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In honor of Women’s History Month, meet 17 Iowa women who changed the worldIn honor of Women’s History Month, meet 17 Iowa women who changed the world

In honor of Women’s History Month, meet 17 Iowa women who changed the world

From civil rights activists way ahead of their time to one of the matriarchs of the suffragette movements, Iowa women…

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The latest: 64 new COVID-19 cases in Iowa; Des Moines considers closing golf courses; more Guard troops activatedThe latest: 64 new COVID-19 cases in Iowa; Des Moines considers closing golf courses; more Guard troops activated

The latest: 64 new COVID-19 cases in Iowa; Des Moines considers closing golf courses; more Guard troops activated

Saturday's announcement brings the total cases in Iowa to 298. The state has seen three deaths related to the outbreak.        

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‘Perfection is not the standard’: Iowa fast-tracks efforts to expand online learning, but some worry students will be left behind‘Perfection is not the standard’: Iowa fast-tracks efforts to expand online learning, but some worry students will be left behind

‘Perfection is not the standard’: Iowa fast-tracks efforts to expand online learning, but some worry students will be left behind

The Iowa Department of Education on Friday reversed its earlier stance that prohibited schools from requiring students participate in online…

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How to prepare, what to expect, what is affected by coronavirus in IowaHow to prepare, what to expect, what is affected by coronavirus in Iowa

How to prepare, what to expect, what is affected by coronavirus in Iowa

Iowa's first coronavirus case was reported on March 8, with more in the following days. Here's how the Register has…

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Authorities search for man who fell out of a boat on the Winnebago River Friday in northern IowaAuthorities search for man who fell out of a boat on the Winnebago River Friday in northern Iowa

Authorities search for man who fell out of a boat on the Winnebago River Friday in northern Iowa

Emergency responders were called around 1:20 p.m. Friday to the river for reports that a man had fallen into the…

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Want to help our community as the coronavirus spreads? Consider a donation to the Disaster Recovery FundWant to help our community as the coronavirus spreads? Consider a donation to the Disaster Recovery Fund

Want to help our community as the coronavirus spreads? Consider a donation to the Disaster Recovery Fund

With the Disaster Recovery Fund, your donation will be directed to trustworthy local organizations that know how to get help…

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Central, southeast Iowa under a tornado watch Saturday eveningCentral, southeast Iowa under a tornado watch Saturday evening

Central, southeast Iowa under a tornado watch Saturday evening

Storms, including hail, tornadoes and brief heavy rainfall, will potentially hit central Iowa and in and around the Quad Cities…

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The latest: 64 new COVID-19 cases in Iowa; more Guard troops activate; ISU lab equipment to aid in testingThe latest: 64 new COVID-19 cases in Iowa; more Guard troops activate; ISU lab equipment to aid in testing

The latest: 64 new COVID-19 cases in Iowa; more Guard troops activate; ISU lab equipment to aid in testing

Officials said there have been an additional 64 positive COVID-19 tests.        

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#DSMStrong: Community Foundation, partners activate Disaster Recovery Fund#DSMStrong: Community Foundation, partners activate Disaster Recovery Fund

#DSMStrong: Community Foundation, partners activate Disaster Recovery Fund

The Disaster Recovery Fund was built to centralize fund-raising and provide a way for money to be dispersed quickly when disaster strikes.        

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#DSMstrong: Valley Junction business partners with artists to create downloadable coloring book#DSMstrong: Valley Junction business partners with artists to create downloadable coloring book

#DSMstrong: Valley Junction business partners with artists to create downloadable coloring book

The Vinyl Studio reached out to local artists to put together a downloadable coloring book available for $1. Proceeds go…

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Sharing a cup: Friedrichs gives away 500 pounds of coffee — one at a timeSharing a cup: Friedrichs gives away 500 pounds of coffee — one at a time

Sharing a cup: Friedrichs gives away 500 pounds of coffee — one at a time

The giveaway was 8-11 a.m. Saturday.        

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Survey shows Des Moines metro businesses adapting to coronavirus pandemicSurvey shows Des Moines metro businesses adapting to coronavirus pandemic

Survey shows Des Moines metro businesses adapting to coronavirus pandemic

Close to half think they'll weather the crisis, while just 13% think they won't.        

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Delta Dental of Iowa announces cash relief program for Iowa dentistsDelta Dental of Iowa announces cash relief program for Iowa dentists

Delta Dental of Iowa announces cash relief program for Iowa dentists

Delta Dental says the program is aimed at helping dentists who've had to shut down or severely curtail their practices…

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Want to help others navigate life during COVID-19 but don’t know how? Volunteer Iowa has some ideasWant to help others navigate life during COVID-19 but don’t know how? Volunteer Iowa has some ideas

Want to help others navigate life during COVID-19 but don’t know how? Volunteer Iowa has some ideas

Volunteer Iowa, along with the State Voluntary Agency Liaison and the Governor's Office, created a space to share and fill the…

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Waukee Fire Department making birthday party calls to bring smiles to neighborhoods’ kids stuck insideWaukee Fire Department making birthday party calls to bring smiles to neighborhoods’ kids stuck inside

Waukee Fire Department making birthday party calls to bring smiles to neighborhoods’ kids stuck inside

The Waukee Fire Department is helping kids celebrate their birthday with drives through their neighborhood.        

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