20 hrs ago
Morning Storms Knock Out Power to Thousands
As of 7:30 a.m. about 9,000 still didn't have power in the Des Moines area. Many intersections have flashing red lights or no lights at all, so use caution, especially around schools.
22 hrs ago
Fresh Mediterranean Express
When Fresh CafA© & Market opened last decade in West Des Moines, they splashed their logo, store and T-shirts with an odd shade of green.
23 hrs ago
The Des Moines Register
Judge rules in favor of Pleasant Hill
Backers of a 71-acre warehouse in eastern Polk County received another boost last week when a judge ruled Pleasant Hill acted legally in changing its urban renewal plan last year to accommodate the project.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Tirrell seeks bankruptcy. New Polk County salaries. Dennie Parker is out. A new foe for Bisignano
The sports-radio talker and serial-defendant said he and his wife, Stephanie , have assets of zero to $50,000 and estimated liabilities of $500,000 to $1 million.
Traffic cameras observe, speed up Iowa traffic
The Des Moines Register reports that nearly 50 state-of-the-art cameras along West Des Moines roads have reduced traffic.
Traffic Cameras Observe, Speed Up Traffic
Nearly 50 state-of-the-art cameras along West Des Moines roads have reduced traffic.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
4A Preseason Football Rankings
FREE! Who will be the football teams slugging it out for a title in Class 4A during the 2014 season? Iowa Preps takes a look at this class and who we feel will be battling it out for a championship.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Officials Release Name of Man Killed in Crash on I-80 in West Des Moines
Authorities were called to the crash in the east bound lanes between the Jordan Creek Parkway and 60th Street exits in West Des Moines shortly after 8:40 a.m. Police say the vehicle came off the road and traveled along the median, missing the cable barriers and drove head-on into an abutment of the pedestrian bridge near 60th Street.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Dafney talks camps
West Des Moines Valley wide receiver Dominique Dafney was the leading receiver on one of the top Class 4A programs in the state last fall as a junior.
Accident Kills One, Injures Another on I-80 Near Jordan Creek Exit
Authorities were called to the crash on the east bound lanes between the Jordan Creek Parkway and 60th Street exits in West Des Moines shortly after 8:40 a.m. Police say the vehicle came off the road missing the cable barriers and drove head-on into an abutment of the pedestrian bridge near 60th Street.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Des Moines Restaurant Week 2014 is August 15 to 24
The Seventh Annual Des Moines Restaurant Week will kick off on Friday, August 15 and run through Sunday, August 24. The event allows diners to purchase two lunches or one three-course dinner for just $25 from prix fixe menus at restaurants all over the Des Moines Metro.
KCCI-TV Des Moines
Local comics mourn a personal loss
One local comedian said a lot of comics battle with depression but is shocked a performer who had such wide appeal and universal success could just leave everything.
Robert Janeczko sells i2tech to his son Josh
Robert Janeczko has sold his majority stake in Innovative Injection Technologies Inc., the West Des Moines, Iowa, custom injection molder, to his son Josh Janeczko.
The Des Moines Register
Law clearly forbids chickens, Mathieu says
One Indianola city council member shared his thoughts on the city's upcoming vote on whether to ban all chickens from city limits during a recent council meeting.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Pensions & Investments
Iowa Municipal Fire & Police picks 4 finalists in core-plus bond manager search
Iowa Municipal Fire & Police Retirement System, West Des Moines, named Dodge & Cox, MacKay Shields, J.P. Morgan Asset Management and Pyramis Global Advisors as finalists Register today and you also get a free two week trial to P&I Daily, our online subscription with full access to all current and archived stories plus the latest industry searches, ... (more)
Sun Aug 10, 2014
Sat Aug 09, 2014
As bombs fall over Iraq, old emotions rise in US
Melrose Larry Green, 62, a comedian and occasional guest on Howard Stern's radio show, peddles bus tours of celebrity homes on Hollywood Boulevard in Los Angeles on Friday, Aug. 8, 2014.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Apartment house in Indian Hills is set for public hearing Aug. 18
Multi-family apartment housing in Tama for Iowa Premium Beef workers moved a step closer Monday night, Aug. 4. Tama City Council members voted 3-0 to set a public hearing for Monday, Aug. 18, at 5:30 p.m. on the granting of option to purchase city-owned land on the northwest side of the Indian Hills Addition.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
The Des Moines Register
John Sayre, 79, Indianola
He will be forever remembered for his service to his country, community and as a cherished husband, uncle and friend.
Mayor Faces Criminal Charges, Wrath of City Council
The mayor of Humboldt is facing criminal charges. Now, he's also facing the wrath of his own city council.