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Iowa Morning Headlines/Monday, Dec. 8, 2014

MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa (AP) _ Iowa authorities are investigating a suspicious death after a body was found this weekend. Marshalltown Police arrested two suspects in the case yesterday. One man is being held on suspicion of conspiracy to commit a felony.…

posted 2014-12-08 06:28:33 by KXEL


Alliant to Demolish Downtown Facility

Alliant Energy is moving ahead with the demolition of its Sixth Street Generating Station near downtown Cedar Rapids. The plant has been a fixture in Cedar Rapids since it began providing electricity in 1888. Part of the plant was damaged…

posted 2014-12-05 06:52:40 by KXEL

Des Moines Water Nitrate Levels High

High nitrate levels in the Des Moines and Raccoon rivers have forced Des Moines Water Works to turn on an expensive nitrate removal system. Water Works CEO Bill Stowe says he had no choice but to run the system. It…

posted 2014-12-05 06:52:04 by KXEL

IPERS Fund Grows

A new actuarial report shows that Iowa's largest public pension fund has seen investment gains over the past year. The Iowa Public Employees' Retirement System says the fund had $28 billion as of the end of June. The report says…

posted 2014-12-05 06:50:23 by KXEL