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Posted November 29, 2019in Just Released

Barnstormers Announce 2020 Schedule: Kick-Off Season in Oakland on March 14

The Iowa Barnstormers and the Indoor Football League (IFL) are pleased to announce their 2020 season schedule. The Barnstormers will open the season with a bye week before hitting the [...]

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Posted November 27, 2019in Just Released

Q/A with local author Jan Walters regarding Christmas morning memories and vampires in Des Moines….

According to her friends, local author Jan Walters is an independent, creative writer. She loves to laugh and bake, and the central Iowa resident — she grew up on the [...]

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Posted November 27, 2019in Just Released

Q/A with local author Julie Dueker regarding her winter-weather worsts and her favorite words…

According to friends, Julie Dueker is a mother, educator, author and composer who is exuberant for the Lord, energetic, patriotic, selfless, passionate and a servant. The local author recently answered [...]

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Posted November 27, 2019in Joe's Neighborhood

What do the Dutch mean by cozy?

“Joe, it’s not so cozy.” Really? “It’s not so cozy”? They have great fries. And I love their coffee. And look at their apple pie. “I’m sorry, but it’s not [...]

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Posted November 26, 2019in The Culture Buzz

Greetings, Cultural Catalysts:

Quote of the Week “We ought to give thanks for all fortune: If it is ‘good,’ because it is good, If ‘bad’ because it works in us patience [and] humility…” [...]

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Posted November 26, 2019in Stray Thoughts

‘Professor’ Cady gave us a remarkable lesson

Mark Cady was right at home at the piano and was an occasional singer, too, maybe best known among family and friends for his rendition of “Easter Parade” each New [...]

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Posted November 22, 2019in Just Released

Waukee’s Annual WinterFest Celebration Set for Dec. 6

Bring on the holiday cheer with Waukee’s free, annual WinterFest celebration on Friday, Dec. 6 in the Downtown Triangle area. Downtown businesses will host open houses from 4:30-8 p.m. The [...]

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Posted November 20, 2019in Just Released

IOWA WILD ANNOUNCES ELI YOUNG BAND AS POST-GAME CONCERT

Iowa Wild, in conjunction with Eli Young Band, announced today the award-winning band will play a concert following the Wild’s Feb. 15 contest against the San Diego Gulls. The post-game [...]

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Posted November 19, 2019in Just Released

Access Systems Named ConnectWise Partner of the Year

On Friday, Nov. 1, ConnectWise recognized Access Systems as their Partner of the Year from the MSP501 list at their annual IT Nation event. Each year ConnectWise selects a partner [...]

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Posted November 19, 2019in The Culture Buzz

Greetings, Cultural Catalysts:

Quote of the Week “Ponder for a long time whether you shall admit a given person to your friendship but when you have decided to admit him, welcome him with [...]

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