Carson J. S. Reichardt, WQAD

Carson J. S. Reichardt


Des Moines, IA, United States

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Past articles by Carson:

Iowa couple gets engaged in front of butter cow at Iowa State Fair

The buttery attraction has been an Iowa State Fair staple since 1911. → Read More

Iowa assistant AG sues Des Moines police for 2020 protest arrest

Both lawyers agreed that, because of qualified immunity, proving Williams' case could be difficult — but victory is certainly not out of the question. → Read More

Iowans continue rallying in support of abortion access

A rally at the Capitol on July 10 attracted hundreds of attendees. → Read More

What would a suspension of the federal gas tax mean for Iowans?

If approved by Congress, the suspension would reduce the cost of gasoline 18 cents a gallon. → Read More

Three teenagers injured following overnight shooting at prom afterparty

All three victims are expected to survive. → Read More

A look at marijuana laws in Iowa for 4/20

55% of drug arrests in Iowa are for marijuana, amid growing support for its legalization. → Read More

Iowa man killed by excavator at salvage yard

An Iowa man was killed on Friday after walking behind an excavator that turned and backed into him. Officials say it's known yet if charges will be pressed. → Read More

Iowa House proposal for Board of Regents includes $12 million for scholarships but no university funding increases

If approved, this would be the third year in a row with no additional funding for the Regents. → Read More

Homeowner shoots burglary suspect multiple times in Dallas County, according to police

A man is in the Dallas County jail, charged with burglary, criminal mischief and simple assault after an incident Sunday night. → Read More

Family remembers those who perished in central Iowa tornado

Melissa Bazley lived by the phrase "live today, love today." She, her son-in-law Michael Bolger, and her two grandchildren Kenley and Owen, were all killed March 5. → Read More

Combating the dangers of online misinformation

Viral hoaxes may seem harmless, but the damage they can cause is real. → Read More

Survey results paint a mixed picture of free speech at Iowa's public universities

78% of students said they felt comfortable expressing their opinions in class, but a much smaller percentage felt free to say things others might find offensive. → Read More

Teachers accused of misconduct would be named under proposed bill in Iowa House

Teachers accused of misconduct would be unable to stay anonymous during investigations under House Study Bill 702. → Read More

Iowa bridges getting boost from infrastructure bill

The state is set to receive $86 million per year for the next five years. → Read More

'Extremely troubling': Stranger sneaks into MercyOne NICU, feeds baby

The Des Moines Police Department is still working to identify the suspect and figure out the motive behind sneaking in to bottle-feed a baby that wasn't his. → Read More

'We're all very concerned about her': Ankeny residents support neighbor after car accident destroys home

The home of JoEllen Myers caught fire after a vehicle crashed into it. → Read More

'It takes a lot to accept your transness and to live in your truth': Iowans observe Transgender Day of Remembrance

2021 is the deadliest year recorded for transgender people, with 47 recorded homicides. → Read More

Iowa's GOP leaders stand by Trump as he repeats false claims

Sen. Chuck Grassley praised Trump as he introduced him by noting there was “a great crowd honoring a great president of the United States.” → Read More

'He made this place whole': After discovery of human remains, community rallies support for Xavior Harrelson

Remains discovered near Lake Ponderosa match the description of what the 11-year-old was wearing when he was last seen. Authorities haven't confirmed if it is him. → Read More

From Mollie to Xavior, here's how Mollie's Movement is trying to bring missing people home

Mollie's Movement began shortly after University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts first went missing from Brooklyn in July 2018. → Read More