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  1. Celebration of Life for Cancer Patient Who Received Donated CarRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | WHO-TV Des Moines

    Family and friends will celebrate the life of an Altoona husband and father of two this weekend. Tim Hesse, 39, died Saturday, May 16 after battling stomach cancer.

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  2. Hurricanes Capture Dirtbags NIT TitleRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Osky News

    Kneeling L to R - Lucas Bunnell, Hogan Rockhold, Colton Jones, Jackson Blythe, & Austin Hafner Standing L to R - Coach Doug Yates, Nik Dykstra, Casey Hill, Cole Henry, Rian Yates, Jacob Hacker, Coach Vaughn Blythe, & Coach Todd Hafner Missing from photo - Cole Kraber, Coach Troy Kraber The Oskaloosa Hurricanes 14U USSSA baseball team claimed the championship at the Dirtbags NIT tournament in Altoona this past weekend. After an opening game loss, the Hurricanes rolled to four straight wins in earning their first title of the season.

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  3. ZDirect's Leading eMarketing Solution Provides Prairie Meadows...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Hospitality Net

    ZDirect, Inc. 1920 East Hallandale Beach Blvd., Suite 502 Hallandale Beach, FL 33009 United States Tollfree: 962-4548 Phone: 458-1669 Visit Website ZDirect's Leading eMarketing Solution Provides Prairie Meadows Hotel & Casino with Increased Room Upgrade Revenue and Superior Guest Feedback Response Rates Industry renowned ZDirect platform provides an automated room upgrade engine that leads to increased revenue and furnishes property staff with efficient guest survey tracking and analytics Altoona, IA - May 13, 2015 - ZDirect, a leader in above property marketing solutions and a pioneer in hotel marketing automation, has been recognized by the Prairie Meadows Hotel & Casino for the company's role in providing an effective solution to tracking and understanding guest feedback.

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  4. ZDirect's Leading eMarketing Solution Provides Prairie Meadows Hotel...Read the original story

    Wednesday May 13 | Bottom Line

    ... that leads to increased revenue and furnishes property staff with efficient guest survey tracking and analytics Altoona, IA - May 13, 2015 - ZDirect, a leader in above property marketing solutions and a pioneer in hotel marketing automation, has ...

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  5. Serious business at the fun tableRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Cityview Online

    ... Lucky for the rest of us. [The motorcycle fundraiser is June 14, starting from 9-11 a.m. at The Brewhouse No. 25 in Altoona. Angels for Sam is a nonprofit organization. One hundred percent of all money raised goes to the beneficiaries. By the way, ...

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  6. Klinton BlackdeerRead the original story

    Wednesday May 13 | Sentinel

    Klinton "Klint" Blackdeer, age 30, of Bricelyn, formerly of Altoona, Iowa, died Sunday, May 10, 2015, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Albert Lea. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday, May 16, 2015, at Hope United Methodist Church in Blue Earth, with Rev.

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  7. Registration Open For AgGateway's Mid Year MeetingRead the original story

    Wednesday May 13 | Agri Marketing

    REGISTRATION OPEN FOR AGGATEWAY'S MID YEAR MEETING May 13, 2015 Source: AgGateway news release We're less than a month away from the 2015 Mid-Year Meeting in Altoona, IA, June 8-11! To register for the conference, visit the conference home page . Register by May 15 for a chance to win $50 in casino chips or resort credit.

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  8. Mitchell James Garrison, 17, AltoonaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | The Des Moines Register

    He was born in Des Moines on Oct. 23, 1997, son of David and Kimberly Garrison. Mitch was a junior at Southeast Polk High School and attended Altoona United Methodist Church.

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  9. Danny Lasoski and Brad Loyet score, Craig Dollansky gets a ride, more national Sprint Car highlightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | PennLive.com

    ... at the entrance of Turn 1. Brad Loyet, who was running 18th, came in and hit the left side of McCarl's car hard. The Altoona, Iowa, driver got out of the car and went to the ambulance, and it was later determined that he suffered a fractured ...

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  10. Altoona teen dies in rollover accidentRead the original story

    Monday May 11 | The Des Moines Register

    An Altoona teenager died after his car struck a debris pile and rolled at least twice, police say.

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  11. Authorities ID Motorcyclist Killed in Faribault County CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | KSTP

    ... ine Ziegler of Easton was crossing the road when it collided with a motorcycle. Thirty-year-old Klinton Blackdeer of Altoona, Iowa, was killed.

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  12. Two killed in separate Minnesota crashes, State Patrol saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | Star Tribune

    ... the path of an oncoming GMC Yukon. At 10:30 a.m. in Faribault County west of Albert Lea, Klinton Blackdeer, 30, of Altoona, Iowa, was killed when his motorcycle was struck on County Road 17 by a Dodge minivan driven by Geraldine Ziegler, 77, of ...

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  13. Vazquez Reaches Milestone at Prairie MeadowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 9 | Blood Horse

    ... the continental U.S. in 2011 to race at . The milestone victory was Vazquez's ninth at the spring/summer meet at the Altoona, Iowa track, and he won his 10th of the meet in the next race, aboard

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  14. in Re: The Marriage of Tracy Lynn Hoffman and Ernst Franklin HoffmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | FindLaw

    IN RE: The MARRIAGE OF Tracy Lynn HOFFMAN and Ernst Franklin Hoffman, Upon the Petition of Tracy Lynn Hoffman, Appellant, And Concerning Ernst Franklin Hoffman, Appellee. Eric G. Borseth of Borseth Law Office, Altoona, for appellant.

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  15. Time is running out on federal highway fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | The Washington Post

    Traffic passes a construction zone at the interchange of U.S. Highway 65 and Interstate 80, on May 30, 2014, in Altoona, Iowa. With Congress on the brink of another failure at the end of this month, the usual bickering over who is to blame for not passing a promised long-term transportation bill was in full bloom Thursday on Capitol Hill.

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  16. Old Car Brings New Hope To Family Fighting CancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    ... to donate the parts, and found a way to surprise a family desperately in need. Widen guided the Hesse family from Altoona into a repair bay and said, "You know Rebecca (Widen's wife) and I told you guys we've been working on something for you guys, ...

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  17. How Facebook hosts two billion photos with cold storage facilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | ZDNet

    ... in-house from the ground up. The Menlo Park, Calif.-headquartered company most recently bolstered its data center in Altoona, Iowa last November with a data center fabric described as a next-generation architecture developed for speeding up ...

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  18. Ball, Dickey, McDaniel, Vanderbeek, Griffiths and Whalen Take Checkers on Pepsi Cola NightRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Osky News

    ... Sprint Invaders Feature 1. 5J Jamie Ball (Knoxville); 2. 3 Nate Van Haaften (Otley); 3. 24 Terry McCarl (Altoona); 4. 53 Joe Beaver (Knoxville); 5. 22 Tony Shilling (Knoxville); 6. 44 Chris Martin (Ankeny); 7. 99 John Schulz (West Burlington); 8. 49 ...

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  19. Altoona city council passes resolution supporting amendmentRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 29 | The Des Moines Register

    The Altoona city council passed a resolution supporting an amendment to the U.S. Constitution last week.

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  20. Craft Beer Brewing and Local PhilanthropyRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 25 | PR Log

    PRLog - April 25, 2015 - ALTOONA, Iowa -- Craft Breweries have become staples within local communities throughout the country. There will always be the big kahunas in every business but what truly binds a 'local' brewery is its roots.

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