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DeWayne ‘Butch’ Lewis of Grimes

DeWayne “Butch” Lewis Jr., 73, of Grimes and formerly of Perry passed away Monday, Aug. 8, 2022, at his home in Grimes, Iowa. In accord with his wishes, no services are planned. Left to cherish Butch’s memory are his wife, Kady Kinney-Lewis; his son, Jeff Lewis; and his...
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Iowa Cubs sold for second time within a year

DES MOINES, Iowa — The Iowa Cubs have been sold for the second time in less than a year. A representative from the team said the conglomerate they are a part of was transferred to new ownership today. Diamond Baseball Holdings, an organization that owns and operates the Cubs,...
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Ankeny father pleads not guilty in accidental shooting of daughter

ANKENY, Iowa — An Ankeny father is pleading not guilty in the accidental shooting death of his 4-year-old daughter. Akeem Holmes is charged with involuntary manslaughter, neglect of a dependent person and making firearms available to a minor. Police say 4-year-old Savannah Holmes got a hold of her father's...
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Indianola officials address people's concerns on small parking spaces

INDIANOLA, Iowa — People in Indianola are saying that the parking spaces in the town square are too small and that there are not enough parking spots available. This comes as residents get accustomed to the newly revitalized downtown. One Facebook post that details those concerns has more than...
INDIANOLA, IA

Iowa Man Attempts to Burn House Down With His Mother Inside

I think it's all safe to say that when we were kids we had moments, months, and maybe even years when we didn't get along with our mothers. The time that sticks out to me most is when I was about to leave for my freshman year of college and just needed to get out of the house. That was a tough summer for my mom.
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QC woman is weight-loss royalty (wait until you see her now!)

TOPS Club, Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), the nonprofit weight-loss support organization, has begun unveiling its top “royalty” from 2021 for 2022. TOPS® royalty are women and men who, at the end of the year, have officially recorded the largest weight loss from their starting weight, regardless of the time taken to reach their goal. Kathy Cliché of Clinton , who lost 85.4 pounds, and Larry Faber of Mason City who lost 102 pounds, are the 2021 Iowa Queen and King. They were recently honored at the Iowa recognition events on April 23 in Ames, a news release says.
MASON CITY, IA
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ISU turf expert: let grass go brown, it’ll be okay

A lush, green lawn is a source of pride for many Iowans and this prolonged drought is forcing many of us to quit worrying about having the best lawn on the block — and to let the grass go dormant. Adam Thoms, a horticulture professor at Iowa State University...
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YSS breaks ground on nature-focused Ember facility near Cambridge

YSS broke ground Tuesday on its Ember Recovery Campus near Cambridge, an event that “marks one of the most significant days in YSS’s 46-year history,” the organization’s CEO and president, Andrew Allen, said. “Breaking ground on this project is, no doubt, groundbreaking,” he said. The...
CAMBRIDGE, IA
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Dr. Jeanie McCarville-Kerber Named Dean of Health and Public Services at DMACC

Dr. McCarville-Kerber first joined DMACC in 2007 as a Human Services Professor and Faculty Group Leader. She most recently served as Dean of Business & Information Technology at DMACC. Dr. McCarville-Kerber holds degrees from Drake University, the University of Iowa and Iowa State University. ANKENY, Iowa—DMACC, the largest undergraduate institution...
ANKENY, IA
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2023 Four-Star Small Forward Pryce Sandfort Commits To Iowa

Earlier this month, the Iowa Hawkeyes got some exciting news as 2023 prospect Pryce Sandfort committed to the program. It’s great news for Fran McCaffery and his staff as he looks to build on the last few years of success in Iowa City. Sandfort comes out of Waukee, Iowa...
IOWA CITY, IA

Pleasant Hill donates a ladder truck to DMACC fire program

ANKENY, IOWA — A former DMACC student helped facilitate a big donation to her alma mater on Tuesday. The school accepted the gift of a used ladder truck for its Fire Science Program from the City of Pleasant Hill and their fire chief, Jamie Xayavong. Pleasant Hill recently purchased a new ladder truck. Rather than […]
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