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Friday's Scores

Sep. 25, 2021 02:00 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= A-H-S-T-W, Avoca 47, Riverside, Oakland 12 AC/GC 52, Nodaway Valley 6 ADM, Adel 40, Atlantic 16 Alburnett 26, Highland, Riverside 21 Algona 28, North Polk, Alleman 27 ...

Friday's Scores

Sep. 18, 2021 02:00 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= AC/GC 56, West Central Valley, Stuart 0 Ames 49, Des Moines, East 7 Ankeny 21, Southeast Polk 7 Ar-We-Va, Westside 61, River Valley, Correctionville 18 Audubon 42, Exira/Elk...

Friday's Scores

Sep. 11, 2021 02:00 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= AC/GC 42, Des Moines Christian 12 ADM, Adel 38, North Polk, Alleman 35 AGWSR, Ackley 42, BCLUW, Conrad 14 Akron-Westfield 33, Marcus-Meridian-Cleghorn/Remsen Union (MMCRU) 14 ...

Worker killed in industrial accident at Iowa pork plant

Sep. 10, 2021 13:11 PM EDT

EAGLE GROVE, Iowa (AP) — A worker died early Friday in an industrial accident at a pork processing plant in north-central Iowa, according to Prestage Foods of Iowa. The incident happened early Friday morning during the overnight shit at Prestage Foods' plant in Eagle...

Editorial Roundup: Iowa

Sep. 06, 2021 10:04 AM EDT

Dubuque Telegraph Herald. Sept. 3, 2021. Editorial: Brain health services in Dubuque schools a wise use of relief aid It’s entirely fitting that Dubuque Community Schools officials have determined that brain health issues among students will be a...

Man sentenced to life in prison in Fort Dodge pastor's death

Aug. 20, 2021 17:37 PM EDT

FORT DODGE, Iowa (AP) — A man who killed a church pastor outside a Fort Dodge church was sentenced Friday to life in prison with no chance of parole. Joshua Pendleton was convicted of first-degree murder in April in the beating death of Rev. Al Henderson, The Fort Dodge...

Fort Dodge sentenced in shooting death of wife

Aug. 10, 2021 16:44 PM EDT

FORT DODGE, Iowa (AP) — A Fort Dodge man who shot his estranged wife to death has been sentenced to life in prison with no chance of parole. Justin Hurdel, 45, was sentenced Monday for first-degree murder in the death of Maggie Flint, 38, last year. He was also ordered...

Explosion levels home in Hamilton County; no one hurt

Aug. 09, 2021 12:02 PM EDT

DUNCOMBE, Iowa (AP) — An explosion has leveled a home in rural central Iowa, but the home was unoccupied at the time and no one was hurt, officials said. The explosion happened around 9 p.m. Sunday in Hamilton County, about 2 miles (3.2 kilometers) northeast of...

Second suspect charged in Lake Park woman's death

Jul. 31, 2021 15:45 PM EDT

LAKE PARK, Iowa (AP) — A second suspect has been charged in the death of a Lake Park woman in December. Justice Berntson, 23, was charged Thursday with first-degree murder in the death of 25-year-old Angel Bastman. He was arrested at the Fort Dodge Correctional...

Editorial Roundup: Iowa

Jul. 26, 2021 10:05 AM EDT

Des Moines Register. July 24, 2021. Editorial: University of Iowa religious freedom rulings are a promising step toward holding public officials accountable A court ruling this month took University of Iowa administrators to task for repeatedly...