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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.



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 ...



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 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 ...



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'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 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 ...



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 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 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 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 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.



$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.



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.



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 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 ...



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.



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

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



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.



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

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.



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 ...



Urbandale Basketball Games Will Back The Blue  Patch.com

Urbandale Basketball Night Will 'Back The Blue' - Urbandale, IA - Urbandale High School basketball teams will celebrate Law Enforcement Appreciation Night ...



'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 ...



Urbandale photos sought for 'Throwback Thursday'  DesMoinesRegister.com

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



Marching for change: Iowa students walk out against gun violence  KCCI Des Moines

KCCI's Hannah Hilyard spoke with students at the Statehouse to learn more.



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 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.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 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.



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.



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.



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.



Glenwood principal hurt in incident that included shooting  DesMoinesRegister.com

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



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 ...



'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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Iowan named full-time MLB umpire  DesMoinesRegister.com

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



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Woman Who Nearly Died From Flu, Talks About Her Road to Recovery  whotv.com

URBANDALE, Iowa -- The woman who spent over a month in a Nebraska hospital after nearly dying from the flu, is now at home recovering. Saturday, 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.



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 ...



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.



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 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.



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."



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 ...



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 ...



Final scores: Week 7 of Iowa high school football  DesMoinesRegister.com

Here are Week 7 high school football scores from Iowa: AGWSR, Ackley 38, Clarksville 0. Anamosa 15, Camanche 8. Ankeny Centennial 53, Ames 13.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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.



Peterson: Multiple NFL Combine invites another indicator that Iowa State football is trending up  Des Moines Register

David Montgomery and Hakeem Butler getting NFL Draft Combine invites is another sign that Iowa State's football program is trending up.



Your students, your schools: Johnston, DC-G  DesMoinesRegister.com

Go to DesMoinesRegister.com/communities for submissions from all metro-area districts.



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.



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 ...



Friday's CIML boys' basketball results  DesMoinesRegister.com

Urbandale 52,. Johnston 49. URBANDALE, Ia. – Johnston was ahead 43-40 with four minutes to go, but Urbandale made 11 of 12 free throws in the fourth ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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.



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

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



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 ...



Friday's CIML girls' basketball results  DesMoinesRegister.com

Indianola 62, Hoover 30. INDIANOLA, Ia. – Indianola clinched a five-player conference title in girls' basketball for the first time by moving its Metro Conference ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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  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.



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.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Deez Nuts is disappointed  DesMoinesRegister.com

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



Proctor-Teymer  Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

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



NXN Heartland Girls Team Scores: Wayzata Holds Strong  MileSplit

Wayzata (MN) girls have the top spot all but locked up based on 2017 times in our returning team scores for the NXN Heartland Region. The team has a 1-5 ...



Photos of year: Iowans and their stories  DesMoinesRegister.com

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 ...



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  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 ...



A Primer on Self Defense  Caffeinated Thoughts

Mike Ericson: We must consider and take to heart the relation between the right to self defense and, for those capable, the duty of it.



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 ...



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.



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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