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Anti-abortion supporters rally at the Iowa State Capitol

DES MOINES, Iowa — Saturday morning, a group of anti-abortion Iowans gathered on the west steps of the Iowa Capitol, praying for lawmakers to pass stricter abortion laws after theU.S. Supreme Court struck down Roe v. Wade. "We are here to provide support for the Supreme Court as they...
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Protesters gather in Des Moines in response to Supreme Court decision

A diverse crowd of couples, friends, and families gathered at Central Academy in Des Moines to protest the overturning of Roe v. Wade on Friday. Chants of “My body, my choice” and “F***Kim Reynolds” filled the air at Central Academy. When 6:30 rolled around, it was time to go to the governor’s house.
DES MOINES, IA
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Indianola Downtown Invites Residents to Participate in Ridiculous Day

Today is Ridiculous Day in Indianola, a day put forward by the Indianola Downtown Merchants with activities and sales from local businesses. The event will feature both a pet parade and a grand march parade, activities and games on the square, local vendors and food trucks, and sales, and those attending are invited to dress up in ridiculous costumes.
INDIANOLA, IA
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Harmony Park designs unveiled to city council

Updated designs of the proposed Harmony Park shared during the city council meeting on June 20 show the public amenity is more than just a splash pad. In addition to its water spray features, the park would be equipped with parking spaces for food trucks, interactive musical sculptures, an open lawn area and a pavilion shelter where guests can access a visitors center or use the public restrooms, a difficult amenity to find anywhere near downtown Newton.
NEWTON, IA

Des Moines abortion-rights advocates protest overturning of Roe v. Wade

DES MOINES, Iowa — Hours after the Supreme Court overturned the long-standing Roe v. Wade ruling protecting the right to an abortion, hundreds of Iowans united and protested in opposition of the decision. The demonstration, which the organizers titled “Defend Bodily Autonomy,” marched from Des Moines Public Schools’ Central Campus and down Grand Avenue to […]
DES MOINES, IA
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RECRUITING: Iowa State earns in-state commitment from SE Polk’s Abu Sama

Iowa State earned its sixth in-state commitment of the 2023 recruiting class on Saturday in Southeast Polk ATH Abu Sama. The 5-foot-10, 180-pound prospect earned his Iowa State offer earlier this month and has been gaining notice from area schools over the summer. Sama recorded 20 tackles on the defensive...
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Altoona brings back Fourth of July parade after a long absence. Here's the route.

Altoona is reviving a major summer tradition it hasn't seen in years. The suburb's Fourth of July parade, which starts at 10 a.m. Monday, July 4, will begin by the library, 700 8th St. S.W., and run east along 8th Street before ending by Haines Park, off the intersection of 8th Street and 3rd Avenue Southeast. There will be an ice cream social at Haines Park following the parade.
ALTOONA, IA

Oktoberfest returns to Des Moines in the fall

DES MOINES, Iowa — Des Moines’ annual German-themed festival, Oktoberfest, will return for its eighteenth year. The festival will occur on September 23 to 24 from 3 p.m. to 1 a.m. both days. The event will take place in front of Hessen Haus, a German restaurant and beer hall. The festival will also take over […]
DES MOINES, IA

Newton baseball blows past Marshalltown

MARSHALLTOWN — A slow start didn’t hinder Newton’s baseball team on Thursday. The Cardinals faced Marshalltown in a non-conference road game and downed the Bobcats 13-0 in five innings. The game was scoreless after two. Newton cranked out 13 hits and did not commit an error and...
MARSHALLTOWN, IA
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KISS expand Off The Soundboard series with 1977 performance

KISS are expanding their Off The Soundboard live bootleg series with the September 9 release of a 1977 show in Des Moines, IA. "Off The Soundboard: Live In Des Moines 1977" captures the group’s original lineup of Paul Stanley, Gene Simmons, Ace Frehley and Peter Criss in performance on November 29, 1977 at the Iowa Veterans Memorial Auditorium as part of the band’s Alive II tour.
DES MOINES, IA
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A PERFECT DOZEN: Jaguars top No. 3 Dowling Catholic for 12th straight win

After being ranked fourth in the Class 4A preseason rankings, the Ankeny Centennial baseball team got off to a slow start this season, posting a 7-9 record in its first 16 games. Since then, the Jaguars have been unbeatable. Centennial used a three-run sixth inning to beat visiting Dowling Catholic,...
ANKENY, IA
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TruBank Car Show Today in Indianola

The 11th annual Indianola Classic Car and Truck Show and Shine is tonight; the second of five shows throughout the summer. The shows will take place in the TruBank parking lot, with all proceeds going to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. Live music, food, and a 50/50 raffle will be on location, and no entry fee is required. The show will be from 4-7pm, and will be once a month through September.
INDIANOLA, IA
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Eagles Softball Sweeps Newton; Baseball Salvages a Split in a Nailbiter

The Pella Christian softball team earned their first doubleheader sweep of the season Friday night against Newton, while the baseball teams used a late-inning rally to salvage a split in their doubleheader. Eagles softball won their two games 10-6 and 5-4, while baseball fell 17-0 in game one before winning 4-3 via an extra inning walk-off single in game two.
NEWTON, IA
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