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Posted December 28, 2021in The Culture Buzz

Greetings, Cultural Catalysts:

From the beautiful MainFrame Studios Building at 900 Keosauqua Way in Des Moines, Iowa comes your Listener-supported Community Voice, the Award-Winning independent radio station KFMG-LP 98.9 FM, bringing you music, literature & cultural news from the American [...]

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Posted December 27, 2021in Stray Thoughts

Justice in Iowa vs. Minnesota justice

Minnesota and its government officials delivered an important lesson recently on how to provide justice — and their lesson should be taken to heart by their neighbors in Iowa.The contrast [...]

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Posted December 21, 2021in The Culture Buzz

Greetings, Cultural Catalysts:

From the beautiful MainFrame Studios Building at 900 Keosauqua Way in Des Moines, Iowa comes your Listener-supported Community Voice, the Award-Winning independent radio station KFMG-LP 98.9 FM, bringing you music, literature & cultural news from the American [...]

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Posted December 20, 2021in Just Released

Orthopaedic Outpatient Surgery Center Earns Blue Distinction for Knee and Hip Replacement

The Orthopaedic Outpatient Surgery Center, a joint venture between DMOS Orthopedic Centers and UnityPoint Health – Des Moines, is pleased to announce its recognition as a Blue Distinction Center of [...]

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Posted December 20, 2021in Stray Thoughts

Those ‘good neighbor deeds’ can recharge us

When I walked out the door at the Des Moines Register for the final time on Dec. 12, 2014, there was an unfinished piece of work tucked away in a [...]

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Posted December 17, 2021in Just Released

Tafta to Lead Community Nutrition, Meals on Wheels Outreach

Tafta to Lead Community Nutrition, Meals on Wheels Outreach WesleyLife, the region’s most comprehensive not-for-profit provider of health and well-being services for older adults, has announced that Frank Tafta will [...]

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Posted December 14, 2021in The Culture Buzz

Greetings, Cultural Catalysts:

From the beautiful MainFrame Studios Building at 900 Keosauqua Way in Des Moines, Iowa comes your Listener-supported Community Voice, the Award-Winning independent radio station KFMG-LP 98.9 FM, bringing you music, literature & cultural news from the American [...]

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Posted December 13, 2021in Stray Thoughts

School officials haven’t learned important lesson

The past couple of years have been challenging for Iowa’s 327 public school districts.Parents have become very engaged with their schools — and enraged, too, at times. This has revolved [...]

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Posted December 09, 2021in Stray Thoughts

Our political system has withered since Bob Dole’s days

The death Sunday of Robert Dole was a potent reminder of what we have lost as a nation. Another member of the Greatest Generation has left us — another of [...]

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Posted December 08, 2021in Just Released

SOLD! The Iowa Cubs Triple-A baseball team will have a new ownership group.

The Iowa Cubs have announced that the team has entered into an agreement to sell the Triple-A baseball team to Diamond Baseball Holdings (DBH). DBH is a subsidiary of Endeavor, [...]

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