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Knoxville Motorcyclist Dies in Crash

A Saturday night accident in Polk County claimed the life of a Knoxville man, according to the Iowa State Patrol. The accident report states that 33-year-old Landon Crabtree was operating a 2002 Harley Davidson and traveling east on NW Beaver Drive. A 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee driven by Makenna Streef, 25, was traveling west on NW Beaver Drive.
KNOXVILLE, IA
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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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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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Final Work getting Underway On Pedestrian Bridge In Ames

(Ames, IA) — Work will begin tonight (Monday) on the final portion of a long-awaited bridge that will benefit thousands of football fans on game days in Ames. The East Gateway Bridge over University Boulevard will allow fans to cross the roadway to Jack Trice Stadium from the parking areas east of the stadium. John Harvey with Iowa State University’s facilities management team says they will close the roadway to traffic and install a steel truss overhead connecting two towers. They will then install the bridge deck. The project costs ten-million-dollar dollars and will also benefit motorists who won’t have to stop for pedestrians crossing the road.
AMES, IA
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Iowa News Headlines Monday, June 27th, 2022

(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 beside 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 cross walk. Other protesters took photos of the license plate. Cedar Rapids police have interviewed the driver.
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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

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
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Editorial Roundup: Iowa

Des Moines Register. June 26, 2022. Editorial: Domestic violence ruins too many lives in Iowa to shrug it off without acting. Legislation doesn’t need to have definitive answers for every tragedy, but policies can effect change cumulatively to avert one tragedy here and another there. When a man shot...
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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

Car crashes into Mexican restaurant in Des Moines

DES MOINES, Iowa — A car crashed into a Mexican restaurant building in Des Moines on Friday afternoon. The Des Moines Police Department responded to a crash at the intersection of Indianola Ave. and East Hillside Ave. at around 2:30 p.m. Law enforcement said the male driver was heading northbound at a high-rate of speed. […]
DES MOINES, IA
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