Des Moines Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. The year of really big storiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2015 | Cityview Online

    The $130 billion merger of Dow and Dupont killed off the state's most identifiable icon - the company formerly known as Pioneer Hi-bred. Founded by plant genius Henry Wallace, the company was an intellectual brain trust that changed farming forever - and for the better.

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  2. Straight, white and berserkRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2015 | Cityview Online

    The set keeps things plain, but not the pajamas. Designer Tim Wisgerhof restrained himself, deliberately, for the interiors of "Straight White Men."

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  3. Jasper Winery: a whole wine experienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2015 | Cityview Online

    A calm getaway can sometimes be hard to find here in Des Moines, but just a few blocks off Fleur Drive, Jasper Winery offers guests a break from the city life. A few open acres of fields and prairie allow guests to enjoy wine in the great outdoors, whether they host their own event or attend the winery's summer concert series.

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  4. Kwong Tung says 'zA i jiA n'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2015 | Cityview Online

    During the current rancor about immigration laws for different ethnic groups, America's history with such matters can be instructive. Few people today are aware that the Magnuson Act of 1943 repealed the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882.

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  5. State of the music sceneRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2015 | Cityview Online

    Venue changes, growth of local festivals and cases of national act madness highlighted an active year on the Des Moines music front It is December, and everyone knows what that means: time for "year in review" articles! Most of them will be coming at the end of the month, so we wanted to get ahead of the crowd and talk about the year that was in local music. And boy, was it ever a year.

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  6. A place for everyoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2015 | Cityview Online

    Shirts from every band to ever play at Lefty's line the ceiling, while snacks and beer from around the metro area are served every night. "We stuck to our gameplan.

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  7. Jingle bells rockRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2015 | Cityview Online

    When it comes to the holidays, it's not about how you celebrate but whom you're celebrating with. The holidays are a time that should simply be spent with the people who matter most in your life: your friends, family and loved ones.

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  8. Fish tacos with innuendoRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2015 | Cityview Online

    Family-style Mexican restaurants in Des Moines seem to be copied from a single template. Can anyone tell the difference between recipes from Monterrey, La Hacienda, El Rodeo, Cinco de Mayo, Mazatlan, etc.? I can't.

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  9. A unique ride around townRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2015 | Cityview Online

    Biking is often described as a hobby, a fun sport, or a way of exercise. But for Dave Welch and Mike Moreno, it has become much more than that.

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  10. Was romance murdered?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2015 | Cityview Online

    Romance is fickle in the best of times. You light the candles. You pour the wine.

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  11. Lingering dream voicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2015 | Cityview Online

    With no more than a shift in his tone, John Robinson could change the direction of the show. At a late rehearsal for "The Thanksgiving Visitor," he kept switching vocal registers.

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  12. It's the most wonderful time of the yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2015 | Cityview Online

    Now that we've made our way through most of November, it's beginning to look a lot likea oh what's that holiday? Kids are out, overdressed in winter apparel so much so that they're sweating. Adults are walking the streets as if every inch is covered in black ice.

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  13. Des Moines' Sexiest People 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2015 | Cityview Online

    Cityview readers nominated them, now you get to decide who Des Moines' Sexiest man and woman are on Friday, Dec. 4. In the six years of Des Moines' Sexiest People voting, our readers have introduced us to some inspiring, motivated and community-centered people residing in the Des Moines area. We've learned that "sexy" is about more than just looks, and our 2015 candidates prove that.

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  14. Chet Culver moves closer to a Congressional runRead the original story

    Nov 18, 2015 | Cityview Online

    He is looking at the numbers - the money numbers and the registration numbers - and lining up a staff. He is studying the issues and talking to longtime supporters.

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  15. Jumpin' JrRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2015 | Cityview Online

    While interviewing visiting New York actors, I've been told many times that they began in community children's theater. The latest was Cedar Rapids native Elizabeth Stanley, now starring in "Bridges of Madison County."

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  16. Red Fox out of hibernationRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2015 | Cityview Online

    Bill Ludwig is a well-known architect but a little-known artist. He says his heart was always in art, but after nearly earning a fine arts degree at Iowa State in the 1960s, he switched to architecture to make a living.

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  17. Year-end joysRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2015 | Cityview Online

    "The inevitable never happens, it is the unexpected always," wrote economist John Maynard Keynes a century ago. Not much has changed in 100 years.

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  18. Hot DangRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2015 | Cityview Online

    Des Moines native Dang Felton picked up his first instrument - the viola - at the age of 10. At 14, he taught himself how to play the guitar. From there, he was off and running.

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  19. A cat's lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2015 | Cityview Online

    Chester lies still on a blanket on our son's bed. An old guy. Eighteen years old.

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  20. Wheels to nowhereRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2015 | Cityview Online

    If you had to name the one thing that sets Des Moines apart from any other city, what would that be? Des Moines is absolutely a great place to live, but what makes it a destination worth driving to, spending a few hundred dollars on a weekend in a hotel room and taking in our greatness? Every major city has its sports, arts, convention centers and entertainment districts, but if you're from out of town and planning a weekend trip to a friendly Midwest city, what makes you choose Des Moines over our neighboring big brothers of Kansas City, Minneapolis, Madison, Chicago or St. Louis? The truth is Des Moines is a minor league town.

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