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  1. Altoona Girl Scout Troop Helps Bring Another 'Little Free...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WHO-TV Des Moines

    ... are popping up all over the Des Moines Metro. It's Little Free Pantries, and on Sunday a new one is opening up in Altoona thanks to Girl Scouts From Troop 296. Troop leader Heidi O'Brien says it's a similar concept to little free libraries except ...

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  2. Where to Watch Iowa State vs TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Wide Right & Natty Lite

    ... we were voted Most Fun Blog to Drink With by ourselves. Our live show will start at 5:30! 3200 Adventureland Dr, Altoona, IA 50009 Whiskey River CycloneFanatic.com will be hosting their own game watch here. They're fun people who love the Cyclones! ...

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  3. Altoona woman recovers after being hit by DART busRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 10 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    An Altoona woman is expected to be OK after being hit by a Des Moines Area Regional Transit Authority, or DART, bus, though circumstances surrounding the crash remain murky. The pedestrian-involved accident happened around 6 p.m. Thursday near the corner of Grand Avenue and Seventh Street in Des Moines, authorities said.

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  4. Vermeer on Lessons Learned After Direct Hit TornadoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 1 | WHO-TV

    ALTOONA, Iowa- At the Governor's Health and Safety Conference, one presentation drew quite a bit of interest. Steve Flann, of Vermeer Company of Pella told the safety professionals, how his company weathered a tornado's direct hit.

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  5. Political new guy takes on Rep. Pat GrassleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 30 | Times-Republican

    ... on all these doors, and the newspaper wasn't even aware I was running," Evans said. Evans was born and raised in Altoona and went to several colleges before graduating from Central College with a degree in elementary education. "We've got to believe ...

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  6. Janet K. HersomRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 21 | The Messenger

    ... survived by her husband Richard; her sons, Rick (Mary), Oskaloosa; Michael (Rachel), Lansing, Ill., and Mark (Juli), Altoona; six grandchildren, Mariah, Laura, Brianna, Abigail, Carissa and Andrew; and one great grandchild Raymond Michael. She was ...

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  7. Former officer accused of switching pills pleads not guiltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2018 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    ... two counts of forgery and one count of possession of a controlled substance. Copeland resigned in April from the Altoona police force to avoid termination. Authorities say Copeland switched pills seized during criminal investigations in 2017 and ...

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  8. Former officer accused of switching pills pleads not guiltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2018 | KCRG

    ... two counts of forgery and one count of possession of a controlled substance. Copeland resigned in April from the Altoona police force to avoid termination. Authorities say Copeland switched pills seized during criminal investigations in 2017 and ...

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  9. Grand jury declines to indict deputy who fatally shot manRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2018 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    ... DOCTOR RIGHT AWAY. A GRAND JURY WILL NOT INDICT A POLK COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPUTY IN A DEADLY SHOOTING. IT HAPPENED IN ALTOONA ON JULY 17 DEPUTY RYAN PHILLIPS PULLED OVER ISAIAH HAYES OF WISCONSIN, BUT HAYES SPED OFF. DEPUTIES REPORTED THAT WHEN HE ...

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  10. Former officer accused of switching pills seized as evidenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2018 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    A man has been accused of taking prescription pills seized during criminal investigations when he was working as an Altoona police detective. Polk County court records say 39-year-old Joshua Copeland is charged with two counts of felonious misconduct in office, two counts of forgery and one count of possession of a controlled substance.

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  11. Former Iowa officer accused of switching pills seized as evidenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2018 | KIMT

    A man has been accused of taking prescription pills seized during criminal investigations when he was working as an Altoona police detective. ALTOONA, Iowa - A man has been accused of taking prescription pills seized during criminal investigations when he was working as an Altoona police detective.

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  12. Tama County District CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2018 | Tama News-Herald

    ... court costs totaling $1,798. A charge of eluding or attempting to elude was dismissed. Mark Allen Pedersen, 50, Altoona, Iowa, entered a written guilt plea of possession of methamphetamines. He was sentenced to 30 days in jail with 28 days ...

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  13. Barbara Mason OsceolaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2018 | Http

    ... involved with various card groups over the years. Barb leaves to cherish her memory, her son Bruce (Jean) Mason of Altoona; daughter Gayle Mason of West Des Moines; son Brian (Lori) Mason of Urbandale; grandchildren, Carla (David) Rivas of Pleasant ...

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  14. Thomas H. CairneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2018 | The Messenger

    ... to Gunderson Funeral Home and Cremation Services. Tom is survived by his wife Phyllis; son, Kevin (Jody) of Altoona; daughter, Kris (Sean) Smith of Urbandale; son, Kirk of Fort Dodge; four grandchildren (Amanda, Benjamin, Alexander, and Mackenzie); ...

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  15. Des Moines Rugby Club Helps Family Tackle Cancer Treatment CostsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2018 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    ... rugby club's third annual cancer awareness match, and all proceeds will be going to Mackenzy Larson's family. The Altoona teen was diagnosed with a form of bone cancer as a child. In November, she had her leg amputated, in July she had surgery to ...

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  16. Facebook to build 2 buildings in PrinevilleRead the original story

    Sep 20, 2018 | Daily Journal of Commerce

    ... center the biggest, a spokeswoman said. The company also has them in Forest City, North Carolina; Lulea, Sweden; and Altoona, Iowa.

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  17. From the Archives: Evicted by deadly Barclay Hotel fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2018 | Los Angeles Times

    March 16, 1972: Leo Altoonian, 85, waits in lobby of the fire-damaged Barclay Hotel for his turn to get his belongings out of his room. Staff photographer John Malmin found Leo Altoonian sitting in the Barclay Hotel lobby the day after a deadly fire killed three people.

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  18. Magisterial district judgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2018 | Altoona Mirror

    Jessica L. Fisher, 29, 1410 Park Blvd., charged by Altoona police with aggravated assault, two counts of terroristic threats, four counts of resisting arrest, simple assault, disorderly conduct and public drunkenness on the 400 block of North Eighth Avenue April 12. Charges were held for court April 18. Lloyd N. Permaul, 24, 1708 Fourth Ave., charged by Altoona police with DUI and two summary traffic violations on the 800 block of Seventh Avenue Dec. 1. Vanessa F. Peck, 19, 107 E. Fifth Ave., Apt.

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  19. Police need your help finding missing Altoona manRead the original story

    Sep 2, 2018 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    Authorities are asking for the public's help in searching for a 50-year-old Altoona man who hasn't been seen since Wednesday. Altoona police told KCCI that Kenneth "Kenny" Wade was last seen around noon Wednesday in the Pleasant Hill and Altoona area, and investigators have already searched the area near Gay Lea Wilson Trail, where he frequently runs.

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  20. Ankeny man wins 2nd six-figure lottery scratch-off prizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2018 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    More good luck has struck an Ankeny man who's won his second six-figure Iowa Lottery scratch-off ticket prize in 12 years. The Des Moines Register reports that 54-year-old Gary West bought two tickets last week at a Casey's store in Altoona and scratched them off in his car.

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