West Des Moines Info

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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7 hrs ago | 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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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Rivals.com

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.

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WHO-TV

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.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Examiner.com

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.

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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.

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Plastics News

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.

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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.

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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)

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

The Messenger

Enduro challenge

Davis, of Scotch Grove, was one of 79 bikers competing in the Gnarly Hills Enduro event in Lehigh on Sunday.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

SFGate

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.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

Tama News-Herald

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.

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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.

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