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Posted October 31, 2016in Just Released

With complete streets projects, cities invite healthful use by active people

Four new Complete Streets Tactical Starts projects are on-the-ground and making it easier for people to walk, bike and take transit in Greater Des Moines. These projects include a new [...]

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Posted October 31, 2016in Center online exclusive

Girls gone wild — and wrinkled

The opening night of “Calendar Girls” was sold out, and some of the reasons were obvious. The comedy makes for an amiable night, like its source, a date flick from [...]

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Posted October 28, 2016in Uncategorized

Bugs Bunny at the Symphony II at the Civic Center, Nov. 5

Bugs Bunny is hopping back to the Des Moines Symphony! The Des Moines Symphony kicks off its 2016-2017 Pops Series with Bugs Bunny at the Symphony II at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 5 [...]

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Posted October 27, 2016in Uncategorized

Brenton Skating Plaza to open for winter season on Nov. 18

Brenton Skating Plaza, Des Moines’ only outdoor ice skating rink, opens for its 11th season on Friday, Nov. 18. The rink is located in the heart of Downtown Des Moines [...]

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Posted October 27, 2016in Just Released

Iowa Wild announce Gaelic Storm concert set for March 18, 2017

The Iowa Wild, in conjunction with Gaelic Storm, announced the band will be performing live after the Iowa Wild home game on Saturday, Mar. 18 at 7 p.m. The team’s first [...]

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Posted October 27, 2016in Just Released

Health insurance enrollment and renewal fairs start Nov. 3

The Polk County Health Department, Planned Parenthood of the Heartland, Broadlawns Medical Center, Primary Health Care, Visiting Nurse Services of Iowa and Mercy Medical Center – Des Moines will host [...]

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Posted October 26, 2016in Just Released

Proctor Mechanical Corporation wins big at ABC of Iowa Awards Gala

Proctor Mechanical Corporation received several prestigious construction awards from Associated Builders and Contractors of Iowa during the association’s annual Excellence in Construction Gala held Oct. 12 in Altoona, Iowa. In [...]

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Posted October 26, 2016in Just Released

Des Moines Art Center announces grant award from Variety – the Children’s Charity

The Des Moines Art Center is pleased to announce it has received a grant award of $2,500 from Variety – the Children’s Charity for art education for at-risk youth. Variety’s [...]

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Posted October 25, 2016in Just Released

Drake journalism students earn top national honors

Awards season just got more exciting for students in Drake’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication. Two of Drake’s student publications earned top national honors over the weekend, while students [...]

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Posted October 21, 2016in Civic Skinny

Your ISU alumni dollars at work: $1.1 million was paid to foundation bosses Leath ordered fired without cause.

The Iowa State University Foundation has spent more than $1.1 million to buy out the contracts of two foundation presidents fired by university President Steve Leath. The two men were [...]

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