MacKenzie Elmer, IC Press-Citizen

MacKenzie Elmer

IC Press-Citizen

Des Moines, IA, United States

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  • Detroit Free Press
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Past articles by MacKenzie:

Iowa ICE raid: Children rejoice as father returns home

Posting bond is key for immigrants detained in raid. Those who remain in jail face greater risk for quick deportation. → Read More

Des Moines pushes pause on rooster ban

Des Moines City Council put a proposition to ban roosters on hold after urban farmers cried fowl Monday night. → Read More

Des Moines may give backyard roosters the boot

The city says the crowing birds are "a big problem" but rooster-owners say they provide necessary protection for urban flocks. → Read More

#EverywhereArt: Sputnik sculpture crashes Drake Relays

A replica of Sputnik 1 sat at the center of the Drake University campus Friday, half-sunken into the wrecked roof of a Volkswagen. → Read More

Wells Fargo shareholders meet Tuesday in Des Moines: What you need to know

The financial giant will hold its annual shareholders' meeting in downtown Des Moines on Tuesday morning. → Read More

Why you may see fewer food trucks in downtown Des Moines this year

Des Moines has issued just three mobile vendor permits this year, down from 15 permits last year and 21 in 2016. → Read More

Fired Des Moines police officer with 'abysmal' record won't get job back

Christopher Hudrick was disciplined for infractions ranging from sleeping on duty to hitting an airplane with his squad car. → Read More

Democrats face off in Polk County supervisor race

John Mauro faces primary challenge from longtime legislator Matt McCoy and former O'Mally staffer Lou McDonald. → Read More

Gas leak from water heater killed Iowa family in Mexico, officials say

An inspection revealed the water heater at the Iowa family's rented condo was leaking gas, according to a prosecutor in Mexico. → Read More

Gas leak from water heater killed Iowa family in Mexico, officials say

An inspection revealed the water heater at the Iowa family's rented condo was leaking gas, according to a prosecutor in Mexico. → Read More

Gas leak from water heater killed Iowa family in Mexico, officials say

An inspection revealed the water heater at the Iowa family's rented condo was leaking gas, according to a prosecutor in Mexico. → Read More

Gas leak from water heater killed Iowa family in Mexico, officials say

An inspection revealed the water heater at the Iowa family's rented condo was leaking gas, according to a prosecutor in Mexico. → Read More

Gas leak from water heater killed Iowa family in Mexico, officials say

An inspection revealed the water heater at the Iowa family's rented condo was leaking gas, according to a prosecutor in Mexico. → Read More

Gas leak from water heater killed Iowa family in Mexico condo, officials say

A gas leak from a water heater may have killed an Iowa family who was staying in a condo in Mexico, according to officials → Read More

Des Moines evicts homeless from downtown tent camp

City workers cleared-out a homeless camp this week which sprung up next to the downtown shelter. → Read More

Iowa family reported missing found dead in Mexico condominium

The family of four from Creston, Iowa, traveled to Tulum, Mexico, on March 15 — the last time they were heard from. They were to return March 21. → Read More

Iowa family reported missing found dead in Mexico condominium

The family of four from Creston, Iowa, traveled to Tulum, Mexico, on March 15 — the last time they were heard from. They were to return March 21. → Read More

Iowa family reported missing found dead in Mexico condominium

Kevin and Amy Sharp of Creston were found dead with their children in Mexico, relatives said. The family was visiting Tulum and hadn't been heard from since they first arrived. → Read More

Downtown Des Moines skate park may finally happen

Nearly 15 years since the project was first floated, Des Moines is ready to move forward on a riverfront skate park. → Read More

Des Moines may break ties with League of Cities after Bill Dix caught kissing lobbyist

Des Moines City Councilman Chris Coleman says lobbyist's actions add to suspicion that League of Cities isn't representing members. → Read More