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Olmsted Elementary Celebrates Final Day of School Before Demolition this Summer  WHO TV Des Moines

URBANDALE, Iowa – Olmsted Elementary students are walking the halls one last time before the school is demolished this summer. The Urbandale elementary ...

Urbandale High School employee killed after being hit by car near school  Des Moines Register

"Our thoughts will continue to be with the Ipson family," Urbandale Schools superintendent wrote Thursday afternoon.

C-SPAN Bus Makes Urbandale Stop; Student Documentary Filmmakers Honored  WHO TV Des Moines

URBANDALE, Iowa -- Three Urbandale High School students were honored by C-SPAN Wednesday after winning thousands of dollars in grant money in a ...

Urbandale School Employee Dies After Being Hit by Car  WHO TV Des Moines

URBANDALE, Iowa -- Counselors will be available to students and staff at Urbandale High School Friday following the death of a school worker. Dawn Ipson, a ...

Urbandale hosts the metro's biggest Fourth of July celebration  Des Moines Register

The Urbandale Fourth of July celebration returns this week for three days of red, white and blue fun. The city has the largest Independence Day celebration in ...

Our best photos from 2019 high school graduations around central Iowa  Des Moines Register

A collection of our best graduation ceremony photos from around central Iowa.

Police identify driver in deadly Urbandale crash, investigation ongoing  KCCI Des Moines

Police identified the driver in a vehicle vs. pedestrian accident that killed an Urbandale school worker. The Urbandale Police Department said Friday that Jean ...

Urbandale starts scholarship in honor of employee hit by a vehicle  Des Moines Register

The Urbandale Community School District has started a scholarship in honor of a nutrition services worker who died after being hit by a vehicle in late November ...

CrossFit Athletes Raise Money for Cancer Research at Warrior Games  WHO TV Des Moines

URBANDALE, Iowa -- CrossFit athletes in Urbandale competed outside Saturday to help raise money for a good cause. DSM Performance put on the Warrior ...

Where to find Fourth of July fireworks, parades, more in the Des Moines metro  Des Moines Register

Where to celebrate the 4th of July with carnivals, parades, festivals, events, fireworks and more in central Iowa.

Sergeant who responded to police ambush sues Urbandale over 'abusive treatment,' says he has PTSD  Des Moines Register

Sgt. Mark Jorgensen has sued Urbandale after he developed PTSD following the 2016 Iowa police shootings and the city's "subsequent abusive treatment."

Urbandale seeks $59 million to build 2 schools, add fitness center  Des Moines Register

The Urbandale school district could build two new elementary buildings and its first fitness center if a bond referendum passes next month. Voters will decide ...

Urbandale's Waylee runs to record  KCCI Des Moines

A running back's dream came true on Friday at Urbandale High School. Harrison Waylee, the J-Hawks' junior tailback, ran for the biggest game of his life, thanks ...

Urbandale District Seeks $59M To Close 4 Schools, Build 2

Urbandale District Seeks $59M To Build 2 Schools - Urbandale, IA - Officials say replacing four elementaries with two new ones will be more efficient and create ...

Iowa’s First Female African American Mayor Visits Urbandale High School  WHO TV Des Moines

URBANDALE, Iowa -- Students at Urbandale High School learned about Black History Month from a living Iowa legend on Thursday. LaMetta Wynn was the first ...

Urbandale voters approve $59 million bond for 2 elementary schools, fitness center  Des Moines Register

Urbandale will tear down four elementary schools and replace them with two new buildings.

Urbandale Students Remember Lost Officers After Year Anniversary  WHO TV Des Moines

URBANDALE, Iowa – Urbandale High School will honor lost officers at the first home basketball game Tuesday night. Earlier this month marked the one year ...

OHS finds new principal | News  Ottumwacourier

OTTUMWA — Ottumwa High School has found its new principal for the 2019-2020 school year.

$59 Million Bond Referendum for New Urbandale Schools Would Increase Property Taxes  WHO TV Des Moines

URBANDALE, Iowa – Residents of Urbandale will vote on a bond referendum that would build two brand new schools in the district and renovate others.

Urbandale teacher unearths Allen Lazard's middle-school autograph before potential NFL debut  Des Moines Register

If you're an Iowa State fan on the hunt for Allen Lazard's autograph, you can at least know that the NFL wide receiver was writing legibly as a teenager.

Urbandale Students Aid Community With Hope In Action Projects

Urbandale Teens Aid Community With Hope In Action - Urbandale, IA - The new Urbandale High School student group inspires students to change the world by ...

Special Needs Student Voted Urbandale’s Homecoming King

URBANDALE, Iowa -- An Urbandale High School senior's dreams came true this week. "I thought I was going to lose but I just did my best and got a lot of votes ...

Introducing the Des Moines Register’s 50 greatest Iowa high school football players  Des Moines Register

Way back in 1890, some high schools around the state of Iowa start participating in football. These teams were more like clubs rather than school-affiliated ...

Late Iowa WWII Veteran and POW Receives 13 Honors For His Service  WHO TV Des Moines

DES MOINES, Iowa -- The late Glenn McDole, who escaped a massacre at the hands of the Japanese in World War II, was honored for his valor at a medal ...

Iowa News Headlines Thursday, December 6, 2018 | Regional  KMAland

(Guthrie Center, IA) -- The National Transportation Safety Board is releasing a preliminary report on a Guthrie County plane crash that killed four people last ...

Meet the 24 'best and brightest' 2018 high school graduates from the Des Moines area  Des Moines Register

Each year, the Des Moines Register recognizes top seniors through its Academic All-State recognition, highlighting the next generation of leaders.

Urbandale photos sought for 'Throwback Thursday'

Urbandale is celebrating its centennial in 2016. And to help the community honor the past 100 years, the Centennial Steering Committee is collecting historic ...

BIG List of December Choral Events in Iowa  Iowa Public Radio

It's the perfect month for a choral concert, and Iowa's artists have been hard at work preparing. From university concerts to madrigal dinners to Handel in.

'It's giving me hope': Johnston player uses football, his coaches' help to fight his battle with depression  Des Moines Register

Johnston defensive lineman Coty Lemon hopes his story will be enlightening and encouraging to others.

High school graduation ceremonies in the metro  Des Moines Register

Metro-area graduations for the class of 2018 are set for the following dates and times. Ankeny. Ankeny Centennial High School: 6:30 p.m. May 30 at Hilton ...

First ‘Write out Loud’ Event Allows Students to Share Personal Writings

URBANDALE, Iowa – High school students at Urbandale High School will participate in a “Write out Loud” event for the first time Thursday night. Write out Loud ...

ISU star Allen Lazard on his NFL debut: 'It was something truly special'

Former Urbandale High School and Iowa State star Allen Lazard has been waiting all season to make his NFL debut. His chance finally came Sunday.

Saturday's Iowa high school state baseball championship scores and area coverage  The Gazette

Championship Saturday at the Iowa high school state baseball tournament saw three Gazette area teams fall at Principal Park in Des Moines.

In Fundraiser Battle Between Ankeny and Urbandale High Schools, Combat Hunger Is The Winner

Ankeny High School Battles For Combat Hunger - Ankeny, IA - Students at Urbandale and Ankeny high schools are holding fundraising events all week to see ...

Allen Lazard in 'Football Heaven' after signing with Packers  Des Moines Register

Former Iowa State star Allen Lazard is getting his shot to make his NFL debut.

Iowa's Steve King has a history of controversial remarks. Here are some that riled people up.  Des Moines Register

Iowa Rep. Steve King has been rebuked by the U.S. House for making racist statements. Read and see his history of criticized remarks on race, immigration and ...

'Your sacrifice was not in vain': Dispatch goes silent in honor of metro officers killed 2 years ago  Des Moines Register

In the early hours of Friday morning, Des Moines police officers were called to a fight on the northeast side of the city. The line was open; no one was talking to ...

Iowa high school football: Live analysis and instant reaction on Week 2 games  Des Moines Register

The Register's Cody Goodwin offers live analysis from the Week Two of the Iowa high school football season.

Scammers take advantage of high school fundraiser  KCCI Des Moines

Touchdown Sports claims to be helping raise funds for the Urbandale High School cheerleading program.

Prep wrestling take five: Iowa City West’s Francis Duggan makes strong debut at Ed Winger  Des Moines Register

The Register's Cody Goodwin recaps the 2018 Ed Winger Wrestling Classic at Urbandale.

Where to find 4th of July fireworks and festivities in the Des Moines metro  Des Moines Register

There are plenty of ways to celebrate the Fourth of July in the metro. Check out our list of events.

Police 'heartbroken' after ambush leaves 2 Des Moines-area officers dead

Shock and heartbreak hung over the Des Moines metro area Wednesday after a lone killer in the dark of night gunned down two local police officers patrolling in ...

Degrees of Debt: What you need to know about paying for college

College expenses are increasing each year, and Iowans are going deeper into debt to finance higher education. Join us for a discussion on what your family ...

People to Watch: Johnston mother, daughter provide menstrual products to women in need  Des Moines Register

During December 2017, Melissa Knutson had more feminine hygiene products fanning out from under her Christmas tree than presents. Boxes of pads, tampons ...

TEEN VANDALS: Urbandale Football Players Arrested

An Urbandale family says they've been harassed by high school football players. Three players and another student were arrested for vandalizing the family's ...

Boys track: Times improve for Ottumwa at DouBrava Invite  Ottumwacourier

URBANDALE — Jim Nickerson can vividly recall the tough times that Ottumwa boys track and field teams of the past had competing in the loaded Gary ...

She graduated from junior college before high school. It saved her more than $10,000.

At age 17, she had enough credits to do two graduations in a month.

Urbandale bar and grill has new owners

Victor's Sports Club in Urbandale closed Sunday. New owners are set to reopen the bar and restaurant Friday.

Steinkes: Thanks for making Tyler part of the team  Mason City Globe Gazette

Our son is 20 years old, was born and raised in Urbandale, Iowa, and attended Urbandale High School. His name is Tyler. When he was 4 years old, the ...

Glenwood principal hurt in incident that included shooting

Authorities say the principal of Glenwood Community High School has been injured in a neighborhood incident that involved a shooting.

Urbandale and Johnston Area News

Briefs from around Urbandale, Johnston and Grimes.

Woodward-Granger fashion show brings chic, sleek styles

Some 50 fashion followers attended Friday evening's Woodward-Granger fashion show and saw the high school commons filled with uncommonly pretty clothes ...

South Winneshiek’s Felicity Taylor becomes first Iowa girl to reach 100 prep victories  Des Moines Register

Someday, we may look at Felicity Taylor as a key pioneer for helping girls' wrestling become a sanctioned high school sport in Iowa. When she talked with the ...

Greene provides little insight on what drove him to kill 2 police officers

Scott Michael Greene provided little insight into what drove him to kill two central Iowa police officers in early morning ambush shootings last year even as he ...

Urbandale Triplets Commit to Run Track at Same University

URBANDALE, Iowa -- Graceland University landed three talented track stars who all came not only from the same school but the same household. Triplets ...

Neighbors pay daily tributes to slain Des Moines-area officers  KCRG

Central Iowans are bracing for a somber anniversary in which two Des Moines-area police officers were shot and killed as they sat in their patrol cars.

Iowa high school band members walk off football field before playing of national anthem

Members of Ames High's marching band walked off the field before the national anthem in protest at Friday's football game against Des Moines Lincoln.

A grieving mom writes her teen son's touching obituary and pleads for Iowa to do more for the mentally ill

Mary Neubauer and her husband, Larry Loss, read a story in the June 13, 2009, edition of The Des Moines Register about Russian children visiting Iowa ...

'Justin was our hero,' friend says at slain officer's funeral

Urbandale officer Justin Martin, 24, was ambushed and gunned down in his squad car while responding to a 911 call regarding gunshots.

Their son's killer confessed. Now these teachers lean on their school and police family for support.

ROCKWELL CITY, Ia. — As a parent, I never want to know what this feels like: Randy and Jayne Martin sat Friday in a packed Polk County courtroom and ...

Prep wrestling: Former Iowa City West star Nate Moore tabbed as Trojans’ new head coach  Des Moines Register

Moore was a four-time state finalist and a two-time champ for Iowa City West. Now, he will lead the Trojan wrestling program.

Prospect Profile: Johnston’s Anthony Coleman coveted across Big Ten

Johnston's sophomore corner back Anthony Coleman is already coveted by Big Ten programs is building SEC interest.

Group Home Closed: Residents Sexually Abused, Medications Missed

URBANDALE, Iowa -- Sixteen-year-old Joe Buerckley didn't get a good start. His adoptive mother says his biological parents abused and neglected him, which ...

Iowa's lost boys of heroin leave grieving mothers in the wake  Des Moines Register

One terse line in an obituary suggests the scope: "Michael is also preceded in death by 13 of his friends who also lost their life to the opioid epidemic."

Paying for college has changed a lot in 30 years. Combat the myths with these facts.  Des Moines Register

When Kris Maggard of Des Moines attended Grand View University in the late 1980s, she paid her own college and living expenses through a combination of ...

Iowa prep wrestling takeaways: Valley’s Joel Shapiro continues dominant senior run  Des Moines Register

The Register's Cody Goodwin looks back at the weekend that was in high school wrestling around the state of Iowa.

New teachers ready for the school year | News  Journal-Eureka

ANAMOSA. There are several new teachers this year in classrooms throughout the Anamosa Community School District. The Journal-Eurekaspoke with three ...

Having a plan is key to paying for college. Try this Iowa family's plan as a guide.  Des Moines Register

Although every family's plan for paying for college will be different, every family should have a plan.

Former Iowa State WR Allen Lazard makes quick impression at NFL Combine  Des Moines Register

With a 4.55 40-yard dash, Urbandale native and former Iowa State star Allen Lazard pushed aside any notion that he'd need to be a tight end to succeed in the ...

Student loans 101: Being a smart borrower could save you big money  Des Moines Register

Before you take out federal or private student loans, here are a few things to keep in mind.

Engagement: Amanda Devereaux and Andy Hoverson (12/20/17)  Pilot Tribune

Gary and Annette Devereaux of Fonda are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Amanda, to Andy Hoverson, son of Brian and Wendy ...

King removed Confederate flag from desk after Iowa police slayings  Sioux City Journal

SIOUX CITY | U.S. Rep. Steve King said he removed a Confederate flag from the desk in his Capitol Hill office in the aftermath of last fall's shooting deaths of.

Get to know ADM’s new head softball coach  Dallas County News

Change in the world of sports can often be scary and hard to swallow especially when it follows success. The ADM High School softball program experienced ...

MISSING TEEN: Police Seeking Help

Urbandale police are asking for the public's help to locate a teenage girl who hasn't been seen since mid-April. Police say 16-year-old Taylor Claiser, who is a ...

The Des Moines art installation you have to see to believe  KCCI Des Moines

If you want to stay inside where it's cool, you may want to check out a new art installation in Des Moines that will leave you mesmerized. KCCI's Lauren Donovan ...

The numbers that defined the Iowa State football team's turnaround  Des Moines Register

Iowa State is bowl eligible for the first time since 2012. The reason: Several under the radar numbers tell the stories of the Cyclones' success.

NFL Draft: ESPN's Mel Kiper Jr. believes Iowa State stars Allen Lazard, Joel Lanning should get picked  Des Moines Register

ESPN draft analyst could see Allen Lazard and Joel Lanning getting drafted this year.

Ankeny kicking tradition continues with Centennial's Jake Pinegar, a Penn State recruit

Ankeny Centennial's Jake Pinegar is the latest in a long line of outstanding kickers from Ankeny.

Iowa State's Allen Lazard caps impressive pre-draft process during Pro Day  Des Moines Register

Iowa State's Allen Lazard has helped his draft stock at the Senior Bowl, NFL Scouting Combine and Iowa State's Pro Day.

NCSD welcomes 13 new teachers  Newton Daily News

The Newton Community School District is welcoming 13 new teachers for the upcoming school year.

Hy-Vee's 'helpful smile' jingle turns 50

There will be a celebration Monday at the grocery chain's Urbandale store.

The days of the A's  Newton Daily News

The year was 1973. Doug Swanson was 20, long-haired and wanted a place to play baseball. In order to ensure himself a future on diamonds scattered across ...

Rockwell City native among 2 slain police officers  Carroll Daily Times Herald

November 3, 2016 Justin Martin, 24, a new police officer in Urbandale who grew up in Rockwell City, was the first of two officers shot dead in early morning amb.

In obit, a call to recognize a mental health & addiction crisis  MPR News

Sergei Neubauer's obituary doesn't say so specifically, but his struggle, like most against depression and mental illness, was brave and courageous. His short ...

Peterson: Will the NFL’s show of solidarity carry over to Iowa State vs. Texas football game?

Don't be surprised to see some show of solidarity following President Trump's weekend comments about NFL players.

Peterson: Jacob Park's Iowa State football world isn't fantasy, it's amazingly real

AMES, Ia. — Envision yourself in Jacob Park's football helmet. Pretend you're in the passing pocket. Imagine you see Allen Lazard open while running a ...

Nelson Brands making his own name amid family's imposing wrestling bloodline  Iowa City Press Citizen

IOWA CITY, Ia. — Nelson Brands' mother, Michelle, chuckles at the question: What was it like for Nelson to grow up with Terry Brands as a dad? She's got lots of ...

Army National Combine participants

Here is a look at the list of prospects expected to participate in the 2016 U.S. Army National Combine in San Antonio on Friday, Jan. 8.

Behind the scenes at the NFL Draft: Waiting for the call that never came with Allen Lazard  Des Moines Register

AMES, Ia. — Minutes after the final pick of the 2018 NFL Draft, Allen Lazard stayed sitting in a booth at Buffalo Wild Wings in Ames, clutching his phone as he ...

The Top 1,000 Returning Junior Boys In XC  MileSplit

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Here Are The Best Sophomore Girls Returners In XC  MileSplit

Up next in our compiling of best XC returners are the sophomore girls.

Quaron Adams Is One Of The Top Underclassman Boys Sprinters  MileSplit

Chandler (AZ) High School's Quaron Adams has some of the top underclassman sprint times in the nation. He's clocked a 21.61 (+1.6) in the 200m and a 10.49 ...

Former Dowling star Ryan Boyle desperate for Hawkeye playing time

The move from QB to WR is a 'one-year rental' for Iowa's former two-time prep Gatorade player of the year.

Resilient Indianola wrestler Kobey Pritchard ready for state's biggest stage

INDIANOLA, Ia. — Kobey Pritchard's wrestling talent got him to Wells Fargo Arena. Indianola's 106-pound sophomore offers that reminder, because he knows ...

How are candidates spending ahead of the Iowa caucuses?

Editor's note: A previous version of this story misstated how much Bernie Sanders has spent nationally. Ben Carson's family festivals in Iowa earlier this year ...

Photos of year: Iowans and their stories

The joy of a winning season. A sunrise along RAGBRAI. The energy of political campaigns. These — and many more — were all moments captured by Register ...

Ranking 10,010 Girls By Average XC Finish  MileSplit

10010 cross country runners ranked by their average finish place during the cross country season with a minimum of three races.

Donald Trump confident about winning Iowa Republican caucus  USA TODAY

Donald Trump exuded confidence the day before his first election day, urging supporters Sunday to caucus for him and even talking about the criteria for a vice ...

Nancy O'Dell breaks her silence on vulgar Donald Trump recording

Entertainment journalist Nancy O'Dell is finally speaking her mind about being objectified in the leaked 2005 recorded conversation between Donald Trump and ...

Ex-POW: 'Trump's comments were really stupid'  USA TODAY

Donald Trump's refusal to apologize for comments made about John McCain's heroism during the Vietnam War has left members of the veteran community ...

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