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2 hrs ago | The Des Moines Register
Recent episodes in which public employees have abused Iowans while other citizens are kept in the dark about the assaults and even a death might well be called "a farce or a tragedy or perhaps both."
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6 hrs ago | The Des Moines Register
Two years ago, Kim Hensley was a 21-year-old with a high school diploma. And she wasn't Lutheran.
10 hrs ago | The Des Moines Register
Authorities attributed the low number of arrests to the weather and to people traveling.
11 hrs ago | The Des Moines Register
The indexed annuities industry benefited from surging stock markets in 2013, which helped boost its annual sales to a new record for the fifth consecutive year.
15 hrs ago | The Des Moines Register
If the world of reality TV ever produces a series called "Gallery Wars" or "America's Next Top Docent," Tilly Woodward could win it.
Animal health experts will answer questions regarding pet health and safety. Attendees should not bring pets to the event.
Top finishers , by level: Level 4: Brooklyn Halbur of Waukee, first on vault; Hannah Paustian of Urbandale, second on bars and all-around, third on beam; Ashley Hall of Des Moines, third on bars and all-around; Haley Lamberson of West Des Moines, second on bars and all-around, third on beam and floor; Reese Snavely of Waukee, second on floor and ... (more)
Posted on: 12:12 pm, March 14, 2014, by Kelly Maricle and Stephanie Moore , updated on: 12:39pm, March 14, 2014 The annual Heroes of the Heartland event took place at the Hy-Vee Conference Center in West Des Moines.
The popular move that Kirk Ferentz's Hawkeyes swung last year is scheduled for Saturday, April 12, at Valley Stadium.
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.
Thieves appear to be targeting local fitness center parking lots. Police have released surveillance images of two people suspected of passing a stolen check from a vehicle theft at Fitness World West.
The hand bells are rotated throughout the district's schools within the music classroom.
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.
Phenix Elementary Early Childhood Center will close at the end of the school year following a $2.7 million budget-reduction package approved this week by the West Des Moines school board.
For the second time this week, school leaders are forced to make difficult budget decisions.