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  1. Couple goes from soap suds to beer sudsRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Des Moines Register

    ... selling their property to an insurance company. After enjoying retirement for a few years, they purchased the Altoona bar in 2010 and renamed it Sam's Bar and Grill -- a combination of Susan and Michael. "People stop by for food and drinks, plus ...


  2. Young author pens hometown's historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | The Des Moines Register

    Altoona has an unlikely town chronicler. Alex Payne, 19, is a college student with a passion for local history.


  3. Child care center upgrades security through programRead the original story

    Friday Jul 25 | The Des Moines Register

    Altoona 8th Street Child Care was recognized by First Children's Finance for its participation in the Iowa Growth Fund Program. The Growth Fund is a multiyear program in which businesses develop and implement customized improvement plans ...


  4. Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World Opens August 20 in Bristol, TennesseeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | AmmoLand

    ... at 6 p.m. A customer enjoys bowling 'under the ocean' in the Uncle Buck's Fish Bowl and Grill at Bass Pro Shops in Altoona, Iowa. Bass Pro Shops uniquely designed, award-winning stores are often considered to be part museum, art gallery, antique ...


  5. Facebook's Hidden Jewel Proving to Be Boon for ShareholdersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 |

    ... data centers in Prineville, OR., Forest City, N.C., Lulea, Sweden and is currently in the process of building one in Altoona, Iowa. Since it was founded three years ago, OCP has grown to include more than 150 official members and dozens of ...


  6. Tony Bisignano's case: Anatomy of an OWI, a messy and odd detour on way to electionRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 23 | Cityview Online

    ... other - and one aspect of the fight ultimately would end up in the Iowa Supreme Court. Monday, Sept. 30, 12:58 a.m. Altoona policeman Brent Chambers sees Bisignano's 2011 black Mercedes weaving down First Avenue South, crossing the center line and ...


  7. Altoona Reverse Osmosis Expert with Iowa Soft Water Eliminates 99 Percent of ImpuritiesRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 23 |

    Altoona, IA - The Altoona water softener technician explains how reverse osmosis combined with activated carbon technology will reduce up to 99% of unwanted impurities in tap water.


  8. Nadine JohnsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 21 | The Fairfield Ledger

    She married Harvey Condon on December 22, 1949 and had five children, Kristine Condon of Altoona, IA, Karol Carr of Carthage, IL, Kathleen Kessel of Fairfield, IA, Karin Condon of Dodgeville, WI and Kirk Condon of Fairfield, IA.


  9. Looking Back: SEP coach, wrestlers embrace cultural exchange in '74Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 19 | The Des Moines Register

    Altoona -- Sandy and Keith Gookin visited the Villages of Van Buren, Keokuk and Navoo, Ill., over the Fourth of July. Kathy and Dennis Grell held a 25th anniversary open house at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Des Moines. ...


  10. Great 8 things to do in Iowa this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 18 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    ... books at Saturday's mini-CON comic book convention! The event runs from 10 a-m to 5 p-m at Adventureland Inn in Altoona. Meet Iowa and regional comic book writers and artists. Admission is just 2-dollars. Enjoy a day of music and a night of camping ...


  11. Altoona soap box racer carries family closeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 18 | The Des Moines Register

    The exterior of Kara Darr's soap box racer is decorated in zebra print -- her favorite since the movie "Racing Stripes" was released when she was young.


  12. Despite 'turmoil' Mitchellville sticks with development groupRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 17 | The Des Moines Register

    ... Polk Regional Development Inc. despite some concerns city officials have about the group's long-term viability. Altoona announced last year that it plans to withdraw from the group after June 2015. If that happens, it will leave the organization ...


  13. Altoona man sentenced to four years in drug caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 16 | The Des Moines Register

    Altoona, was sentenced to 48 months in prison on July 2 for conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine. He was the last of 10 defendants from the Des Moines area who were sentenced on federal drug trafficking ...


  14. Congress Pulls A Smooth Maneuver To Make Highway PaymentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 15 |

    Traffic passes a construction zone at the interchange of U.S. Highway 65 and Interstate 80 on May 30 in Altoona, Iowa.


  15. No, Obama doesna t get points for lecturing CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 14 | The Washington Post

    Traffic passes a construction zone at the interchange of U.S. Highway 65 and Interstate 80 in Altoona, Iowa.


  16. Jockey David Mello Registers 1,000th WinRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 13 | Blood Horse

    to a three-length victory in the fourth race at the Altoona, Iowa, track. Mello managed his milestone score in a $10,000 claiming event at six furlongs with the 5-year-old Iowa-bred gelding for owner Maggie Moss and trainer Chris Richard. Voodooville ...


  17. Tatnell, Thiel Take OW Nationals WinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 13 | National Speed Sport News

    ... then started 18th in the feature. The three heats for the 20 cars on hand were won by 2013 UMSS Champion Chris Graf, Altoona, Iowa driver Carson McCarl, and Cam Schafer, who was doing double duty for the weekend in both sprint car divisions. ...


  18. No. 16 Terry McCarl: PennLive's Top 25 Sprint Car Drivers in the CountryRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 13 |

    ... four top five and nine top-10 finishes against the World of Outlaws running on a limited basis. Did you know: The Altoona, Iowa, resident has won races with 17 different sanctioning bodies and at 62 different tracks across the country. He captured a ...


  19. Mello rides Voodooville to 1,000th career winRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 13 | Daily Racing Form

    ALTOONA, Iowa Jockey David Mello collected his 1000th career win Saturday night when he guided the Iowa-bred gelding Voodooville to a three-length victory in a six-furlong claiming event.


  20. Film with local ties opens in Pleasant HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 11 | The Des Moines Register

    Mine That Bird's trainer, Chip Woolley, is currently training and racing horses at Prairie Meadows Racetrack in Altoona.


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