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Posted February 25, 2020in Just Released

VA HELPS VETERANS BUILD A SOLID START TO CIVILIAN LIFE

For the first time, VA begins proactively contacting more than 200,000 newly separated Veterans each year Transitioning from military to civilian life can come with many challenges. The Department of [...]

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Posted February 25, 2020in Stray Thoughts

There’s more to pardons than pundits notice

If you are looking for something in government that can be quite messy, even under the best of circumstances, look no further than the power that allows presidents to issue [...]

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Posted February 25, 2020in Just Released

Corps to Begin Repairs to Saylorville Lake Outlet Channel

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will begin making repairs to a scour in the stilling basin of the Saylorville Lake outlet channel starting Monday, March 2nd. To ensure safety [...]

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Posted February 20, 2020in Just Released

The Culture Buzz Launches “Importing Ideas & Inspiration” Initiative By Naming Award-winning Author, Artist, Educator, and Advocate John Schlimm as its First Visiting Cultural Exchange Ambassador and Cultural Catalyst for Iowa

Upcoming Visit to Des Moines and Dubuque: March 6-15 Des Moines, IA ~ Iowa’s leading cultural advocacy network The Culture Buzz is proud to announce that it has named international [...]

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Posted February 20, 2020in Just Released

Spring Arts & Crafts Show March 6th – 8th

Make plans now to attend the Annual Spring Arts & Crafts Show on March 6-8 at the Varied Industries Building on the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines, Iowa. This [...]

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Posted February 18, 2020in The Culture Buzz

Greetings, Cultural Catalysts:

Quotes of the Week “Art invites us to know beauty and to solicit it, summon it, from even the most tragic of circumstances.” -Toni Morrison (1931-2019) born Chloe Anthony Wofford [...]

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Posted February 18, 2020in Stray Thoughts

Iowa’s compelling interest in equality for all

Members of the Iowa Legislature are in the midst of tying themselves into knots over the issue of equality, and that’s unfortunate. The knot-tying involves what these lawmakers call “religious [...]

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Posted February 11, 2020in The Culture Buzz

Greetings, Cultural Catalysts:

Quotes of the Week “Those who profess to favor freedom and yet depreciate agitation, are people who want crops without ploughing the ground; they want rain without thunder and lightning; they want the [...]

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Posted February 11, 2020in Stray Thoughts

Public deserves to know what occurs in our schools

Forgive me, but I think some government officials forget they work for the people of Iowa, or maybe they just don’t want the public asking too many questions, especially if [...]

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Posted February 05, 2020in Feature 1

Bullseye! CITYVIEW Best of Des Moines

Local people, places and events hit the target in our 2020 Best Of Des Moines readers’ poll. The Best Of Des Moines Awards act as all great democracies should. There [...]

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