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Posted August 28, 2018in Just Released

Polk County Board of Supervisors Recognize Grand View Little League

DES MOINES, Iowa – Aug. 27, 2018 – On Tuesday, Aug. 28 the Polk County Board of Supervisors will recognize the players and coaches of the Grand View Little League [...]

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Posted August 22, 2018in Just Released

Latino Festival to include special “empowerment zone” to target job skills

DES MOINES, IA – There will be a special Empowerment Zone at this year’s Latino Heritage Festival to showcase jobs that are in need of workers and to provide Latinos [...]

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Posted August 22, 2018in Stray Thoughts

Church needs action, not ‘lawyerly blabber’

At most services, Father P.J. McManus moves quickly through the announcements — typically covering such things as the coming Christ the King Church sweet corn festival, the signup for the [...]

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Posted August 21, 2018in Just Released

LESSONS FOR TODAY, FROM THE GREAT DEPRESSION: Two Teenagers Triumph Over Tragedies, for a Better Future

The Great Depression has important and urgent lessons for 21st century young people. This new fictionalized biography, Country Boy, City Girl: Trials & Triumph During the Great Depression is the [...]

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Posted August 15, 2018in Just Released

Bishop Drumm Retirement Center Named to National Nursing Home Honor Roll

The National Nursing Home Quality Care Collaborative recognized CHI Living Communities Bishop Drumm Retirement Center in Johnston, Iowa for its health care quality by naming the campus to its Iowa [...]

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Posted August 15, 2018in Stray Thoughts

We need some common sense on immigration

Once again, our government has demonstrated that common sense really isn’t so common. I understand that Americans are not of one mind on the issue of immigration. I understand that [...]

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Posted August 13, 2018in Just Released

SHADE TREE AUTO, LLC. WINS GOLD FOR SMALL RETAIL COMPANY OF THE YEAR IN 2018 INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS AWARDS

Winners to Be Celebrated at Gala Event on 20 October in London, England GRIMES, IOWA – 13 August 2018 – Shade Tree Auto has been named the winner of the [...]

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Posted August 09, 2018in Just Released

KCCI’s Scott Reister named Sports Director

Des Moines, August 9, 2018 – KCCI announced today that weekend anchor Scott Reister is being promoted to KCCI sports director. Reister has served in his current role for nine [...]

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Posted August 08, 2018in Stray Thoughts

It’s not anti-cop to ask questions in this death

There was snow and ice on the ground in Burlington on the morning of Jan. 6, 2015. About 10:30 a.m., police were summoned to 104 S. Garfield Ave., where Autumn [...]

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Posted August 07, 2018in Just Released

Iowa’s Latino Festival to celebrate “Sabores de Iowa”

DES MOINES, IA – Iowa’s Latino Heritage Festival will celebrate the varied flavors of the Latino community through music, food, dance, art, culture and much more. “Sabores de Iowa” is [...]

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