a $100 gas card, one prize of a $100 grocery card and a wifi LCD digital project with a screen.
MINBURN, IA
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