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Des Moines Man is charged with sexually assaulting 13-year-old girl

DES MOINES, Iowa — A Des Moines man is facing charges for sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl. Police arrested 18-year-old Parieon for third-degree sexual abuse and lascivious acts with a child. Court documents show the crime happened in an apartment at 3728 Hubbell Ave. on Sunday, Sept. 19. Des Moines...
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West Des Moines man allegedly assaults girlfriend Saturday

A West Des Moines man was arrested Monday after he allegedly assaulted his girlfriend Saturday morning in their home. Prince Garpue Karnquee, 26, of 8925 Cascade Ave., West Des Moines, was charged with second-offense domestic abuse assault-bodily injury or mental illness. The incident began about 8 a.m. Saturday in the...
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Leanna Sue Edmondson of Earlham

A Celebration of Life service for Leanna Sue Edmondson, 79, of Earlham will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 24 at the First Presbyterian Church in Earlham. Burial will take place at a later date. Sue passed away peacefully Sept. 17, 2021, at the MercyOne Hospice in Johnston, Iowa.
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Three weekend accidents claim lives in Davenport, Urbandale, near Iowa City

At least three people died in separate accidents on Iowa’s roads over the weekend. Davenport police say a motorcyclist was speeding on Friday night, lost control, hit a tree and the 51-year-old man was killed. In the Des Moines suburb of Urbandale, police say a bicyclist was hit by a car and killed Sunday morning. He’s identified as 55-year-old Eric Lindberg of Des Moines. There’s no word on charges against the driver.

Stuart City Council To Consider a Traffic Concern

The Stuart City Council will address the traffic concern on Northwest 2nd Street at Tuesday’s meeting. Additionally, the Council will consider a new water tower location with a possible street section vacation, an emergency medical technician tuition agreement, the White Pole Maintenance Project with repair proposals, Karl Chevrolet’s parking lot and a Urban Renewal Plan Amendment.

Warren County Supervisors to Discuss Secondary Roads Shop Fund

The Warren County Board of Supervisors meet in regular session this evening. The board will review the Secondary Roads Shop General Fund loan information, hold a public hearing on a rezoning request, a plat request, discuss a temporary easement with the City of Des Moines for the SE County Line Road Improvement Project, and consider the resolution in support of funding for the rehabilitation of the Great Western Trail. The meeting begins at 6pm in the boardroom of the Warren County Administration Building.

Ice Nine Kills Murders the Crowd in Des Moines

While most of the Quad Cities was rocking out to Chevelle at the Rust Belt on Sunday, I took a trip to Wooly's in Des Moines to catch a sold out show during "Severed Leg 1" of the Hip to be Scared Tour. With bands like Fame on Fire, Currents, Escape the Fate, and headlining act Ice Nine Kills it honestly sounded too good to be true. Being a huge INK fan, I was sold on them alone, but lesser known Fame on Fire and Currents are also great up and coming bands, so I knew it was gonna be a killer show from start to finish. I was definitely not wrong.

‘Critical need’ for blood at LifeServe due to massive transfusions at metro hospitals

DES MOINES, Iowa – It’s a call we’ve heard before: blood donors are needed. But this time, recent events are making matters worse in the metro. LifeServe Blood Center says several massive blood transfusions in Des Moines hospitals the past week have severely depleted the blood supply. Pairing that with ongoing effects of the pandemic makes for what they call a critical need.

State highlights unproven mask claim in effort to end order against school bans

DES MOINES — The attorney representing Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds in a federal lawsuit over mandatory mask use in schools has asked the judge to allow a temporary order allowing schools to implement mask mandates to expire next week, citing testimonials from mothers of school-age children who make unproven assertions that masks can harm children.

Indianola City Council Approves Golf Cart Ordinance

The Indianola City Council met in a regular and study session Monday evening. The council approved ordinances and regulations regarding the use of golf carts, ATV/UTV’s, and snowmobiles on city streets, a revised plat plan, the submission of nominations to the Small Town America Civic Volunteer Award Program, the Hillcrest/Urban Renewal Plan, and the purchase of vehicles for the Water Resource Recovery Department. The council also received an update on the upcoming Knotfest concert and the annual YMCA report.

SNAP benefits increase is helping food pantries deal with high demand

DES MOINES, Iowa — Starting on October 1, the U.S Department of Agriculture will be increasing SNAP benefits by 27%. According to the Division Administrator for Adult, Children, and Family Services for the Iowa Department of Human Services, Janee Harvey, this increase translates to an additional $116 million in SNAP benefits.

Local blood center urges Siouxlanders to donate blood as soon as possible

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (KCAU) – Another critical need for blood donations here in Siouxland as LifeServe Blood Center is urging community members to donate blood as soon as possible. This, after several massive transfusions took place in the past week in Des Moines area hospitals resulting in depleting supplies to...

TikTok trend linked to vandalism in central Iowa schools

JOHNSTON, Iowa — Social media videos are being blamed for vandalism at schools across the country, including here in Iowa. The "Devious Lick" TikTok challenge encourages kids to damage and steal bathroom fixtures while recording the activity. The trend has made its way to central Iowa schools including Johnston High...

Hy-Vee’s Ben Miller Named America’s Best Bagger

The nation’s best grocery bagger is a 20-year-old student from Grimes, Iowa, whose sack-stuffing skills developed over four years as a part-time clerk in a Waukee, Iowa Hy-Vee store and won him $10,000 Monday evening in Las Vegas. Ben Miller bested nine other finalists to win the Best Bagger Championship,...

Cold front brings cooler temperatures

DES MOINES, Iowa — Interactive Radar | Weather Alerts. Today: Sunshine and clouds mixed. Cooler. High 72F. Winds NNW at 10 to 20 mph. Tonight: Some clouds this evening will give way to mainly clear skies overnight. Low around 45F. Winds NNW at 10 to 15 mph. Tomorrow: Sunny skies....