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Second Iowan accused of participating in Capitol attack makes appearance in federal court


Created: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 16:59:29 +0000

Author: Hillary Ojeda, Des Moines Register

Cedar Rapids' Leo Kelly and Des Moines' Doug Jensen both face federal charges of participating in the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol insurrection.

       

Read more: Second Iowan accused of participating in Capitol attack makes appearance in federal court


The Isiserettes, Des Moines drumline, to perform at virtual Biden inauguration parade


Created: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 16:48:49 +0000

Author: Robin Opsahl, Des Moines Register

It's not the Des Moines drumline's first time supporting the incoming administration, or their first time performing for an inauguration.

       

Read more: The Isiserettes, Des Moines drumline, to perform at virtual Biden inauguration parade


Iowa reports another 62 COVID-19 deaths, 1,335 confirmed coronavirus cases


Created: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 16:00:46 +0000

Author: From staff reports, Des Moines Register

At 10 a.m. Wednesday, the state of Iowa was reporting a total of 4,394 COVID-19-related deaths and 307,568 confirmed cases of coronavirus.

       

Read more: Iowa reports another 62 COVID-19 deaths, 1,335 confirmed coronavirus cases


Police make arrest in shooting death of Cedar Rapids woman


Created: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 15:11:34 +0000

Author: Associated Press, Des Moines Register

Larenzo Laroy Burnett, 20, was arrested on suspicion of involuntary manslaughter and witness tampering in the fatal shooting of Marisa Doolin.

       

Read more: Police make arrest in shooting death of Cedar Rapids woman


'I'm all about a revolution:' Prosecutors urge Capitol riot suspect Doug Jensen remain in custody until trial


Created: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 14:56:58 +0000

Author: William Morris, Des Moines Register

Jensen is charged with six federal crimes related to the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.

       

Read more: 'I'm all about a revolution:' Prosecutors urge Capitol riot suspect Doug Jensen remain in custody until trial


What led to Ozzy Osbourne infamously biting the head off a bat in Des Moines?


Created: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 14:26:09 +0000

Author: Matthew Leimkuehler, Des Moines Register

Drugs, theatrics and a sour meeting with a record label culminated in one of rock music's most infamous concert moments.

       

Read more: What led to Ozzy Osbourne infamously biting the head off a bat in Des Moines?


Peace Tree Brewing to launch War Tree with experimental beer


Created: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 13:00:25 +0000

Author: Zach Boyden-Holmes, DesMoines

The War Tree Imperial Stout, to be released Jan. 23, will be the first beer under the news label.

       

Read more: Peace Tree Brewing to launch War Tree with experimental beer


Iowa House Republicans reject Democrats' call for more Capitol COVID-19 precautions


Created: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 01:12:07 +0000

Author: Ian Richardson, Des Moines Register

Republicans on the Iowa House's rules committee rejected attempts by Democrats to add a mask requirement to the chamber rules Tuesday.

       

Read more: Iowa House Republicans reject Democrats' call for more Capitol COVID-19 precautions


Dave Miglin, who nearly won a seat in Broadlawns election, is appointed to fill vacancy


Created: Tue, 19 Jan 2021 23:59:45 +0000

Author: Tony Leys, Des Moines Register

The board's longtime chair, who was ousted by voters in November, dropped a plan to ask the board to appoint him to another seat.

       

Read more: Dave Miglin, who nearly won a seat in Broadlawns election, is appointed to fill vacancy


Mega Millions, Powerball: What you need to know


Created: Tue, 19 Jan 2021 23:57:05 +0000

Author: Chris Sims, Indianapolis Star

Mega Millions and Powerball questions? Here's what you need to know about draw days, draw times and more.

       

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With the goal of protecting a 'fundamental individual right,' Iowa's pro-gun constitutional amendment advances


Created: Tue, 19 Jan 2021 22:44:13 +0000

Author: Ian Richardson, Des Moines Register

It says the right to 'keep and bear arms shall not be infringed' and 'any and all restrictions of this right shall be subject to strict scrutiny.'

       

Read more: With the goal of protecting a 'fundamental individual right,' Iowa's pro-gun constitutional amendment advances


ISU College Republicans urged armed activity, promoted hate groups in months before Capitol riot


Created: Tue, 19 Jan 2021 22:27:47 +0000

Author: Isabella Rosario, Ames Tribune

Although the students have changed their Twitter display name to "Punished College Republicans at Iowa State," the university has not sanctioned them.

       

Read more: ISU College Republicans urged armed activity, promoted hate groups in months before Capitol riot


Famed artist's sculpture will greet motorists at Des Moines airport


Created: Tue, 19 Jan 2021 21:15:28 +0000

Author: Perry Beeman, Iowa Capital Dispatch

A Des Moines foundation has firmed up plans for an $850,000 sculpture, roughly resembling a tornado, near a planned new entrance to the Des Moines airport.

       

Read more: Famed artist's sculpture will greet motorists at Des Moines airport


New Aldi grocery store opening Friday in Altoona


Created: Tue, 19 Jan 2021 20:58:32 +0000

Author: Melody Mercado, Des Moines Register

Aldi, which has 34 locations in Iowa, has opened stores in Ankeny, Waukee and Grimes in the last two years.

       

Read more: New Aldi grocery store opening Friday in Altoona


Anti-abortion constitutional amendment advances through Iowa House subcommittee


Created: Tue, 19 Jan 2021 20:08:15 +0000

Author: Stephen Gruber-Miller, Des Moines Register

Republicans are trying again to pass the proposed constitutional amendment, which failed to pass the House last year.

       

Read more: Anti-abortion constitutional amendment advances through Iowa House subcommittee


Man charged with 5 new felonies in Iowa Trump rally shooting


Created: Tue, 19 Jan 2021 20:06:59 +0000

Author: Associated Press, Des Moines Register

In addition to attempted murder, the document charges McKinney with intimidation with a dangerous weapon, willful injury, assault while participating in a felony, reckless use of a firearm and going armed with intent.

       

Read more: Man charged with 5 new felonies in Iowa Trump rally shooting


What we know about Leo Kelly, the Iowa man who said he prayed on the Senate floor during the US Capitol riot


Created: Tue, 19 Jan 2021 19:20:24 +0000

Author: Philip Joens, Des Moines Register

An Iowa man charged with participating in the deadly insurrection at the U.S. Capitol was scheduled to appear in court Tuesday.

       

Read more: What we know about Leo Kelly, the Iowa man who said he prayed on the Senate floor during the US Capitol riot


Police: Pedestrian dies after being struck by car, was dragged for at least 300 feet


Created: Tue, 19 Jan 2021 18:54:41 +0000

Author: Associated Press, Des Moines Register

The crash happened shortly after 7 p.m. Monday, when first responders were called to North Fillmore Lane for a report of a man unresponsive in the street.

       

Read more: Police: Pedestrian dies after being struck by car, was dragged for at least 300 feet


25-year-old man arrested after high-speed chase that started in Iowa, ended in South Dakota


Created: Tue, 19 Jan 2021 18:27:15 +0000

Author: Stephen Perez, Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Deputies deployed spike strips several times, but the chase only ended after a highway patrol trooper was able to successfully use a PIT maneuver.

       

Read more: 25-year-old man arrested after high-speed chase that started in Iowa, ended in South Dakota


Iowa snow: Here are the largest single-day snowstorms in Des Moines history


Created: Tue, 19 Jan 2021 18:02:58 +0000

Author: Philip Joens, Des Moines Register

It's felt like a wet winter this year. It's nowhere near what we have seen in the past.

       

Read more: Iowa snow: Here are the largest single-day snowstorms in Des Moines history


Photos: Iowa Legislature discusses anti-abortion, gun rights


Created: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 00:27:00 +0000

Author: Olivia Sun, Des Moines Register

Amendments to the Iowa Constitution must pass two consecutive sessions of the Iowa Legislature before they can be placed on a statewide ballot.

       

Read more: Photos: Iowa Legislature discusses anti-abortion, gun rights


COVID-19 vaccine tracker: How does Iowa compare to rest of US?


Created: Tue, 19 Jan 2021 16:33:50 +0000

Author: Des Moines Register

See how many COVID-19 vaccines Iowa received, and how many people have gotten one so far.

       

Read more: COVID-19 vaccine tracker: How does Iowa compare to rest of US?


Iowa reports another 8 COVID-19 deaths, 954 confirmed coronavirus cases


Created: Tue, 19 Jan 2021 16:28:09 +0000

Author: From staff reports, Des Moines Register

At 10 a.m. Tuesday, the state of Iowa was reporting a total of 4,332 COVID-19-related deaths and 306,233 confirmed cases of coronavirus.

       

Read more: Iowa reports another 8 COVID-19 deaths, 954 confirmed coronavirus cases


Herbert Hoover, Iowa's only president, was inaugurated on March 4, 1929


Created: Tue, 19 Jan 2021 16:13:56 +0000

Author: Des Moines Register

Herbert Hoover, the only president from Iowa, served from 1929 to 1933. The Republican was born in West Branch, Iowa.

       

Read more: Herbert Hoover, Iowa's only president, was inaugurated on March 4, 1929


From the Dietitian: Boost your immune system with a tasty smoothie bowl


Created: Tue, 19 Jan 2021 13:00:25 +0000

Author: Paige Green, Special to the Register

For a smoothie bowl, you can mix the smoothie and then choose your favorite topper for it.

       

Read more: From the Dietitian: Boost your immune system with a tasty smoothie bowl


Meet 3 Iowa City-area students who get to sing in New York's Carnegie Hall later this year


Created: Tue, 19 Jan 2021 13:00:19 +0000

Author: Isaac Hamlet, Iowa City Press-Citizen

The three Iowa City-area students, ages 9 to 18, have qualified for performances in New York City's Carnegie Hall later this year.

       

Read more: Meet 3 Iowa City-area students who get to sing in New York's Carnegie Hall later this year


Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley was a rising star before the Capitol riot. What happens now?


Created: Tue, 19 Jan 2021 15:36:45 +0000

Author: Austin Huguelet and Brianne Pfannenstiel, Springfield News-Leader

Amid the cascade of rebukes, a question has emerged that previously would have sounded absurd: Is Josh Hawley's political career in trouble?

       

Read more: Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley was a rising star before the Capitol riot. What happens now?


Iowa reports another 427 confirmed coronavirus cases


Created: Mon, 18 Jan 2021 23:03:28 +0000

Author: From staff reports, Des Moines Register

Iowa reported its first three COVID-19 cases on March 8. The state's first death was reported March 24.

       

Read more: Iowa reports another 427 confirmed coronavirus cases


Martin Luther King Day of Service at Urban Dreams


Created: Mon, 18 Jan 2021 20:18:23 +0000

Author: Des Moines Register

Volunteers help Urban Dreams to help others during the annual Martin Luther King Day of Service

       

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