Friday, September 4, 2015

Posted September 04, 2015in Ames, Web Exclusives

The New York Times science journalist Carl Zimmer will speak at ISU Sept. 17

AMES, Iowa — Award-winning science journalist Carl Zimmer, who reports from the frontiers of biology where scientists are expanding our understanding of life, will speak at Iowa State University. Zimmer will present “Science in an Age of Doubters and Deniers” at 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 17, in the Memorial Union

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Posted September 03, 2015in Web Exclusives

No DART bus service on Labor Day

The Des Moines Area Regional Transit Authority will not operate bus service on Monday, September 7, 2015, in observation of Labor Day. Service will resume Tuesday, September 8. DART’s administrative offices will be closed Monday, as well, and reopen on Tuesday. For more information, please visit ridedart.com <http://www.ridedart.com> , call

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Posted September 03, 2015in Web Exclusives

Sign Up For The Third Annual YP Leaders Symposium

GREATER DES MOINES, IA – Leaders from GenYP, Young Professionals Connection, New View and WHYPro have come together to organize the third annual YP Leaders Symposium presented by Two Rivers Bank and Trust on Tuesday, September 15 at the Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center. This half-day educational event will

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Posted September 03, 2015in Urbandale, Web Exclusives

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 03, 2015in Perry, Web Exclusives

Dallas County Reads One Book Event September 17

The Perry Public Library, in conjunction with the Dallas County Library Association, will host the second annual Dallas County Reads One Book event on Thursday, September 17. We welcome popular author C. J. Box as our guest speaker for a free book talk on his Edgar Award-winning mystery, Blue Heaven.

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Posted September 02, 2015in Web Exclusives

Mayor to swear-in new Police Chief, Al Pizzano

WHO: Al Pizzano, Chief of Police WHAT: Swearing-in ceremony for new Police Chief WHEN: Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015 at 6:30 pm WHERE: City Hall Council Chambers, 5160 Maple Drive, Pleasant Hill, IA PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – September 2, 2015 – On Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015 at 6:30 pm, Mayor Sara

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Posted September 02, 2015in Web Exclusives

Ames Convention & Visitors Bureau Welcomes New Staff Members

AMES, IA September 2, 2015 — The Ames Convention & Visitors Bureau (Bureau) welcomes Crystal Davis and Bri Gerke to their communication services group. Crystal Davis joined the Bureau as communications manager and is responsible for planning, designing, and implementing the Bureau’s comprehensive communication programming. Crystal has over 12 years

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Posted September 02, 2015in Web Exclusives

5th Annual Feisal Sayeed Memorial Golf Tournament Raises $8,400 For Local Cherities

West Des Moines, IA (September 2, 2015) – On behalf of the sponsors and participants in the 5th Annual Feisal Sayeed Memorial Golf Tournament, Hubbell Realty Company awarded $8,400 to local charities in August. The donation was raised through the Feisal Sayeed Memorial Golf Tournament and was split equally between

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Posted September 02, 2015in Web Exclusives

Waukee Police Department Issues Statement Concerning High School Bomb Threat

Waukee, Iowa – On August 31st, at approximately 12:15 p.m., the Waukee Police Department responded to the Waukee High School located at 555 S.E. University Avenue in Waukee, Iowa for a bomb threat. During the course of the initial interviews with staff members, officers learned that one threat had been

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Posted September 01, 2015in Web Exclusives

New ARL TheraPets Program Provides Comfort to Patients

Those of us who have had pets in our lives know the ability animals have to put a smile on our face and boost our mood. TheraPets, a new program from Animal Rescue League of Iowa (ARL), brings those experiences to patients in the care of nursing homes, hospitals, rehabilitation

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