Aaron Calvin, The Des Moines Register

Aaron Calvin

The Des Moines Register

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Past articles by Aaron:

Goldie's Ice Cream Shoppe to serve Busch Light flavor to benefit Carson King's 'GameDay' fundraiser

All sales of the Busch Light-flavored soft serve will go towards Carson King's fundraiser. → Read More

'GameDay' sign holder Carson King to attend Iowa game Saturday, participate in Hawkeye Wave

King will be participating in the Hawkeye Wave, saluting the hospital for which he's raised over $1 million. → Read More

Carson King 'GameDay' sign fundraiser continues as total amount raised hits $1M

The story continues: Carson King's fundraiser for the University of Iowa's Stead Children's Hospital reaches $1 million. → Read More

Students demand action on climate at Capitol rally

Students from across central Iowa gathered Friday at the Capitol to demand action regarding climate change. → Read More

Busch Light sends 'GameDay' sign holder a year's supply of beer with his face on them

One of Iowa's favorite beer brands decided to do something unprecedented to honor King's generosity. → Read More

Search event planned for iguana that went missing during Des Moines Renaissance Faire

A Seattle couple is offering a reward of $300 for the safe return of their South American orange iguana. → Read More

'My sentence is living with this for the rest of my life': Chris Soules opens up on 'Good Morning America'

In an interview with Michael Strahan, Chris Soules opened up about his experiences for the first time since the accident that resulted in an Iowa farmer's death. → Read More

KCCI announces hiring of new morning show meteorologist Kelley Moody

Moody joins KCCI's meteorology team from Palm Springs, California. → Read More

Cy-Hawk sign-holder reaches $225,000 total donations after story appears on ESPN

"Is this heaven? No, it's Iowa." — Scott Van Pelt → Read More

How Brittni Donaldson became the NBA's youngest assistant coach

Brittni Donaldson, who joins the Toronto Raptors' bench this season, is the youngest assistant coach and 10th female coach in the NBA. → Read More

'Nothing has ever really been like this': The story behind Iowa's unprecedentedly popular blackout license plates

19,500 blackout plates have been sold since they became available in July, making them unprecedentedly popular, according to the Iowa DOT. → Read More

Kum & Go deletes inflammatory Cy-Hawk tweet following backlash

"Twitter is hard," said a Kum & Go spokesperson. → Read More

Muscle car auction: Here's the sale price for each of Coyote Johnson's cars

Here's the full breakdown of what each vehicle in Coyote John's massive muscle car collection sold for at auction. → Read More

'Busch Guy' to attend Cy-Hawk game

The human mascot for Iowa's favored light beer brand will make his first appearance of the 2019 football season in Iowa on Saturday. → Read More

When the Nevada police were called on locals playing with a radar speed sign, they got in on the fun instead

The officers came in second in the impromptu running competition, measured by the radar speed sign. → Read More

Johnson County runs out of 'blackout' license plates in only a week due to popular demand

After being available only a week, the state's hottest custom license plates have sold out in the eastern Iowa county. → Read More

Des Moines' Drake neighborhood has a slight owl problem

Residents of this historic neighborhood have reported being attacked from above. → Read More

Altoona tortoise escapes for the second summer in a row searching for a mate

Morty, an African spurred tortoise living in Altoona, broke out for the second summer in a row to mark his mating season. → Read More

1 Iowa community leader to be Tased for charity in fundraising competition

One of ten contestants in a fundraising competition gets to win one big prize: a five-second Tasing from the Jefferson Police Department. → Read More

Northern lights may be visible in Eastern Iowa Labor Day morning

If you happen to be checking the night sky in a very clear place very early Monday morning, you might catch the Aurora Borealis. → Read More