Lorin Hayden wandered beneath the massive wooden skeleton that had risen on the lakeshore and craned his neck to glance at the peak nearly 30 feet above. The lanky builder caressed the sturdy bones - 10-inch-thick beams that still bear the ax marks from when this 30-by-40-foot barn was hand-hewn in the 1870s more than 400 miles north near Manitowoc, Wisconsin, The Des Moines Register reported.
Star Tribune, Sat, Nov 29 2014 @ 01:18 AM
With Black Friday deals starting earlier and earlier each year , the congested crowds and long lines at the mall are thinning themselves out. For the large chains who capitalize on the frenzy, it means more customers through your doors than ever before.
WHO-TV Des Moines, Fri, Nov 28 2014 @ 04:51 PM
Canada's oldest person who was known for celebrating her birthday with a cold beer has died just one month and one day shy of her 114th birthday. Merle Barwis lived at The Priory residential care facility in Victoria, B.C., and held the oldest-person title for almost two years died Nov. 22. Her grandson Terry Barwis, 65, a resident of the nearby community of Sooke, said she had few tips to share with her family about longevity.
SooToday, Fri, Nov 28 2014 @ 03:32 PM
Christmas trees likely will cost a little more this year, and growers like John Tillman say it's about time. Growers grateful for higher Christmas tree prices DES MOINES, Iowa -- Christmas trees likely will cost a little more this year, and growers like John Tillman say it's about time.
The Arizona Republic, Fri, Nov 28 2014 @ 03:02 PM
The Polk County Sheriff's Office reports that they arrested two people early Thursday. Chaiya Cavan and Samantha Dickerson are charged with theft, possession of stolen property and related charges.
KWQC-TV Davenport, Thu, Nov 27 2014 @ 05:24 PM
We're learning more about a police chase in Polk County. It all started near southeast 36th and Vandalia after a Polk County Deputy pulled over a red Chevy Blazer.
KCCI-TV Des Moines, Tue, Nov 25 2014 @ 11:32 PM
Authorities say two men have been arrested after a car chase through Polk County that reached speeds of 100 mph. A Sheriff's deputy says the SUV driven by 28-year-old Brian Palm of Des Moines sped off on Tuesday after the deputy pulled him over for a traffic violation.
KWWL-TV Waterloo, Wed, Nov 26 2014 @ 09:38 AM