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Joey Mausser had an important job Sunday morning. The 6-year-old Urbandale boy was in charge of pushing a button to implode a nearly 100-year-old Des Moines building.
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The West Des Moines school board this week voted to close an elementary school and eliminate $2.7 million from next year's budget to help address an anticipated shortfall of about $7 million over the next two years.
Protesters are rallying against drone warfare and U.S. overseas military occupation in Des Moines on Saturday.
Diedra Thomas Conley has spent her spring break with a church-based youth choir since she was 11 years old.
In the past Des Moines has lamented that it lacks the dynamic presence a major state university brings to state capitals like Madison, Wis., and Lincoln, Neb.
Two juveniles have been charged in connection with a fire that destroyed thousands of dollars' worth of new playground equipment at a Des Moines elementary school Friday, officials said.
A Des Moines man who was refused service at a bar is accused of breaking into the bartender's home and threatening her neighbor.
The cake decorators were judged on their ability to create a three-tiered wedding cake and another specialty cake of their choosing within a three-hour time limit.
Sewer work will cause street and lane closures in downtown Des Moines on March 22 through March 24, according to a City of Des Moines news release.
This Just In... Des Moines police need your help identifying this car in connection with a deadly hit and run last month.
Two girls have been charged with arson for allegedly starting a fire at the playground of a Des Moines school.
Des Moines police say they pulled over 22-year-old Feotis Gilbert III for speeding at Southwest 3d and Jackson.
The popular move that Kirk Ferentz's Hawkeyes swung last year is scheduled for Saturday, April 12, at Valley Stadium.
Last August, a huge arson fire burned an abandoned warehouse on Scott Street near the Southeast 14th Bridge over the railroad tracks.
Gina Pagano-Rude has found a gold mine selling used blue jeans that retail in stores for $400 at a deep discount in her consignment shops called Worn.
Police found a grenade in an Adel man's car during a traffic stop on the interstate, officials said.