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Posted September 28, 2018in Just Released

LENNOX AND HEARTLAND HEATING & COOLING JOIN FORCES TO HELP DES MOINES AREA RESIDENTS ‘FEEL THE LOVE’ JUST IN TIME FOR WINTER

Company to Donate and Install Heating and Cooling Equipment to Deserving Residents in Urbandale WHAT: Trained technicians from Heartland Heating & Cooling will be installing new, high-efficiency Lennox gas furnace, [...]

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Posted September 20, 2018in Just Released

STIVERS FORD LINCOLN BEGINS CONSTRUCTION ON NEW STAND-ALONE COLLISION CENTER

Stivers Ford Lincoln in Waukee recently began construction on its new state-of-the-art, stand-alone collision center facility. The new collision center is located to the immediate west of the dealership at [...]

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Posted September 20, 2018in Just Released

MINNESOTA WILD SETS ATTENDANCE RECORD AT WELLS FARGO ARENA WITH NHL PRESEASON GAME

DES MOINES, IOWA – In the first-ever NHL hockey game at Wells Fargo Arena, the Minnesota Wild fell to the St. Louis Blues by a score of 3-2 with 14,282 [...]

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Posted September 05, 2018in Stray Thoughts

It’s time to focus on Iowa’s real issues

Distraction appears to be a main focus so far in the race for Iowa governor. Election Day is two months away. The decision Iowans make on Nov. 6 will be [...]

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Posted September 05, 2018in Feature 1

Arts & Entertainment Guide Fall 2018

Live theater, outdoor adventures, tunes, art… This is your go-to source for entertainment in central Iowa. Autumn winds will soon be whipping. Falling temperatures and televised football games often mean central [...]

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Posted September 05, 2018in Feature 2

No claims to fame

Where is the love for Des Moines’ insurance industry? The Equitable Building defined the Des Moines skyline for decades. Now it’s done by The Principal Financial Group’s 801 Grand and the [...]

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Posted September 05, 2018in Feature 3

Citizenship 101

Immigrants from across the world call Iowa home. They come from all walks of life and from all corners of the globe. Aksana Barodka first saw the United States in [...]

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Posted September 05, 2018in Civic Skinny

After $1 million in billings, LaMarca quits Godfrey case. Opponents for the mayor? Also: Sex. Real estate. Tirrell.

After six-and-a-half years of proceedings — and $987,849.80 in billings to taxpayers — George LaMarca is withdrawing as the state’s lawyer in the never-ending discrimination and defamation and retaliation lawsuit [...]

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Posted September 05, 2018in Political Mercury

$1,000 a month for you — no questions asked

A universal basic income is best response as capitalism turns on ‘normal people,’ Democratic candidate for president says. Andrew Yang is seeking to shake the very foundation of how Iowans [...]

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Posted September 05, 2018in Film Review

‘The Happytime Murders’

If you’re interested in seeing R-rated puppets, you’re better off revisiting “Team America.” Sometimes a movie comes along that you really want to see succeed. Such was the case for [...]

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