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Sen. Amy Klobuchar To Address Iowa Democrats

Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar will give the keynote address at the Iowa Democratic Party’s annual Jefferson Jackson Dinner, the state party organization announced Tuesday.

09/16/2014

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Mom Clobbers Man In Iowa Following Toaster Pastry Incident

A woman has assaulted a Des Moines man who tossed a toaster pastry and wrapper onto the woman’s 2-year-old child in her car. The Des Moines Register reports the incident occurred around 8:25 p.m. Tuesday at a Des Moines convenience store.

08/28/2014

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5 Free Things To Do In Des Moines

Nestled in the middle of Iowa, surrounded by miles of rolling hills green with corn and soybeans, is the capital city of Des Moines. A metropolis that’s experienced a popularity surge in recent years thanks to new businesses and housing opportunities, Des Moines has plenty of activities that will be kind to your wallet.

07/17/2014

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Fire Claims Former Iowa Department Store Building

A massive fire swept through a more than century-old building that was being renovated in downtown Des Moines early Saturday morning, causing its upper floors to collapse and authorities to close down numerous streets. No one was injured, but Assistant City Manager Matt Anderson told the Des Moines Register that the former Younkers department store building, which dates to 1899, cannot be salvaged and will have to be demolished.

03/29/2014

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Jim Mill Straddles Two ‘Wild’ Teams

It’s three-plus hours south of the Xcel Energy Center. Des Moines Iowa hardly strikes you as a hockey hot bed, but it’s the ideal partner for the Minnesota Wild.

02/16/2014

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Minnesota Man Wins New Trial In Sex Abuse Case

The Iowa Court of Appeals has ordered a new trial for a Minnesota man who had been convicted of sexual abuse of a girl in Knoxville in 2012.

02/05/2014

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Former Gopher Matson Keeps NHL Dream Alive

Tyler Matson spent some golden years as a Golden Gopher. “Unbelievable experience,” Matson said. “Playing for Don Lucia, the Gophers and being in Minnesota and being a Minnesota kid … you want to play there.” His current residence is just over three hours south in Des Moines, where he plays for the Wild’s AHL team – the Iowa Wild. Interstate 35W and a whole bunch of players are between him and the big club.

01/27/2014

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Iowa Man Accused Of Throwing Eggnog, WD-40 In Woman’s Face

A Des Moines man faces an assault charge after his ex-girlfriend claimed he threw a mixture of eggnog, hot sauce and a lubricant product on her face. Des Moines police say 25-year-old Michael Lee Gatewood-Brown was arrested Tuesday in connection with the Jan. 14 incident.

01/22/2014

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Callers Help Officials Track Loose Moose In Iowa

There’s a moose on the loose in Iowa, and officials said they’ve been able to track its every move because of dozens of calls from curious residents spotting the creature. The state Department of Natural Resources said it’s received many calls over several weeks about a male moose making its way from northern Iowa down south.

12/07/2013

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Midwest Competition For Gay Wedding Tourism?

During four years as the only Midwestern state to offer same-sex marriage, Iowa has seen thousands of couples travel to the heartland for wedding celebrations that pumped millions of dollars into the state economy.

06/23/2013

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Wis. Gov. Walker Touts State Ties During Trip To Iowa

Wisconsin’s Republican governor, Scott Walker, is introducing himself to Iowa Republicans as would-be presidential candidates often do — as one of their own. Walker tells about 600 of the GOP faithful at a party fundraising banquet in a Des Moines suburb that he spent his childhood in Iowa.

05/24/2013

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Iowa Senator Responds To Ethics Complaint

An Iowa senator accused of taking improper payments from a presidential campaign says there is no evidence to support the claims.

05/01/2013

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Iowa Senate Panel To Review Ethics Complaint

An Iowa Senate ethics panel is scheduled to meet to review a complaint that a state senator accepted payments from a presidential campaign in 2012.

05/01/2013

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Wild Move Minor League Team From Houston To Iowa

The Minnesota Wild are moving their primary minor league team to Iowa.

04/18/2013

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2nd Bachmann Aide To Say Iowa Aide Wrongly Paid

A second campaign adviser to former Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann has come forward with allegations that the Minnesota congresswoman improperly paid an Iowa state senator to work on her campaign just months before last year’s Iowa caucuses.

04/18/2013

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