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Posted June 26, 2018in Just Released

KCCI ‘S ERIC HANSON HONORED WITH NATIONAL MURROW AWARD

Des Moines, June 25, 2018 – KCCI 8 News This Morning anchor Eric Hanson has been honored with a national Edward R. Murrow award from the RTDNA. This recognition is for Excellence in Writing for the series This is Iowa. The series is beloved for sharing the stories of ordinarily

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Posted June 26, 2018in Just Released

DR. JORDAN B. PETERSON BRINGS 12 RULES FOR LIFE TOUR TO HOYT SHERMAN PLACE ON OCT. 2

Des Moines, IA (June 25, 2018) – Due to high demand renowned professor, clinical psychologist and international bestselling author Dr. Jordan B. Peterson has added more North American dates to his 12 Rules for Life 2018 Tour. Dr. Peterson will be coming to Hoyt Sherman Place on Tuesday, Oct. 2,

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Posted June 25, 2018in Just Released

World-Renowned Violinist to Perform at Hope Ministries Event: Full tables and individual reservations available

DES MOINES, Iowa—Hope Ministries is pleased to announce that Roddy Chong, violin virtuoso and international speaker, will be the featured entertainment at their An Evening for Hope fundraising banquet on Thursday, July 19. The event supports Hope Ministries’ work—providing food, clothing and shelter for people in need, as well as

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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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