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1 hr ago | The Fairfield Ledger
One of Shakespeare's darkest tragedies, the Scottish play "Macbeth," will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through April 26 on the St. John Auditorium stage at Indian Hills Community College.
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1 hr ago | WHO-AM Des Moines
A Des Moines native will appear on the ABC TV show "Shark Tank" tonight, pitching her company to business executives, in hopes of winning their support and financial backing.
1 hr ago | TheBlaze.com
Earlier this month, Sgt. James Yates was preparing to be honored for his service overseas, but just hours before the ceremony, he performed another act of heroism much closer to home.
5 hrs ago | WOI-TV West Des Moines
Officers are still looking for a prisoner who escaped in suburban Des Moines while being transferred for a court hearing in a burglary case.
6 hrs ago | The Daily Beast
Terry Branstad is a GOP kingmaker who could lose his bid for a sixth term thanks to scandal upon scandal.
Saint Francis of Assisi in West Des Moines is Iowa's largest Catholic parish. Its main church can seat around a thousand people.
A lawyer for a Des Moines doctor accused of prescribing large amounts of narcotic painkillers was denied a mistrial request in the case.
Glance at the ten super PACs that raised the most money in the first three months of 2014 and one stands out: the National Draft Ben Carson Committee raised nearly $2.4 million -- more than a half million dollars more than Ready for Hillary, a far higher profile group, collected over the same time period.
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A bill that could include pets in any domestic abuse protection orders on its way to the Governor's desk, but, not before the Senate refused to go along with a House attempt to expand the bill.
Thursday's concert calendar is topped by tributes to George Gershwin and Michael Jackson.
On April 15, 2014, defendant Bryan Draper Vilcone, was arraigned upon the two charges contained in the Amended Trial Information, filed April 15, 2014, and being fully advised of his rights and acknowledging full understanding of same, voluntarily entered pleas of guilty to Amended Count II: Attempt to Commit Murder, a class B felony, in violation ... (more)
Sarah Palin already announced her support for US Senate candidate Joni Ernst. Now Palin is joining her on the campaign trail.
A history of domestic violence is often a common thread among murder cases where the killer and victim are in a relationship..
The Midwest 22 bomb conspiracy investigation by Omaha agents of the Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms Division targeted a 16 year-old, Gary Hogan, who bombed Dayton's, a downtown St. Paul department store.