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Posted June 23, 2020in Stray Thoughts

Why are we tinkering with voting laws?

There have not been a lot of bright spots since coronavirus began sickening Iowans. So far, 685 people have died in our state from the virus, and another 26,000 have [...]

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Posted June 23, 2020in Just Released

Downtown Des Moines Walking Tours

Iowa Architectural Foundation announces that the 2020 season of Architecture on the Move, downtown Des Moines architectural walking tours will move ahead, but with restrictions. These tours, sponsored by Kum [...]

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Posted June 23, 2020in Just Released

Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Iowa is participating in the Summer Food Service Program

Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Iowa is participating in the Summer Food Service Program.  Meals will be provided to all eligible children free of charge.  (To be eligible to [...]

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Posted June 23, 2020in Just Released

Board of Water Works Trustees Select Ted Corrigan as CEO and General Manager of Des Moines Water Works

The Board of Water Works Trustees of the City of Des Moines, Iowa, has selected Ted Corrigan, P.E. as Des Moines Water Works’ CEO and General Manager. “Ted has proven [...]

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Posted June 22, 2020in Just Released

Goodguys 29th Speedway Motors Heartland Nationals Cruises into the Iowa State Fairgrounds, July 3-5

The Goodguys 29th Speedway Motors Heartland Nationals presented by BASF cruises into the Iowa State Fairgrounds, July 3-5, for a three-day 4th of July weekend celebration of cool cars, cool [...]

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Posted June 18, 2020in Just Released

Hoyt Sherman Place Postpones Jazz in July Free Summer Concert Series to 2021

Due to the challenges the coronavirus pandemic presents to live music and the crowds it draws, Hoyt Sherman Place has decided to forego hosting its free Jazz in July performances [...]

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Posted June 18, 2020in Just Released

ChildServe Announces Forward Together Campaign Exceeds $10 Million Goal: Largest fundraising campaign in organization’s history to change landscape of Iowa’s pediatric healthcare system

ChildServe announced today, its largest fundraising effort in the organization’s 92-year history, the Forward Together campaign, has surpassed its $10 million goal. The campaign was launched in December 2018 with [...]

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Posted June 16, 2020in The Culture Buzz

THE CULTURE BUZZ

Greetings, Cultural Catalysts: The Covid-19 pandemic persists. Find ways to culturally and creatively explore. Please be safe and wise if you have to venture into public areas. Respect how you [...]

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Posted June 16, 2020in Just Released

NOCE REOPENING JULY 11

Noce is proud to reopen its doors for a limited live audience show on Saturday, July 11 with The Max Wellman Quartet, featuring Nate Sparks. This show will be Noce’s [...]

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Posted June 15, 2020in Guest Commentary

How to avoid the police

If you have to call 911 in an emergency, you are typically glad when a police officer shows up. When someone smashes into your car, you are happy for a police [...]

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