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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 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.

‘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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 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 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 shaken by shooting linked to school

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

Urbandale High School Student Arrested After Snapchat Threat

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

$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.

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 ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Former Urbandale offensive lineman announces the end his of football career  Des Moines Register

Jake Heinrich, a former four-star offensive lineman from Urbandale, announced on Monday that health reasons have forced him to walk away from football.

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

The plan originally didn't call for Allen Lazard to make his NFL debut this week. But when a string of injuries hit the wide receiver core of the Green Bay Packers, ...

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.

Urbandale Basketball Games Will Back The Blue

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

College debt: How AP classes can help you get ahead, but also hurt you

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

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

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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

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

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 ...

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 ...

'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.

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

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

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 ...

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.

Kevin L. Kleinschrodt | Obituaries Dubuque

On December 23, 2018, Kevin Louis Kleinschrodt, age 61, went to be with the lord. Kevin died from natural causes following an automobile accident. Kevin was ...

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 ...

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 ...

Iowan named full-time MLB umpire

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

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.

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 ...

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 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.

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."

Urbandale and Johnston Area News

Briefs from around Urbandale, Johnston and Grimes.

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 ...

Bob Stouffer settles in as new Christian School principal  Oskaloosa Herald

OSKALOOSA — There is a new principal in town at the Oskaloosa Christian School.

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 ...

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.

Iowa high school football scores for Week 1

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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 State's Allen Lazard leaping for a good cause at the NFL Scouting Combine  Des Moines Register

Allen Lazard will be leaping for himself and a good cause during the NFL Scouting Combine.

Simpson Hires Former Urbandale Coach

INDIANOLA, Iowa - Brad Bjorkgren will return to his alma mater as the new Men's basketball coach. Simpson announces it has hired Bjorkgren away from ...

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

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Friday's CIML boys' basketball results

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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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 ...

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

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

Friday's CIML girls' basketball results

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Lawyer: Former ISU basketball player should face felony in Glenwood shooting

GLENWOOD, Ia. — Former Iowa State University basketball player Hurl Beechum should face a felony assault charge for shooting a 21-year-old man during a ...

Trump takes aim at Bob Vander Plaats

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

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

NXN Heartland Girls Team Scores: Wayzata Holds Strong  MileSplit

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Deez Nuts is disappointed

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

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 ...

Proctor-Teymer  Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

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

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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