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Posted May 23, 2024in Just Released

New Stage Program, New Animals and the Return of Alpacas at Blank Park Zoo

DES MOINES, Iowa (May 23, 2024) – Several animals are making their official debut at Blank Park Zoo this weekend. Among them are three lionfish, a male cinereous vulture, and [...]

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Posted May 17, 2024in Just Released

Two VA Central Iowa Nurses selected for national song project

VA Central Iowa Health Care System nurse managers Katie Lunning and Patrick Ragland were selected for the 2024 VA Nurses Month Freedom Sings USA (FSUSA) Collaboration. Freedom Sings USA is [...]

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Posted May 16, 2024in Just Released

Herzog Foundation Announces 2024 Christian Teachers of the Year

The Herzog Foundation is proud to recognize the following teachers as the 2024 Christian Teachers of the Year:  Jacob Baker River Oak Christian Academy Jefferson City, Missouri Rachel Burrow Bob [...]

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Posted May 16, 2024in Just Released

Des Moines Arts Festival® Names Ten to the 2024 Emerging Artist Program

(Des Moines, IA) – The 2024 Des Moines Arts Festival® presented by Nationwide will feature a showcase of ten promising visual artists in this year’s Emerging Artist Program presented by [...]

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Posted May 16, 2024in Just Released

Dollar General Literacy Foundation Awards Nearly $100,000 to Iowa

Grants Part of More Than $10.6 Million Awarded to Support Literacy and Education Programs; Funding Supports Adult, Family and Summer Literacy Programs Across the Country Goodlettsville, Tennessee – May 16, [...]

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Posted May 15, 2024in Just Released

MINNESOTA WILD ANNOUNCES PROMOTIONS IN HOCKEY OPERATIONS DEPARTMENT

SAINT PAUL, Minn. – Minnesota Wild President of Hockey Operations and General Manager Bill Guerin today announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has promoted Mat Sells, Michael Murray and [...]

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Posted May 15, 2024in Just Released

FEMA to Visit Local Neighborhoods in Iowa to Assist Tornado Survivors

FEMA will begin canvassing neighborhoods affected by recent tornadoes in Iowa starting Wednesday, May 15, in coordination with state and county emergency management. FEMA Disaster Survivor Assistance (DSA) teams will [...]

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Posted May 15, 2024in Just Released

Roosevelt High School Principal Announced as Member of the National Speech & Debate Association Hall of Fame

May 3, 2024 – The National Speech & Debate Association (NSDA) is proud to announce Steven Schappaugh, three-diamond coach and Principal at Theodore Roosevelt High School in Iowa, as a [...]

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Posted May 15, 2024in Just Released

ARL SEES SURGE IN PUPPY NUMBERS

May 14, 2024 (Des Moines, Iowa) – The Animal Rescue League of Iowa is currently experiencing a high number of puppies in care. So far this year, the ARL has [...]

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Posted May 15, 2024in Just Released

WDM CHAMBER AND CITY OF WEST DES MOINES SET TO HOST RACCOON RIVER PALOOZA ON JUNE 8

WEST DES MOINES, IA (May 14, 2024) – The West Des Moines Chamber of Commerce (WDM Chamber) and the City of West Des Moines will host the fourth annual Raccoon [...]

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