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  1. Django to Close in February, Re-Open in New LocationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 4 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    Django's last day in business will be February 17th but the move isn't because the establishment is failing, far from it. Django is simply shutting down because the hotel it's located in, Hotel Fort Des Moines, is gearing up for renovations; and diners surrounded by construction noise isn't exactly the business model Orchestrate Hospitality had in mind.

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  2. Django Closing Its Doors in Des Moines For NowRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 3 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    One of the most popular restaurants in downtown Des Moines is closing its doors temporarily as it searches for a new home. The owners of "Django" announced on Wednesday that it is being forced to move due to renovations at the Hotel Fort Des Moines.

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  3. Paying to Play: On Submission Fees in Poetry PublishingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 3 | The Millions (A Blog about Books)

    Someone wrote the above text on a whiteboard in the Fort Des Moines Museum earlier this year. I've returned to it often, ever since a friend retweeted a photo of it , as a reminder of the inherent difficulty in critiquing small presses and literary magazines' funding practices, especially in light of renewed interest in eliminating the government allocations for the National Endowments for the Arts and Humanities .

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  4. Barnstable Backstories: Celebrating a wartime New YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 31 | Barnstable Patriot

    ... V. Thayer, of Hyannis received word Tuesday to report to Boston Saturday to leave with the W.A.A.C. unit for Fort Des Moines, Iowa.”Meanwhile, at Camp Edwards the camp librarian reported there were 6,000 books in their collection for the ...

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  5. Police Searching for Work Release EscapeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 22 | WHO-TV

    Felix Gomez failed to report back to the Fort Des Moines Correctional Facility on Thursday night. Gomez was convicted of domestic abuse and a sex offender violation.

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  6. Inmate on work release escapes Des Moines correctional facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 22 | KCRG

    A 39-year-old inmate on work release has failed to report back to the Fort Des Moines Correctional Facility as required.

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  7. Veterans' Voices: Johnie CurtisRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2017 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    ... ly joined as WAACs were awarded veterans benefits. Curtis joined the Army in 1942 and took basic training at Fort Des Moines, Iowa. Calling it "rough,

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  8. Police Searching for Escaped Work Release InmateRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2017 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    David Jimenez, 21, failed to return to the Fort Des Moines Correctional Facility on Thursday night.

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  9. One on the Run, Two in Custody After Monday Night Police ChaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2017 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    ... eala Johnson had a warrant out for her arrest. After being taken to the hospital, Johnson was transported to Fort Des Moines.

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  10. Iowa museum that commemorates blacks in military may closeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    A museum that commemorates the location where the U.S. Army first trained black officers and women in Des Moines is financially struggling and could close if it doesn't find additional support. The three volunteers at the Fort Des Moines Museum and Education Center open the facility to the public only one day a week or through appointments, The Des Moines Register reported .

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  11. Iowa military museum may close amid financial strugglesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    A museum that commemorates military milestones that took place in Des Moines is financially struggling and could close if it doesn't find additional support. The Des Moines Register reports that the Fort Des Moines Museum and Education Center's three volunteers only open the facility to the public one day a week or through appointments.

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  12. Fort Des Moines Museum and Education Center may close amid financial strugglesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2017 | KCRG

    A museum that commemorates military milestones that took place in Des Moines is financially struggling and could close if it doesn't find additional support. The Des Moines Register reports that the Fort Des Moines Museum and Education Center's three volunteers only open the facility to the public one day a week or through appointments.

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  13. Barkley, S. LucilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2017 | The Marion Star

    ... and graduated in the class of 1940. On August 4, 1943, Lucille enlisted into the United States Army at Fort Des Moines, Iowa and proudly served her country during WWII. She was married to Jacob Elmer Barkley on June 17, 1955. They shared 34 years of ...

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  14. Officials say Iowa inmate walked away from work releaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2017 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    The Iowa Department of Corrections say 31-year-old David Michael Evans failed to return Friday night to the Fort Des Moines Correctional Facility.

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  15. Police Searching for Escaped Work Release InmateRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2017 | WHO-TV

    David Evans, 31, didn't return to the Fort Des Moines Correctional Facility on Friday night. He is described as a white male, 6'1" tall, weighing 166 pounds.

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  16. Officials consider demolishing Fort Des Moines buildingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2017 | KCRG

    City officials likely will demolish three historic but deteriorating buildings at Fort Des Moines unless private donors offer the estimated $6.2 million needed to save the granary and two mess halls. Des Moines officials tell The Des Moines Register that there are holes in the granary's ceiling and floor, and the basement is a safety hazard.

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  17. 104-year-old Des Moines landmark to become city's newest hotelRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2017 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    ... on." The Renaissance Des Moines Savery Hotel will have a limited opening in November. Meanwhile, the Hotel Fort Des Moines prepares for its $37 million rebuild. Developer Raj Patel said work on the 100-year-old landmark, which has been closed for ...

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  18. Officials consider demolishing Fort Des Moines buildingsRead the original story

    Oct 9, 2017 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    City officials likely will demolish three historic but deteriorating buildings at Fort Des Moines unless private donors offer the estimated $6.2 million needed to save the granary and two mess halls. Des Moines officials tell The Des Moines Register that there are holes in the granary's ceiling and floor, and the basement is a safety hazard.

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  19. Military veteran raises awareness for suicide preventionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2017 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    ... who has served in the military for 36 years, is a suicide prevention program manager for 103rd ESC at Fort Des Moines. He said people should watch for extreme mood swings, an increase in drinking or a change in sleep habits. "If you see something ...

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  20. Overseas, Blomker focused on fire preventionRead the original story

    Aug 27, 2017 | The Messenger

    He is pictured with the 487th Engineer Detachment, out of Fort Des Moines, in Bulgaria during his most recent deployment. -Submitted photo Chad Blomker, a sergeant in the U.S. Army Reserve, is shown standing at right.

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