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Posted March 06, 2017in Just Released, Uncategorized

Funny Bone Hosts St. Baldrick’s Foundation Head-Shaving Event to Raise Funds for Childhood Cancer Research

With a Goal to Raise $100,000, More than 30 Volunteers Will Go Bald What:               Funny Bone in West Des Moines, Iowa, will host a St. Baldrick’s Foundation signature head-shaving event to raise funds and awareness for lifesaving children’s cancer research on Tuesday, March 7. With a goal of raising $100,000, more than 30 participants will go

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Posted March 01, 2017in Sound Check, Uncategorized

Sound Check

“Watchlist” Aaron Earl Short Independent During the last two decades, Aaron Earl Short has quietly established himself as a force to be reckoned with in the Iowa roots sound. From The Creek Dwellers to his family band The High Crest to his other family band, Eastside Brothers, Short has shown

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Posted February 23, 2017in Uncategorized

Feed Greater Des Moines Conference to be held March 4

Attending this conference has given me hope that a hunger-free Polk County, and world, is achievable,” shared Rick Kozin, Director of Public Health at Polk County Health Department. As a presenting sponsor of the 8th Annual Feed Greater Des Moines Conference, Rick has also championed hunger research in partnership with

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Posted January 03, 2017in Uncategorized

Polk County Board of Supervisors elect new leadership

The Polk County Board of Supervisors took action today to elect John F. Mauro, 5th District Supervisor, as its new Chairperson and Angela Connolly, 2nd District Supervisor, as Vice-Chairperson for 2017 in the first official public meeting of the new year. Supervisor Mauro was first elected in 1990, and most recently served

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Posted December 28, 2016in Uncategorized

Finken, Elliott to perform on New Year’s Eve at LaPoste

Bonnie Finken and Chad Elliott will perform on Dec. 31 at the LaPoste Event Center, 1219 Warford St., in Perry. VIP tickets are $40 each and include an early admission to the venue at 7 p.m.; a special up-close and acoustic performance by Finken and Elliott in The Cellar; complimentary soups,

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Posted December 01, 2016in Uncategorized

Perry, Van Meter join Greater Des Moines Partnership

The Greater Des Moines Partnership has announced that the City of Perry, the City of Van Meter and Poweshiek Iowa Development have joined The Partnership as regional economic development partners. Their investment into The Partnership will open access to The Partnership’s regional economic development services. “We are pleased to welcome

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Posted November 30, 2016in Uncategorized

Des Moines’ most “likeable” people

When we asked Cityview readers to tell us who they thought was “likeable,” they responded with dozens of nominations ranging from newscasters and politicians to school teachers and business owners. The nominating letters were heartwarming and funny and sincere, but the related comments were entertaining on their own. We kept

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Posted November 28, 2016in Just Released, Uncategorized

Hoyt Sherman Place Foundation receives $75,000 BRAVO Cultural Enrichment Grant 

Hoyt Sherman Place’s mission is to create outstanding experiences for the cultural, historical and educational benefit of Central Iowa and its residents and communities. Now, as a BRAVO Cultural Enrichment Grant recipient, the Hoyt Sherman Place Foundation will be able to continue to do just that. Hoyt Sherman Place is

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Posted November 17, 2016in Uncategorized

Harlem Globetrotters to make Des Moines appearance

The Harlem Globetrotters will bring their 2017 World Tour to Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines on Friday, April 7 at 7 p.m. Tickets to the event start at $26.50 and are on sale now at harlemglobetrotters.com, Hy-VeeTix.com, 844-55-HY-VEE, the Wells Fargo Arena Box Office or Des Moines/Ames area Hy-Vee

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Posted November 02, 2016in The Sound, Uncategorized

Davy Knowles reinvents the blues

It’s closing in on 10 years since Davy Knowles first came to America. Then 19, the blues rock musician came to the states from the Isle of Man with his three piece, Back Door Slam, to play the 2007 SXSW. He’s been living in America since that year, now calling

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