Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Posted May 24, 2016in Uncategorized, Web Exclusives

Hoyt Sherman Place Completes “For The Love Of Art” Restoration and Conservation Campaign

In 2012, the Hoyt Sherman Place Foundation initiated a multi-year Adopt-A-Painting project, headed by the late Carol Pollock, former Executive Director of Hoyt Sherman Place. Four years later, with over $95,000 raised through donations, all forty-eight of the seventy-four targeted paintings, acquired over the past 125 years by the Women’s

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Posted May 24, 2016in In Living, North Polk, Uncategorized, Web Exclusives

Polk City Mayor Jason Morse announces the appointment ofTrace Kendig as the next Police Chief for Polk City

Polk City Mayor Jason Morse announces the appointment ofTrace Kendig as the next Police Chief for Polk City. Chief Kendig was selected from a field of forty applicants for the position. “This the first time Polk City has had a need to select a new Police Chief in over 30

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Posted May 23, 2016in Email blast, Uncategorized, Web Exclusives

2016 Iowa Blues Challenge

The 2016 Iowa Blues Challenge preliminary rounds are now complete. The following blues artists will advance to the Finals: The Solo /Duo prelim winners are Steve Robinson, Bruce Kort and Bare Bones.  In the band category The Royal Blues, Diva & the Deacons and Jeff Banks Band will be competing

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Posted May 23, 2016in Uncategorized, Web Exclusives

ZENITH CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL RETURNS TO DES MOINES AUG. 16-20

One of Des Moines’ newest and most unique music series returns this summer with five free concerts in some of the city’s most attractive venues. Zenith Chamber Music Festival brings world-class musicians to central Iowa for free chamber music concerts. The family-friendly festival, which drew large crowds in its inaugural

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Posted May 23, 2016in Community Blogs, Uncategorized, Web Exclusives

How Does A Garden Grow?

Our 2016 series on the fundamentals of growing things Sponsored by the ISU Polk County Master Gardeners NO charge, just bring a lawn chair and come to the garden Thursday evenings 7:00 p.m. At the Master Gardener Demonstration Garden At the corners of 92nd & Dewey Gibbs Road, or 3305

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Posted May 23, 2016in In Living, Uncategorized, Web Exclusives, Winterset

The Winterset Stage is seeking actresses and musicians!

Our musical, Honky Tonk Angels, is coming up soon and we still have a few roles to fill. We’re looking for one or two actress/singers who can sing solo country, harmonize and have a commanding stage presence. We also will be contracting musicians on bass, drums, keyboard and guitar.  Rehearsals

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Posted May 23, 2016in Uncategorized, Web Exclusives

Belin Quartet Kicks off FREE Summer Concert Series on Friday

The Belin Quartet, managed by Civic Music Association, will play a series of FREE lunchtime concerts in downtown Des Moines beginning Friday, May 27th at 12:15 pm at the People’s Plaza, located at the foot of the Iowa State Capitol West Terrace. The Belin Quartet will perform Friday noontime concerts

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Posted May 20, 2016in Community Web Exclusives, Perry, Web Exclusives

Dallas County Hospital Welcomes News Visiting Specialists

  Perry, Iowa – Dallas County Hospital is excited to welcome three new visiting specialists to our knowledgeable and caring team. Over the next few months, a new audiologist, pediatric dental surgeon, and urologist will all begin holding clinics or performing surgery right here in Perry. Dr. Ashley Bahr is

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

> 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 11, 2016in Des Moines West, Web Exclusives

Diverse talent scheduled for all new Acoustic Stage at 2016 Des Moines Arts Festival®

Des Moines, IA – May 11, 2016 – Guests of the 2016 Des Moines Arts Festival® can expect a diverse musical lineup during this year’s Festival June 24-26.   Presented by Meredith Corporation, the all-new Acoustic Stage welcomes a variety of musicians, many from Iowa and the surrounding Midwest.  “Live music is an

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