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Iowa Woman Wakes From Coma After Corn-Hauling Accident

Iowa has been faced with drought conditions that have been adding to the stress farmers are feeling towards the growing season. But one farmer in Ames has also gone into this year facing hardships, but it wasn’t with his corn plant. The DesPlanques family has been running their sweetcorn...
AMES, IA
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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...
GRIMES, IA
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CBS Sports: Iowa Hawkeyes are best team in the state of Iowa

The battle of the Cy-Hawk has increased in national branding over the past few seasons. Despite the rise of the Cyclones from a national standpoint, Iowa has continued to take care of business against Matt Campbell and the Cyclones. Kirk Ferentz and his squad have won six straight against the in-state rival.
IOWA CITY, IA
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Trial set for Ankeny father charged in daughter’s shooting death

DES MOINES, Iowa — An Ankeny father will go on trial in October in the shooting death of his four-year-old daughter. Police say Savannah Holmes accidentally shot herself in the head with her father’s gun on May 16th. She died of her injuries at the hospital. Akeem Holmes told police he set the gun down […]
ANKENY, IA
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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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2020 Iowa derecho: two years later

IOWA — August 10th, 2020 is a day many Iowans will never forget. The full force of Mother Nature was unleashed on the state in the form a derecho – a severe storm with hurricane force winds tearing in a straight line across Iowa. It would prove to be the costliest thunderstorm disaster in US […]
IOWA STATE
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The Best Moments in the Iowa-Iowa State Football Rivalry

College football, bird mascots, and corn can mean only one thing, it’s time for the Cy-Hawk Trophy game between the Iowa State Cyclones and the Iowa Hawkeyes. It’s a trophy that has had three designs since 2009, and the most recent features Cy the Cardinal and Herky the Hawk with a football and cornfields in the background.
IOWA CITY, IA
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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...
ANKENY, IA
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Top 10 Matt Campbell Era Wins: #3 2020 at Texas

Football season is rapidly approaching. The WRNL staff is getting excited. As we head towards the beginning of the 7th season with Matt Campbell as the head coach at Iowa State, we wanted to look back and rank our top 10 wins from the first 6 seasons. To do this, the staff was polled to give their personal 1-10 rankings. Win #1 was worth 10 points, #2 worth 9 points, and on down. The games that earned the most “points” are what we will look back on throughout this series. Coming in at #3 is the 2020 road game against Texas that booked a trip to the Big 12 championship game.
AMES, IA
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