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Past articles by Scott:

Iowa community helps family expand home as they welcome more children

Building what is basically a second house — connected to your home — takes a lot of work. → Read More

The national issue that led to an Iowa grandmother's unexpected lock-in

An Iowa grandmother's routine trip to the store became an unexpected lock-in. → Read More

Iowa families raise awareness on fentanyl crisis

Gov. Kim Reynolds said 83% of Iowa's opioid-related deaths last year were at least partially caused by fentanyl. → Read More

Teenager shot in Fort Dodge

Fort Dodge police say a teenager was shot in the stomach on Friday night → Read More

Crashes cause traffic backups in central Iowa as light snow falls

Light snow is falling, making some roads slick. → Read More

Des Moines Airport flights canceled and delayed due to winter storm

A number of flights were canceled or delayed due to cold and snow. → Read More

Tips and tricks for keeping your house warm during the winter

Here's a helpful list of do's and don'ts for keeping your home warm this winter. → Read More

Iowa woman hurt in early morning house fire

Fire crews arrived to find the home fully engulfed in flames → Read More

Des Moines teen escaped police weeks before arrest

The suspect was on the loose for two weeks. During that time, DMPS and police say they put together a plan to arrest the teen if he showed back up at Brody Middle School, which he did on Tuesday morning. → Read More

Student arrested with gun at Iowa middle school

According to DMPS, officers were actively searching for the student prior to the arrest. → Read More

Thousands of Dallas County residents given the wrong voter registration card

Officials say a printing error caused thousands of voter registration cards to go to the wrong people. → Read More

Iowa woman's business on the line due to Facebook hackers

Her business took off during the pandemic and now hackers have brought it to a screeching halt. → Read More

Investigators search for body of newborn baby in Fort Dodge

Fort Dodge police are searching for the body of a newborn baby in what investigators are calling a homicide. → Read More

Police: Hostile crowd caused slight delay in getting homicide victim medical attention

Police have identified the victim as 29-year-old Alonzo Kearney. → Read More

Man killed in shooting at Des Moines bar

Police were called to Zora Bar and Rooftop just after midnight to find a man shot in the parking lot. → Read More

Security guard fires gunshot inside a Des Moines bar

The security guard accidentally fired a shot into the ground after a fight at the bar → Read More

Iowa couple in jail after using fire extinguisher and pocket knife in domestic dispute

Des Moines police say a fire extinguisher and pocket knife were used in an early morning argument → Read More

Iowa family seeking justice after father of five dies in motorcycle crash

There will be an empty seat at one Marshalltown family's Thanksgiving this year. Robbi Kluck, a father of five, was killed in a crash in May.Kluck was driving his motorcycle on North 10th Ave in front of the JBS factory in Marshalltown on May 16.A truck turned in front of him.Kluck was pinned under the truck as first responders went to help. He was flown to Des Moines, but later died from his… → Read More

Thanksgiving travel could rival pre-pandemic numbers at Des Moines Airport

Thousands of Iowans stuffing the Des Moines Airport this weekend → Read More

More Iowans opting for premade Thanksgiving meal kits

Some Iowans are looking to cut down on the time it takes to cook a Thanksgiving meal. → Read More