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  1. Ankeny Woman Facing Felony Charges for Allegedly Hosting Parties for Teenagers, Selling DrugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 20 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    An Ankeny Woman remains in the Polk County Jail Tuesday night on a $1.4 million bond for allegedly hosting a series of parties for teenagers, including one where a teenage girl was allegedly sexually assaulted. 48-year-old Darcy Duncan is facing 23 felony charges, including third-degree sexual abuse and multiple counts of providing alcohol to minors and dealing drugs.


  2. Ankeny Superintendent Responds to Allegations of Centennial Football Player Using Racial SlurRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 20 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    The parent of a Des Moines Roosevelt player alleges the slur was used against her son after a game Centennial won. I want to apologize to the Roosevelt player and his family for the experience they had in Ankeny.


  3. Flags at Half-Staff to Honor Former Adjutant General of Iowa National GuardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 15 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    He's ordered flags across the state be flown at half-staff in honor of Major General Warren "Bud" Lawson, a former Adjutant General of the Iowa National Guard. The Ankeny-native died August 10 at the age of 83. Lawson will be laid to rest Thursday.


  4. Parents Say Iowa Can Do Better With Race Relations After Possible Slur at Football GameRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 13 | WHO-TV

    When Victoria Olsen Daniels took to Facebook and reported that her son Matthew, an African American student on Roosevelt High School's football team was the victim of a racial slur last Friday against Ankeny Centennial, Christopher Maharry of Des Moines chimed in. "Truly one of sadness, not of anger or how dare they call our player that but it is 2016 and we still have racial bias," he said.


  5. High School Football Game Ends With Racial Slur Towards Des Moines AthleteRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 12 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    On Friday Ankeny Centennial hosted Des Moines Roosevelt and ran away with a victory, but after the final whistle, one white Ankeny Centennial player may have delivered a message to an African American Roosevelt player that can only be categorized as hate speech. "The allegation is that there was an exchange that went on between two students on the field that had racial overtones to it," said Jennifer Owenson, Ankeny Community School District HR Officer.


  6. Centennial Volleyball Aiming for 3-PeatRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 27 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    It hasn't taken long for Ankeny Centennial to make their mark in volleyball. The Jaguars are in just their 4th year as a new split high school, but have won 2 straight state titles.


  7. A Look Inside Iowa DOT's Traffic Management CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2016 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    Construction and summer travel can cause major headaches for metro drivers, but a small office in Ankeny is working "24/7" to reduce the pain. The Iowa Department of Transportation's Traffic Management Center sits in the basement of 6310 S.E. Convenience Blvd in Ankeny.


  8. 5 Family-Friendly Ways to Avoid the Extreme HeatRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2016 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    To say it's going to be hot over the next three days would be a vast understatement. The National Weather Service has issued an Excessive Heat Warning that begins at 1 p.m. Wednesday and will remain in effect until Saturday 1 p.m. Plan to suspend all major daytime outdoor activities and if you do not have air conditioning, you'll want to locate the nearest cooling shelter .


  9. Ankeny Teacher Charged for Alleged Sexual Relationship with Recent StudentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2016 | WHO-TV

    Police say 27-year-old Amanda Dreier turned herself in Friday on a charge of sexual exploitation by a school employee. An investigation into the incident began on June 7th around 11 p.m. when officers responding to an unrelated call near Kirkendall Library noticed two vehicles parked next to each other in the Prairie Ridge Sports Complex parking lot, just south of library.


  10. $3.5B Worth of Statewide Construction ApprovedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    The Iowa Transportation Commission approved a five-year plan Tuesday worth $3.5 billion, which gives hundreds of projects the green light to start next year. "Obviously, when you're headed to work and you might be in a crunch, it can be a little bit of an annoyance.


  11. Ankeny Officer Injured in Crash that Closes Part of Highway 69Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | WHO-TV

    A portion of Highway 69 is closed because of the crash. City officials say the highway, also known as S. Ankeny Blvd., is closed between 1st Street and SE Peterson Drive because of an accident.


  12. Teen Dies After OWI Crash, Ankeny Man ChargedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    Des Moines police say a California teen has died from injuries received in a crash involving an allegedly intoxicated driver over the weekend. The accident happened just after 2:00 a.m. Saturday in the 4800 block of Merle Hay Road.


  13. Iowans Gather at Jester Park for Memorial DayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2016 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    "It's absolutely fantastic to have a nice day like this, and the kids can play in the playground and everyone can come up here to the Jester Park area and enjoy the park and the lake and everything. It's very nice," said Tanner Rickertsen.


  14. Iowa DOT Spending $3.5B to Improve Road SafetyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    The Iowa Department of Transportation wants to make the roads safer, and they've announced a $3.5 billion plan to do it. The plan covers the next five years, and if it's approved by the transportation commission, Highway 141 will become one of the first construction zones.


  15. Ankeny Zombie Burger Location Opens TomorrowRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2016 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    The Zombie Burger + Shake Lab restaurant is opening at 1550 North Ankeny Blvd #100, which is just north of Northview Middle School and the YMCA.


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