West Des Moines Info

West Des Moines, Iowa is located in Polk County. Zip codes in West Des Moines, IA include 50265, 50266, and 50061. The median home price in West Des Moines is $189,900 which is roughly $117/per square foot. More West Des Moines information.

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Local news for West Des Moines, IA continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

18 min ago | KWWL-TV Waterloo

5 Iowa cities on 'Best Places to Live;' Iowa City ranks 10th

According to a national survey, Iowa is a great place to live. Five Iowa cities made livability.com 's list of "Best Places to Live."

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18 min ago | WHO-TV

Area Business Leaders Help Habitat for Humanity

Chris Welp of Athene USA in West Des Moines is among those participating in the CEO Habitat for Humanity build. "I think most of us enjoy swinging a hammer instead of swinging a pencil sometimes so we do enjoy the change of pace," says Welp.

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3 hrs ago | The Fairfield Ledger

Gevock's dedication to conservation remembered

Linda Gevock receives the Conservation Districts of Iowa Honorary Member Award on behalf of her late husband James Gevock from Conservation Districts of Iowa President Jane Weber. The late James Gevock of Jefferson County was remembered with Conservation Districts of Iowa Honorary Member Award Sept.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

WHO-TV

Man Held at Gunpoint Escapes From Bounty Hunters

West Des Moines police are looking for a man who escaped after being held at gun point by bounty hunters Saturday afternoon. "We started to get phone calls from area motels and other businesses that some kind of wild event was going on," says West Des Moines Police Sgt.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Rivals.com

FREE: Week Four Football Games to Watch

Iowa Preps has put together a list of the games to watch during the fourth week of the 2014 football season. See which contests will be ones to keep a close eye as clubs are fighting it out on the gridiron now! Who will win these battles? Click here to see our predictions for these games now! 1.) Dowling Catholic at Valley, West Des Moines 2.) Humboldt at Carroll 3.) Cedar Rapids, Washington at Linn-Mar 4.) Iowa City, City High at Iowa City, West 5.) Johnston at Waukee 6.) Southeast Polk at Ankeny Centennial 7.) South Winneshiek at New Hampton 8.) West Branch at North Cedar 9.) Spencer at Bishop Heelan 10.) Harlan at Dallas Center-Grimes College Merchandise Site-specific editorial/photos © IowaPreps.com.

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KCJJ-AM Iowa City

Two Men Arrested After Burglary

Two Men Arrested After Burglary Murphy 9-14-14 Iowa City police arrested two men who broke into a downtown home and looted a residence, stealing thousands of dollars in items. 20-year old David Homan of Second Avenue and 22-year old Thomas Rice of West Des Moines were found early Saturday morning near the College Street residence, while Homan appeared to be urinating on a dumpster.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

WHO-TV Des Moines

Local Retail Stores Looking for Help

"We're always looking for great people and we're looking to bring on another 100 associates," said Daryl Dell 'Anno, Store Leader at JcPenney in West Des Moines. Dozens of stores had booths set up with recruiters looking to fill part-time, seasonal, and even full-time positions.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

WHO-TV

West Des Moines Business Helps Fight Ebola

Employees of the Financial Group in West Des Moines volunteered their afternoon Friday to helping fight Ebola in Western Africa. The group worked with SWIM - which stands for Safe Water International Missions - to build hand-held chlorine-producing units.

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WHO-TV

Valley West Mall Job Fair Saturday

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa- Valley West Mall is hiring. So many stores are needing extra help, the Mall is holding a job faith Saturday Noon to 4 pm.

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Examiner.com

Krunkwich readies for opening, Tacopocalypse shuts down, and Champps gets 86'd

Chef Sam Auen's new creation Krunkwich Ramen House has an opening date. Auen recently posted on the restaurant's Facebook page that everything is a "go" to be open by September 15. Krunkwich's Facebook page describes the restaurant thusly: The focus is on fresh Midwestern flavors within the confines of Japanese, Korean, Vietnamese, and other Asian cuisine.

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KCCI-TV Des Moines

Preview of 2014 Remodel Tour

Creighton Cox is with me, he's with the Home- builders Association and Ben Trannel is owner of Red House Remodeling and also chair of the tour this year. Thank you both for coming in.

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The Virginian-Pilot

Palin family & a brawl; Pistorius guilty; black burger

In this April 27, 2014 file photo, former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin speaks during a campaign rally in West Des Moines, Iowa. (Charlie Neibergall A bunch of bloggers in Alaska reported a brawl over the weekend that allegedly involved the first family of Alaska.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

WHO-AM Des Moines

Hawkeye & Cyclone chocolate covered bacon

Van and Bonnie's friend Steve at the Chocolate Storybook on Grand Avenue in West Des Moines sent over some Hawkeye and Cyclone chocolate covered bacon. Join Van Harden and Bonnie Lucas for the first look at news, farm info, sports, traffic & weather -- and plenty of topical guests and opportunities to win fabulous prizes.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

The Messenger

Miller gets conservation award

She was presented the Division of Soil Conservation Award during the 68th annual Soil and Water Conservation Districts Commissioners Conference held recently in West Des Moines. Miller is the top Democrat on the House Agriculture Committee.

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Cityview Online

Hibachi Grill and Supreme Buffet

To paraphrase Winston Churchill, the Chinese buffet is a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma. People either love them or hate them.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

WHO-TV

Bid Accepted on Waukee I-80 Interchange Construction

It's a shared partnership between the city of Waukee and West Des Moines. The two cities will split the cost equally.

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Examiner.com

Jason Boland and The Stragglers and Sans Souci lead Thursday's live music

The Central Iowa Concert Calendar for Thursday, September 4 is topped by shows from Jason Boland and The Stragglers and Sans Souci.

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The Fairfield Ledger

Identity of man killed by train released

The man who was hit and killed by a train in Fairfield Sunday morning has been identified as Mark Dean Kneeskern, 42, of West Des Moines.

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WHO-AM Des Moines

Former West Des Moines Insurance Aduster Facing Prison Time

Christina Pender, along with Robert Taylor, of California, were indicted last year by a grand jury, stemming from accusations that Pender, who was an AIG adjuster in West Des Moines, approved payments to companies owned by Taylor, for expert services that were never provided.

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Tue Sep 02, 2014

KCCI-TV Des Moines

Des Moines fire sparks call for more firefighters

Right now at 10! The investigation continues into the latest fire in downtown Des Moines.

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