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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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South Tama School Board takes no action after hearing on old Tama Primary site

On Monday night, Aug. 18, the South Tama School Board conducted a public hearing concerning the possible sale of the former primary school site in Tama.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

WHO-TV Des Moines

Public to Weigh In on Proposal to Sell Phenix Elementary

The West Des Moines school district has a plan for Phenix Elementary, but it wants the public's opinion before anything is finalized.

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Examiner.com

Angelo's sold again, Mixology finals tomorrow, and Iowan Craft Beer Hall planned

Mark Nicola started Angelo's Pizza in 2005. Last year, Nicola closed all but his 1310 Grand Avenue West Des Moines location, then moved the business to 1238 Eighth Street in West Des Moines and merged the business with the occupant at the time, Jimmy's on 8th.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

WHO-TV Des Moines

West Des Moines Calls for Special Census

The U.S. Census Bureau estimates the population of the city will be nearly 64,000 by next year.

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Washington Times

Speakers: Iowa's medical marijuana law needs work

Speakers at an administrative hearing say they're frustrated at the difficulty in obtaining a marijuana extract despite Iowa's new law.

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WHO-AM Des Moines

Will a Name Change Make a Difference?

A Des Moines attorney who has taken ownership of a pit bull, is showing the same tenacity as the breed in dealing with city hall.

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Milling Journal

United Western Coop and Heartland Coop (IA) to Merge

The Board of Directors and management of United Western Coop , Missouri Valley, IA are pleased to announce it has completed a merger with Heartland Co-op , West Des Moines, IA, effective September 1, 2014.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Hawk Central

Fran McCaffery says Peter Jok will rejoin men's hoops team on Tuesday

Jok, a sophomore guard and former West Des Moines Valley all-stater, was suspended from all basketball-related activities by McCaffery on July 15, a day after he was charged with driving his moped while his license was revoked.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

WHO-TV

Vicious Pitbull Gets Second Chance At Life? City Council and Dog Trainer To Decide

A vicious dog sentenced to death nine months ago, may be getting a second chance at life.

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Hawk Eye

Baby Baker makes debut

At just after 9 p.m. Friday, and at the end - finally - of a long and painful road marked by fertility problems, miscarria ... Craig T. Neises/The Hawk Eye Summer Marnin of Burlington feeds a bottle of formula to 1-day-old Gavin Caymus Baker in her room Saturday at Great River Medical Center.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

WHO-AM Des Moines

The 2014 Women's Hall of Fame

Four new inductees will be enshrined into the Iowa Women's Hall of Fame Saturday morning at the State Historical Building in Des Moines.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

WHO-TV Des Moines

Development Up in Downtown Des Moines, but Retailers Not Biting Just Yet

Real estate professionals may tell you there are plenty of signs development for downtown Des Moines is on the rise, but that doesn't seem to change the fact that developers are still struggling to entice retailers to open up shop there.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

WHO-TV

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.

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Cityview Online

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.

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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.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Cityview Online

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.

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Seattle Post-Intelligencer

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.

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WOWT-TV Omaha

Traffic Cameras Observe, Speed Up Traffic

Nearly 50 state-of-the-art cameras along West Des Moines roads have reduced traffic.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Rivals.com

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.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

WHO-TV

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.

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