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Posted February 13, 2017in Web Exclusives, Urbandale

Urbandale High School singers selected to perform during Iowa Choral Statewide Showcase 

Urbandale Singers, the premier choral ensemble at Urbandale High School (UHS), has been selected to perform during the Iowa Choral Showcase taking place at 6 p.m. on April 26 at Central College in Pella. The inaugural Iowa Choral Showcase event is sponsored by the Iowa Choral Directions Association (ICDA) under the

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Posted January 11, 2017in Web Exclusives, Urbandale

Urbandale schools announce dates for 2017–2018 kindergarten registration meetings 

Families within the Urbandale Community School District (UCSD), or those considering open enrollment, with kindergarten-age students for the 2017–2018 school year are invited to attend a Kindergarten Registration Meeting at their neighborhood school. To be eligible for kindergarten a child must be 5 years old by Sept. 15, 2017. All

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Posted December 20, 2016in Web Exclusives, Urbandale

Urbandale grad named Iowa State University marching band drum major 

In addition to Urbandale High School (UHS) receiving recognition for its award-winning Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (STEAM) programs, developing custom-designed, research-based student leadership programs and boasting a 99 percent graduation rate — one of the highest in the country — it now has another reason to celebrate: UHS

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Posted July 06, 2016in Community Featured, Community Blogs, Web Exclusives, Urbandale

Urbandale Education Foundation Hosts 3rd Annual Brad Peyton Memorial Golf Tournament
 UEF celebrates another year of outstanding support during the 3rd Annual Brad Peyton Memorial Golf Tournament at Hyperion Field Club

URBANDALE, Iowa – July 6, 2016 – The Urbandale Education Foundation (UEF), a non-profit organization committed to enhancing the educational experience of students in the Urbandale Community School District (UCSD), announced today that its 3rd Annual Brad Peyton Memorial Golf Tournament generated over $15,000 which will be used to continue

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Posted July 01, 2016in In Living, Web Exclusives, Urbandale

Urbandale’s Complete Streets policy commits to designing streets for all users

The City of Urbandale is proud to announce the adoption of a Complete Streets policy to support roadway design that accommodates all transportation modes and users. This policy is meant to enable economic growth, regional competitiveness, and active lifestyles, while providing improvements to existing roadways and redevelopments throughout our community.

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Posted May 12, 2016in Community Featured, In Living, Community Web Exclusives, Web Exclusives, Urbandale

> Urbandale Chamber of Commerce Recognized in Washington D.C. for 5-Star Accreditation

> WASHINGTON D.C. – The Urbandale Chamber of Commerce was presented with its 5-Star Accreditation at the Greater Des Moines Partnership’s Congressional Leadership Briefing & Luncheon at the Washington Court Hotel on Capitol Hill today. The United States Chamber of Commerce honored the Urbandale Chamber with 5-Star Accreditation for exceeding

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Posted May 06, 2016in Email blast, Clive, Des Moines West, Community Web Exclusives, Web Exclusives, Urbandale, Waukee, West Des Moines

Art Along the Trail

The City of Clive, Clive Chamber of Commerce in conjunction with the Clive Public Arts Commission will host a dedication for 2016 Art Along the Trail Program Thursday, May 19.  The event will be hosted at 515 Brewing Company at 7700 University in Clive beginning at 5:00pm. A ceremony will

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Posted September 03, 2015in Web Exclusives, Urbandale

Rolling Green Elementary Students Partner With First American Bank To Build Financial Success

URBANDALE, Iowa – September 3, 2015 – In addition to excelling in their rigorous core academics, Rolling Green Elementary students are mastering financial concepts through the development of a student-run bank in partnership with First American Bank of Urbandale. The First American Bank at Rolling Green has been operating since

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Posted September 02, 2015in Community Featured, Urbandale

Story times resume

The library is planning to resume story times and other regularly scheduled youth programs after Labor Day, beginning Tuesday, September 8th. Preschool activities offered include: Morning Family Story Time for children age 2 and up on Wednesdays and Thursdays at 9:30 a.m. and 10:15 a.m. Toddler Time for 2 year

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Posted September 02, 2015in Community Featured, Urbandale

When foundations fail

My cabin neighbor impressed me as he put a new foundation under his lake home, which had stood as a north woods cabin until he added a second story and hefty log siding. The decades-old foundation couldn’t handle the added weight, and when I arrived, steel beams and wooden cribs

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