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FREE: Week Four Football Games to Watch
Iowa Preps has put together a list of the games to watch during the fourth week of the 2014 football season. See which contests will be ones to keep a close eye as clubs are fighting it out on the gridiron now! Who will win these battles? Click here to see our predictions for these games now! 1.) Dowling Catholic at Valley, West Des Moines 2.) Humboldt at Carroll 3.) Cedar Rapids, Washington at Linn-Mar 4.) Iowa City, City High at Iowa City, West 5.) Johnston at Waukee 6.) Southeast Polk at Ankeny Centennial 7.) South Winneshiek at New Hampton 8.) West Branch at North Cedar 9.) Spencer at Bishop Heelan 10.) Harlan at Dallas Center-Grimes College Merchandise Site-specific editorial/photos © IowaPreps.com.
16 hrs ago
KCJJ-AM Iowa City
Two Men Arrested After Burglary
Two Men Arrested After Burglary Murphy 9-14-14 Iowa City police arrested two men who broke into a downtown home and looted a residence, stealing thousands of dollars in items. 20-year old David Homan of Second Avenue and 22-year old Thomas Rice of West Des Moines were found early Saturday morning near the College Street residence, while Homan appeared to be urinating on a dumpster.
Sat Sep 13, 2014
WHO-TV Des Moines
Local Retail Stores Looking for Help
"We're always looking for great people and we're looking to bring on another 100 associates," said Daryl Dell 'Anno, Store Leader at JcPenney in West Des Moines. Dozens of stores had booths set up with recruiters looking to fill part-time, seasonal, and even full-time positions.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
West Des Moines Business Helps Fight Ebola
Employees of the Financial Group in West Des Moines volunteered their afternoon Friday to helping fight Ebola in Western Africa. The group worked with SWIM - which stands for Safe Water International Missions - to build hand-held chlorine-producing units.
Valley West Mall Job Fair Saturday
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa- Valley West Mall is hiring. So many stores are needing extra help, the Mall is holding a job faith Saturday Noon to 4 pm.
Krunkwich readies for opening, Tacopocalypse shuts down, and Champps gets 86'd
Chef Sam Auen's new creation Krunkwich Ramen House has an opening date. Auen recently posted on the restaurant's Facebook page that everything is a "go" to be open by September 15. Krunkwich's Facebook page describes the restaurant thusly: The focus is on fresh Midwestern flavors within the confines of Japanese, Korean, Vietnamese, and other Asian cuisine.
KCCI-TV Des Moines
Preview of 2014 Remodel Tour
Creighton Cox is with me, he's with the Home- builders Association and Ben Trannel is owner of Red House Remodeling and also chair of the tour this year. Thank you both for coming in.
Palin family & a brawl; Pistorius guilty; black burger
In this April 27, 2014 file photo, former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin speaks during a campaign rally in West Des Moines, Iowa. (Charlie Neibergall A bunch of bloggers in Alaska reported a brawl over the weekend that allegedly involved the first family of Alaska.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
WHO-AM Des Moines
Hawkeye & Cyclone chocolate covered bacon
Van and Bonnie's friend Steve at the Chocolate Storybook on Grand Avenue in West Des Moines sent over some Hawkeye and Cyclone chocolate covered bacon. Join Van Harden and Bonnie Lucas for the first look at news, farm info, sports, traffic & weather -- and plenty of topical guests and opportunities to win fabulous prizes.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Miller gets conservation award
She was presented the Division of Soil Conservation Award during the 68th annual Soil and Water Conservation Districts Commissioners Conference held recently in West Des Moines. Miller is the top Democrat on the House Agriculture Committee.
Hibachi Grill and Supreme Buffet
To paraphrase Winston Churchill, the Chinese buffet is a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma. People either love them or hate them.
Wed Sep 03, 2014
Bid Accepted on Waukee I-80 Interchange Construction
It's a shared partnership between the city of Waukee and West Des Moines. The two cities will split the cost equally.
Jason Boland and The Stragglers and Sans Souci lead Thursday's live music
The Central Iowa Concert Calendar for Thursday, September 4 is topped by shows from Jason Boland and The Stragglers and Sans Souci.
The Fairfield Ledger
Identity of man killed by train released
The man who was hit and killed by a train in Fairfield Sunday morning has been identified as Mark Dean Kneeskern, 42, of West Des Moines.
WHO-AM Des Moines
Former West Des Moines Insurance Aduster Facing Prison Time
Christina Pender, along with Robert Taylor, of California, were indicted last year by a grand jury, stemming from accusations that Pender, who was an AIG adjuster in West Des Moines, approved payments to companies owned by Taylor, for expert services that were never provided.
Tue Sep 02, 2014
KCCI-TV Des Moines
Des Moines fire sparks call for more firefighters
Right now at 10! The investigation continues into the latest fire in downtown Des Moines.
Sirens Not Just a Warning for Tornados
Many people in western Polk County heard sirens Sunday night, but didn't see rain or wind until much later.
KCCI-TV Des Moines
Just couple schools started classes after Sept. 1, here's why
Iowa law requires schools to start classes after Labor Day -- but Monday just a couple districts started classes.
Memorial service set for Ted Mills, 94, who lived in East Amwell
A memorial service for Ted V. Mills, longtime East Amwell resident, will be held Saturday, Sept.
Midco Global, Inc. and DuBois Engineering sign joint venture
Midco Global, Inc. announced that it will be partnering with West Des Moines, Iowa-based seed processing Machine Company, DuBois Engineering effective Aug. 15, 2014.