Posted March 30, 2015in Web Exclusives

MINNESOTA WILD RECALLS CHRISTIAN FOLIN FROM IOWA

SAINT PAUL, Minn. – Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher today announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has recalled defenseman Christian Folin (pronounced FOE-lin) from the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League (AHL). Folin, 24 (2/9/91), has collected 10 points (2-8=10), a plus-4 rating and averaged 15:08 in

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Posted March 30, 2015in Web Exclusives

MINNESOTA AGREES TO TERMS WITH GOALIE BRODY HOFFMAN AND DEFENSEMAN ZACH PALMQUIST ON ENTRY-LEVEL CONTRACTS

DES MOINES, IA – Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher on Monday announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has agreed to terms with goaltender Brody Hoffman and defenseman Zach Palmquist to entry-level contracts for the 2015-16 season. Hoffman, 24 (2/18/91), went 13-6-2 with a 2.06 goals-against average (GAA), a .922 save percentage (SV%)

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Posted March 30, 2015in Web Exclusives

Women in Motion 2015 presents “The Mystery of Water”

May 1-2 at Ames City Auditorium, 7:30pm Tickets available at the door. This year Co’Motion Dance Theater’s Women in Motion presents The Mystery of Water at the Ames City Auditorium on May 1-2 at 7:30pm. Women in Motion is a semester long dance intensive for women.  Women of different ages

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Posted March 30, 2015in Web Exclusives

LATE SURGE FALLS SHORT AS WILD DROPS 3-2 DECISION TO WOLVES

ROSEMONT, IL – The Iowa Wild (21-43-2-2, 46 points) were defeated by the Chicago Wolves (34-25-6-1, 75 points) 3-2 in front of 7,720 fans on Sunday at Allstate Arena. Chicago’s power play connected for a goal in each period and held off the Wild down the stretch for the win.

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Posted March 30, 2015in Web Exclusives

Iowa Wild (21-42-2-2, 46 points) at Chicago Wolves (33-25-6-1, 73 points)

Iowa concluded a six-game home stand on Saturday afternoon, wrapping up with an 0-4-1-1 stint. The team is playing its third game in the last three days. After Sunday’s road game in Chicago, the team will return with four straight on home ice starting Apr. 3 with Rochester. Chicago and

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Posted March 30, 2015in Web Exclusives

Des Moines Community Playhouse Friday Funday Presents “The Leopard’s Drum,” Apr. 17

The Des Moines Community Playhouse presents “The Leopard’s Drum,” Friday, Apr. 17. This story is part of Friday Funday, a creative participatory story theatre program for children ages 4-6. Performances are at the Playhouse, Friday, Apr. 17, at 9:30 AM, 10:30 AM, and 1:30 PM. Shows are approximately 45 minutes

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Posted March 30, 2015in Web Exclusives

Civic Music Association announces 2015/2016 season

DES MOINES – Civic Music Association announced their 2015/2016 season, which will include Grammy winners, DownBeat Poll winners, MacArthur Fellows and Musical America Award winners, among others. Civic Music Association exists to engage, enrich and educate the central Iowa community through provocative, world-class musical performances by legends and rising stars.

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Posted March 27, 2015in Web Exclusives

Zombies unite to Feed Hungry Iowans

DES MOINES, IA – Zombies invade Des Moines this Saturday. Instead of BRAINS, the Zombies will take cash or food donations to benefit the Food Bank of Iowa during a “Drive Thru Donation” event at Jay’s CD & Hobby on SE 14th Street location from 12 p.m. through 6 p.m.

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Posted March 27, 2015in Web Exclusives

FAIRfest ’15 Headliner Lineup

Announcing That We Have Announced FAIRfest ’15 Headliner Lineup   A stunning and eclectic mix of bluegrass to new grass, rock, folk, and blues   Bands from Portland, Oregon to Portland, Maine converge on the flyover territory of Fairfield, Iowa for three days of free and continuous music   Headliners

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Posted March 26, 2015in Web Exclusives

Guess Who’s Back?!? Competitive eater Molly Schuyler

Competitive eater Molly Schuyler will be in Des Moines this weekend and attempt to break two world records.  Both attempts will take place at our newest Jethro’s location, Jethro’s BBQ n’ Bacon Bacon at 1480 22nd Street in West Des Moines. On Saturday, March 28th at 11 am she will

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