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Feature Story
A few days in the life of Wells Fargo Arena

The horse is smarter than your average bucking bronc. All the others just bucked forward and bucked back as they went around in a circle in the Wells Fargo Arena. [...]

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Feature Story
A new normal — COVID after 3 years

A look back on the pandemic — and a glimpse of the future Masks hanging from rearview mirrors. “Unprecedented times.” Clear plastic partitions. “Stop the spread.” Social distancing stickers scattered [...]

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Business Feature
Modern day treasure hunting

Customers line up outside the store on a warm Saturday morning in February. Seventy-nine tickets are handed out before the store even opens — tickets that determine the order of [...]

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Civic Skinny
Kaleidoscope, Val Air, Gas Lamp. ION program. $20k Super Bowl spot. DMAC director. MWA audit.

The abandoned east Kaleidoscope building at 515 Walnut St., now permanently closed, could soon be demolished to make way for a new addition to the downtown Des Moines skyline. Local [...]

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Political Mercury
Is Kari Lake a 2024 presidential candidate?

The Republican candidate for governor of Arizona in the last cycle, Kari Lake, an embattled and ascendent conservative with a rocketing national profile, pulled a crowd in Ankeny on Feb. [...]

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Film Review
‘Sharper’ is a tangle of overlapping storylines and surprise reveals

Meet Tom (Justice Smith), a sensitive guy who spends the day surrounded by classic novels and first-edition collections while reading in his bookstore. How is this possible? Didn’t “You’ve Got [...]

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Food Dude
Sprockets – not attached to a chain

Hospitality management colleges, like the highly rated one at Iowa State, teach that names are a first essential step toward restaurant or resort success. A name should appeal to a [...]

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Des Moines Forgotten
Cup O’ Kryptonite

I moved back to Iowa from Colorado in 2007. I settled in Des Moines on the south side without knowing anyone. I had a dodgy (but also cheap) apartment on [...]

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Joe's Neighborhood
A red ball mystery

“Could I help you, hon?” I don’t know. As an old man, the bright florescent world of Target presents several unique challenges — like where in this giant warehouse is [...]

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Center Stage
Reimagined musical ‘1776’ seeks true independence for all

Most of us have had that moment of unintended personal accountability when our words are thrown back in our faces. It’s a very uncomfortable learning experience. So, what happens when [...]

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CITYVIEW's Question of the Week

CITYVIEW’s question of the week

Have you ever drank a green beer?

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