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Craig Ridout, 59, of Waukee

Memorial service for Craig Ridout, 59, of Waukee, will take place at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, July 2, 2022 at Caldwell Parrish Funeral Home, Winterset Chapel with a visitation one hour prior. Burial will take place at a later date. Memorial contributions may be directed to the family for a future designation. Online condolences may be left to the family at
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Gov. Reynolds announces legal action following Supreme Court decision

DES MOINES, Iowa (KCRG) - On Tuesday, Governor Kim Reynolds and legislative leaders announced two planned legal actions following the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision that the Constitution does not confer any right to abortion. First, Governor Reynolds will urge the Iowa Supreme Court to rehear Planned Parenthood v. Reynolds....
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West Des Moines restaurant serving Korean corndogs and fried chicken

A new Korean fusion restaurant is opening in West Des Moines Tuesday and you'll find all the traditional eastern Asian flavors like gochujang and kimchi, but with a trendy twist.Driving the news: Jenny Lee Symonds, a local Korean-American chef, is opening up her own space — Jenny Lee's Korean American Kitchen — in West Des Moines at the former spot of UNRVLD barbecue.Symonds previously operated TaKo inside the kitchen at Boomer's Bicycle Lounge.How it started: About 16 years ago, Symonds' mother owned a Korean restaurant along Douglas Ave and Merle Hay Road, but "back then I don't think it was...

Garbage truck fire brings rapid response Tuesday in Adel

ADEL, Iowa — A fire broke out in an Ankeny Sanitation garbage truck near the Dallas County Courthouse Tuesday afternoon. No injuries were reported in the incident, which occurred about 1 p.m. in the 900 block of Court Street. The truck driver jettisoned the load of garbage in the...

Ames Fire Department Responds to Apartment Fire

The Ames Fire Department was called to an apartment fire on Monday evening on the city’s west side. At approximately 6:30 p.m., local fire crews were summoned to a reported fire in progress at 4210 Lincoln Swing. Upon arrival, crews found heavy smoke coming from a single apartment. The...

Purdy named Big 12 Sportsmanship Award winner

AMES, Iowa – Iowa State’s Brock Purdy has been named a recipient of the 2021-22 Big 12 Sportsmanship Award, the Conference announced Tuesday. Purdy won the award along with Anna Dong (Texas Tech women’s golf). The awards, previously called the Sportsperson of the Year, began in 2000-01...

Iowa's Governor wants state abortion limits reconsidered after overturn of Roe v. Wade

DES MOINES, Iowa – As Iowa’s Governor urges state courts to re-examine restrictions on abortion, the state’s Attorney General says he won’t be part of that. Governor Kim Reynolds is asking the Iowa Supreme Court to rehear Planned Parenthood v. Reynolds (known as PPH IV), in light of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs. That case concerned a 24-hour waiting period for an abortion. Reynolds say she will also request Iowa courts lift the injunction against enforcement of Iowa’s fetal heartbeat law.
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$25,000 in damages after apartment complex fire

An apartment on 4210 Lincoln Swing caught on fire Monday evening. The Ames Fire Department responded to the fire at 6:30 p.m. at an apartment complex and found heavy smoke coming from a unit, according to a news release from the city. Emergency responders quickly located the fire and contained it to one room.

Gov. Reynolds announces legal actions regarding abortion in Iowa

DES MOINES, Iowa — Gov. Kim Reynolds announced Tuesday two legal actions following theU.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. I will do whatever it takes to defend the most important freedom there is: the right to life." Reynolds said she will urge the Iowa Supreme...

RECRUITING: Kansas EDGE Samuel Same commits to Iowa State

Entering the latest dead period for the NCAA recruiting calendar, Iowa State has earned its 15th commitment of the 2023 recruiting class from Samuel Same. The three-star prospect chose the Cyclones over Houston, Illinois, Kansas, as well as Oregon State, where he visited over the past weekend. The Derby, Kansas...

Iowa governor to pursue abortion restrictions in courts

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds said Tuesday that she'll seek to end most abortions in the state by turning to the courts. She'll ask them to relax the legal standard used to evaluate restrictions and to reverse a decision that halted a ban as early as six weeks into a pregnancy. That law bans abortions once cardiac activity can be detected. A state court judge found the 2018 law unconstitutional under previous Iowa Supreme Court rulings.