Des Moines/Polk County reporter for The Des Moines Register. Tips? español. “Be joyful, though you have considered all the facts.”

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MacKenzie Elmer, public safety reporter, has been with The Des Moines Register since July 2014. MacKenzie has a passion for investigative news and speaks fluent Spanish. Tips? Reach her at, on Twitter at @mckelmer or by phone at 515-284-8088.

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@mckelmer — 2,167 followers, 8,965 tweets

.@eamslider24 what music do you listen to before your race?? Looked like a good jam.
The Elliot. The Eddy. The Randolph. And now, possibly, the Argonne. All downtown Des Moines apartments that no longer cater to low-income people.  via @DMRegister
RT @rjfoley: 'Wrong from A to Z': @reprodblum failed to disclose his 'sketchy' new internet marketing company, which features on…
RT @DesMoinesGov: @mckelmer @GrantMRodgers Hey @GrantMRodgers we have a process for faulty meters and these kinds of situations - if…
.@GrantMRodgers: Is an iced-over parking meter a legitimate legal defense if I get a ticket? @DesMoinesGov #iawx
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