Mar 20, 2024 - News

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💰 Clive City Council approved nearly $300K of new playground equipment at Stonegate Park after an arsonist destroyed it last year. (WOI-TV)

👿 A Mississippi man charged with destroying a Satanic display at the Iowa capitol is trying to get a hate crime charge dropped against him. His attorney argues that the "Satanic Temple of Iowa" is an organization, not a protected religion. (Des Moines Register)

✍️ Gannett, the corporate owner of the DSM Register, will next week stop using journalism from the Associated Press. (AP)

A search warrant application indicates an 18-year-old Story County man weighed about 75 pounds and sustained multiple traumatic injuries prior to his recent hospitalization.

  • Four of his family members are charged with kidnapping and willful injury. (WHO-13)

⭐️ Today's headline maker: Laura Knispel of Grimes.

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