Bankrupt Retail Chain to Close Doors of Four Iowa Stores in Coming WeeksAsh JurbergNewsBreak Contributor
Mike Pence to Kickstart Presidential Campaign in the Coming WeekELblogNewsBreak Contributor
Police Shot An 11-Year-Old Boy Who Called 911 For HelpDaily DigestNewsBreak Contributor
Long-Awaited New Olive Garden Restaurant Opens in IowaJoel EisenbergNewsBreak Contributor
A child shot by police.Amor PropioNewsBreak Contributor
Pence and Trump: From running mates to rivals for the 2024 Republican presidential nomination
The hurdles Mike Pence faces as the former vice president prepares to launch a White House campaign and challenge his former boss - Donald Trump
Bankrupt Retail Chain to Close Doors of Four Iowa Stores in Coming Weeks
Leading bridal retailer to close a store on June 27, with more to come. Despite selling one out of every three wedding dresses in the United States and a booming wedding industry, bridal retailer David's Bridal will be closing all of its stores in Iowa and laying off staff.
Mr. Soundoff Says: Caitlin Clark popularity continues to amaze
Mr. Soundoff Says – Caitlin Clark was at the Iowa Cubs baseball game Saturday night signing autographs. The lines to get in to the park and to see Caitlin were huge, one of the biggest crowds ever at the park. Clark’s popularity has grown in to mega superstar status. John Sears says she may already […]
Fatal motorcycle crash victim discovered by passerby
The Polk County Sheriff's Office is investigating a fatal motorcycle crash that happened late Friday. According to a news release, a passerby noticed a light in a ditch and when they looked closer, discovered an unresponsive male. Emergency services arrived to begin life-saving measures, but the victim died on the scene.
Bicyclist dies after car crash near Bondurant trail
BONDURANT, Iowa — A bicyclist hit by a car while riding on the Chichaqua Valley Trail near Bondurant has died three days after the crash. The Polk County Sheriff’s Office said 64-year-old Gregory Hardy of Des Moines was struck while crossing NE 64th Street on the bike trail at about 1:30 p.m. Wednesday. The sheriff’s […]
Judge Again Sentences 18-Year-Old Who Killed Her Alleged Rapist To Probation, Not Prison
Des Moines, Iowa — A human trafficking victim who pleaded guilty to killing a man she said raped her when she was 15 has again been placed on probation at a residential facility. Last November, Pieper Lewis cut off her ankle monitor and left a transitional women’s center in...
One dead after motorcycle crash Friday night
POLK COUNTY, Iowa — A passerby noticed a light in the ditch and called 9-1-1 after finding a motorcycle crash. Deputies were called to SE 112th Street and SE 32nd Avenue in Polk County just before 9:00pm. When first responders arrived, they immediately began life saving measures, but the victim died at the scene.
Man killed in Polk County motorcycle crash
RUNNELLS, Iowa — A man is dead after a motorcycle crash Friday night. The Polk County Sheriff's Office is investigating the incident that happened at SE 112th Street and SE 32nd Avenue in Runnells just before 9 p.m. Deputies say a witness saw light in the ditch and found...
Dallas County Supervisors Addresses Several Items for Administration Building
The Dallas County Supervisors will meet on Tuesday. The Board will consider for approval awarding bids for structural concrete and site utilities along with evaluating pre qualified bids for general trades for the administration building project. They will also consider for approval a MidAmerican design and work proposal and interim GMP change order.
Block party hopes to keep Des Moines peaceful
DES MOINES, Iowa — Des Moines has experienced eleven homicides so far in 2023. Creative Visions’ hopes its Peace in The Streets block party will keep that number from rising. The block party outside of Creative Visions’ headquarters on 13th Street returned for its second year on Saturday. It featured motivational speeches from community activists, […]
Dont' miss out on the latest grocery coupons from Hy-Vee in Des Moines, Updated 2023-06-05
Hy-Vee is a retail chain of supermarkets and drugstores in the United States. It operates over 265 stores in eight Midwestern states, offering a wide range of products including groceries, fresh produce, bakery, meat, seafood, dairy, pharmacy, health and beauty, and more. Let's make use of these coupons to buy the things we need and make our lives more economical and enjoyable.
Charges mount as car crashes west of Ridgeway after fleeing patrol on Interstate 35
Two people face multiple charges after a car, being pursued by the Missouri State Highway Patrol, exited Interstate 35 and struck an embankment in Harrison County. The driver of the car, 29-year-old Semaj Foster of Indianola, Iowa, and a passenger, 50-year-old Tamasha Foster of Fulton, Missouri, were taken to Harrison County Community Hospital in Bethany with moderate injuries.
An Iowa girl asked Warren Buffett about climate change. He blew the answer.
Given that climate change is a crisis, being 'a leader in Warren Buffett’s sense is simply not good enough. The 'Oracle of Omaha' is failing to see.
Opinion: The crisis in nursing home care is becoming a catastrophe
John and Terri Hale own The Hale Group, an Ankeny-based advocacy firm working for better lives for all Iowans. A crisis ignored eventually leads to catastrophe, and that’s what we’re witnessing. The word crisis was first used in 1990 — 33 years ago — by the Bipartisan Commission...
Des Moines Con kicks off Saturday
DES MOINES, Iowa — Celebrities are descending upon the Iowa Events Center Saturday and Sunday for the return of Des Moines Con. After a successful inaugural event in 2022, the comic festival is back in Hy-Vee Hall. This year, famous names include Jim Cummings, the voice of Winnie the Pooh; Tom Kenny, better known as SpongeBob […]
West Des Moines Building Permit Report for May 2023
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Indianola Library Murder Mystery Event Coming
The Indianola Public Library is hosting another Murder Mystery event for adults in June, a Murder on the Continental Express. Adult services librarian Jacy West tells KNIA News the Continental Express plays host to people from all walks of life, and passengers are assured a wonderful time aboard one of the world’s most prestigious and luxurious methods of travel. But when a passenger wakes to find her brother murdered, the travelers find themselves suspects.
Over 120 Cars Registered for the 14th Annual Dallas Co. Sheriff’s Office Special Olympics All-Wheels Show Saturday
Over 120 classic and modern cars registered in the 14th Annual Dallas County Sheriff’s Office Special Olympics All-Wheels Show on Saturday. A variety of cars were parked and were looked at by the public while being judged to win one of the six trophies presented in downtown Adel. Sergeant Ray Dirksen said the weather was gorgeous for a car show and thanked everyone for coming out and supporting the event. Dirksen tells Raccoon Valley Radio that all the proceeds will fund the Special Olympics Iowa non-profit organization.
West Des Moines Annual Clean-Up Next Week
(West Des Moines, IA) -- The City of West Des Moines will hold its Annual Spring Cleanup June 5-9. Crews will pick up items on residents' regular garbage day. Acceptable items include: mattresses, couches, small roles of carpet (up to 4 feet in length and 18 inches in diameter), end tables, fans, lamps, TVs, monitors and grills (with propane tanks removed).
3rd Davenport Central student to perform on Broadway
For the third time since 2019, a Davenport Central High School student has won a statewide “Triple Threat” award and will compete in a national musical theater program in New York City. 2023 Central graduate Croix Baker and Grace Casciato of Fort Dodge High School earned Triple Threat...
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