Author: Leah Jones

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Class 4A 1. Southeast Polk (4-0), LW #1 vs DSM Lincoln 2. Dowling Catholic (3-1), LW #3 @ DSM Roosevelt 3. Urbandale (4-0), LW #2 vs Fort Dodge 4. Ankeny (3-1), LW #7 @ #10 WDM Valley 5. Johnston (3-1), LW #8 @ #8 Waukee 6. Pleasant Valley (4-0), LW (X) @ Bettendorf 7. Iowa […]

A shooting early Sunday in Fort Dodge left a young woman critically hurt. An 18-year-old female was the only person shot in the incident. She sustained life-threatening injuries. She was transported to the hospital in Fort Dodge then transferred to a Des Moines area hospital. Police say the victim was in a vehicle when the […]

Iowans can help celebrate the centennial of the Iowa state park system by lending a hand at any of 32 state parks this coming weekend. Saturday is Statewide Volunteer Day and Iowa DNR Forests and Preserves bureau chief Todd Coffelt says each park could use help with a variety of different chores.  “Whether you like […]

Residents of another small Iowa town have stepped up to buy their local grocery store to keep it from closing. Edgewood resident Art Johnson says Karl’s Grocery Store has been part of the community for decades — but the owners were getting out of the business. He says they decided to close the store and […]

Republican Senator Joni Ernst was speaking in Atlantic Friday evening when a reporter informed her Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg had died. Ernst repeated the statement to the crowd and said she was “sorry to hear” the news. “I may not agree with her politically, but God rest her,” Ernst said. “I think she […]

The death of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has thrust Iowa’s U.S. Senators — both Republicans — into the spotlight. The Senate’s Republican leader tonight said there will be a vote this year on the person President Trump nominates to replace Ginsburg. Earlier this summer, Senator Chuck Grassley said if there were a […]

(Washington, D.C., September 18, 2020) – Earlier today, President Donald Trump and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced up to an additional $14 billion dollars for agricultural producers who continue to face market disruptions and associated costs because of COVID-19. After listening to feedback received from farmers, ranchers and agricultural organizations about the impact […]

Under growing demand, a Davenport-based food bank is providing record numbers of meals to people in eastern Iowa and western Illinois. River Bend Foodbank president and CEO Mike Miller says the pandemic arrived more than ten years after the Great Recession, and it hit just as he was about to announce “food insecurity” had fallen […]

The Iowa Economic Development Authority Board has approved state incentives for a central Iowa food manufacturing company. Economic Development Authority spokesperson, Jessica O’Reilly says the board approved tax benefits for the Mrs. Clark’s Food plant in Ankeny. “They are working to add approximately 60-thousand square feet to their existing facility and update some existing equipment […]

There’s limited outdoor seating available for dining in the outfield featured in the iconic 1989 movie about baseball that was filmed near Dyersville. “What better place to have a nice, sit-down meal and a relaxing meal other than the Field of Dreams movie site?” asked site manager Roman Weinberg. “Dinner on the Diamond” is being […]

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