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Posted October 30, 2020in Just Released

BRENTON SKATING PLAZA TO OPEN FOR HOLIDAY SEASON

Brenton Skating Plaza in Downtown Des Moines will open just in time to celebrate the holiday season. Brenton Skating Plaza will kick off the season on Friday, Nov. 20 and [...]

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Posted October 30, 2020in Just Released

COAT DRIVE THIS WEEKEND AT POLK COUNTY VETERANS AFFAIRS

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Posted October 29, 2020in Just Released

Koester Construction enrolls Central Iowa Shelter Services in the WORKSAFE Program

Koester Construction, Grimes, IA, is partnering with Iowa OSHA Consultation and Construction Safety Specialists, Inc. by enrolling their project, Central Iowa Shelter Services, in the WORKSAFE program.  Through this partnership, [...]

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Posted October 28, 2020in Just Released

Largest Turf Sports Tournament Venue in Midwest Coming to Grimes

Hope Development & Realty, LLC announced today, plans for the Hope District, a 200-acre mixed-use development located northwest of Hwy 141 and East First Street (Hwy 44). The Hope District [...]

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Posted October 28, 2020in Just Released

AMERICAN HOCKEY LEAGUE TARGETING FEB. 5 AS START DATE

American Hockey League President and CEO Scott Howson has announced that the league’s Board of Governors has approved moving the anticipated start date of the 2020-21 season to Feb. 5 [...]

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Posted October 28, 2020in Just Released

ARL Rescues 11 Exotic Birds

Multiple large exotic birds who had been living in deplorable conditions in a Des Moines home are now safe at the Animal Rescue League (ARL). When ARL Animal Services and [...]

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Posted October 27, 2020in Just Released

DES MOINES ART CENTER AWARDED STUDENT ARTS EDUCATION INVESTMENT GRANT

The Des Moines Art Center is thrilled to announce it has been awarded a Student Arts Education Investment Grant from Bravo Greater Des Moines and the Community Foundation of Greater [...]

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Posted October 27, 2020in The Culture Buzz

Greetings, Cultural Catalysts:

The Covid-19 pandemic persists. Be safe. Be considerate. Be compassionate. But, continue to be creative. – John Busbee for The Culture Buzz   Quote of the Week “People never improve [...]

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Posted October 27, 2020in Stray Thoughts

The governor has to follow the law, too

When the Iowa Legislature wrote the state’s public records law 50 years ago, lawmakers wanted to guarantee that anyone could obtain copies of state and local government records that are [...]

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Posted October 22, 2020in Just Released

New Dog-Plex Opening in Urbandale

Urbandale, IA – Stylin Paws Play Place will open this fall, at 3901 121st Street, featuring Indoor Dog Park, Doggie Daycare, Event Center, Boarding, and Pet Supplies.    Stylin Paws is proud [...]

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