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Posted April 27, 2016in Rap Sheet

Two of a kind

  Ex-New York Giants wide receiver Preston Parker was arrested for allegedly trying to ditch drugs before being stopped for a traffic violation on April 18 at 11:55 p.m. Officers [...]

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Posted April 27, 2016in Sound Circuit

Dead Horse Trauma on the road again

  Dead Horse Trauma has enjoyed a reputation for being some of the hardest working guys in the Des Moines scene. Relentless promoters and tireless performers, the band spends the [...]

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Posted April 27, 2016in The Sound

Still useful

  Even if you’re not a fan of jam bands, it’s difficult to not be drawn in by the mentality. The idea of a group of people getting together, having [...]

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Posted April 27, 2016in Political Mercury

No crying over spilled popcorn and Dr Pepper

  Yes, Bruce Willis’ character really being dead all along got me in “The Sixth Sense” — and the movie particularly creeped me as I watched it in 1999 during [...]

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Posted April 27, 2016in Duffy

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Posted April 27, 2016in Book Review

‘The Past’

  By Tessa Hadley Harper/Harper Collins January 2016 Hardback $26.99 368 pages Join the Cranes as they reunite at their grandparents’ run-down home in the English countryside for a final [...]

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Posted April 27, 2016in Food Dude

Reed’s Hollow fits Beaverdale

  Beaverdale marches to a beat that few outsiders even hear. The neighborhood still supports an independent bookstore, a mid-century-style Chinese café and an independent sporting goods store. Its restaurant [...]

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Posted April 27, 2016in Guest Commentary

30 years ago: Sex and booze rocked the Iowa House

  The country learned that we in Iowa can indeed have a good time Thirty years ago last week, thousands of Iowans retrieved their Des Moines Sunday Register, “The Paper [...]

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Posted April 27, 2016in Guest Commentary

Grassley: Make our courts as dysfunctional as Congress

U.S. Sen. Charles Grassley (R-Iowa) — in his efforts to make the judiciary as dysfunctional as Congress — does not mind agreeing with Democrats President Obama or Vice President Biden [...]

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Posted April 27, 2016in Your View

Reducing the size of the Iowa State Historical Building is absurd

  Duffy’s so great! He’s right on about the dismantling of the State Historical Building and Library in Des Moines (Duffy’s View, April 14). His suggestion to throw out the [...]

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