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Full speech: Pete Buttigieg holds town hall one week before Iowa caucus


Created: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 06:34:59 +0000

Author: Joseph Cress, Iowa City Press-Citizen

Watch the full speech plus question and answer from Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg, former mayor of South Bend, Ind., Jan. 27, 2020.

       

Read more: Full speech: Pete Buttigieg holds town hall one week before Iowa caucus


Photos: In Iowa, Pete Buttigieg hosts town hall event at Liberty High School


Created: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 06:20:45 +0000

Author: Joseph Cress, Iowa City Press-Citizen

Pete Buttigieg, former mayor of South Bend, Ind., speaks with Iowans at a town hall, Jan. 27, 2020, one week before the Iowa caucus.

       

Read more: Photos: In Iowa, Pete Buttigieg hosts town hall event at Liberty High School


Tom Steyer indicates he's open to an impeachment witness trade, including John Bolton for Joe Biden


Created: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 03:49:26 +0000

Author: Ian Richardson, Des Moines Register

Biden has said, as recently as Monday, that he would not submit to a trade to get Trump administration witnesses to testify.

       

Read more: Tom Steyer indicates he's open to an impeachment witness trade, including John Bolton for Joe Biden


Prepare for the caucus with the Des Moines Register Iowa Politics Newsletter


Created: Tue, 21 Jan 2020 21:59:22 +0000

Author: Katie Akin, Des Moines Register

Subscribe for a daily run-down of the biggest political news in Iowa.

       

Read more: Prepare for the caucus with the Des Moines Register Iowa Politics Newsletter


While Sanders is busy in D.C., Biden makes up for 'lost time' in Iowa


Created: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 03:23:32 +0000

Author: Zachary Oren Smith, Iowa City Press-Citizen

While Sanders was busy in Washington D.C., Vice President Joe Biden drew over 300 Monday night to the Iowa Memorial Union for little face time.

       

Read more: While Sanders is busy in D.C., Biden makes up for 'lost time' in Iowa


Photos: Joe Biden holds rally at University of Iowa one week ahead of Iowa caucuses


Created: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 04:20:11 +0000

Author: Joseph Cress, Iowa City Press-Citizen

Democratic presidential candidate former vice-president Joe Biden speaks during an event, Jan. 27, 2020, on the University of Iowa campus.

       

Read more: Photos: Joe Biden holds rally at University of Iowa one week ahead of Iowa caucuses


Des Moines man accused of sexually abusing minor multiple times


Created: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 03:08:25 +0000

Author: Tyler J. Davis, Des Moines Register

Criminal complaints say the man sexually assaulted a girl when she was a preteen and again when she was 14 years old.

       

Read more: Des Moines man accused of sexually abusing minor multiple times


For some, it's one and out on Monday. Others have a list. Welcome to second choices in the Iowa caucuses.


Created: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 02:22:59 +0000

Author: Robin Opsahl, Des Moines Register

Some Iowans have back-up plans if candidate doesn't reach viability caucus night. Others say it's their candidate or bust.

       

Read more: For some, it's one and out on Monday. Others have a list. Welcome to second choices in the Iowa caucuses.


Ames attempted murder suspect arrested in Missouri after shooting at McDonald's


Created: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 02:16:19 +0000

Author: Philip Joens, Des Moines Register

Demarcus Stokes, 20, of Cedar Rapids fired into a McDonald's in Ames late Sunday night and then fled, police said.

       

Read more: Ames attempted murder suspect arrested in Missouri after shooting at McDonald's


Des Moines Register 2020 Iowa caucuses candidate tracker


Created: Thu, 25 Apr 2019 20:41:12 +0000

Author: Des Moines Register

Follow along as 2020 presidential hopefuls visit Iowa: Find events by date, city and more with the Des Moines Register's candidate tracker.

       

Read more: Des Moines Register 2020 Iowa caucuses candidate tracker


Get the latest on what's opening and closing across Des Moines with our new newsletter


Created: Fri, 01 Nov 2019 13:27:45 +0000

Author: Nicole Derong, Des Moines Register

Keep up with restaurants and other businesses that are opening and closing in the Des Moines metro.

      

Read more: Get the latest on what's opening and closing across Des Moines with our new newsletter


'The single most loyal constituency I have ever had': Joe Biden, in Des Moines, says of African American support


Created: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 00:57:12 +0000

Author: Stephen Gruber-Miller, Des Moines Register

Biden, who was vice president for former President Barack Obama, the nation's first African American president, has strong support among African American voters nationally.

       

Read more: 'The single most loyal constituency I have ever had': Joe Biden, in Des Moines, says of African American support


Scarlett Johansson, John Legend, Mark Ruffalo. Which presidential candidates have Hollywood star support?


Created: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 00:11:12 +0000

Author: Sam Metz, Palm Springs Desert Sun

California's entertainment industry is full of active campaign contributors lining up behind their candidates of choice in the 2020 primary.

       

Read more: Scarlett Johansson, John Legend, Mark Ruffalo. Which presidential candidates have Hollywood star support?


In Iowa, Pete Buttigieg addresses questions about low black support


Created: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 23:48:03 +0000

Author: Barbara Rodriguez and Brianne Pfannenstiel, Des Moines Register

As Buttigieg continues to receive little support among African American voters in national polling, he's getting more questions in front of Iowa audiences about his electability.

       

Read more: In Iowa, Pete Buttigieg addresses questions about low black support


New Casey's General Store planned for Des Moines' south side


Created: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 23:44:56 +0000

Author: Austin Cannon, Des Moines Register

It will be one of the closest Casey's to downtown Des Moines, sitting at the corner of Southwest Ninth Street and Park Avenue.

       

Read more: New Casey's General Store planned for Des Moines' south side


What the Iowa Poll says about how Iowans feel about President Trump, impeachment


Created: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 23:17:01 +0000

Author: Katie Akin, Des Moines Register

Iowa Republicans polled in November overwhelmingly supported the President.

       

Read more: What the Iowa Poll says about how Iowans feel about President Trump, impeachment


Council member checked in effort to get Waterloo's 'ban the box' ordinance rescinded


Created: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 02:33:53 +0000

Author: Tyler Jett, Des Moines Register

Waterloo's city attorney expects to file a response to a lawsuit against the ordinance this week

       

Read more: Council member checked in effort to get Waterloo's 'ban the box' ordinance rescinded


Des Moines Public Schools considers closing flagship alternative school as students choose online options


Created: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 23:02:49 +0000

Author: Charles Flesher, Des Moines Register

Scavo's enrollment has dropped in recent years as students move to other programs. Meanwhile, the school's graduation rate dropped to 27.6% in 2018.

       

Read more: Des Moines Public Schools considers closing flagship alternative school as students choose online options


Why you'll see some content marked 'for subscribers,' and why you should become one of them


Created: Tue, 16 Jul 2019 00:37:28 +0000

Author: Carol Hunter, Des Moines Register

Subscriptions support the trustworthy local reporting the Register produces. Selected stories will be reserved for people who pay for our journalism.

      

Read more: Why you'll see some content marked 'for subscribers,' and why you should become one of them


Watch: Bailey Warren's visit to Drake University


Created: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 22:52:55 +0000

Author: Kelsey Kremer, kkremer@dmreg.com

Bailey, U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren's golden retriever, made a stop at Drake University one week before the Iowa caucuses.

       

Read more: Watch: Bailey Warren's visit to Drake University


Ankeny Centennial vs. Des Moines North boys and girls basketball Jan. 21, 2020


Created: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 22:17:20 +0000

Author: Lee Navin/For the Register

Ankeny Centennial vs. Des Moines North boys and girls basketball Jan. 21, 2020. Ankeny girls win 80-23. Ankeny boys win 85-74.

       

Read more: Ankeny Centennial vs. Des Moines North boys and girls basketball Jan. 21, 2020


Her mom taught while she attended ICCSD. Now, they both teach at ICCSD.


Created: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 21:44:59 +0000

Author: Aimee Breaux, Iowa City Press-Citizen

Cris recalls playing teacher as a child. Now she teaches second grade at Longfellow Elementary.

       

Read more: Her mom taught while she attended ICCSD. Now, they both teach at ICCSD.


Photos: Bailey Warren visits Drake University campus to meet Griff and students


Created: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 21:43:07 +0000

Author: Kelsey Kremer, kkremer@dmreg.com

U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren's Golden Retriever Bailey visits Drake University one week before the Iowa Caucuses.

       

Read more: Photos: Bailey Warren visits Drake University campus to meet Griff and students


'Their lives do matter': Family members reflect after Des Moines brothers killed in quadruple shooting


Created: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 21:21:43 +0000

Author: Tyler J. Davis, Des Moines Register

Police have not released many investigative details about the slaying of brothers Karyree Henderson and Damiko Carr. Here's what the Register learned from family.

       

Read more: 'Their lives do matter': Family members reflect after Des Moines brothers killed in quadruple shooting


Photos: Pete Buttigieg speaks during a campaign event in Boone


Created: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 21:11:49 +0000

Author: Des Moines Register

Democratic presidential candidate former South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg speaks during a campaign event in Boone

       

Read more: Photos: Pete Buttigieg speaks during a campaign event in Boone


Police: Man sped, watched music video while driving before June crash that killed woman


Created: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 21:02:33 +0000

Author: Philip Joens, Des Moines Register

Police said an Ames man was speeding and watching a music video before he struck a car on a two-lane road in rural Story County.

       

Read more: Police: Man sped, watched music video while driving before June crash that killed woman


Snow and icy conditions lead to crashes in Warren County


Created: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 20:56:43 +0000

Author: Sarah Kay LeBlanc, Des Moines Register

The Warren County Sheriff's Office responded to eight crashes between 3 a.m. and 8 a.m. Monday. Most of the accidents occurred on Highway 65 69 north of Indianola.

       

Read more: Snow and icy conditions lead to crashes in Warren County


Indianola plans to combine city administration with library


Created: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 20:55:02 +0000

Author: Sarah Kay LeBlanc, Des Moines Register

The plan includes moving city administration into the library so city hall can house the police and fire departments.

       

Read more: Indianola plans to combine city administration with library


Free eMagazines at the Des Moines Public Library keep you company during holiday vacation


Created: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 20:53:50 +0000

Author: Des Moines Public Library, Des Moines Register

Des Moines Public Library's free eMagazines keep you company

       

Read more: Free eMagazines at the Des Moines Public Library keep you company during holiday vacation


Des Moines Public Library favorite books 2019


Created: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 20:52:38 +0000

Author: Des Moines Public Library, Des Moines Register

Des Moines Public Library favorite books 2019

       

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Memoir by Sen. Joni Ernst of Iowa coming out in May


Created: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 20:50:55 +0000

Author: Associated Press

Sen. Joni Ernst has a book coming out May 26. The Iowa Republican, expected to face a competitive race for reelection this fall, is calling her memoir "Daughter of the Heartland: My Ode to the Country That Raised Me."

       

Read more: Memoir by Sen. Joni Ernst of Iowa coming out in May


Urbandale Library happenings week of Jan 14, 2020


Created: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 20:50:45 +0000

Author: Special to the Register, Des Moines Register

Urbandale Library happenings week of Jan 14, 2020

       

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Iowa military cadets honored at Iowa all Academy Ball


Created: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 20:47:42 +0000

Author: Special to the Register, Des Moines Register

Iowa military cadets honored at Iowa all Academy Ball

       

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Van Wall and Eric Snyder


Created: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 20:46:36 +0000

Author: Teresa Kay Albertson, Des Moines Register

Van Wall and Eric Snyder

       

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20th Anniversary of Library's Authors Visiting in Des Moines series kicks off March 28


Created: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 20:43:42 +0000

Author: Des Moines Public Library/Special to the Register

20th Anniversary of Library's Authors Visiting in Des Moines series kicks off March 28

       

Read more: 20th Anniversary of Library's Authors Visiting in Des Moines series kicks off March 28


Auto-related concerns were top consumer complaints to Iowa attorney general in 2019


Created: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 20:57:22 +0000

Author: Lee Rood, Des Moines Register

Iowa Consumer Protection Division issues its annual report.

       

Read more: Auto-related concerns were top consumer complaints to Iowa attorney general in 2019


Trump officials and backers to flood Iowa on Caucus Day


Created: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 20:41:08 +0000

Author: Associated Press

More than 80 supporters of President Donald Trump will be fanning out across the state the day of its kickoff caucuses on Feb. 3.

       

Read more: Trump officials and backers to flood Iowa on Caucus Day


Urbandale Public Library: here's what's going on


Created: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 20:39:55 +0000

Author: Special to the Register, Des Moines Register

Urbandale Public Library: here's what's going on

       

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Police: Man attempted to stab man who stole girlfriend's car


Created: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 20:39:31 +0000

Author: Philip Joens, Des Moines Register

Police arrested a man who threatened to stab the person accused of stealing his girlfriend's car.

       

Read more: Police: Man attempted to stab man who stole girlfriend's car


Here's the plan at Johnston Public Library


Created: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 20:39:30 +0000

Author: Special to the Register

Here's the plan at Johnston Public Library

       

Read more: Here's the plan at Johnston Public Library


Scammers using FBI phone numbers to deceive public, agency says


Created: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 18:36:16 +0000

Author: Philip Joens, Des Moines Register

The FBI said scammers are using phone numbers for its Iowa and Nebraska offices to impersonate government workers.

       

Read more: Scammers using FBI phone numbers to deceive public, agency says


Woman takes plea deal in beating death of 5-year-old son in Iowa


Created: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 18:11:22 +0000

Author: Associated Press, Des Moines Register

Jacqueline Rambert pleaded guilty to child endangerment resulting in death and child endangerment-multiple acts.

       

Read more: Woman takes plea deal in beating death of 5-year-old son in Iowa


Man faces domestic abuse, harassment charges after Colfax standoff


Created: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 19:19:03 +0000

Author: Philip Joens, Des Moines Register

A man who barricaded himself in a Colfax home was charged with harassment and domestic abuse Monday.

       

Read more: Man faces domestic abuse, harassment charges after Colfax standoff


Inmate punches Anamosa prison guard in face, authorities say


Created: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 18:41:53 +0000

Author: Associated Press, Des Moines Register

The inmate punched the guard in the face, but other guards soon came to the aid of their colleague and subdued the prisoner, the Iowa Corrections Department said.

       

Read more: Inmate punches Anamosa prison guard in face, authorities say


Dump truck driver charged, accused of hitting pedestrian


Created: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 13:46:49 +0000

Author: Philip Joens, Des Moines Register

A man hit last week by a dump truck remains in critical condition. The driver of the truck was charged Monday, police said.

       

Read more: Dump truck driver charged, accused of hitting pedestrian


Photos: Elizabeth Warren has a beer with volunteers in Cedar Rapids


Created: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 04:54:30 +0000

Author: Kelsey Kremer, kkremer@dmreg.com

After a town hall in Cedar Rapids, U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., meet with volunteer leaders in Cedar Rapids for a beer.

       

Read more: Photos: Elizabeth Warren has a beer with volunteers in Cedar Rapids

 
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