Iowa power outages and Iowa takes on Nebraska in Friday's Top 5

Today's Top 5 includes the return of Buddy

By Luther Johnson |

Published 11/27 2015 07:08AM

Updated 11/27 2015 07:08AM

Last night's ice accumulated enough to cause power outages, a fire at a metro Target store, the Pope has an environmental warning, Iowa Hawkeyes take on Nebraska today, and Buddy makes it home in today's Top 5.
The overnight cold weather and rain lead to a build up of icy on trees and power lines in Central Iowa. Due to the ice, power outages were reported around the metro, Local 5 even had its power flicker off for a few minutes late last night.
The West Glen Towncenter Super Target had to shut down last night due to a fire. The flames came  from a fryer in a kitchen area for employees, most of the fire was put out by the time fire crews arrived on scene.
The entire store filled with smoke though, sending all the holiday shoppers and employees had to go outside.
During his trip through Africa, Pope Francis delivered a stern environmental warning just days ahead of a key climate change conference in Paris.
During a historic mass in Kenya, the Pointiff urged politicians to work together with the corporate and scientific worlds, and civil society leaders in finding solutions to stop environmental degradation.
Plenty of Hawkeye fans have already made the trip west for today's heroes game against Nebraska. The Iowa team hopes to finish up their regular season with a win, giving them an undefeated record and the most wins in program history.
You can catch the game right here on Local 5, with kickoff at 2-30 this afternoon.
A Thanksgiving miracle for a Colfax family, after missing for five days, the family's therapy horse "Buddy" has returned home safe and sound.
He was last seen just before last week's snow storm. Volunteers from all over were helping in the search.

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