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44 min ago | WOI-TV West Des Moines
Evidence from this year's brutal winter can still be seen at Gray's Lake, but that didn't stop people from soaking up the sun.
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1 hr ago | The Des Moines Register
Johnston officials face a balancing act in determining just how long an extension the contractor for the city's new $14 million public safety building should receive.
5 hrs ago | The Gazette
Iowa Hawkeyes tight end Ray Hamilton and tight end Jake Duzey perform a ball security drill during an open practice Sunday, April 14, 2013 at Valley Stadium in West Des Moines.
10 hrs ago | WHO-TV Des Moines
The West Des Moines school board is holding a meeting Monday night that many teachers, employees and parents will be paying special attention to.
12 hrs ago | KCCI-TV Des Moines
Tomorrow night residents in the West Des Moines school district will get a chance to voice their opinion about major proposed budget cuts.
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Lizbeth Salinas-Reyes didn't like to talk about the day three years ago when her dad was arrested by immigration officers.
A school considered to be West Des Moines' first elementary facility would close under a budget-cutting proposal released Friday night by the school district.
"We do have a city code against that - any possession at all," Sgt. Jason Halifax with Des Moines Police said.
A homeowner trying to thaw out some items ended up setting his house on fire. It happened on Franklin Avenue Friday afternoon.
West Des Moines Police say thieves are targeting cars in gym parking lots for breaking in and stealing valuables.
Since last September, boutique manager Kiley Stenberg and a crew of helpers have been hauling boxes, clothing racks and other display items to a variety of locations to create a buzz for her business, Proper.
Crestview Second-graders are learning about concepts of balance, counterweights and stable positions through science exploration.
A legal tug-of-war wages on between West Des Moines and advocates for a dog declared vicious in the fall and sentenced to death.
He serves as chairman of the House Commerce Committee and sits on the Agriculture, Government Oversight and Ways and Means committees.
One way the classes get involved is to take turns each week reading to their classmates through shared reading.