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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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1 hr ago | The Messenger

Folks flock to Fonda Fun Days

Jill Reis, of Fonda, was among the many folks having fun and being fond of Fonda during the annual Fun Days celebration.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

WHO-TV Des Moines

Another Dahls Closes

Another Dahls Supermarket is closing, the third one announced in the past three months.

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WHO-TV

Commodity Markets Feel Pressure as Harvest Nears

Last week corn futures on the December contract traded at the low end of the season-long trading range, according to Don Roose with U.S. Commodities in West Des Moines.

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WHO-TV

City of West Des Moines to Buy Elementary School

As students returned to classes this month, Phenix Elementary School, along 7th Street in West Des Moines, closed its doors for the first time.

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WHO-TV

Dahl's Closing West Des Moines Location

The closing of the store at 1208 Prospect store in West Des Moines was announced Friday.

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WHO-AM Des Moines

Dahl's closing West Des Moines store

Dahl's Foods announced Friday that its store at 1208 Prospect in West Des Moines will be closing.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

WHO-TV Des Moines

Pets Help Woman Raise Money to Mark Milestone

Vicki Breckenridge is trying to raise $30,000 this year for the American Diabetes Association in honor of her 30th Anniversary of living with Type 1 Diabetes.

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Tama News-Herald

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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