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  1. Officials Letting Fire at Atloona Hay Storage Structure Burn Itself OutRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | WHO-TV

    The Pleasant Hill Fire Department says the blaze at 2291 NE 64th Street was reported around 7:50 p.m. Fire crews from Altoona and Pleasant Hill were called to the scene.


  2. Data Centers Bring More Businesses With in MetroRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    ... a prairie, out here by ourselves," said Chief Operating Executive, Kevin Berger, at Johnny's Italian Steakhouse in Altoona. The eastern suburb has experienced growth of its own with the addition of a Facebook data center, along with several other ...


  3. 5 Family-Friendly Ways to Avoid the Extreme HeatRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    ... parents looking for safe activities to avoid the heat. Here are five low-cost or free options. The Bass Pro Shop in Altoona offesr a series all summer focused on camping. The " Family Summer Camp Series " offers programming four days a week at no ...


  4. Under Armour Spends $70.3 Million on New Headquarters SiteRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 17 | Sporting Goods Business

    ... taxes of those private businesses goes full circle to pay back initial outside investors. In 2014, TIF was used in Altoona, IA to build a Bass Pro Shop superstore in an attempt to attract more development. The Bass Pro location opened in August 2009 ...


  5. Others hover as IRS takes on Prairie Meadows. County, the landlord and beneficiary, has key roleRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Cityview Online

    ... Service makes two basic arguments in threatening to revoke the tax-exempt status of the racetrack and casino in Altoona and collect $60 million in taxes and penalties for the years 2012, 2013 and 2014. First, it says, when it renewed Prairie ...


  6. Marcia J. StoosRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 9 | Osky News

    ... includes her husband, David; sons: Chris Stoos and Nick Stoos, both of North Liberty; mother, Shirley Bruggemeyer of Altoona, Iowa; and sisters: Garlyn Morrill of Pleasant Hill, Iowa and Kim Bridges of Altoona, Iowa.


  7. Feed & Grain LIVE Announces Co-Location With Feed Industry Certification CourseRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 7 | Agri Marketing

    FEED & GRAIN LIVE ANNOUNCES CO-LOCATION WITH FEED INDUSTRY CERTIFICATION COURSE Jul. 7, 2016 Source: American Farm Bureau Federation news release Feed & Grain is excited to announce the co-location of Feed & Grain LIVE with the Preventive Controls for Animal Food course, presented by Iowa State University and the American Feed Industry Association. The back-to-back events will be held at Prairie Meadows Casino and Conference Center in Altoona, Iowa.


  8. Psychic s prediction uncovers 7-victim sexual abuse caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    Paul Howard Abels, 65, of Altoona, was charged with six counts of second-degree sexual abuse and one count of assault with intent for sexual abuse on March 10. "We don't like seeing these kinds of things," Altoona police Detective Brett Handy said. "We don't like seeing one.


  9. Summer Lunch Program Feeds Future With More Than FoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2016 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    More than 100 kids from Eastern Polk County come to a summer lunch program each day, but the Altoona Kids Cafe serves up much more than a meal. It's hard to beat chicken quesadillas, veggies and fruit.


  10. Man says robbers ganged up on him at Des Moines stoplightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    Authorities say a man reported that two armed robbers ganged up on him at a stoplight on the west side of Des Moines. The 20-year-old Altoona man told police that men carrying silver revolvers came up on both sides of his car.


  11. Man says robbers ganged up on him at Des Moines stoplightRead the original story

    Jun 20, 2016 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    ... reports ( ) that the robbery occurred a little after 1:30 p.m. Sunday. The 20-year-old Altoona man told police that men carrying silver revolvers came up on both sides of his car. One entered the passenger side and the other ...


  12. Feed & Grain Magazine Announces Inaugural ConferenceRead the original story

    Jun 20, 2016 | Agri Marketing

    FEED & GRAIN MAGAZINE ANNOUNCES INAUGURAL CONFERENCE Jun. 20, 2016 Source: American Farm Bureau Federation news release Feed & Grain proudly announces that registration is now open for the inaugural Feed & Grain LIVE conference, taking place Aug. 22-23. Feed & Grain LIVE will be held in the heart of the grain belt at the Prairie Meadows Hotel in Altoona, Iowa.


  13. Takle: Farmers adapting work to climate changesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2016 | The Messenger

    ... June 10 on the global climate change at a Farmland Owners workshop held at the Polk County Extension office in Altoona. A large factor to ever-changing climate, Takle said, is the large increase in carbon dioxide in the earth's atmosphere. Takle ...


  14. Hansen elected Chairman of Iowa State Legislative BoardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen

    Kenny A. Hansen was elected Chairman of the Iowa State Legislative Board at the Board's quadrennial meeting in Altoona, Iowa, June 13-14, 2016. A Union Pacific locomotive engineer and member of BLET Division 125 , Brother Hansen has held continuous membership in the BLET since January 1, 1996.


  15. Fireworks displays in Iowa list for 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    If you don't see your city on the list, help us add it by emailing [email protected] or enter it in the comment box below. Altoona: Prairie Meadows -- July 3 from 10-11 pm Fireworks display at approximately 10 pm.


  16. Dwayne R. LaFleurRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | The Daily Gazette

    ... of Des Moines, Thomas LaFleur of Slater, Iowa, Margaret (Tim) Wolfe of Ankeny, Iowa, and Rebecca (Randy) Horsman of Altoona, Iowa; 12 grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation was Monday at Norwoodville Baptist ...


  17. Construction on Altoona outlet mall set to begin this monthRead the original story

    Jun 7, 2016 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    Officials from New England Development, the Massachusetts-based company that's bringing the outlet mall to the Des Moines metro area, tell The Des Moines Register that construction is set to begin this month. The project will create about 500 construction jobs.


  18. Construction of 'Outlets of Des Moines' Mall Begins SoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    Boston-based New England Development announced Tuesday that the Outlets of Des Moines property in Altoona is set to open in October 2017. The developer first announced plans for the outlet mall in 2014 and hoped to open in the fall of 2016, but factors such as city approval and lining up tenants delayed the process.


  19. Altoona Police Looking for Man Involved in Hit-and-Run, Motorcyclist Seriously InjuredRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    Police in Altoona are trying to locate a man who allegedly committed a hit-and-run and seriously injured a motorcyclist Friday afternoon. At approximately 4:15 p.m., police say a Harley Davidson motorcycle driven by Wayne A. Patterson, 51, of Runnells, was traveling west on 8th Street SE in Altoona.


  20. Terry McCarl Wins 100th Feature At Badlands Motor SpeedwayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | KELO-TV Sioux Falls

    ... throw anything at you. I think it's a drivers' track," Terry McCarl said. After nearly three decades of racing, the Altoona, Iowa native flashed one, zero, zero following Sunday's win, celebrating his 100th victory in Brandon. "A lot of driving to ...


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