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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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FOOTBALL PREVIEW: True freshman you’re most excited to watch

In another piece of a 10-part series previewing the Iowa State football season, Chris Williams, Jared Stansbury, Jeff Woody Brent Blum and Connor Ferguson dive into Iowa State’s schedule and name the true freshman they’re most excited about going into the 2022 season. Chris Williams: A very difficult...
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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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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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Here are the 21 top Ames-area high school sports performers for June 20-26

The Ames softball team went 5-3 and the Little Cyclone baseball team finished 3-2 last week. The softball team saw its record go to 17-14 and the baseball team 16-14. The Gilbert baseball team defeated Carlisle and fell to Bondurant-Farrar and Boone in going to 13-8 on the season. The Tiger softball team split with Humboldt and Ames and suffered losses to Bondurant-Farrar, Adel-Desoto-Minburn, Carlisle and Boone in going to 10-14.
AMES, IA
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RECRUITING: J.J. Kohl talks playing with Patton, recruiting others to ’23 class

Still 14 months away from being on the field in college football, quarterback commit J.J. Kohl is already putting his leadership skills on display. Along with other members of the 2023 recruiting class, Kohl is playing an ambassador role in trying to get more high-profile recruits to commit to playing at Iowa State.
AMES, IA
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Ames City Council to hear annual humans relations commission reports, confirm police advisory appointees

The Ames Humans Relations Commission (AHRC) will present its annual report to the City Council Tuesday evening. The commission is to study discrimination in Ames and "work to minimize or eliminate it, promote goodwill among various racial, religious and ethnic groups in the city and cooperate with other organizations to develop programs designed to eliminate racial, religious, cultural and intergroup tensions," according to city documents.
AMES, IA
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2022 Top Buffs Countdown: No. 22

Chase Penry caught eight passes as a first-year Buff in 2021, and now with Dimitri Stanley at Iowa State, the former Cherry Creek standout has an opportunity to win the starting slot receiver job...
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Fifth Generation Graduates from Paso Robles High School

PASO ROBLES — Paso Robles High School (PRHS) saw a fifth-generation Bearcat graduate on Friday night, June 10. Jaiden Ralston, who turned 18 on June 28, is the fifth generation in her family to graduate from PRHS. The tradition started with Jaiden’s great-great-grandmother, Zena Hord (Klintworth), who graduated from PRHS in 1932.
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Work underway on final phase of pedestrian bridge to Jack Trice Stadium

Work will begin tonight on the final portion of a long-awaited bridge that will benefit thousands of fans on football game days in Ames. The East Gateway Bridge over University Boulevard allows 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 fans from all around can use the bridge.
AMES, IA
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George Pestotnik

BOONE, Iowa—George D. Pestotnik, age 83, of Boone, passed away Saturday, June 25, 2022, at the Boone County Hospital in Boone. Visitation will be from 9:30 until 10:30 A.M. Thursday, July 7, 2022, at Central Christian Church, 803 Greene Street, Boone. Funeral service will be held 10:30 A.M. Thursday, July 7, 2022, at Central Christian Church. Burial will be at Linwood Park Cemetery in Boone.
BOONE, IA

Iowa Chicken Facility Ignores DNR Putting Local Rivers At Risk

After not complying with the Iowa DNR, an egg-laying facility in Iowa Falls is in some hot water after getting caught with an illegal manure system. Back in 2021, a facility worker for Opal Foods reached out to the DNR asking if they could add water to their bird’s litter to turn it into liquid manure that could be injected into fields. The worker was told that before they can do that, they need to submit to the DNR a manure management plan.
IOWA FALLS, IA
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Donald Shaw

BOONE, Iowa—Donald Lawrence Shaw, 96, devoted husband, father, grandfather, and brother passed away peacefully in his sleep on March 14, 2022. A ‘Celebration of Life’ will be held at Augustana Lutheran Church on Saturday, July 2nd, at 2:00 pm, officiated by Pastor Dan Solomon. Immediately following the service, Don will be laid to rest with military honors at Linwood Park Cemetery. A reception for family and friends will then take place at Cedar Pointe Golf Course.
BOONE, IA
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Belva Vest

BOONE, Iowa—Belva A. Vest, 89, of Boone, Iowa, passed away on Saturday, June 25, 2022, at Eastern Star Masonic Home in Boone. A funeral service for Belva will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, June 30, 2022, at Carson-Stapp Funeral Home in Ogden, Iowa. Private family burial will be held at Renner Cemetery, near Boxholm, Iowa. Visitation will be held one hour prior to services at the funeral home. For online obituaries and condolences, please visit: www.carsonstappfuneralhome.com.
BOONE, IA
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