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Posted June 28, 2019in Just Released

Central Iowa experiences first extreme heat event; take precautions especially when outdoors

With very hot weather expected this weekend the Polk County Health Department encourages residents to take extra precautions to stay safe. Hot and humid conditions are expected in central Iowa [...]

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Posted June 27, 2019in Just Released

New Iowa State Bar Association President

Willard “Bill” Boyd III, a member of Nyemaster Goode’s Business, Finance and Real Estate Department, will serve as the 133rd President of The Iowa State Bar Association, during the 2019-2020 [...]

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Posted June 27, 2019in Just Released

IRONMAN ANNOUNCES DES MOINES AS HOST CITY OF NEW 2020 IRONMAN 70.3 TRIATHLON

IRONMAN, a Wanda Sports Group company, is excited to announce that Des Moines has been selected as a new multi-year host venue, beginning with the 2020 IRONMAN 70.3 North American [...]

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Posted June 26, 2019in Stray Thoughts

Campaign losers should be thanked, not jailed

What in the world has gotten into us? Through the years, we poured ourselves into political campaigns, put out yard signs for our favorite office-seekers, and held “coffees” to encourage [...]

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Posted June 25, 2019in The Culture Buzz

Greetings, Cultural Catalysts:

“It is the end of art to inoculate men (and women) with the love of nature.” Henry Ward Beecher, in Star Papers, or, Experiences of Art and Nature (1855) – [...]

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Posted June 24, 2019in Just Released

BLACKBERRY SMOKE “TILL THE WHEELS FALL OFF” FALL HEADLINE TOUR

Hoyt Sherman Place – Sunday, Sept. 29 at 7:30 p.m. Blackberry Smoke will embark on their extensive “Till The Wheels Fall Off” headline tour this fall with stopping at Hoyt [...]

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Posted June 24, 2019in Just Released

DENNIS DEYOUNG THE GRAND ILLUSION 40TH ANNIVERSARY ALBUM TOUR 

Coming to Hoyt Sherman Place – Friday, Nov.22 at 8 p.m. In 1977, history was made upon the release of THE GRAND ILLUSION album. DENNIS DEYOUNG AND THE MUSIC OF [...]

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Posted June 24, 2019in Just Released

Urbandale Fourth of July Celebration, July 2-4

The Urbandale 4th of July Committee is thrilled to announce the 2019 Urbandale 4th of July Celebration schedule. Our theme is Celebrating Red, White and U! Logo attached. Some NEW events to 2019 [...]

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Posted June 24, 2019in Just Released

Johnston Senior Winners of Bill Riley Talent Search

At Johnston Green Days 50th Anniversary Celebration on June 15, the Bill Riley Talent Search Senior winners were announced by the 1982 BRTS Champion High-Tenor Doug Cline of “The Buffalo [...]

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Posted June 24, 2019in Just Released

Johnston Sprout Winners

At Johnston Green Days 50th Anniversary Celebration on June 15, the Bill Riley Talent Search Sprout winners were announced by the “Queen of Green” Debra Heldt of Charter Bank, on [...]

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