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Posted January 02, 2019in Uncategorized

Book Reviews

‘My Year of Rest and Relaxation’ The unnamed narrator of “My Year of Rest and Relaxation” has one goal in mind: to remain asleep for as much of the day as possible. She accomplishes this goal by finding a quack psychiatrist who is willing to prescribe her an elaborate mix of sleeping and antianxiety medication. With

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Posted December 14, 2018in Just Released, Uncategorized

Hy-Vee Acquires 22 Shopko Pharmacies in 17 Cities: Patient Files Will Merge Into Existing Hy-Vee Pharmacy Locations

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (Dec. 14, 2018) — Hy-Vee, Inc. announced today that it has acquired the business of 22 Shopko pharmacies in Iowa, Illinois, Minnesota, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wisconsin. Shopko patient files will merge into existing Hy-Vee Pharmacy locations in the 17 cities where the acquisitions have taken

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Posted December 14, 2018in Just Released, Uncategorized

Giving away 500 hams

By Submitted WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (Dec. 14, 2018) — As part of its second annual Hy-Vee Hams for the Holidays campaign, Des Moines-area Hy-Vee employees and local first responders will distribute 500 Hormel® Cure 81® hams on Monday, Dec. 17, to benefit families in need this holiday season. Hams

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Posted May 31, 2018in Uncategorized

NEW CITIZENS

The West Des Moines Historical Society and the United States District Court, Southern District of Iowa, will be celebrating the Naturalization of approximately 66 new American citizens, representing 23 countries, Friday, June 1 at the historic Jordan House, 2001 Fuller Road in West Des Moines. The official court session will

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Posted April 27, 2018in Uncategorized

Podcast #1 – Test

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Posted April 04, 2018in Feature 2, Uncategorized

It’s a celebration! Iowa Cubs, 50 years

50 seasons of Triple-A baseball This season marks a milestone in Iowa baseball history. The Iowa Cubs home opener on Thursday, April 5 celebrates 50 seasons of Triple-A baseball in Des Moines. The team started as the Iowa Oaks in 1969, then became an affiliate of the Chicago Cubs in 1981, and one year later was christened as the Iowa

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Posted February 26, 2018in Uncategorized

New Yayoi Kusama sculpture takes center stage in downtown Des Moines at the John and Mary Pappajohn Sculpture Park

Des Moines, IA — Philanthropists John and Mary Pappajohn have donated funds to the Des Moines Art Center for the purchase of a new sculpture, “Pumpkin (L),” 2014, fabricated 2018, by Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama, soon to be installed in the John and Mary Pappajohn Sculpture Park in downtown Des

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Posted September 06, 2017in Tech Talk, Uncategorized

Your phone’s extinction-level intelligence

Automation is an incredible gift to modern society. The most menial of tasks have been passed off to soulless robots and machines. No more drilling holes in license plates or tightening screws on car chassis after car chassis. While a godsend to industrial production, automation has also killed hundreds of

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Posted May 19, 2017in Just Released, Uncategorized

Des Moines Art Center announces line-up of films and music for Summer on the Hill

Des Moines, IA (May 2017) — The Art Center’s popular “Summer on the Hill” is gearing up for its sixth season of free films on the lawn and live music in the courtyard. The events take place the first Thursdays and Fridays in June, July, and August (except for June

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Posted April 24, 2017in Just Released, Uncategorized

Springfest at Jasper Winery on Memorial Day weekend

Celebrate LIVE music at Springfest, Memorial weekend, at Jasper Winery, 2400 George Flagg Parkway on Sunday, May 28, 2017. Music on the lawn from 2-9 p.m., starting with Iowa Blues Hall of Famer, Rob Lumbard, followed by Kansas City’s own Amanda Fish, Rockin’ Rhythm & Blues with The Bel Airs

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