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Feature Story
It’s hockey time! — Iowa Wild and Des Moines Buccaneers prepare for battle as seasons draw near.

With fall upon us, the start of hockey is right around the corner with two teams raring to go. The Iowa Wild and the Des Moines Buccaneers are kicking off [...]

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Feature Story
Fall Arts & Entertainment Guide

The school year is well underway, schedules have stabilized, and the frenzy of summer events and festivals is finally winding down. The calm may be a welcome relief to some, [...]

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Business Feature
Switching to solar

More central Iowans are making the switch to solar, and it’s not just because of the tax incentives. On one hand, solar energy is seen as an alternative to typical [...]

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Civic Skinny
Profits at Prairie Meadows. Firearm at airport. No more IMAX dome. Historic preservation grants.

“We are having a record year,” said CEO Gary Palmer at the September board meeting of Prairie Meadows Casino and Hotel. “When we did our budget, we thought the inflation [...]

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Political Mercury
Harkin says maybe it’s time for Grassley to retire

Iowa Republican U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley, who has served in public office since the Eisenhower administration, should perhaps “retire” or “step aside.” This is the sense his former colleague Tom [...]

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Film Review
‘Sidney’ is about the man, not just his milestones

The inspirational story of Sidney Poitier is retold in this warm and thoroughly engaging documentary from filmmaker Reginald Hudlin, featuring commentary from Oprah Winfrey (the film’s producer), Spike Lee, Denzel [...]

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Food Dude
Destination Grille

Restaurants on the outskirts of town have been development pathfinders. When Eddie Webster’s opened in 1970, it was miles of cornfields away from the houses. It introduced central Iowa to [...]

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Des Moines Forgotten
Beggars’ Night

I’m beating a dead horse when I talk about Beggars’ Night versus Halloween. Seemingly every news station and media outlet will have yet another story about the history of Beggars’ [...]

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Joe's Neighborhood
The gift of whimsy

Don’t get me wrong, there are serious problems in the world, and serious people are needed to keep us from killing ourselves and killing each other and to make sure [...]

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Center Stage
Ballet Des Moines dynamically forges engaging new works

Central Iowa continues its strong upward trend when it comes to cultural enhancement through performing arts. The community, from patrons to corporations with a strong foundation of local support, helped [...]

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CITYVIEW's Question of the Week

CITYVIEW’s question of the week

What do you think of the NFL’s decision to ditch the Pro Bowl?

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