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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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Posted May 04, 2022in Feature 1

Summer Arts & Entertainment Guide

Ah, there’s nothing like summer in Des Moines. Concerts, exhibitions, sporting events, shows, markets, runs and rides, festivals, fairs… Attractions abound in central Iowa, and we’ve listed them all out [...]

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Posted April 06, 2022in Feature 1

Iowa Barnstormer players in uncharted territory

First-year Iowa Barnstormer Darius-James Peterson knows the quarterback slot for the Iowa Barnstormers is somewhat hallowed territory.  Mention the Iowa Indoor Football League franchise name around the league, and, inevitably, [...]

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Posted March 02, 2022in Feature 1

Quite the Pickle

Do you enjoy playing tennis? How about ping-pong? Or badminton? If you checked all three boxes — or even if you didn’t — we have a sport or you: pickleball.  [...]

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Posted February 02, 2022in Feature 1

Best of Des Moines

The best. The ultimate. The elite. The untouchable. The Best Of Des Moines readers poll annually recognizes the premier local institutions and top-notch entities that have earned the attention — [...]

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Posted January 05, 2022in Feature 1

Winter Arts & Entertainment Guide

Are you bouncing off the walls? Or are you under the weather with cabin fever? Are you irritated by an annoying itch that only some good old-fashioned fun can scratch? [...]

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Posted December 01, 2021in Feature 1

’Twas the night before…

Our Christmas classic for the holidays Publisher’s note: Forty-four years ago, when Michael Gartner was editor of The Des Moines Register, he walked over to the desk of writer Bob [...]

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Posted November 03, 2021in Feature 1

Veterans helping veterans

Those who served our country continue to serve each other and those around them.  When wounded soldiers and sick U.S. military veterans returned home from both the Spanish-American War (1898) [...]

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Posted October 06, 2021in Feature 1

Time to get Wild!

Iowa Wild set to drop the puck on a new — and hopefully full — American Hockey League season. There was absolutely nothing that could have prepared Iowa Wild Coach [...]

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Posted September 01, 2021in Feature 1


Purchasing tickets from scalpers or resellers? Read this first. Is it even a concert, game, event, etc. if you don’t encounter at least one scalper trying to offload tickets at [...]

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