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Posted February 03, 2021in Feature 1

CITYVIEW’s Best of Des Moines

You know the drill by now. For nearly three decades, CITYVIEW’s Best Of Des Moines Poll has informed central Iowa about its biggest, best, brightest, tastiest, most fabulous, most effective, [...]

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Posted January 06, 2021in Feature 1

Winter fun guide

Vaccinations are on the way, which means… Can you hear that? That’s the sound of the proverbial opera singer singing. It’s almost over. It’s nearly finished. Soon, we will stick [...]

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Posted December 02, 2020in Feature 1

Twas the night before: A Christmas classic for the holidays

Publisher’s note: Thirty-eight years ago, when Michael Gartner was editor of The Des Moines Register, he walked over to the desk of writer Bob Hullihan and said, “How about writing [...]

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Posted November 04, 2020in Feature 1

World Record

Remember the first time you witnessed “Guinness World Records”? Recall the majesty of seeing a man standing nearly 9 feet tall? Or a woman not quite 3 feet high? Or [...]

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Posted September 30, 2020in Feature 1

70 wonders of Des Moines

“Is this heaven?” You probably remember the now famous “Field of Dreams” query, where a man who is experiencing some sort of an afterlife emerges from the Kevin-Costner character’s corn [...]

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Posted September 02, 2020in Feature 1

Iowa high school sports dynasties

Which Iowa high school sports powerhouse can lay claim to being called the most dominant dynasty of all time? What is the most feared program in Hawkeye-state history? Which team [...]

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Posted August 05, 2020in Feature 1

Cops

You can’t turn on the TV, switch on a computer or exist within shouting distance of electricity without being electronically smacked by sirens, flashing lights and urgent-speaking media-types narrating a [...]

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Posted July 01, 2020in Feature 1

Summer Arts & Entertainment Guide

COVID-19, coupled with social distancing, facemasks and cancelations, have altered central Iowa’s summer plans in a big way. That is no news flash. But as pandemic restrictions begin to lift, [...]

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Posted April 01, 2020in Feature 1

Play ball! (and soon, please?)

Relaxing at Principal Park while sipping something cold and watching America’s hottest up-and-coming baseball talent is a summer staple in central Iowa. Triple-A baseball usually begins in April and runs [...]

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Posted March 04, 2020in Feature 1

Only in Iowa

Iowans embrace the state’s quirks. We believe wiener schnitzel should be made with pork instead of veal and served on a bun, and that French dressing should be orange and [...]

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