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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 ...



‘Serious Injuries’ Reported After Vehicle Hits Pedestrian in Urbandale  WHO TV Des Moines

URBANDALE, Iowa – A person suffered serious injuries Thursday morning after being hit by a vehicle across from Urbandale High School. Sgt. Chad ...



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 ...



Iowa News Headlines Friday, November 30, 2018 | Regional  KMAland

(Cedar Falls, IA) -- People on the University of Northern Iowa campus are being alerted about a man exposing himself to students and faculty.



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.



Urbandale School Teaches Students to Code Before Some Learn to Type  WHO TV Des Moines

URBANDALE, Iowa – Karen Acres Elementary School and Urbandale High School and teaming up to teach elementary students how to code. High school ...



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 ...



$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 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.



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 District Seeks $59M To Close 4 Schools, Build 2  Patch.com

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 ...



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 ...



Urbandale students shaken by shooting linked to school  DesMoinesRegister.com

The suspect's daughter, a sophomore at Urbandale, is unfairly being bullied on social media, classmates said.



New Club Allows Urbandale Students to Use Lessons in the Real World  WHO TV Des Moines

URBANDALE, Iowa – A new after school program at Urbandale High School is taking class lessons and using it in the community. “Hope in Action” started fall of ...



Urbandale High School Student Arrested After Snapchat Threat  whotv.com

URBANDALE, Iowa – An Urbandale High School student was arrested Thursday night after police say he made a threat of violence against teachers via social ...



Urbandale Students Aid Community With Hope In Action Projects  Patch.com

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  whotv.com

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 ...



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.



Iowa high school football: Final scores from Aug. 24  Des Moines Register

Find scores from Week 1 of Iowa high school football below.



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

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 ...



Decision Day, Residents Vote on School Bond Referendums  WHO TV Des Moines

IOWA -- Tuesday, residents in three metro school districts are voting on bond referendums that aim to build new schools. The Ankeny school district, the ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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.



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

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 ...



'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 ...



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

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



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

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



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 ...



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 ...



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.



Urbandale photos sought for 'Throwback Thursday'  DesMoinesRegister.com

The images will appear on the centennial committee's Facebook page.



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

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 ...



Several Waukee High School volleyball stars earn All-State Academic Honors  Dallas County News

In their pursuit to a state tournament berth, the Waukee High School volleyball team earned a few academic honors this week as the IGHSAU released their ...



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.



Thousands of Iowans 'March for Our Lives' to protest gun violence  Des Moines Register

Students gathered at the Iowa Capitol Saturday afternoon to participate in the national "March for Our Lives" movement to demand legislation.



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

AMES, Ia. — When the NFL pre-draft process began, former Iowa State star Allen Lazard found himself lumped in with a group of big-bodied wide receivers.



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.



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.



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 ...



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

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



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 ...



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

Iowa Rep. Steve King is in national news again, but that's nothing new. Read and see his history of criticized remarks on race, immigration and nationalism.



Urbandale bar and grill has new owners  DesMoinesRegister.com

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



Iowan named full-time MLB umpire  DesMoinesRegister.com

Urbandale native Pat Hoberg a full-time umpire in the majors.



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

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 ...



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

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  whotv.com

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



How did these college students lower their debt? This school gave them a financial planner.  Des Moines Register

It has helped this university reduce student debt by 10 percent in a short amount of time.



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.



Urbandale and Johnston Area News  DesMoinesRegister.com

Briefs from around Urbandale, Johnston and Grimes.



Group Home Closed: Residents Sexually Abused, Medications Missed  whotv.com

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 high school band members walk off football field before playing of national anthem  DesMoinesRegister.com

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.



No motive given in violent disturbance involving Glenwood, Iowa, principal  Omaha World-Herald

Glenwood High School principal Richard Hutchinson was among three people injured during an incident involving a shooting near Hutchinson's house.



Live scoreboard: Second round of Iowa high school football playoffs  DesMoinesRegister.com

Our live scoreboard will have scores from around Iowa updating throughout Friday night.



Take Five: Centennial shows flashes of last year’s greatness, positions for playoff run  DesMoinesRegister.com

ANKENY, Ia. — There is a tendency to say this year's Ankeny Centennial team is not like last year's Ankeny Centennial team. That the Jaguars took a step ...



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

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



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

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 ...



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.



Iowa high school football scores for Week 1  DesMoinesRegister.com

Here are Week 1 high school football scores from Iowa. Scores to be updated throughout Friday night. A-H-S-T-W, Avoca 55, Shenandoah 18. AGWSR, Ackley ...



Take Five: Carlisle tops Norwalk, causing one team to celebrate and another to wait  DesMoinesRegister.com

Carlisle topped Norwalk, other local 4A schools won district titles and Roosevelt capped a winning season. The Register's Cody Goodwin recaps Week 9.



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 ...



MISSING TEEN: Police Seeking Help  whotv.com

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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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

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



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 ...



The Register's final class-by-class prep football rankings of the 2017 regular season  DesMoinesRegister.com

Another football regular season has been completed and now the teams are headed to the playoffs. Here are the Register's final No. 1 ranked teams: Class 4A: ...



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

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



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

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 ...



Hy-Vee's 'helpful smile' jingle turns 50  DesMoinesRegister.com

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



Iowa State's Allen Lazard, Kamari Cotton-Moya are on preseason all-Big 12 team  DesMoinesRegister.com

A pair of Iowa State football stars — receiver Allen Lazard and safety Kamari Cotton-Moya — are on the all-Big 12 Conference pre-season football team that was ...



Yellow Jackets can't contain J-Hawks  The Daily Nonpareil

URBANDALE – When the first storm finally let up, Urbandale was ready to pounce. The J-Hawks put up 28 points and amassed 244 yards on visiting Thomas ...



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.



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 ...



Campbell: Allen Lazard could become one of nation's elite WRs  DesMoinesRegister.com

The junior wide receiver is finding his form as his Iowa State season concludes.



Trump takes aim at Bob Vander Plaats  DesMoinesRegister.com

Donald Trump took to Twitter Tuesday to attack one of rival Ted Cruz's more influential Iowa endorsers, Christian conservative leader Bob Vander Plaats.



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 ...



Army National Combine participants  247Sports.com

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.



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

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



NXN Heartland Girls Team Scores: Wayzata Holds Strong  MileSplit

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How are candidates spending ahead of the Iowa caucuses?  DesMoinesRegister.com

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 ...



2015 State-by-State High School Cross Country Coaches of the Year  U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association

NEW ORLEANS – The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced Wednesday the state-by-state winners of its ...



Deez Nuts is disappointed  DesMoinesRegister.com

Brady Olson, 16, recently 'shook his head slowly in disbelief.'



Former Dowling star Ryan Boyle desperate for Hawkeye playing time  DesMoinesRegister.com

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



Proctor-Teymer  Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

WATERLOO -- Phylicia Proctor of Atlanta and Nathan Teymer of Augusta, Ga., are announcing their engagement and approaching wedding.



Newton Cardinal Regiment receives Division I rating at state competition  Newton Daily News

Newton Senior High School Cardinal Regiment received a Division I rating at the State Marching Band Competition in Waukee on Oct. 19. Newton placed fifth in ...



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 ...



Trump boots reporter, vows to hold grudges  USA TODAY

Once he feels slighted, Donald Trump said in Dubuque, Iowa, Tuesday night, he holds a grudge.



Nancy O'Dell breaks her silence on vulgar Donald Trump recording  11alive.com

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



Donald Trump: On raising rates, running mates and Biden's decision  USA TODAY

BURLINGTON, Iowa — Even Donald Trump admits to being a bit surprised by his phenomenal rise and sustained lead in the Republican presidential race.



US Top 500 Outdoor Returnees: Boys 100m Dash  MileSplit

Check out the nation\'s top 500 outdoor boys returnees in the 100 meter dash among wind legal F.A.T. times.



US Top 500 Outdoor Returnees: Girls 400m Hurdles  MileSplit

Check out the nation\'s top 500 outdoor girls returnees in the 400 meter hurdles.



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 ...



Donald Trump's call for banning Muslims from entering US draws condemnation  USA TODAY

Donald Trump took his plan for tightening the nation's borders to a new level Monday — and drew condemnation from Republican opponents as well as ...



Straight No Chaser finds harmony on the road  Sioux City Journal

Put 10 guys on the road, tell them to sing every night and you get, what? Chaos?



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