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Feature Story
Time to get Wild!

Iowa Wild set to drop the puck on a new — and hopefully full — American Hockey League season. There was absolutely nothing that could have prepared Iowa Wild Coach [...]

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Feature Story
Fleet and Cap — a baseball parable

A nearly obsessive interest in the intermingled legacies of Marshalltown native Cap Anson and Ohio native Fleetwood Walker. The 19th century realized the highwater mark for the grand theory of [...]

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Feature Story
Fall Arts & Entertainment Guide

Central Iowa’s blueprint to fun diversions, interesting distractions and enjoyable recreation Cooler weather has settled into central Iowa. The sun might be setting a little sooner, but don’t you dare [...]

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Business Feature
Handing off the baton

Successful business transitions require planning and preparation. After years of hard work, those who saw their dream of building a successful business come true often begin to see a new [...]

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Political Mercury
Why Tom Miller is running for an 11th term

The nation’s longest-serving state attorney general says his health and vitality are strong. Tom Miller, the nation’s longest-serving state attorney general, will seek an 11th four-year term in the office next fall, saying [...]

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Film Review
Emotional turmoil and bizarre encounters

‘The Starling’ delivers a powerful, emotional presentation of loss. “The Starling” is a jumble of emotional turmoil and bizarre encounters. Ostensibly, the plot revolves around married couple Lilly (Melissa McCarthy) [...]

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Food Dude
Aura casts a good vibe

When Jay Wang took over the lease on what had always been Trostel’s Dish, he announced it would be his first non-Asian restaurant.  The word “authentic” irks me, mainly because it [...]

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Des Moines Forgotten
The Shuler Mines

Waukee was once a “company town.” I have been spending time lately in Bentonville, Arkansas (seven days a month since July to be exact). Many scholars of useless information will [...]

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Joe's Neighborhood
Bolinhas and thongs

My wife and I have major parts of our bodies that have never seen the light of day. The endless white sand beaches of southern Portugal are baked in bright [...]

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Center Stage
Romantic comedy by Des Moines Playhouse beckons the Greek gods

“Escaping the Labyrinth” makes its official stage debut.  The road to presenting a world premiere has as many twists and turns as a global journey to the Temple of Apollo. [...]

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CITYVIEW's Question of the Week

CITYVIEW’s question of the week

How many concerts have you attended in person in the past year?

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