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Passing of the torch: In battle of top point guards, Tamin Lipsey leads Ames past Tyreke Locure, Des Moines North  Des Moines Register

Fans in attendance in Ankeny saw a passing of the torch from Des Moines North's senior to Ames' freshman.



Inaugural Urban Dreams Classic Raising Money for Student Scholarships  WHO TV Des Moines

DES MOINES, Iowa -- Urban Dreams is teaming up with North High School to put together a one-of-a-kind basketball classic all to give back to students.



North Players Recreate the Wieskamp Miracle Shot  WHO TV Des Moines

DES MOINES, Iowa -- Two days after Joe Wieskamp made one of the most miraculous game-winning three pointers in Iowa history, John Sears went over to ...



Homecoming At Des Moines North High School Includes First Parade In Decades  Patch.com

DM North Held First Homecoming Parade - Des Moines, IA - North High boosters organized a parade prior to Wednesday's PowderPuff football game, followed ...



North High School Pool Staying Open After Community Input  WHO TV Des Moines

DES MOINES, Iowa -- Des Moines Public Schools says the pool at North High School is going to stay open. Last month, the district held a public meeting to ...



Future of North High’s Pool in Question but Former ‘Otter’ is Trying to Save It  WHO TV Des Moines

DES MOINES, Iowa -- Des Moines Public School administrators say they are spending far too much money on the pool at North High School; to the point they ...



Multiple Students Facing Arrest After Valley High Fight Sends Vice Principal to Hospital  WHO TV Des Moines

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa --Police say they have arrested one juvenile and more arrests are coming after a fight at Valley High School sent a vice principal to ...



East High School Offers New Leadership Program for Upcoming School Year  WHO TV Des Moines

DES MOINES, Iowa – One Des Moines Public School is becoming the first in Iowa to offer a leadership program to its Latino students. “Latinos in Action” is a ...



Des Moines North High School Students Shocked Classmate Charged With Murder  whotv.com

DES MOINES, Iowa -- The news traveled quickly at Des Moines North High School on Monday. "That's unbelievable. It just shocks me. I don't know what would ...



History Class at Des Moines North Providing Present Day Impact  WHO TV Des Moines

DES MOINES, Iowa -- The award winning musical, Hamilton may have opened in Des Moines three months ago but the craze remains alive and well at Des ...



Hoover-North Football Game Cut Short by Gunfire Will Be Completed  WHO TV Des Moines

DES MOINES, Iowa -- The Hoover Huskies and Des Moines North Polar Bears still have 2:15 of football to play. On September 7th a game between the two ...



Special celebration held for veterans in Des Moines  KCCI Des Moines

A special celebration was held for veterans Friday at North High School.



Car accident sends 3 high school students to hospital  KCCI Des Moines

Three high school students were taken to a hospital Thursday afternoon after they were struck by a car in Des Moines, authorities said. The accident happened ...



College Decision Deadlines Fast Approaching for High School Seniors  WHO TV Des Moines

DES MOINES, Iowa -- The countdown is less than a month away for high school seniors thinking about higher education. May 1st is a common deadline for ...



Construction Underway For First High School Only ‘Boys & Girls Club’  WHO TV Des Moines

DES MOINES, Iowa – For the first time, the Boys & Girls Club of central Iowa constructs new location catering to only teens. The 'E.T. Meredith Jr. Boys & Girls ...



Iowa Eight: Introducing the state's top boys' basketball prospects of 2018-19  Des Moines Register

The Iowa Eight is the Register's preseason list of the best boys' basketball prospects in the state of Iowa. Incoming freshmen through seniors are eligible.



Metro schools petition to level playing field for student-athletes  KCCI Des Moines

The Des Moines Public School District is pushing for a change to level the playing field for students in sports. The school board is petitioning the Iowa High ...



Teen Thespians Shine at Iowa High School Musical Theater Awards  WHO TV Des Moines

DES MOINES, Iowa -- The Civic Center was packed Monday night, but it wasn't the latest Broadway production that filled the seats. Rather, it was hundreds of ...



One Student Stabbed in Backside in Brawl at Hoover High School  WHO TV Des Moines

DES MOINES, Iowa -- A teen is recovering from a stab wound after a group of kids got into a fight Friday afternoon. It happened toward the end of the day at ...



Beloved North Des Moines Restaurant Owner Dies Three Months After House Fire  WHO TV Des Moines

DES MOINES, Iowa -- Three words: Mr. Bibbs Tenderloins. "I came with my grandparents every Friday night," said Jamie Zaboo. Edward Barker added, "They ...



Family and Friends Remember ‘Happy-Go-Lucky’ Kevin Truong During Vigil  WHO TV Des Moines

DES MOINES, Iowa -- It was an emotional day at Central Academy in Des Moines, as dozens attended the vigil for 19-year-old Kevin Truong. Truong was killed ...



Top 20 college prospects to watch at the Iowa boys' state basketball tournament  Des Moines Register

For any college basketball recruiting fans in Iowa, this year's boys' state basketball tournament should be a blast.



Introducing the Register's 2018-19 All-Iowa boys' basketball team  Des Moines Register

The All-Iowa basketball teams will be honored June 21 at the Des Moines Register Sports Awards at Wells Fargo Arena.



How to watch and follow the 2019 Iowa high school boys' state basketball tournament  Des Moines Register

If you can't make it to Wells Fargo Arena for the 2019 boys' basketball state tournament, there are other ways to keep track of the action. Play begins Monday ...



Schedule Changes Announced for Des Moines Public Schools Next School Year  WHO TV Des Moines

DES MOINES, Iowa – Elementary students in the Des Moines Public School District will begin class a little later starting in August. District officials announced the ...



Valley High School Grad Starring in ‘Run the Race’ This Weekend  WHO TV Des Moines

IOWA -- An Iowa actor is hitting the big screen this weekend. The Des Moines Register reports that West Des Moines native Tanner Stine is starring in Tim ...



Des Moines Student Among First Honored With Amazon Scholarship  WHO TV Des Moines

DES MOINES, Iowa -- Senior Des Moines East High School student Alex Liu is a trailblazer. "I'm a first-generation American and a first-generation college ...



Des Moines Lincoln Soccer Ready to Make School History  WHO TV Des Moines

DES MOINES, Iowa -- The Lincoln boys soccer team has one goal. "The goal is to make state,” said Lincoln player Rod Orellana. "I think we have a real good ...



People to Watch: Meet Fez Zafar, a Roosevelt High teen determined to change the world  Des Moines Register

Fez Zafar, 17, founded a nonprofit, hosted the American Iftar Dinner and is planning a youth-focused presidential candidate forum before the caucuses.



Gangs, gunfight linked to North High student's slaying  DesMoinesRegister.com

A Polk County juvenile court judge will begin hearing arguments Tuesday over whether 15-year-old Marvin Holmes can be rehabilitated in juvenile court.



Final Score of High School Game Halted by Gunfire Tells New Story of Closure  WHO TV Des Moines

DES MOINES, Iowa -- Scoreboards often tell a story and until Monday, the September 7th Hoover High School vs Des Moines North football game's scoreboard ...



North High celebrates 2018 homecoming | Education  Sioux City Journal

SIOUX CITY | North High School is celebrating homecoming week through Saturday, with the 2018 theme “Around the World.”



Valley Students Say USA Themed Student Section Not Aimed At North’s Refugee Athletes  whotv.com

DES MOINES, Iowa -- The Valley High School-Des Moines North State Tournament game was one for the ages. "They played hard," said Morgan Wheat, ...



Hoover homecoming dance postponed after reported shooting  KCCI Des Moines

A frightening experience forced high school officials to postpone the homecoming dance.



These players, teams and prospects are standing out in the Iowa boys' basketball season  Des Moines Register

The Iowa boys' high school basketball regular season is about halfway through. Here are some players, teams and college prospects that have stood out thus ...



Final ranking of the state of Iowa's 2019 basketball recruiting class  Des Moines Register

We've had plenty of time with the state of Iowa's 2019 basketball class to watch and evaluate ... and watch some more and re-evaluate.



North High’s Robotic Team Competes in its First World Championship  WHO TV Des Moines

DES MOINES, Iowa – One Des Moines Public School's robotics team is competing for the first time against schools from across the world. North High School is ...



Vigil for man killed in Des Moines hit and run  Local 5 - weareiowa.com

DES MOINES — A vigil was held on Friday, July 5th, at 1:00 PM in the Central Academy lobby for 19-year-old Kevin Truong. He died after sustaining injuries in ...



Still Swimming at 90: Beaverdale Swim Instructor Calling it Quits After Seven Decades in the Water  WHO TV Des Moines

DES MOINES, Iowa -- Tom Cady may be turning 90 in just a few days, but when it comes to him and the water, he says he feels like one of the kids. “My wife ...



Hoover and Meredith Students Return to Class After Storm Damages Building  WHO TV Des Moines

DES MOINES, Iowa -- Hoover High School and Meredith Middle School students were all back in class Monday after having to leave early Friday morning due to ...



Plenty of movement in the newest boys' basketball Super 10 rankings  Des Moines Register

It's been nearly a month since the last boys' basketball Super 10, so there's plenty of movement in this edition. These 10 teams should all have state title ...



PHOTO GALLERY: President Obama Visits North High School  whotv.com

DES MOINES, Iowa -- President Barack Obama spoke at North High School Monday afternoon with U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan.…



'He knows he can play with those guys': Tamin Lipsey is ready for next USA Basketball experience  Des Moines Register

The blue-chip point guard from Ames was one of 26 prospects in the Class of 2022 invited to the USA Basketball Junior National Team training camp at the Final ...



State Audit Finds Iowa Woman Misused Over $20K in Band Program Money  WHO TV Des Moines

SAYDEL, Iowa -- A state audit has uncovered misspent money at Saydel High School. The treasurer of a booster club for students is accused of spending ...



22 Iowa athletes nominated for 2019 McDonald's All American Games  kwwl.com

Des Moines (KWWL) — More than 800 students across the country were honored this week, when the 2019 McDonald's All American Games nomination list ...



Lack of Funds Forces Des Moines Public Schools to Shelve Planned Montessori School  WHO TV Des Moines

DES MOINES, Iowa -- The future of a new Montessori school in Des Moines is now on hold. Des Moines Public Schools (DMPS) announced its intention to build ...



High School Student Creates Nonprofit to Give Back to Community Through Music  WHO TV Des Moines

URBANDALE, Iowa – A metro high school student from Urbandale is using an honors project to give back to the community through music. Sixteen-year-old ...



Iowa braces for 'most intense, longest-lasting' heat wave so far this year  Des Moines Register

The last time Des Moines experienced six straight days of temperatures above 90 degrees was in 2017, a National Weather *Service* meteorologist said.



Des Moines Parents and Community Sit Down With Legislators to Talk Education  WHO TV Des Moines

DES MOINES, Iowa – Des Moines Public Schools' Community Legislative Action Team will hold its first event prior to the 2019 session of the Iowa General ...



The Show Must Go On: Ankeny High School Cancels LGBTQ-Based Musical, Then Reinstates  WHO TV Des Moines

ANKENY, Iowa -- Ankeny High School administrators demanded their spring musical get cancelled after they say parents and students complained about the ...



First District Wide Fundraiser Aims to Help Des Moines Elementary and Middle Schools  WHO TV Des Moines

DES MOINES, Iowa –The first ever district wide fundraiser is coming up for Des Moines Public Schools. It's called the One Run. You can support your school just ...



New Name But Same Great Program at Findley Elementary in Des Moines  WHO TV Des Moines

DES MOINES, Iowa -- A new program at a Des Moines elementary school will seek to replicate the success that the "I Have a Dream Network" has had in ...



Miller: Coach helps D.M. North team rise through challenges, in and out of gym  DesMoinesRegister.com

As temperatures hover around zero, Chad Ryan climbs into a van with no front license plate and a cracked front bumper. Ryan turns the key, as he's done ...



School Security Changes Since Columbine Shooting in 1999  WHO TV Des Moines

DES MOINES, Iowa – 2019 marks 20 years since the Columbine High School shooting in Colorado. Des Moines Public Schools Security Specialist David ...



Roosevelt Students Provide Diversity Face Lift at Justice Center  WHO TV Des Moines

DES MOINES, Iowa -- Teenagers are typically not thrilled to spend time at the Polk County Juvenile Court offices in Des Moines. But for the last three weeks, ...



Lightning Strikes DMGCC Green  WHO TV Des Moines

Lightning packs a punch. The green at hole 11 on the north course of the Des Moines Golf and Country Club has the markings to prove it.



Mr. Bibbs Restaurant Owners Facing Long Recovery from House Fire  WHO TV Des Moines

DES MOINES, Iowa -- John and Kathy Essex own the Mr. Bibbs restaurant near North High School and lost their home in a house fire nearly two weeks ago.



Brothers form unbreakable bond through basketball  KCCI Des Moines

As Tyreke Locure navigates his basketball journey, he's got plenty of help from big brother.



Metro pastor charged with chasing, shooting at daughter  KCCI Des Moines

A Des Moines pastor faces child endangerment charges after allegedly shooting at his own daughter while two children were in his vehicle, police said.



Ex-Sioux City North star Goodman dies | News, Sports, Jobs  Fort Dodge Messenger

Thomas John Goodman, the eldest son of Fort Dodge Senior High Hall of Fame player and coach Tom Goodman, died suddenly at his Altoona home on ...



Hundreds of Students Rally in Late Push for Dollars for Private Schools  WHO TV Des Moines

DES MOINES, Iowa -- Students, teachers and parents filled the Iowa rotunda Tuesday in one of the largest rallies of the year to lobby lawmakers for increased ...



DMPS Prepares For Massive Budget Cuts  WHO TV Des Moines

DES MOINES, Iowa -- Des Moines Public Schools (DMPS) is forced to cut millions to balance the budget. In the largest budget cut since 2010, DMPS is slated to ...



Meet the 24 'best and brightest' 2018 high school graduates from the Des Moines area  Des Moines Register

Each year, the Des Moines Register recognizes top seniors through its Academic All-State recognition, highlighting the next generation of leaders.



Olmsted Elementary Celebrates Final Day of School Before Demolition this Summer  WHO TV Des Moines

URBANDALE, Iowa – Olmsted Elementary students are walking the halls one last time before the school is demolished this summer. The Urbandale elementary ...



Grand View University Theater Students Bring Play to Cattell Elementary  WHO TV Des Moines

DES MOINES, Iowa -- Elementary students at one Des Moines school attended a play Wednesday, but not the type you sit quietly and listen to. The Grand View ...



‘He had dreams and aspirations': Des Moines family remembers March shooting victim, as police announce arrest  Des Moines Register

Darryn Boles-Brooks recently got a new job, a new car and was going to be the best man in a friend's wedding. In March, he was shot dead.



Inside the humble head and blue-chip potential of Ames PG Tamin Lipsey  Des Moines Register

Holly Lipsey smiles when her husband, Rob, brings up the pogo stick. That's when they knew their son was an athletic wonder.



Clay Warner Wins the Hearts of North Polk Fans With “The Shot”  WHO TV Des Moines

ALLEMAN, Iowa -- On Friday night, the Roland-Story Norseman had the game won at rival North Polk. With a minute left in the game, North Polk head coach ...



Johnston Students Happy About Financial Literacy Requirement  WHO TV Des Moines

JOHNSTON, Iowa – The 2020 graduating class will be the first in the state to have financial literacy as a course requirement in high school. In 2018 Governor ...



Waukee APEX Program Offers High School Students Real World Experience in Careers  WHO TV Des Moines

WAUKEE, Iowa, -- Students at Waukee Community Schools use a program to explore their passions and find career paths. Waukee APEX gives high school ...



Another Gun Found on a Student at Des Moines East High School  WHO TV Des Moines

DES MOINES, Iowa -- For the third time this year a weapon has been taken from a student at East High School in Des Moines. It happened yesterday afternoon.



Tinkers Speak in Iowa for 50th Anniversay of Tinker v. Des Moines Schools  WHO TV Des Moines

DES MOINES, Iowa -- Mary Beth and John Tinker came back to where it all began to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Tinker vs. Des Moines Independent ...



Iowa pastor charged with chasing, shooting at daughter  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

DES MOINES, Iowa - A Des Moines pastor faces charges after allegedly shooting at his daughter while two children were in his vehicle. According to police, they ...



Elementary School Violence: Parents Reach Breaking Point, ‘You have to fail to get the appropriate level of service’  WHO TV Des Moines

DES MOINES, Iowa -- Teachers across the United States tell Channel 13 that what's happening in Iowa is also happening in their elementary school classrooms.



Last-Dollar Scholarship Helps Bridge the Gap to Pay for Higher Education  WHO TV Des Moines

DES MOINES, Iowa – Many high school seniors have until Wednesday to make a decision when it comes to higher education, but there is still time to apply for ...



Iowa high school football teams make history with final score: 99-81. Yes, really.  DesMoinesRegister.com

Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson and Sioux City North football score, 99-81, is the most combined points in a game in Iowa history.



Build My Future Event Gives Students Hands-On Work Experience  WHO TV Des Moines

DES MOINES, Iowa -- Thousands of high school students are expected to pack the Varied Industries Building at the state fairgrounds to get hands on experience ...



Iowa boys' basketball: Updates and analysis from Wednesday's state tournament games  Des Moines Register

The Iowa high school boys' basketball state tournament is here, and we'll have updates and analysis from start to finish for you.



Tyreke Locure schedules first official visit, gears up for important July as recruitment takes shape  Des Moines Register

Tyreke Locure's recruitment — including his potential Drake future — is starting to take shape as the talented Des Moines North PG approaches a big July.



Resident: Des Moines motorists deserve 'stupidity tickets' for driving in floodwaters  Des Moines Register

Pavement that was gnarled by floodwaters Saturday evening at the intersection of Hickman and Prospect roads in northern Des Moines had a wood blockade to ...



Carton, Hilmer share Mr. Basketball honor | High School Boys Basketball - QCVarsity.com  Quad City Times

DES MOINES — D.J. Carton is an athletic five-star prospect who powered Bettendorf to the top of the Class 4A state rankings and a 21-win season.



DMPS Highlight 2019 Legislative Agenda  WHO TV Des Moines

DES MOINES, Iowa -- The legislative session is in full swing, and on Saturday Des Moines Public Schools told lawmakers exactly what it would like to see ...



Des Moines Elementary School Celebrating 100th Birthday  WHO TV Des Moines

DES MOINES, Iowa – Windsor Elementary is celebrating a milestone birthday including its current students. The Des Moines elementary school is turning 100.



Wired: Changing Football Culture at North High School  whotv.com

DES MOINES, Iowa -- The North Polar Bears have lost 29 straight games, but each week they show up and fight hard. This week on our "Wired" segment, we go ...



Updated: Davenport high schools to revert to traditional schedules in 2020-21 school year  Quad City Times

The Davenport School Board approved this week a major change to the way students are taught at Central, North and West high schools, moving from a block to ...



New Montessori School Will Change DMPS Boundaries for 2020 School Year  WHO TV Des Moines

DES MOINES, Iowa – The Des Moines Public School Board has approved a second Montessori public school. The Montessori school is projected to open for the ...



'We're all lucky to have been able to know him': Bill Stowe, Water Works CEO, has died  Des Moines Register

Bill Stowe, a community leader known for his wavy silver hair and unwavering commitment to Iowa's water quality, has died. He was 60. Stowe, the CEO and ...



Iowa State true freshman Will McDonald thriving after overcoming adversity  Des Moines Register

Iowa State freshman Will McDonald couldn't play football early on in high school because he had to help his family and work. Now, he's thriving.



High school graduation ceremonies in the metro  Des Moines Register

Metro-area graduations for the class of 2018 are set for the following dates and times. Ankeny. Ankeny Centennial High School: 6:30 p.m. May 30 at Hilton ...



Best High School Wrestling Tournament in USA Underway  WHO TV Des Moines

The Iowa High School State Wrestling Tournament begins Wednesday with Team Duals. In class 3A, #1 Southeast Polk advanced to the championship with a ...



Holocaust survivor educated in Iowa returns to recount her days at Auschwitz, warn against 'corrosive' hatred  Des Moines Register

When Celina Karp Biniaz talks about her time at a Nazi death camp, she tries not to do feel anger. Instead, she hopes to convey an aura of peace and ...



Prehistoric Mastodon Jaw Bone Found on Southern Iowa Farm  WHO TV Des Moines

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- This past Saturday, a University of Iowa paleontology team was on a farm in southern Iowa to pick up the bone of a prehistoric mastodon.



Iowa high school football: Final scores from Aug. 31  Des Moines Register

Here are final scores from Iowa high school football games from Friday: A-H-S-T-W, Avoca 45, Shenandoah 0. Algona 35, Hampton-Dumont 7.



For Siouxland high schoolers readying for prom, cost of formal wear adds up  Sioux City Journal

SIOUX CITY -- A little more than a month before North High School's Oscars-themed prom, Kate Johnson found her dress -- a red gown with a plunging neckline ...



Nebraska Schools to Test for Nicotine in High School Students Involved in Extracurriculars  WHO TV Des Moines

FAIRBURY - The dramatic increase in vaping and e-cigarettes convinced Fairbury Public Schools officials they should test students for nicotine as part of the ...



One Student Dead in School Shooting in Suburban Denver, 8 Others Injured  WHO TV Des Moines

DENVER, Colorado -- A school shooting not far from Columbine High School left one student dead and eight others injured on Tuesday, authorities said.



'It's giving me hope': Johnston player uses football, his coaches' help to fight his battle with depression  Des Moines Register

Johnston defensive lineman Coty Lemon hopes his story will be enlightening and encouraging to others.



Former High School Basketball Star Returns to Iowa for NCAA Tournament  WHO TV Des Moines

AMES, Iowa -- The NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament in Ames is a homecoming for Missouri State guard Elle Ruffridge. The 5 foot 3 inch dynamo is well ...



As 300 North students opt to stay home, shooting threat deemed not credible  Quad City Times

About 300 of the 1100 students enrolled at Davenport's North High School were absent Wednesday following social media threats surfacing Tuesday evening ...



31 High School Students Crowned 2019 National Speech and Debate Champions  GlobeNewswire

The National Speech & Debate Tournament is the largest academic competition in the world.



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