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Posted August 26, 2020in Just Released

Ankeny Community Chorus

Ankeny Community Chorus has cancelled its fall season due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This cancellation is for the health and safety of its members and audiences. The 60 member community [...]

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Posted August 25, 2020in The Culture Buzz

Greetings, Cultural Catalysts:

The Covid-19 pandemic persists. Be safe. Be considerate. Be compassionate. – John Busbee for The Culture Buzz   Quote of the Week “Give, give, give—what is the point of having [...]

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Posted August 24, 2020in Just Released

Harrison Barnes joins First National Bank Board of Directors

Harrison Barnes, NBA Player and Philanthropist, has been named to the First National Bank Board of Directors. First National Bank President, Scott T. Bauer, commented “We are excited to welcome [...]

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Posted August 24, 2020in Guest Commentary

Biden and Trump – does age matter?

John F. Kennedy was 43 years old when he was elected to serve as President of the United States in 1960. His age did not hurt him on election day.  [...]

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Posted August 18, 2020in The Culture Buzz

Greetings, Cultural Catalysts:

The Covid-19 pandemic persists. Be safe. Be considerate. Be compassionate. – John Busbee for The Culture Buzz   Quote of the Week “To know what you prefer, instead of humbly [...]

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Posted August 18, 2020in Stray Thoughts

Today’s leaders could learn from Terry Branstad

Regardless of what you think of his political positions, Terry Branstad knew instinctively what being governor entailed. A core duty is looking out for people when they most need help [...]

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Posted August 18, 2020in Guest Commentary

Some of America’s Problems Can Be Fixed

Some of America’s problems can be fixed. Voting in the November election should not be a problem for Americans. Open the polls for at least two days. Every state should [...]

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Posted August 17, 2020in Just Released

P&M Apparel Breaks Ground on New Building in Polk City

Polk City, Iowa: P&M Apparel will host a groundbreaking ceremony for their new building at 11 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 14, at 1100 S. Fifth in Polk City. The new [...]

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Posted August 17, 2020in Just Released

Des Moines Symphony Announces Revised 2020-2021 Season

The Des Moines Symphony announced a revised 2020-2021 season beginning with a series of three livestreamed concerts in the fall, and returning to in-person concerts with its annual New Year’s [...]

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Posted August 17, 2020in Just Released

Receive 10 Free Trees by Joining the Arbor Day Foundation in August Lincoln, Neb. – Spruce up your landscape by joining the Arbor Day Foundation in August.

Everyone who joins the Arbor Day Foundation with a $10 donation will receive 10 free Norway spruce trees or 10 white flowering dogwood trees through the Foundation’s Trees for America [...]

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