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[Watch] Nicest Game of Ding Dong Ditch In Iowa
It all started with a young woman going to visit her friend in Coralville, IA. They started hearing weird noises late one night, and they couldn't figure out where it was coming from. After hearing it several times, they realized it was someone knocking at the door. Each time this person knocke…
Tik Toker Zooms in on Random Iowa Houses
This account is called Zooming In Iowa Houses and it's my new obsession. Who hasn't zoomed in on Google Maps to try and find their house or even their friends' houses? There are currently about 85 videos of this person zooming in on random Iowa homes.
Whoops! Midwestern College Student Moves Into Retirement Home
Moving is tough, right? Trying to find the right house in the right neighborhood can be stressful for anyone. I just went through the anxiety-inducing experience of finding an apartment here in Iowa. This one Midwestern college student ran into a bit of an issue when she moved into her new apartment…
Iowa Teens Can Mow Lawns For P.E. Credit
In 2019, the Alternative Learning Center in Dubuque redesigned their PE program. This school is for 11th and 12th graders, and their PE classes are more dynamic than any Gym class you've taken.

ALC offers students different options to fulfill their PE credit like canoeing, hiking, and even yar…
A Bunch of Guys Named Josh Fought in Nebraska
And the winner of this battle of the Joshes? A little boy named Josh Vinson Jr. This entire event raised over $8,000 at a children's hospital. Coincidentally, little Josh was receiving treatment from that very same hospital.
Iowa Man Starts Car Chase With Police In A Rented Maserati
Quickly the officer was off in an attempt to pursue the speeder. The suspect was in a rented Maserati when this whole thing went down. The driver, John Burgoyne from Des Moines, did not pull over for approximately TWO WHOLE HOURS. Burgoyne lost the state trooper somewhere in Story County when he wen…

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