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Ankeny, Iowa is located in Polk County. Zip codes in Ankeny, IA include 50021, and 50023. The median home price in Ankeny is $217,000 which is roughly $119/per square foot. More Ankeny information.

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No foul play in Ottumwa toddler death

The Ottumwa Police Department said that the investigation into the death one-year old Keenan Rockhold revealed the child died of natural causes.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Des Moines Register

Get set to party, Blue Jays; fundraiser tickets now on sale

The event, which will begin at 5 p.m., is a joint effort of the PTO, fine arts and athletic boosters, and the education foundation.

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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 15, 2014

KCCI-TV Des Moines

A month long mission to pay it forward

You've probably heard the old saying no act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

KCRG

Teacher Accused Of Sexually Exploiting Former Student

A 33-year-old teacher has been accused of sexually exploiting a former student at Ankeny High School.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Sentinel

Airport woe: lightning strike

How much damage was caused by a lightning strike and the cost to fix it remains to be seen at Fairmont Municipal Airport.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

The Messenger

Roene Hiler

Roene Hiler, age 84, went to Heaven on Monday, March 31, 2014, after a near 20-year battle with cancer.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

Agri Marketing

American Agricultural Editors' Assn, Livestock Publication Group Announce Workshop

AMERICAN AGRICULTURAL EDITORS' ASSN, LIVESTOCK PUBLICATION GROUP ANNOUNCE WORKSHOP Apr. 7, 2014 American Agricultural Editors' Assn reports: This year's AAEA/LPC regional workshop is set for May 15 and holds professional development opportunities for writers, photographers and other ag communicators.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

The Des Moines Register

Carlisle continues tax abatement debate

The City of Carlisle will take a gamble this month when it comes to the city's residential tax abatement program.

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

WHO-TV Des Moines

School Bonds: Ankeny, North Polk Voters Approves Plans

The money will be used to fix up the aging Northview Middle School. The 40-year-old building is in need of a new heating and cooling system.

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WHO-TV Des Moines

Action Plan: Emerald Ash Borer Preparedness

The invasive pest hasn't been found in Polk County yet but it likely won't be long before it is.

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Mon Mar 31, 2014

WHO-TV Des Moines

School Bond: Ankeny Voters Set For $10m Poll

Voters in Ankeny will decide whether or not the school district can borrow $10-million to fix up an aging middle school.

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Fri Mar 28, 2014

The Des Moines Register

Ankeny and Area News

The awards will be presented at the Iowa Arts Summit on June 6. Individuals may submit nominations for one or more of the following awards: Public Art Leadership; Collaboration and Partnership in the Arts; Excellence and Innovation in the Arts; and Impact and Accessibility in the Arts.

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The Des Moines Register

Ankeny school district plans to lower tax levy

A 15-cent drop in the Ankeny school district's tax levy will still result in a tax increase for homeowners if the proposed budget is approved April 7. That's because of the increase to the state's rollback, which is the percentage of a home's value that can be taxed.

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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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Thu Mar 27, 2014

KHQA-TV Quincy

Body pulled from Keokuk Lock and Dam

The body is an unidentified man between the ages of 20 and 40. He's approximately 5 feet 4 six inches and 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighed between 200 and 300 pounds.

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The Des Moines Register

Hubbell Realty bets on retired boomers with golf course

The West Des Moines development company announced Tuesday that it is adding a nine-hole, executive-style golf course at the Woodland Hills Golf Course, between Des Moines and Ankeny.

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Wed Mar 26, 2014

The Des Moines Register

Oakwood Cemetery will add place for cremains

Pleasant Hill will offer more cemetery options with the addition of a $32,000 columbarium at Oakwood Cemetery later this year.

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Tue Mar 25, 2014

The Des Moines Register

Woodland Hills to open executive golf course

Dust off your irons. A new executive golf course is set to open this fall between Des Moines and Ankeny.

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The Des Moines Register

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Those vying for the title in the Cake Decorators Challenge qualified for the finals by finishing in the top three at one of six regional semifinal challenges held across the company's eight-state trade territory.

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