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Johnston, Iowa is located in Polk County. Zip codes in Johnston, IA include 50131. The median home price in Johnston is $234,900 which is roughly $123/per square foot. More Johnston information.

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Yesterday | Daily Mail

Sisters lobby Iowa law banning kids under 14 from firing handgun

'Please let me use my handgun!' Iowa sisters, 8 and 10, who have been shooting handguns since age 5, take to YouTube to lobby against little known law banning kids younger than 14 from firing the weapon Nathan Gibson, from Johnston, Iowa, began taking his daughters Meredith and Natalie to the shooting range when they were five But on a recent trip ... (more)

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Wednesday | Osky News

Veterans Career Fair

Iowa Department of Veterans Affairs Director, Colonel Robert King , encourages Veterans to attend the upcoming Veterans Career Fair on Thursday, April 24, 2014 at Freedom Center - Building S-70, Camp Dodge: 7105 NW 70th Avenue, Johnston, Iowa.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Examiner.com

Free family activities in Des Moines this April

Families can benefit from getting out into the Des Moines community. Trying new things can be frugal and free and give parents and kids something different to talk about as well as inspire new ideas.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

KEYC Television, Mankato, MN

Vilsack: Ag economy remains strong due to exports

JOHNSTON, Iowa - U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack says he's confident the agricultural economy will remain strong despite an expected drop in farm income next year as corn prices lag and a pig virus reduces herds.

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Sat Mar 29, 2014

Iowa City Press-Citizen

Eight Iowa startups receive $960,000 in loans from state

Eight startups from around Iowa received almost $1 million in loans from the state Friday.

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Fri Mar 28, 2014

The Des Moines Register

Urbandale and Johnston News

The Resource Fair is hosted by Heartland Area Education Agency's Parent & Educator Connection in Johnston.

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The Des Moines Register

New CPR device should help save lives

A community betterment grant from Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino is giving Johnston firefighters and emergency responders a tool to better respond to heart attacks and other emergencies.

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The Des Moines Register

D.M. South News

The Resource Fair is hosted by Heartland Area Education Agency's Parent & Educator Connection in Johnston.

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Mon Mar 24, 2014

The Des Moines Register

Project could bring 50 jobs to city

Mitchellville officials have been exploring annexation options to help spur an industrial development west of the city limits.

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Fri Mar 21, 2014

The Des Moines Register

Lifesaving event unfolds at Waukee pub

A night of fun and live music quickly turned to panic at Kenny's Pub in Waukee late last Friday.

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The Des Moines Register

Rezoning for assisted living home questioned

A developer's plans for an assisted living home in Johnston's Green Meadows neighborhood drew concern from neighbors who say it may not fit in an area planned for single-family homes.

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The Des Moines Register

Your Students, Your Schools -- Urbandale & Johnston

The program consisted of 10 reading events that either focused on a specific genre, writing a reading essay or by donating a book for our new "Take a Book, Leave a Book" program.

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Thu Mar 20, 2014

WHO-TV Des Moines

House Fire: Flames Seen a Mile Away

"When the police first arrived it was through the roof in one area. It's going to be too difficult at this time to tell where it , but to burn through a roof like that, it usually takes about 20 minutes or better, so this had quite a head start," Fire Chief Jim Krohse said.

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The Des Moines Register

Johnston house fire spotted a mile away; hill, frozen hydrant impaired firefighters

Firefighters battled a Johnston house fire that was initially reported by someone who saw the flames a mile away Wednesday night, authorities said.

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