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Posted June 22, 2018in Just Released

Saylorville Lake Closures

Due to recent heavy rains, lake levels at Saylorville Lake are rising rapidly.   Lakeview Main and Sandpiper Boat Ramps are now closed. Cherry Glen Lower Boat Ramp, Oak Grove Beach, Sandpiper Beach, Hwy 210 Boat Ramp, and Corydon Drive are also closed. Lakeview High Water and Cherry Glen High Water

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Posted June 18, 2018in Just Released

Gov. Reynolds orders flags at half-staff to honor fallen soldiers

(DES MOINES) – Gov. Kim Reynolds ordered all flags in Iowa to fly at half-staff from 8 a.m. Tuesday to 5 p.m. Wednesday to honor two fallen soldiers. Army Sgt. Donald L. Baker, originally of Thornton, Arkansas, was reported missing in action September 1950 near Haman, South Korea. The 20-year-old’s

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Posted June 18, 2018in Just Released

URBANDALE HOSTING ALZHEIMER’S EVENT

In Partnership with the Alzheimer’s Association of Greater Iowa the City of Urbandale Parks and Recreation Department will be hosting Longest Day to End Alzheimer’s event on Thursday, June 21, 2018 from 1:00 – 3:00 PM at the Urbandale Senior Recreation Center, 7305 Aurora Ave. “We are excited to be

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Posted June 14, 2018in Just Released

Waukee Library and Arts Council Partner for Upcoming Concert Series

Waukee, Iowa— The Waukee Public Library and the Waukee Area Arts Council announced they are partnering to present the Saturdays in Centennial concert series. Throughout July and into August, the two organizations will welcome dozens of live musicians to perform for crowds at Waukee’s Centennial Park. The series is made

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Posted June 13, 2018in Just Released

Annual Pancake Day at The American Legion in Ankeny

The American Legion – Albaugh-McGovern Post 42 is having its Annual Pancake Day on Saturday, June 23, from 7-11 a.m. The American Legion is located at 521 S.W. Third St. in Ankeny. Freewill donations will be used for: High School Scholarships Boys State & Girls State Camps Dollars For Scholars

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Posted June 07, 2018in Just Released

HEATING UP!

(Des Moines, IA) – Central Iowa experienced its first extreme heat event with high temperatures, high humidity and little overnight cooling over Memorial Day weekend.  Heat events will continue throughout the summer months. In honor of Iowa Heat Awareness Day (June 7, 2018), we recognize our partners who Polk County

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Posted June 07, 2018in Just Released

Organ Celebrates 25 Years at the Cathedral

Entering St. Paul’s Episcopal Cathedral during a performance is like walking inside of a living instrument. The Cathedral itself was built in 1885 in the Gothic Revival style, and the pipe organ was built in 1993 by Casavant Frères, Ltée, of Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec, one of the best-known pipe organ builders

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Posted June 07, 2018in Just Released

Polk County Delinquent Property Taxes

Polk County Treasurer Mary Maloney announced today the number of Delinquent Property Tax parcels and the dollar amount is down from last year. “The number of parcels that are delinquent is down 2 percent with the dollar amount down by 1 percent from the same time frame last year,” reported

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Posted June 06, 2018in Just Released

Chicago artist Nick Goettling announced as 2018 Art Bus Feature Artist

The Des Moines Area Regional Transit Authority (DART) and the Greater Des Moines Public Art Foundation are partnering for the eighth time to wrap a transit bus with an artist’s design. This year’s art bus features artwork by Chicago artist Nick Goettling at the 2018 Des Moines Arts Festival. Media

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Posted June 06, 2018in Just Released

Botanical Garden’s Summer Concert Series, Social Irrigation, Kicks Off June 14

DES MOINES, Iowa (June 6, 2018)—The Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden will launch its second season of Social Irrigation, its Thursday night summer concert series presented by EMC Insurance Companies, June 14. The 15-week event features artists across a wide variety of genres and locales, with bands from Denver, Kansas

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