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Grieving for Royals fan, Iowa family fulfills his dream

desmoinesregister.com — The Iowa farm boy was a state wrestling champion, but his passion was baseball. He had just finished listening to his beloved Kansas City Royals on the tractor radio the June day he died in the hay field at age 40.
Oct 23, 2014

Just an amazing story from @MikeKilen: #Royals fans fulfill husband/father's dream, just months after his death. desmoinesregister.com/story/life/201…

Oct 23, 2014

RT @DMRegister: After his death in a farming accident, Brian Follman's family is carrying on his love for the @Royals. dmreg.co/12i2wXY #TakeTheCrown

Oct 23, 2014

Put a story worth telling and @mikekilen in the same room, and you will never cancel your newspaper subscription. desmoinesregister.com/story/life/201…

Oct 23, 2014

RT @DMRegister: After his death in a farming accident, Brian Follman's family is carrying on his love for the @Royals. dmreg.co/12i2wXY #TakeTheCrown

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King, Mowrer set to square off at debate tonight

desmoinesregister.com — U.S. Rep. Steve King and challenger Jim Mowrer will square off tonight in Storm Lake for the only debate scheduled in Iowa's 4th District campaign for Congress. King, a Republican from Kiron, and Mowrer, a Democrat from Boone, have sharp differences on almost every significant policy issue.
Oct 23, 2014

King, Mowrer set to square off at debate tonight in Storm Lake in Iowa's 4th District House race dmreg.co/1wlHKkg via @DMRegister

Oct 23, 2014

RT @KyleMunson: Partisans & pundits, get ready to pounce on juicy quotes: Steve King-Jim Mowrer debate 2nite: dmreg.co/1wlHKkg via @W…

Oct 23, 2014

Partisans & pundits, get ready to pounce on juicy quotes: Steve King-Jim Mowrer debate 2nite: dmreg.co/1wlHKkg via @WilliamPetroski

TV stations boost Meredith's profit in first quarter

desmoinesregister.com — Newly acquired TV stations boosted Meredith Corp.'s profit more than 20 percent from July through September. The Des Moines-based publishing company reported today that its first quarter profit rose to $29.4 million, up from just more than $24 million for the same three month period a year ago.

Top 10 athletic freaks of central Iowa prep football

desmoinesregister.com — You know them when you see them. The athletes who stand out with explosive plays and instinctual moves, consistently a step ahead of their opponents. Physical talents that make fans in the bleachers say, "Wow." Raw power that drops the jaws of teammates in the weight room or on the practice field.
Oct 22, 2014

Inaugural attempt. #iahsfb RT @DMRsports: The top 10 athletic freaks of central Iowa prep football: dmreg.co/1pCgjxt

Endorsement: Iowa needs Young's pragmatism in the House

desmoinesregister.com — Iowa's 3rd Congressional District consists of the southwest corner of the state bookended by metropolitan Des Moines on the east and Council Bluffs on the west, two urban areas that spill into neighboring counties. In contrast, the two tiers of rural counties on the district's southern border are among Iowa's least populated.
Oct 23, 2014

The Des Moines Register made a big endorsement in IA-3 today and backed Republican David Young in a swing district desmoinesregister.com/story/opinion/…

Oct 22, 2014

RT @DMRevans: .@DMRegister endorses David Young in House #ia03, saying Iowa needs in pragmatism in Congress. tinyurl.com/oj6dgwc