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Firefighters find body in cornfield fire

Firefighters say they found the body of a woman as they battled a blaze in a field.

Iowa Realty drops lawsuit against competitor

Iowa Realty has dropped its lawsuit against competitor Keller Williams.

25 years later, debate simmers over 'Field of Dreams' site

Twenty-five years after "The Field of Dreams" debuted in movie theaters, the Iowa farm where it was filmed remains at the center of simmering debates.

Body found next to burned vehicle

One person is found dead after police respond to a vehicle fire.

Iowan dies after western Nebraska collision

A 41-year-old Iowa woman has died after a traffic accident on Interstate 80 in western Nebraska.

Police: Teen dies trying to climb train

A teenager died on Des Moines' east side while trying to cross to the other side of a moving freight train.

Town left without water until further notice

A water-line break in Plainfield has forced city officials to shut off the northeast Iowa town's water supply.

Man killed in off-roading vehicle crash

A young man died after an off-roading crash Sunday evening near 45th Street and East Watrous Avenue.

Burn center sees jump in ammonia burns

The University of Iowa Burn Treatment Center is reporting a higher-than-normal number of patients suffering from anhydrous ammonia burns.

Past work credited for luring data center to Iowa

West Des Moines officials say their past work with major companies played a major role in attracting a $1.1 billion Microsoft data center to their city.

Hundreds of horses march in Des Moines

Nearly 300 horses marched into Des Moines from across the state Saturday as part of an Easter weekend tradition.

Central Iowans take a stand against human trafficking

Central Iowans are taking a stand against human trafficking with Heels of Hope.

Western Iowa arena manager says finance improving

The general manager of the Mid-America Center in western Iowa's Council Bluffs says the arena's financial outlook is improving.

Iowa man accused of shooting dog near boy

A 21-year-old southeast Iowa man is accused of shooting a neighboring family's dog while the animal was playing near a 10-year-old boy.

Big changes ahead for an old downtown property

The city of Des Moines is zeroing in on the 700 block of Grand Avenue.

Details about how metro manhunt ended

Kenny Bevard was found hiding under a porch Friday afternoon.

4 big Branstad priorities remain on lawmakers desks

The session could end next week.

Man wore bullet-proof vest during standoff, officials say

The man came out of his house wearing the vest and carrying several weapons.

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Easter, 420 pot holiday collide this year

Some churches are using marijuana messages to draw new people to their pews.

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