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Posted September 03, 2015in Des Moines West, Obituaries, Downtown, Pleasant Hill

Gordon David Quinn

Gordon David Quinn (37) died unexpectedly at home on Sunday, August 30, 2015. David was born in 1977 in Des Moines, Iowa. He graduated from Roosevelt High School in 1996 and the Minneapolis College of Art and Design in 2000. He worked as a Project Specialist for EP2. David was

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Posted September 02, 2015in Adel, Altoona, Ames, Ankeny, Community Featured, Beaverdale, Bondurant, Boone, Clear Lake, Clive, Des Moines West, Downtown, Greene County, Grimes, Johnston, North Polk, Norwalk, Perry, Pleasant Hill, Urbandale, Waukee, West Des Moines, Windsor Heights, Winterset

Spicy Lemon Chicken Soup

Have you found yourself gazing into the ‘fridge helplessly wondering what to fix for dinner? I was in that spot a few days ago. It was a few more days until my next planned “provisioning” trip. I really didn’t want to make a stop at the store. Inside my refrigerator

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Posted August 31, 2015in Adel, Altoona, Ames, Ankeny, Beaverdale, Community Blogs, Bondurant, Boone, Clear Lake, Clive, Des Moines West, Downtown, Greene County, Grimes, Johnston, North Polk, Norwalk, Perry, Pleasant Hill, Urbandale, Waukee, West Des Moines, Windsor Heights, Winterset

THANKS!!!! – National Courtesy Month

The concept of courtesy and respect for others is never more important. With the changes that are occurring in our nation, being considerate of others is an attribute that we need to be reminded of. Courtesy seems to be disappearing in our society.   Having or showing a behavior that

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Posted August 28, 2015in Community Web Exclusives, Pleasant Hill

Fourmile Creek Watershed Management Plan Provides Leadership in Protecting Iowa’s Environment

PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – August 28, 2015 – The Fourmile Creek Watershed Management Authority has adopted a sustainable environmental improvements plan for Fourmile Creek, a portion of which runs through the City of Pleasant Hill. The Fourmile Creek Watershed encompasses approximately 76,642 acres, covering 120 square miles primarily in Polk

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Posted August 28, 2015in Community Web Exclusives, Pleasant Hill

Pleasant Hill Public Library Recognized for Accreditation Efforts

PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – August 27, 2015 – Iowa Library Services has announced that the city of Pleasant Hill Public Library has met the conditions for state accreditation as outlined in “In Service to Iowa:  Public Library Standards Fifth Edition.” “Having our library recognized provides a standard benchmark for our

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Posted August 28, 2015in Community Web Exclusives, Pleasant Hill

Altoona Wal-Mart Donates $2,500 to the Annual Cops 4 Kids Program

PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – August 25, 2015 – The Pleasant Hill Police Department in conjunction with the Altoona Police Department would like to thank the Altoona Wal-Mart for their generous $2,500 donation and support of the 5th Annual Cops 4 Kids Program. The program provides Christmas gifts to deserving families

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Posted August 26, 2015in Community Featured, Pleasant Hill

Meet Mike Dailey

Mike Dailey, principal at Southeast Polk Junior High School, is a guy you want to get to know. Dailey recently received the 2015 Iowa Talented and Gifted award, and is as humble as can be when it comes to talking about himself, and his accomplishments as a principal. “I think

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Posted August 26, 2015in Community Featured, Pleasant Hill

That’s what friends are for

Butch Jones, 65, of Pleasant Hill, has some pretty darn good friends, and they proved it to him by helping him rebuild his1938 Dodge pickup. “I got my truck about four years ago. The cab of the truck was an old dump truck cab that the county used to salt

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Posted August 26, 2015in Cover Story, Community Cover Story, Email blast, Pleasant Hill

Huzzah!

There are certain events that tend to capture the imagination. So much so, that just about every community of any size will have its own iteration. Summer fairs. Amusement parks. Renaissance fairs. For the past 10 years, Sleepy Hollow Sports Park has played host to the Des Moines Renaissance Festival,

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Posted August 26, 2015in Community Featured, Pleasant Hill

Fall is upon us

It is hard to believe it is Back to School time and fall is upon us! I am so proud of all the work that Cathy Jensen and Caiti Williams have done with our events this summer. I also want to thank all of our Business Sponsors: Chill: Athletico/Accelerated Rehab,

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