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Casey’s staff shelters students fleeing Perry school shooting

Casey’s staff shelters students fleeing Perry school shooting

A Casey’s General Store in Perry became a place of refuge for several students Thursday morning after a gunman opened fire at nearby Perry High School. Store Manager Jocelyn Kirchner said she received a call at 7:30 a.m. about what was transpiring at the high school....

Find the perfect Christmas tree at these 24 Iowa farms

Find the perfect Christmas tree at these 24 Iowa farms

Iowa farmers only plant corn and beans, you say? Tell that to the 100+ Christmas tree farms dotted across Iowa's snowy landscape this time of year, where you can pick out the perfect Scotch pine, white pine, Canaan fir, Douglas fir, Frasier fir, Colorado blue spruce,...