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Council Bluffs, Iowa is located in Pottawattamie County. Zip codes in Council Bluffs, IA include 51502, 51501, and 51503. The median home price in Council Bluffs is $119,000 which is roughly $83/per square foot. More Council Bluffs information.

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2 hrs ago | KWQC-TV Davenport

W. Iowa park reopens after extensive restoration

A western Iowa state park has reopened after three years of work to repair and improve the park after devastating flooding in 2011.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

KWQC-TV Davenport

Council Bluffs hires Fort Dodge police chief

The Daily Nonpareil reports a panel selected Fort Dodge Chief Tim Carmody to head the Council Bluffs police department.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

KCCI-TV Des Moines

Iraqi talks about improving life after the war

An Iraqi woman talks about the need to help single women and children in her country during a stop in Iowa.

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Bellingham Herald

Iowa bar owner fights liquor license denial

Matt Overmyer of the O Face Bar appeared before an administrative judge Monday as part of the appeal process to the Iowa Alcoholic Beverages Division.

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RGT Online

Comps and Hedges

FROM MARK: On a recent trip to Atlantic City my friend and I usually play the same amount.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Messenger

Carmody leaving Fort Dodge

Fort Dodge Police Chief Tim Carmody has accepted the job of police chief in Council Bluffs, City Manager David Fierke confirmed Monday night.

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The Daily Caller

Rand Paul To Travel Across Iowa In Presidential Campaign-Style Swing

In a campaign swing resembling that of a presidential candidate, Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul plans to make a three-day trip across Iowa next week, another indication that the libertarian-leaning Republican is gearing up for a 2016 presidential run.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Daily Kos

Wanna know why Republicans can't give up calling Obama 'not American'? They've got nothing else.

When you've got nothing of substance to say, just say that the President of the United States isn't a real American.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

KELO-TV Sioux Falls

Council Bluffs Park To Fight Invasive Plants

Officials in western Iowa will consider seeking a $200,000 state grant to help remove invasive trees and plants taking over a Council Bluffs park.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Insurance Journal West

Height of Iowa Bridge a Challenge for Drivers

Drivers of tall vehicles have hit the Canadian National Railroad bridge twice this week and at least five times this year.

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WOWT-TV Omaha

Branstad, Republican Nominees To Stop In Council Bluffs

Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad and other Republican nominees visit Pottawattamie County next Wednesday for a tour of the 3rd Congressional District.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

KETV-TV

Summer lunch program feeding children, adults

NEW AT SIX....THE COMMUNITY WIDE EFFORT TO MAKE SURE aNO FAMILY GOES HUNGRY DURING THE SUMMER.

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WOWT-TV Omaha

Thief Facing Prison Time

One of the two men arrested in Council Bluffs earlier this year accused in a string of car thefts and burglaries across four counties is facing prison.

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KWQC-TV Davenport

Drivers repeatedly slam into Council Bluffs bridge

Pat Miller, of the Council Bluffs Public Works Department, tells the Daily Nonpareil motorists don't realize their vehicles won't fit under the 8-foot 8-inch bridge.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Gateway Pundit

Family of Slain Omaha 93 Year-Old Says Border Enforcement Would Have Saved Her

Ninety-three year-old Louise Sollowin passed away in July 2013 after she was beaten and raped by an illegal alien four days earlier.

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The Des Moines Register

Kling clucks about running for office

I was taken by surprise in last week's column by Sara Opie when she endorsed me as a write-in candidate for U.S. Senate as an alternative to both Joni Ernst and Bruce Braley, especially since Sara leans to the right and I lean to the left.

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WEZL-FM 103.5

Dierks' Selfie with His "Best Fan"

DIERKS BENTLEY honored a super fan who's attended 100 of his concerts . . . by giving her a special meet & greet at his show Saturday in Council Bluffs, Iowa.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Politico

O'Malley set to return to Iowa

Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley is heading back to Iowa this weekend, just weeks after the Democrat - who has said he's exploring a 2016 presidential run - was the keynote speaker at the state Democratic convention.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Official discusses western Iowa recreation trail

Mark Shoemaker, executive director of Pottawattamie County's conservation board, says design work will begin this year and construction will start next year for a trail between Council Bluffs and Weston.

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Osky News

Dorothy Jean Kennedy

Dorothy Kennedy, 92, of Oskaloosa passed Sunday, July 13, 2014, at the Oskaloosa Care Center.

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