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3 people shot at park on east side of Des Moines

DES MOINES, Iowa — Des Moines Police are investigating a shooting on the east side of the city that has injured three people. Police were called to a shooting at MLK Park at E. 17th Street and Garfield Avenue around 2:30 p.m. They say that three victims – who they believe are all teenagers – […]
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Dorothy Matthiesen, 98, of Indianola Formerly of Fenton

Graveside services for 98-year-old Dorothy Matthiesen of Indianola, formerly of Fenton, will be Saturday, May 21st, at 1 p.m. at Rush Lake Cemetery in Curlew. Martin-Mattice Funeral Home in Emmetsburg is in charge of the arrangements.
INDIANOLA, IA
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Mobile home park in Des Moines being torn down for redevelopment

DES MOINES, Iowa — A mobile home park on Indianola Avenue near Park Avenue is being demolished for redevelopment after being in disrepair for years. "I am glad it's going away. It's a disaster," said Andrea Brownell, who lives in the neighborhood. Neighbors say the mobile home park has...
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Police: Large fight escalated to gunfire that injured 3 teens

DES MOINES, Iowa — Three teenagers were hospitalized Tuesday afternoon after a shooting on the east side of Des Moines. Police said a large fight turned into gunfire near East 17th Street and Garfield Avenue. The fight broke out at Martin Luther King Jr. Park. One group fired at the other group, and the groups separated. At that point, the other group fired back, according to police.
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Indianola community holds parade to fulfill dying man's last wish

INDIANOLA, Iowa — Tractors and trucks from all corners of Warren County came out to support Richie Veasman one last time. The 29-year-old was diagnosed with terminal cancer and was discharged from treatment to spend time with family and friends. And his community made sure to let him know...
INDIANOLA, IA
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Tracking storm chances overnight

DES MOINES, Iowa — Interactive Radar | Weather Alerts. Wednesday turns into a gorgeous day once morning showers/thunderstorms clear. Storm chances return Thursday/Thursday night with the possibility of strong to severe thunderstorms. Quieter weather for the weekend – cooler Saturday, warmer Sunday. Summary:. After storms move out early...
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Three teens injured in Des Moines shooting at Martin Luther King Jr. Park, police say

Three teens are being treated for non-life-threatening gunshot wounds after a fight at Martin Luther King Junior Park, police said. Des Moines Police Department spokesman Sgt. Paul Parizek said in an email that investigators believe a "large fight" took place Tuesday afternoon in the parking lot at the park, which is at the corner of Garfield Avenue and East 17th Street. One person involved pulled out a gun and began shooting, and a member of the other group...
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Man indicted for voter fraud in Iowa mayoral race ending in tie

OSCEOLA, Iowa — A name written on a folded piece of paper and pulled from a candy dish determined the winner of the Osceola mayor's race last November, but a grand jury indictment now calls into question whether there was a legitimate tie in the first place. Thomas Kedley,...
OSCEOLA, IA
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Police investigating shooting death of 4-year-old Iowa girl

ANKENY, Iowa (AP) - Police in suburban Des Moines are investigating the shooting death of a 4-year-old girl. The Ankeny Police Department says in a news release that officers were called Monday morning to a home for a report of the shooting. Officers and fire department paramedics arrived at the...
ANKENY, IA
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Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Central Worth County until 5:30 p.m.

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WORTH COUNTY, IA
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Absentee voting for primary election starts Wednesday in Adel

ADEL, Iowa — Absentee ballots for the June 7 primary election will be available for casting starting Wednesday at 8 a.m. in the Dallas County Auditor’s office at 210 N. 10th St. in Adel. Dallas County Auditor and Commissioner of Elections Julia Helm said the absentee ballots may...
ADEL, IA
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Van Meter girls golf competes at regionals, track heads to state

The Van Meter girls golf team kicked regionals off with a strong start May 13, placing first in the first round. The Bulldogs finished with a team score of 393 to move onto the second round of regionals. Head coach Skylar Wolf said he was pleased with how the Bulldogs...
VAN METER, IA
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Football leads to long jump success for Southeast Polk's Abu Sama

PLEASANT HILL, Iowa — Southeast Polk junior Abu Sama breaks ankles and scores touchdowns for the football team in the fall. In the spring, he's breaking long jump records. He's already won a state title in football this year and is now just a few good jumps away from doing the same in long jump this spring.
POLK COUNTY, IA
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