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First woman enlisted infantry soldier in Iowa National Guard

Oct. 25, 2021 14:08 PM EDT

AMES, Iowa (AP) — An Ankeny resident and Iowa State University student has become the first woman enlisted infantry soldier in the Iowa National Guard. Pfc. Taylor Patterson returned from basic training at Fort Benning in Georgia last month and is with Company C, 168th...

Muscatine to consider lifting 18-year ban on pit bulls

Oct. 25, 2021 13:31 PM EDT

MUSCATINE, Iowa (AP) — City leaders in Muscatine are considering whether to lift an 18-year ban on pit bulls within the city limits. The City Council is scheduled to hold a special public hearing on Thursday to gather opinions on the ban that’s been in place Aug. 1,...

Editorial Roundup: Iowa

Oct. 25, 2021 10:03 AM EDT

Quad-City Times. Oct. 24, 2021. Editorial: Pass the maps This week, Iowa legislators get another chance to uphold the state’s non-partisan redistricting process. We urge them to do so. Last Thursday, the Legislative Services...

AP Top 25 Reality Check: Welcome, back 'Clones; Who's next?

Oct. 25, 2021 02:36 AM EDT

For the first time this regular season, there were no teams making their season debut in The Associated college football poll. Iowa State and BYU rejoined the AP Top 25 presented by Regions Bank, but the number of teams that have been ranked for at least one week this...

Iowa superintendent's wife donates to school board candidate

Oct. 24, 2021 18:39 PM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The wife of the Des Moines school district's superintendent is raising eyebrows with her $400 donation to a local school board candidate's campaign. School board experts and government watchdogs say the donation Jami Bassman Ahart made is legal...

POLL ALERT: Alabama jumps to 3rd behind Georgia, Cincinnati; Iowa, Ole Miss into top 10; Iowa State, BYU return; Penn State falls. (CORRECTS: A previous APNewsAlert erroneously reported that Oregon entered top 10. It already was there.)

Oct. 24, 2021 14:06 PM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — POLL ALERT: Alabama jumps to 3rd behind Georgia, Cincinnati; Iowa, Ole Miss into top 10; Iowa State, BYU return; Penn State falls. (CORRECTS: A previous APNewsAlert erroneously reported that Oregon entered top 10. It already was there.).

Police ID man who died after Des Moines shooting on Friday

Oct. 24, 2021 13:50 PM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Authorities have identified the 21-year-old man who was shot and killed in northeast Des Moines Friday morning. Police said Sunday that Kalvyn Roy Kline was killed in the shooting. A day earlier, police said 27-year-old Darren Antwon Diggs had...

AP Top 25 Takeaways: CFP race of Big 12 incoming, outgoing

Oct. 24, 2021 10:07 AM EDT

There is a developing College Football Playoff race between an outgoing Big 12 school and an incoming Big 12 school. No. 2 Cincinnati, heading to the Big 12 at some point, and No. 3 Oklahoma, leaving the Big 12 at some point, remained undefeated Saturday, though neither...

Saturday's Scores

Oct. 24, 2021 05:00 AM EDT

PREP VOLLEYBALL= Alliance Tournament= Pool A= Alliance def. Yuma, Colo., 25-11, 25-15 North Platte def. Alliance North Platte def. Oelrichs, S.D., 25-0, 25-0 Yuma,...

Iowa St. wins another close one against No. 8 Cowboys 24-21

Oct. 23, 2021 20:52 PM EDT

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa State is back in its familiar October form and right in the thick of the Big 12 race again. Brock Purdy threw for 307 yards and two touchdowns, the defense stopped Oklahoma State inches short on a fourth-and-2 late in the game, and the Cyclones...