Posted September 18, 2014in Web Exclusives

2014 Muscle Team Dinner and Auction to support MDA

Altoona, IA As part of the national “Make a Muscle Make a Difference” campaign, MDA hosts the 2014 Muscle Team Dinner and Auction event Wednesday, October 15th, and featuring local MDA Ambassador kids to be recognized for their courage in the face of a devastating disease. The “muscle” behind this

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Posted September 17, 2014in Web Exclusives

Details announced for Des Moines Symphony Week 2014

DES MOINES  – In anticipation of the Des Moines Symphony’s 77th Season Debut (The Firebird, Sep 27 & 28 at the Des Moines Civic Center), the Des Moines Symphony is pleased to announce details for its fourth annual Des Moines Symphony Week, held September 22-28 at various locations throughout the

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Posted September 17, 2014in Web Exclusives

State Historical Museum is “Fresh for Fall” with addition of three displays and new school group educational program

DES MOINES – The State Historical Museum of Iowa is “Fresh for Fall” with the addition of three new displays and an educational program that engage audiences in Iowa’s history. The State Historical Museum is administered by the State Historical Society of Iowa (SHSI), a division of the Iowa Department

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Posted September 15, 2014in Web Exclusives

Des Moines Take Steps Walk

“The Des Moines Take Steps walk will be held at Raccoon River Park, Coneflower Shelters, on Saturday, October 18, 2014. Registration is at 2pm and the walk begins at 3:30pm. To sign up or to obtain more information, visit http://www.cctakesteps.org/desmoines. The event is family friendly. Leashed dogs are also welcome. Snacks

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Posted September 15, 2014in Web Exclusives

Great Divide to enter Iowa market

DENVER, CO September 2014—Great Divide Brewing Company is excited to announce expansion into Iowa, increasing their scope in the Midwest. Partnering with Johnson Brothers of Iowa for their distribution, Great Divide’s full portfolio of year-round and seasonal beers will be available throughout the state beginning mid September. “We are thrilled

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Posted September 12, 2014in Web Exclusives

NW 142 Ave/NW 86 St

Please be advised that beginning on Monday, September 15, 2014, through Tuesday, September 16, 2014 Polk County Public Works will begin an asphalt resurfacing project on NW 142 Avenue/NW 86 Street. This road will be closed to through traffic, with access for local traffic only. If you have any questions

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Posted September 10, 2014in Web Exclusives

Des Moines Area Study Recommends More Movement of Goods By Rail

DES MOINES – How goods are moved to and from businesses in the metro could soon be more affordable, efficient and sustainable. A new study released by the Des Moines Area Metropolitan Planning Organization recommends building a transloading facility in the city of Des Moines near the Southeast Connector. Transloading

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Posted September 10, 2014in Web Exclusives

VIPs start Over the Edge for Special Olympics Iowa at 1 p.m. Sept. 16

Des Moines , IA –  The first group of thrill-seekers will go “Over the Edge” for Special Olympics Iowa (SOIA) on Tuesday, September 16 at 1:00 p.m. at the Financial Center in downtown Des Moines. VIP Day will include several individuals fulfilling “bucket list” items as they rappel from the

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Posted September 10, 2014in Web Exclusives

38th Annual Sherman Hill Home Tour

Des Moines, Iowa (Sept. 5, 2014) – Sherman Hill, one of Des Moines’ oldest neighborhoods, announces the 38th Doors to the Past walking tour of historic homes , presented by Veridian Credit Union, on Sept. 20-21 and 27-28. In addition to the historic homes featured on tour, live music will

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Posted September 10, 2014in Web Exclusives

Civic Music Association opens 2014/15 Season with the Grammy® Award-winning ensemble, Los Angeles Guitar Quartet

(Des Moines, IA) Civic Music Association proudly presents Grammy® winner Los Angeles Guitar Quartet on Friday, September 26, 2014.  The classical ensemble is comprised of 4 individually acclaimed musicians, all on guitar; John Dearman, Matthew Greif, William Kanengiser, and Scott Tennant. A pre-concert talk by Aaron Powell from Heart of

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