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  1. Stryker Phd doing great after Mile victory, could defend title in Muckleshoot Classic | Emerald DownsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Kent Reporter

    ... where he scored a 17-to-1 upset. Sunday, Chicks Special Angel looks to punch her ticket to Prairie Meadows in Altoona, Iowa, this year's host of $350,000 Bank of America Challenge Championship on October 17. She comes in with three straight wins and ...

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  2. Juniors bake up ribbon-winning dessertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Des Moines Register

    Jude Norris of Altoona placed second in fudge ; third in chocolate brownies . D.J. Conlan of Pleasant Hill placed first in sugar cookie ; second in peanut butter cookies.

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  3. Regional group considers its futureRead the original story

    Thursday | The Des Moines Register

    Leaders of Eastern Polk Regional Development Inc. are searching for ways to revive the group following the departure of its executive director and Altoona's plans to withdraw from the group.

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  4. Multiple Positions AvailableRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 26 | Monster.com

    ... in person at the Gleeson jobsite trailer to: Jacob Gookin - Superintendent Iowa Cold Storage 614 Adventureland Dr Altoona, IA 50009 SOME PRIOR CONSTRUCTION EXPERIENCE IS REQUIRED Must be able to pass pre-employment physical * Post ...

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  5. Parents: Still can't get medical marijuana for epileptic kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 26 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    ... extract despite Iowa's new law. The Des Moines Register reports Sally Gaer, of West Des Moines, and Kim Novy, of Altoona, made the comments Tuesday after a state Department of Public Health hearing on the issue. Both women say they have epileptic ...

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  6. Brighton NewsRead the original story

    Monday Aug 25 | The Washington Evening Journal

    ... were Pat, Cody, Kathy, Pat's daughter Brandy of Waukee, and Dorothy's granddaughter Megan with Jordan and Lydia of Altoona. Cody and Pat returned to Brighton on Aug. 17. Cody left for Mount Pleasant on Aug. 18 to visit his family. Enjoying the ...

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  7. Silicon Valley Comes to IowaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 25 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    Microsoft announced plans in April to build a $1.1 billion data center outside of Des Moines, while Facebook will have one opening in the nearby town of Altoona early next year.

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  8. An enterprising familyRead the original story

    Friday Aug 22 | The Daily Freeman-Journal

    ... in Phillips County, Kansas before returning to Jasper County, Iowa by 1884. They lived and worked in the Newton and Altoona areas in the late 1880s and early 1890s. A small advertisement in the December 12, 1893 issue of the Weekly Graphic Herald ...

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  9. Gladys Marie Gulling, 102, RunnellsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 21 | The Des Moines Register

    Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Monday, Aug. 25, 2014 at Hamilton's Altoona Funeral Home, 105 4th St. S.W., Altoona with burial at Lowman Cemetery in Runnells.

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  10. Grimes Water Softener Installer Introduces the Iron Curtain Filter SystemRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 21 | Emailwire.com

    ... oducts at the Iowa State Fair and Des Moines Home and Garden Show. Contact: TJ Riley Iowa Soft Water 1383 NE 88th St Altoona, IA 50009 Tel 515-224-2129 Email tj@iasoftwater.com This press release was submitted by Right Now Marketing Group, LLC

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  11. Runnells baker takes top honorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 20 | The Des Moines Register

    ... are alike and different at the State Fair's annual Twins, Triplets and More contest. Valerie and Sarah Hermann of Altoona and Bailey and Bella Buerger of Mitchellville took first place in the most-alike division in their age groups. Also winning ...

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  12. Adventureland marks 40 years of thrillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 19 | The Des Moines Register

    ... was going to build something bigger," Vincent said. Other sites were considered, but Krantz eventually settled on Altoona, a town of about 3,000 at the time. That first season, Adventureland was a far cry from the acres of towering roller coasters ...

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  13. Looking Back: Brakeman dies in fall from train in '44Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 16 | The Des Moines Register

    Altoona -- Jake Johnson won a 1994 red Mustang in the Coca Cola and KGGO "Red Hot Summer" promotion. Tyler Baetsel caught the largest blue gill, Jacob Slings caught the smallest bass and Isaac Slings caught the smallest blue ...

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  14. Six Arrested Following Prostitution StingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 15 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    Officials used websites to set up meetings at an Altoona hotel, the Register reported.

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  15. Learn about ash tree replacementRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 14 | The Des Moines Register

    ... from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday. The webinar can be viewed at the ISU Extension office, 1625 Adventureland Drive in Altoona. On Sept. 4, ISU Department of Horticulture chairman Jeff Iles will discuss replacing ash trees and choosing alternative ...

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  16. Prairie Crossing important in Altoona long-term planRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 13 | The Des Moines Register

    Altoona's updated comprehensive plan envisions the city as an even more bustling commercial center for eastern Polk County.

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  17. Council considers more money for ChamberRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 13 | North Platte Bulletin

    ... a new $1 billion data storage center for Facebook. North Platte was said to be third in the race, behind Kearney and Altoona, Iowa. The data center was built in Altoona and Facebook is making plans to build another one there too. Mauk said it takes ...

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  18. Des Moines Restaurant Week 2014 is August 15 to 24Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 12 | Examiner.com

    ... Tap (Des Moines), HoQ Restaurant (Des Moines), Johnny's Italian Steakhouse (Des Moines, West Des Moines, and Altoona locations), Le Jardin (Des Moines), Lucca (Des Moines), Malo (Des Moines), Proof (Des Moines), Raccoon River Brewing Company (Des ...

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  19. Drive-thru animal park planned near AltoonaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 12 | The Des Moines Register

    ... to purchase 103 acres on the northwest corner of the junction of Interstate Highway 80 and U.S. Highway 65 near Altoona for a drive-thru animal park and wildlife rehabilitation facility. "I've been working on this for four years," said Ron ...

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  20. Editorial: Don't flock here -- we have dirt piles, snow and no beachRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 10 | The Des Moines Register

    ... know who these NerdWallet people are, but there's got to be a way to stop all the great publicity they're giving Altoona. Say that this is a great place to raise kids and a great place to buy a house often enough and everyone will want to live here. ...

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