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200-year-old trees face the ax for campus addition

Many are unhappy with the decision, but university leaders said it needs to be done.

Research group urges the state to raise teen driving age

A traffic safety research group is urging the state to toughen its rules regarding teen driver’s licenses.

Board grants Bauder Pharmacy new license under one condition

The decision was made Tuesday by the Iowa Board of Pharmacy.

Bill setting new school start date headed to Branstad's desk

The bill passed the House and Senate. What's your reaction?

Sheriff: Naked man found dead on golf course

The man recently moved to town, a deputy reports.

After 90 years, grocery will no longer be on this corner

More changes ahead in the Des Moines metro grocery options.

30 colleges, groups to court AIB students at transfer fair

The first event is scheduled in April.

Motorcyclist seriously hurt in crash during pursuit

The man remains in the hospital Tuesday.

Trial underway for man accused of killing roommate

The first trial ended in a mistrial.

Wanted man leads police on pursuit in his car, on foot

The chase was reported about 1:35 p.m.

Last Dahl's stores becoming Cash Saver, Price Chopper

The Cash Saver sign is going up on the old Dahl's store on Fleur Drive Tuesday afternoon.

2 campus trees nearing 200 years of age face ax

Two trees, one of which is almost 200 years old, are facing the ax due to growth at Iowa State University.

2-year-old severely hurt after being hit by van

The girl's parents and several others were nearby at the time.

Iowa State Fair just announced new Grandstand act

A popular rock band was just added to the schedule.

Police: Student suffered broken rib in school fight

The fight was reported at the school on Monday.

Police: Burglar dug trench under electric fence at business

The case remains under investigation.

7-train cars derail in Des Moines blocking street

The accident was reported at 6:30 a.m.

1/2 ton of old meds dropped off at police station

The drop off stations are appearing in more police stations.

Fire reported in historic Main Street building

Smoke also got inside adjoining businesses.

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