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Missouri River Pipeline Asks 3 States For Funding

Rather than waiting for the U.S. government to come through with funding for a tri-state Missouri River water pipeline, its developers are lobbying Iowa, Minnesota and South Dakota — states that will also benefit from the project — for upfront money to keep it progressing.

11/09/2014

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Williams, Minnesota Rip Iowa 51-14, To Reclaim Pig

Maxx Williams caught three of Mitch Leidner’s four touchdown passes, and Minnesota ran for 291 yards in a romp past Iowa 51-14 on Saturday afternoon to retake the Floyd of Rosedale trophy after a two-year absence.

11/08/2014

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Iowa Man Fired After Filming Speeding School Van

An Iowa man who says he caught a Dubuque school van speeding while transporting students has been fired by a lawn care company.

10/29/2014

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Teen Killed In Car Collision In Eastern Iowa

Authorities say an 18-year-old has been killed after his vehicle collided with a semitrailer in eastern Iowa.

10/27/2014

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Midwest Beekeepers To Focus On Public Awareness

Beekeepers in Iowa and Nebraska are joining a national movement to encourage farmers and gardeners to avoid new pesticides which kill bees and to promote the health of bees as integral to food production.

10/12/2014

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Five Creepy Historical Sites In The Midwest

Looking for something spooky this Halloween? Check out the five creepiest historical sites in the midwest.

10/07/2014

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Sheriff: Iowa Man Injured In Snowmobile Accident

Authorities in eastern Iowa say a man has been hospitalized after flipping his snowmobile while driving on grass.

09/29/2014

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Sheriff: Iowa Man Locked 5 Kids In Bedroom All Day

An Iowa man is charged with locking his girlfriend’s five children in a bedroom for more than 24 hours without food or access to a bathroom, authorities said Monday.

09/22/2014

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Small Plane Crash In Longville

A small plane crashed at the airport in Longville with at least two people aboard. The crash in northern Minnesota happened around midday Tuesday, the Cass County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement. The plane caught fire, and its pilot and passenger were taken to a hospital in Brainerd.

09/17/2014

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Manure Spill Fouls Stream In Northwest Iowa

The Iowa Natural Resources Department is investigating a fish kill caused by manure spilled into a northwest Iowa creek.

09/15/2014

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Fiancé, Family Still Shaken After Hoffman’s Arrest

The arrest of a man suspected of fatally shooting his former boyfriend and business partner in Minnesota has brought elation and relief to an Iowa family. Thursday’s arrest in the Minneapolis suburb of Shakopee marked the end of a month-long manhunt for Lyle “Ty” Hoffman.

09/11/2014

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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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Minneapolis Man Killed In Waterloo Nightclub Shooting

The man killed outside a Waterloo night club this weekend has been identified as a 35-year-old Minnesota man. The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reports Sanders Funeral Service identified the victim of Saturday’s shooting as Celio Antonio Posada of Minneapolis.

08/24/2014

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STATE FAIR PODCAST! Dave Lee-Day 1 8-21-14

Some of the highlights of an action packed Thursday…Thanks Mother Nature! Click the link above to listen back.

08/21/2014

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Slain Minneapolis Executive Laid To Rest

The family of a man gunned down at an Arden Hills gas station are remembering him Saturday as a kind, selfless man. Kelly Phillips, 48, was buried Saturday morning in his hometown of Mason City, Iowa.

08/16/2014

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Father Of Murdered Boston Scientific Exec Talks

Before Kelly Phillips was part of a mystery, he was part of a love story. He was set to wed his fiancé, Nathon Bailey, in a matter of days. It was a union his father, Iowa resident Jim Phillips, says the family was excited about.

08/12/2014

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Iowa Mayor Charged With Sexually Abusing 2 Girls

The first-year mayor of a northeastern Iowa city is behind bars after being charged with sexually assaulting two girls in 2010. Deputies with the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office arrested Oelwein Mayor Jason Manus at his home Monday.

08/11/2014

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Police: Driver Shot After Pinning Officer

Des Moines police say they shot a man who struck an officer with his car in a hotel parking lot. Police spokesman Sgt. Jason Halifax says officers initiated contact with the male driver at the Cozy Rest Motel early Monday.

08/11/2014

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Twins’ Mauer, Nolasco Play In Minors For Rehab

Fans in Iowa got a chance Wednesday to see two major leaguers in the minors. Joe Mauer and Ricky Nolasco both played for the Cedar Rapids Kernels, the Twins’ farm team.

08/06/2014

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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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Iowa Flooding 911 Call: ‘A Boy Went In The Sewer’

A passing motorist tells authorities a “boy went in the sewer” and “his mother is yelling for him” during a 911 call that prompted a frantic search for two Iowa teenagers swept into an open storm drain during a flash flood. One died and the other survived.

07/10/2014

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Turkey Truck Tips Over In MN; Pig Truck Rolls Over In Iowa

Tuesday brought some tough cleaning-up jobs following two unusual accidents. The first happened at Highway 21 and Park Avenue in Faribault, Minn., when a truck carrying turkeys tipped over. All of the turkeys had to be removed from the truck.

06/10/2014

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Timberwolves To Host Preseason Game In Cedar Rapids

The Minnesota Timberwolves announced Monday that they’re returning to Cedar Rapids, Iowa, this fall to host a preseason game. It’ll be the team’s first trip back to Iowa since 2002.

06/02/2014

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Climate Report Predicts More Extremes In Midwest

A report by the National Climate Assessment says a warming planet will worsen a series of weather trends already showing up across the Midwest. Look for more extremes: searing heat, late-spring freezes, floods and droughts across a region that includes Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa and Missouri.

05/06/2014

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