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Posted March 01, 2023in Feature 1

A few days in the life of Wells Fargo Arena

The horse is smarter than your average bucking bronc. All the others just bucked forward and bucked back as they went around in a circle in the Wells Fargo Arena. [...]

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Posted February 01, 2023in Feature 1

Best of Des Moines

You’ve seen those black-and-white certificates at businesses around town. They declare the best, the premier, the supreme — according to readers like you. And now, it’s here: the moment you’ve been [...]

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Posted January 04, 2023in Feature 1

Winter Arts & Entertainment Guide

The sun may set earlier, but the fun is just getting started. If the snow and sleet make you want to curl up in a quilt until springtime, don’t worry: [...]

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Posted November 30, 2022in Feature 1

Breaking barriers

Local organizations provide programs and support for adults with disabilities. Emily Brown loves to sing — and she does it well. The 25-year-old was born with a rare disorder called [...]

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Posted November 02, 2022in Feature 1

Porch Pirates

Protecting packages from theft in the age of online shopping When Nathan Peterson ordered a $100 Apple HomePod speaker and was notified it had been delivered to his apartment, he [...]

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Posted October 05, 2022in Feature 1

It’s hockey time! — Iowa Wild and Des Moines Buccaneers prepare for battle as seasons draw near.

With fall upon us, the start of hockey is right around the corner with two teams raring to go. The Iowa Wild and the Des Moines Buccaneers are kicking off [...]

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Posted August 31, 2022in Feature 1

Art… outdoors

As temperatures cool down, it’s the perfect time to venture outside and explore the hundreds of outdoor art pieces located around Des Moines. From traditional murals and sculptures to more [...]

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Posted August 03, 2022in Feature 1

Iowa State Fair Concerts

Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban, Skillet, Brooks & Dunn, Nelly, Demi Lovato, Alanis Morissette, ZZ Top, John Crist, Kane Brown, Disturbed and more bring their music to Iowa State Fair attendees [...]

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Posted July 06, 2022in Feature 1

Dancing in Des Moines

This year, Ballet Des Moines celebrates 20 years since its founding and 10 years since its professional debut. Des Moines may boast the only professional ballet company in Iowa, but [...]

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Posted June 01, 2022in Feature 1

Hit the road: The finest and quirkiest road trip destinations Iowa has to offer

One summer, my dad took our family across the state on a road-trip frenzy. Every weekend brought us to a new destination. We visited the Field of Dreams, where the [...]

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