Family that lost everything in California wildfire receives huge surprise fro...
Posted Friday, November 16, 2018 at 03:46 PM courtesy of Top Stories

The Parker family lost everything in a wildfire, but one community made sure they didn't lose hope. .. read more..

Sen. Chuck Grassley gives up Senate Judiciary chair to head Finance Committee
Posted Friday, November 16, 2018 at 03:44 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

"I want to continue to work to make sure that as many Americans as possible get to experience this good economy," Grassley said.                 .. read more..

Man charged in child’s death charged again in burglary
Posted Friday, November 16, 2018 at 03:41 PM courtesy of Top Stories

Nicholas Rivera, 37, was booked Friday morning on car burglary charges. .. read more..

ARL names person of interest in dog dumping incident
Posted Friday, November 16, 2018 at 03:35 PM courtesy of Top Stories

ARL of Iowa CEO Tom Colvin said a good Samaritan found Oscar the Chihuahua Nov. 2 in a dumpster at 6th and Forest avenues in Des Moines. .. read more..

FDA warns about health risks of pacifiers containing honey
Posted Friday, November 16, 2018 at 03:22 PM courtesy of Top Stories

Four babies were hospitalized after being given pacifiers containing honey, according to the Texas health department. .. read more..

Iowa family drives home message to get kidney for sister
Posted Friday, November 16, 2018 at 03:16 PM courtesy of Top Stories

A Des Moines family is desperate to find a kidney donor, and they're taking their search on the road. .. read more..

Where and when to watch the Leonid meteor shower this weekend
Posted Friday, November 16, 2018 at 03:10 PM courtesy of Top Stories

The Midwest and Southeast should prepare to stay up late. .. read more..

Photos: Iowa Hawkeyes forward Tyler Cook
Posted Friday, November 16, 2018 at 03:06 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Photos of Iowa Hawkeyes forward Tyler Cook.                 .. read more..

Many Iowa doctors hesitate to help patients enroll in new medical marijuana p...
Posted Friday, November 16, 2018 at 02:58 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Most large Iowa health systems are letting their physicians decide if they want to certify patients for the new medical marijuana program.                 .. read more..

Photos: West Sioux, Dike-New Hart face off in the 1A state football championship
Posted Friday, November 16, 2018 at 02:54 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

West Sioux, Dike-New Hart face off in the 1A state football championship                 .. read more..

Ruth Harkin reflects on 50 years of marriage: 'Maybe the beginning was ...
Posted Friday, November 16, 2018 at 02:54 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

"We met at a shrine symbolizing long marriages? Who knew?"                 .. read more..

Photos: Iowa Hawkeyes guard Jordan Bohannon
Posted Friday, November 16, 2018 at 02:50 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Photos of Iowa Hawkeyes guard Jordan Bohannon.                 .. read more..

Hunter Dekkers set some state championship game records
Posted Friday, November 16, 2018 at 02:40 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Hunter Dekkers, West Sioux's quarterback, led the Falcons to the Class 1A state title on Friday in Cedar Falls.                 .. read more..

Letters: Sen. Chuck Grassley: Smithfield made false claim
Posted Friday, November 16, 2018 at 02:27 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

This week's Letters to the editor                 .. read more..

Meet the Register's All-Iowa girls' cross country team
Posted Friday, November 16, 2018 at 02:25 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Here's the Register's All-Iowa girls' cross country team                 .. read more..

California wildfires captured up-close by evacuees, first responders
Posted Friday, November 16, 2018 at 02:23 PM courtesy of Top Stories

Viewers share their incredible stories .. read more..

The Register's All Iowa girls' cross country coach announced
Posted Friday, November 16, 2018 at 02:22 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Here's the All Iowa girls' cross country coach                 .. read more..

Iowa 8: Meet the top prospects in Iowa high school girls' basketball thi...
Posted Friday, November 16, 2018 at 02:21 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Introducing the Register's girls' basketball Iowa Eight                 .. read more..

Coast Guard seizes about $500 million worth of cocaine
Posted Friday, November 16, 2018 at 02:21 PM courtesy of Top Stories

The United States Coast Guard seized cocaine with an estimated street value of around $500 million during a series of interdictions in international waters. .. read more..

'I am so embarrassed': Man explains why he shouted 'Heil Hitler' during 'Fid...
Posted Friday, November 16, 2018 at 02:19 PM courtesy of Top Stories

An audience member says a man interrupted a performance of "Fiddler on the Roof" in Baltimore with a pro-Nazi and pro-Trump salute. .. read more..

Iowa girls' basketball: Meet the Register's preseason All-Iowa team
Posted Friday, November 16, 2018 at 02:17 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Here are the Register's selections for the preseason All-Iowa girls' basketball team, as selected by the Register and Iowa City Press-Citizen staff.                 .. read more..

Iowa Hawkeyes 2018 football season (so far) in photos
Posted Friday, November 16, 2018 at 02:08 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Through 10 games Iowa is 6-4. Illinois and Nebraska remain on the Hawkeyes' regular season schedule.                 .. read more..

Introducing the Register's All-Iowa boys' cross country team
Posted Friday, November 16, 2018 at 02:06 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

The Register's All-Iowa boys' cross country team announced                 .. read more..

The Register's All Iowa boys' cross country coach of the year annou...
Posted Friday, November 16, 2018 at 02:03 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Announcing the Register's All Iowa boys' cross country coach of the year                 .. read more..

Woody: Iowa State needs creative plan with David Montgomery out for a half vs...
Posted Friday, November 16, 2018 at 01:59 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

How does Iowa State survive without David Montgomery for a half? Former Cyclones running back Jeff Woody explains.                 .. read more..

Why does Des Moines smell like 'dog poo' today?
Posted Friday, November 16, 2018 at 01:55 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Residents from Johnston and as far as West Des Moines have also complained.                 .. read more..

Community mourns North Carolina teacher authorities say was killed by Mexican...
Posted Friday, November 16, 2018 at 01:44 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Patrick Braxton-Andrew was killed in late October by a criminal organization which Mexican officials identified as the Sinaloa cartel.                 .. read more..

Democrats' path for 2020 runs through the upper Midwest
Posted Friday, November 16, 2018 at 01:39 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Duke political scientist says Democrats need to appeal to the capital-P Progressives from Pennsylvania to Minnesota.                 .. read more..

Stats file: Details on projected football starters for Iowa at Illinois
Posted Friday, November 16, 2018 at 01:25 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Some details on the starters for the Hawkeyes in their 2018 matchup against the Fighting Illini.                 .. read more..

Iowa women's basketball: One last tune-up before Hawkeyes' tough no...
Posted Friday, November 16, 2018 at 01:18 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Iowa hosts winless North Carolina Central Saturday night, the Hawkeyes' final tune-up before a tough nonconference stretch starts.                 .. read more..

Futures File: Volatility rocks natural gas
Posted Friday, November 16, 2018 at 01:17 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

A look at futures prices on commodities that impact the Des Moines metro area and greater Iowa.                 .. read more..

Two hurt, including one who was ejected in vehicle rollover near Mason City
Posted Friday, November 16, 2018 at 01:15 PM courtesy of Search Results - North Iowa Media Group

MASON CITY | Alcohol is believed to be a factor in a crash that injured two Charles City men, including one who was ejected, in a single-vehicle crash early Friday near Mason City, according to law enforcement. .. read more..

30 ways to transform Thanksgiving leftovers
Posted Friday, November 16, 2018 at 01:13 PM courtesy of Top Stories

These ideas may cause more naps. Consider yourself warned. .. read more..

Snow fun: Photos of sledding in Iowa through the years
Posted Friday, November 16, 2018 at 01:09 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Iowa kids for generations have made their own fun on winter days, sledding down local hills.                 .. read more..

Grassley opts to lead Finance, not Judiciary Committee in 2019
Posted Friday, November 16, 2018 at 01:07 PM courtesy of Radio Iowa

Senator Chuck Grassley is giving up the gavel in one U.S. Senate committee, planning to lead another panel that deals with tax and trade policy. Grassley has been chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee since 2015. Grassley announced today he wants to lead the Senate Finance Committee when con... .. read more..

Wearing winter coats in a car seat might not be a great idea for your kids, e...
Posted Friday, November 16, 2018 at 01:03 PM courtesy of Top Stories

Sometimes bundling up in the car isn't the best idea. .. read more..

Timing, totals on weekend winter weather
Posted Friday, November 16, 2018 at 12:51 PM courtesy of Top Stories

The latest KCCI weather forecast. .. read more..

Iowa's Chuck Grassley leaving Senate judiciary committee chairmanship to head...
Posted Friday, November 16, 2018 at 12:50 PM courtesy of Search Results - North Iowa Media Group

U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, has chosen to step away from his role as chairman of the upper chamber’s judiciary committee, saying he plans to instead take the helm of the finance committee when the next Congress convenes in January. .. read more..

30 celebrities with surprising college majors
Posted Friday, November 16, 2018 at 12:45 PM courtesy of Top Stories

Stars — they’re just like us, in that they often had college majors that have nothing to do with their actual careers! .. read more..

Serious Crash: Vehicle slams into I-35 bridge in Ankeny
Posted Friday, November 16, 2018 at 12:45 PM courtesy of Top Stories

A serious crash involving a vehicle and a bridge slowed the morning commute in Ankeny Friday. .. read more..

Deadly salmonella outbreak forces USDA to recall raw turkey
Posted Friday, November 16, 2018 at 12:40 PM courtesy of Top Stories

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, federal officials have issued a recall on turkey products linked to a salmonella outbreak. .. read more..

Iowa Supreme Court justice to resign and focus on melanoma treatment
Posted Friday, November 16, 2018 at 12:38 PM courtesy of Radio Iowa

Ongoing health issues have forced an Iowa Supreme Court Justice to resign. Justice Daryl Hecht of Sloan, who has been receiving treatment for melanoma in Sioux City and at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, announced he will resign from the court on December 13th. Hecht had returned in Sept... .. read more..

How to easily carve the perfect turkey
Posted Friday, November 16, 2018 at 12:36 PM courtesy of Top Stories

Carving a turkey can be a daunting task, but it's worth doing right after hours spent brining, basting and baking that delicious bird. .. read more..

Ron Galimore latest top administrator forced out at USA Gymnastics
Posted Friday, November 16, 2018 at 12:32 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Ousted official helped cover up Larry Nassar's absences from 2015 events after USA Gymnastics officials were told Nassar was sexually abusing gymnasts.                 .. read more..

What's that smell?
Posted Friday, November 16, 2018 at 12:29 PM courtesy of Top Stories

Have you smelled it? That's the question you're asking on Facebook, email and calls into the newsroom. .. read more..

Wells Fargo layoffs: Why it's happening and what it means for Des Moines
Posted Friday, November 16, 2018 at 12:25 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Wells Fargo, the single largest private employer in the Des Moines metro area, will shed hundreds of local jobs as the bank trims jobs across the country.                 .. read more..

The upsetting truth about how drinking a milkshake affects your body
Posted Friday, November 16, 2018 at 12:16 PM courtesy of Top Stories

But there's some great news about chocolate milk. .. read more..

With Toys R Us gone, where are Iowa shoppers turning for toys this year?
Posted Friday, November 16, 2018 at 12:15 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

The Learning Post in Urbandale has upped its toy selection with new lines including Hot Wheels and Barbie dolls .                 .. read more..

Doing the dishes is the chore most likely to kill a relationship
Posted Friday, November 16, 2018 at 12:15 PM courtesy of Top Stories

Raise your hand if this argument is all too familiar. .. read more..

Iowa Supreme Court justice with cancer will resign in December
Posted Friday, November 16, 2018 at 12:10 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Daryl Hecht has served on the Iowa Supreme Court since 2006.                 .. read more..

The Learning Post has added traditional toys to its educational lineup
Posted Friday, November 16, 2018 at 12:08 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

The Learning Post has added traditional toys to its educational lineup                 .. read more..

Photos: The Learning Post expands its range of toys
Posted Friday, November 16, 2018 at 12:07 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Photos: The Learning Post expands its range of toys. Since Toys R Us has closed, Howe has been increasing the toy selection at her shop.                 .. read more..

Iowa Supreme Court Justice Daryl Hecht Retiring Amid Cancer Battle
Posted Friday, November 16, 2018 at 12:03 PM courtesy of WHOTV.com – Des Moines news & weather from WHO Television

DES MOINES, Iowa  —  Iowa Supreme Court Justice Daryl Hecht is stepping down from the high court amid an ongoing battle with skin cancer. Hecht has been undergoing treatment at the Mayo Clinic and in Sioux City during the current adjudicative term.  He missed two days of oral arguments this... .. read more..

Are you prepared for a carbon monoxide leak? Get a CO detector, officials urge
Posted Friday, November 16, 2018 at 12:01 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

After a carbon monoxide leak at the Iowa Law Enforcement Agency Thursday, health professionals urged citizens to check if they have a functional CO detector.                 .. read more..

Hawkeyes set to battle UConn in New York City
Posted Friday, November 16, 2018 at 11:47 AM courtesy of Radio Iowa

Iowa plays UConn in the championship game of the 2K Empire Classic in New York City. The Hawkeyes advanced after beating 13th ranked Oregon 77-69. Iowa raced out to an 8-0 lead and never trailed in moving to 3-0. “The start was really important”, said Iowa coach Fran McCaffery. “... .. read more..

Iowa high school football: Updates from Friday's championship games
Posted Friday, November 16, 2018 at 11:46 AM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Can't watch the Iowa high school football state championship games? We've got you covered with updates from our staff on hand in Cedar Falls today.                 .. read more..

Carbon monoxide at Iowa Law Enforcement Academy unexplained so far after doze...
Posted Friday, November 16, 2018 at 11:46 AM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

The building did not have a carbon monoxide detector, Judy Bradshaw said. The source or cause of the leak had not been determined Thursday afternoon.                 .. read more..

REVIEW: ‘Elf the Musical’ at TCR packs sleighful of Christmas s...
Posted Friday, November 16, 2018 at 11:43 AM courtesy of Breaking News from GazetteOnline

CEDAR RAPIDS — Even the grinchiest Scrooges will leave “Elf the Musical” feeling all “sparklejollytwinklejingley.” The 2010 play springing from the 2003 film... .. read more..

Podcast: On Iowa Politics talks Gov. Reynolds' reactions to Rep. Steve King, ...
Posted Friday, November 16, 2018 at 11:39 AM courtesy of Breaking News from GazetteOnline

This week On Iowa Politics talks about Gov. Kim Reynolds' statements on Rep. Steve King, whether Democrats can reach the rural voter base, and what to expect from the 2019 legislative session. On... .. read more..

Fire damages Britt home Thursday night
Posted Friday, November 16, 2018 at 11:34 AM courtesy of Search Results - North Iowa Media Group

BRITT | A fire caused significant damage to a house in Britt Thursday evening. .. read more..

State unemployment rate drops to 2.4% in October
Posted Friday, November 16, 2018 at 11:08 AM courtesy of Radio Iowa

Iowa’s unemployment rate has dropped its lowest level in nearly 19 years. Iowa Workforce Development spokesman Cory Kelly says the state’s jobless rate in October dipped to 2.4%. “The last time we saw this rate was in March of 2000,” Kelly said. “That 2.4% keeps us s... .. read more..

Grassley to leave Judiciary Committee chair
Posted Friday, November 16, 2018 at 11:05 AM courtesy of Breaking News from GazetteOnline

WASHINGTON — Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley, who has overseen the confirmation of two of President Donald Trump’s picks to shape a conservative U.S. Supreme Court, wants to leave the... .. read more..

Police: Car Crashes Into Bridge, Serious Injury Reported
Posted Friday, November 16, 2018 at 11:02 AM courtesy of WHOTV.com – Des Moines news & weather from WHO Television

ANKENY, Iowa – A single-car crash on I-35 in Ankeny caused traffic to back up Friday morning and police say the driver was seriously injured. Lt. Ben Bowersox with the Ankeny Police Department says the accident happened right around 6:30 a.m. on southbound I-35 at Oralabor Road. When officers arr... .. read more..

Tristan Wirfs grew up smiling, and Mount Vernon smiled back
Posted Friday, November 16, 2018 at 10:52 AM courtesy of Breaking News from GazetteOnline

IOWA CITY — Recess is the best part of the school day for most kids. For a few minutes, you don’t have to study math, science, language arts or any of those other boring things. You can... .. read more..

A former prosecutor's satirical 'thanks' to President Trump fo...
Posted Friday, November 16, 2018 at 10:50 AM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

It was Jeff Sessions’ time to go and I applaud your decision to wait until most of the votes were tallied from the midterm elections.                 .. read more..

Sports TV listings for Des Moines and Iowa
Posted Friday, November 16, 2018 at 10:48 AM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

What channel are the Hawkeyes and Cyclones on?                 .. read more..

Iowa’s unemployment rate lowest since 2000 at 2.4 percent
Posted Friday, November 16, 2018 at 10:44 AM courtesy of Breaking News from GazetteOnline

Iowa’s unemployment rate dropped to a 18-year low in October, and it’s the second-lowest in the nation, according to numbers released Friday. Iowa’s seasonally adjusted... .. read more..

Judge hands CNN victory in its bid to restore Jim Acosta’s White House...
Posted Friday, November 16, 2018 at 10:41 AM courtesy of Breaking News from GazetteOnline

WASHINGTON — A federal judge on Friday ruled in favor of CNN and reporter Jim Acosta in a dispute with President Donald Trump, ordering the White House to temporarily restore the press... .. read more..

Iowa Supreme Court opens door for workers compensation claims involving medic...
Posted Friday, November 16, 2018 at 10:30 AM courtesy of Radio Iowa

The Iowa Supreme Court has ruled falls at work caused by medical conditions can’t automatically be ruled out for workers compensation claims. The case involves 38-year-old Jason Bluml, who had a seizure while working as the shift manager of the Long John Silver’s in Council Bluffs in ... .. read more..

2018 Des Moines Register Metro's Best
Posted Friday, November 16, 2018 at 10:09 AM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Check out these notable restaurants, shops and more.                 .. read more..

Editorial: Congress should circumvent fringe members (and perhaps Trump) to r...
Posted Friday, November 16, 2018 at 10:00 AM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

During 14 months since Trump ended protection for Dreamers, Congress has not acted. Here's a place for Republicans, Democrats to find common ground.                 .. read more..

As Dowling Catholic plays for another state title, coaching legend Jim Willia...
Posted Friday, November 16, 2018 at 09:54 AM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

"I can’t imagine him not coaching. Jim Williams is Dowling football."                 .. read more..

Iowa unemployment rate matches lowest figure on record
Posted Friday, November 16, 2018 at 09:46 AM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Iowa's unemployment rate was the nation's second lowest, behind only Hawaii's 2.3 percent rate.                 .. read more..

Photos: Urbandale nurse helps kids get dental care
Posted Friday, November 16, 2018 at 09:45 AM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Jenny Villegas, the school's nurse, spearheaded the program for students to receive dental services who may not otherwise receive them.                 .. read more..

Iowa’s October Unemployment Rate at Historic 2.4-Percent Low
Posted Friday, November 16, 2018 at 09:33 AM courtesy of WHOTV.com – Des Moines news & weather from WHO Television

DES MOINES, Iowa – The unemployment rate in Iowa dropped to a historic low in October. Iowa Workforce Development released the new numbers Friday, saying Iowa saw an unemployment rate of 2.4-percent in October. That’s down a tenth of a percent from September’s 2.5-percent. The department says Oct... .. read more..

The Cedar Rapids Freedom Festival is relocating the Balloon Glow again
Posted Friday, November 16, 2018 at 09:15 AM courtesy of Breaking News from GazetteOnline

In order to accommodate historic high attendance and enable an ability for future growth, Freedom Festival’s executive director Robyn Rieckhoff has announced that 2019’s Balloon Glow... .. read more..

Des Moines downtown retail resurgence should focus on neighborhoods, task for...
Posted Friday, November 16, 2018 at 08:40 AM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Developers and officials need to determine the needs of the different neighborhoods that make up downtown.                 .. read more..

Find your Black Friday deals: Pick up your Thanksgiving Day paper a day early...
Posted Friday, November 16, 2018 at 08:25 AM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

The Des Moines Register and Hy-Vee are teaming up to make the Thanksgiving Day edition available at metro Hy-Vee locations by 5 p.m. Wednesday.                 .. read more..

Millennials plan to spend big this holiday season - on their pets
Posted Friday, November 16, 2018 at 08:01 AM courtesy of Breaking News from GazetteOnline

Millennials love their pets, and that love’s showing up on their holiday credit-card bills. The much-discussed generation of shoppers, known for their industry-disrupting tastes, will spend... .. read more..

Illinois School District Plans to Hire Retired Cops as Armed Office Workers
Posted Friday, November 16, 2018 at 07:34 AM courtesy of WHOTV.com – Des Moines news & weather from WHO Television

CHICAGO — A suburban Illinois school district says it plans to hire retired police officers as armed office workers, granting them permission to carry weapons on school campuses so they might take action in the event of a school shooting. School officials, parents and students have all been searc... .. read more..

Iowa City man faces felony charges after meth lab found in backpack
Posted Friday, November 16, 2018 at 07:30 AM courtesy of Breaking News from GazetteOnline

An Iowa City man faces a felony charge stemming from manufacturing methamphetamine. According to a release from the North Liberty Police Department, Ryan Michael Brown, 39 was charged after an... .. read more..

A preservation success story downtown
Posted Friday, November 16, 2018 at 06:45 AM courtesy of Breaking News from GazetteOnline

Just a few weeks ago, we argued in this space that “Cedar Rapids can and should do more to protect our cultural heritage.” We insisted historic preservation should be much more than an... .. read more..

Swine Specialists Ask USDA to Step Up Disease Inspections
Posted Friday, November 16, 2018 at 06:44 AM courtesy of WHOTV.com – Des Moines news & weather from WHO Television

African Swine Fever (ASF) continues to cause concerns in China. It has resulted in the deaths of 200,000 pigs on more than 50 locations since early August. China confirmed 62 percent of the earliest outbreaks were related to feeding kitchen wastes to hogs, which has now been banned. ASF is easily... .. read more..

New Attorney Requested, Trial Delayed for Suspect in Iowa State Golf Star’s M...
Posted Friday, November 16, 2018 at 06:22 AM courtesy of WHOTV.com – Des Moines news & weather from WHO Television

STORY COUNTY, Iowa — The man accused of stabbing an Iowa State University golf star to death is requesting a new attorney. Twenty-two-year-old Collin Richards is accused of murdering Celia Barquin Arozamena back in September at Coldwater Links in Ames. In a handwritten note, Richards says h... .. read more..

Two dead, one injured in Highway 1 crash near Solon
Posted Friday, November 16, 2018 at 06:20 AM courtesy of Breaking News from GazetteOnline

A fatal crash in Johnson County near Solon killed two people, and severely injured a third on Thursday night at 8:30 p.m. According to a release from the Iowa State Patrol, a 2013 Dodge Caravan was... .. read more..

Des Moines Metro Opera Brings the Music to the People
Posted Friday, November 16, 2018 at 05:51 AM courtesy of WHOTV.com – Des Moines news & weather from WHO Television

JOHNSTON, Iowa  —  The Des Moines Metro Opera opens its 47th season Friday night with a production of “Glory Denied,” by American composer Tom Cipullo. The Des Moines Metro Opera is taking opera out of the opera house and bringing it to the people at Camp Dodge in Johnston. “We’re going to ... .. read more..

Brenton Skating Plaza Opens Season with East Village Promenade
Posted Friday, November 16, 2018 at 05:28 AM courtesy of WHOTV.com – Des Moines news & weather from WHO Television

DES MOINES, Iowa – The Brenton Skating Plaza opens its 13th season alongside the East Village Promenade Friday. Opening day at the rink will include a tree lighting ceremony with Santa, ice carving, hot cocoa, and more. The rink opens at noon on Friday. The tree lighting ceremony is at 6:00 p.m. ... .. read more..

On The Road with the Cyclones-Tonight
Posted Friday, November 16, 2018 at 04:00 AM courtesy of WHOTV.com – Des Moines news & weather from WHO Television

Channel 13’s Sports Director heads to Austin to report on the Cyclones big game with Texas .. read more..

Iowa Attorney General’s Office Tips for Donating Following GoFundMe Scam
Posted Thursday, November 15, 2018 at 11:19 PM courtesy of WHOTV.com – Des Moines news & weather from WHO Television

DES MOINES, Iowa — A GoFundMe campaign to raise money for a homeless man, turned good samaritan was a hoax. Prosecutors said Mike D’Amico, Katie McClure, along with homeless man, Johnny Bobbit worked together to make up the entire good samaritan story to raise money for themselves. Af... .. read more..

TJ Hockenson’s Path to Kinnick Stadium
Posted Thursday, November 15, 2018 at 10:17 PM courtesy of WHOTV.com – Des Moines news & weather from WHO Television

CHARITON, Iowa — Long before TJ Hockenson was catching touchdown’s at Kinnick Stadium he was a baseball star in southern Iowa. His sophomore season he quit baseball for good to chase his dream of playing division one football. .. read more..

From Lake City to New York City-Tuesday at 10
Posted Thursday, November 15, 2018 at 10:00 PM courtesy of WHOTV.com – Des Moines news & weather from WHO Television

Witness this small town Iowan’s final crowning achievement… .. read more..

Full 2019 season of Des Moines Storytellers Project released — and we h...
Posted Thursday, November 15, 2018 at 09:06 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Check out the list of themes for the upcoming season — and find out more about our new location.                 .. read more..

More Racist Notes Target Drake Students Day After Protest
Posted Thursday, November 15, 2018 at 08:20 PM courtesy of WHOTV.com – Des Moines news & weather from WHO Television

DES MOINES, Iowa–  Two more racist notes were slipped under students’ doors at Drake University Thursday. President Marty Martin sent out another notification to the campus community Thursday evening. Again, the notes were directed at students of color and delivered in the same hall a... .. read more..

After deadliest fire in California history, with 63 confirmed deaths so far, ...
Posted Thursday, November 15, 2018 at 08:16 PM courtesy of Breaking News from GazetteOnline

PARADISE, Calif. — Wendy Bailey, a widow and retired stay-at-home-mother, hunched over a charred bathtub, surrounded by ash, looking for any trace of human remains. It was her second day... .. read more..

Drake responds to two more racist notes delivered to students
Posted Thursday, November 15, 2018 at 08:14 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Two more racist notes were left under students' dorm room doors Thursday night, days after a robocall from a white supremacist group reached hundreds of campus landline telephones.                 .. read more..

Cell Phone App Helps Police Locate Metro Family’s Stolen SUV
Posted Thursday, November 15, 2018 at 08:11 PM courtesy of WHOTV.com – Des Moines news & weather from WHO Television

DES MOINES, Iowa–  A Des Moines family thanks technology for helping to find their stolen car. “We came out we were looking around and was like where is the car,” Emily Ahmed said. On Tuesday, Ahmed and her husband went to pick up a few items from a Walgreen’s on Douglass Avenue... .. read more..

Iowa Ethics Board Wants to Prevent Government Resources from Being Used for P...
Posted Thursday, November 15, 2018 at 07:30 PM courtesy of WHOTV.com – Des Moines news & weather from WHO Television

DES MOINES, Iowa — The Iowa Ethics and Campaign Disclosure Board wants to draw clearer lines when it comes to stopping government resources from being used for political purposes. That was among the issues that were discussed during a board meeting at the state capitol on Thursday. “O... .. read more..

Opening date set for senior living complex Stoney Point Meadows
Posted Thursday, November 15, 2018 at 06:54 PM courtesy of Breaking News from GazetteOnline

An opening date has been set for a $16 million southwest Cedar Rapids senior living complex. Bob Sample, president of Stoney Point Meadows, said the 95-room assisted living and memory care facility... .. read more..

Lottery coasting, but other Iowa state agencies hurting
Posted Thursday, November 15, 2018 at 05:51 PM courtesy of Breaking News from GazetteOnline

DES MOINES — Iowa’s state-run lottery is doing great, thanks to two recent mega-jackpots that drove sales and profits, but other parts of the state budget aren’t faring as well... .. read more..

REVIEW: In ‘Sunday in the Park with George,’ all elements combi...
Posted Thursday, November 15, 2018 at 05:50 PM courtesy of Breaking News from GazetteOnline

CEDAR RAPIDS — “Order, design, attention, balance, harmony.” All the points at the heart of Georges Seurat’s artistry become luminous in Revival Theatre Company’s... .. read more..

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