Posted February 26, 2015in Web Exclusives

Iowa Firefighters Stair Climb Four Buildings to Help Fight Lung Disease

DES MOINES , IOWA (February 26, 2015) – More than 100 Des Moines area firefighters will climb and 93 floors combined in 70 pounds of full fire turnout gear on Sunday morning, March 22nd as part of the American Lung Association in Iowa’s http://www.lung.org/associations/states/iowa/ 2015 Fight for Air Climb http://action.lung.org/site/TR/Climb/ALAUM_Upper_Midwest?fr_id=10670&pg=entry

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Posted February 26, 2015in Web Exclusives

WILD ASSIGNS WALTERS TO ALASKA, STEJSKAL RELEASED

DES MOINES, IA – Iowa Wild General Manager Jim Mill announced on Thursday the American Hockey League (AHL) club has assigned forward Ryan Walters to the Alaska Aces, Iowa’s ECHL affiliate. Mill also announced that defenseman Joe Stejskal (Stay-skull) has been released from a professional tryout agreement (PTO). The 23-year

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Posted February 26, 2015in Web Exclusives

Waukee Area Arts Council Presents DAVID CRABBS AND FRIENDS

Waukee, Iowa – The Waukee Area Arts Council presents David Crabbs and Friends on Saturday, March 7th.  Five musicians will play a variety of music and combinations including classical guitar solos, guitar and bandoneon duos and a Tango Quintet!  A grand piano, sponsored by Rieman Music, will be brought into

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Posted February 26, 2015in Web Exclusives

Second Saturday at Des Moines Community Playhouse

The Des Moines Community Playhouse is the home for Second Saturday, which will be held 7:30-10:00 PM, Saturday, Mar. 14. Second Saturday is an alternative Saturday night entertainment for young people in grades 6-12. Cost is $8. Pre-registration is strongly encouraged, and is available online at www.dmplayhouse.com. In its 21st

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Posted February 26, 2015in Web Exclusives

MINNESOTA RETURNS KERANEN

DES MOINES, IA – Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher on Wednesday announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has reassigned forward Michael Keranen to the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League (AHL). Keranen, 25 (1/4/90), was recalled by Minnesota on Feb. 18 and did not appear in a game with

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Posted February 26, 2015in Web Exclusives

Spring Break at the State Historical Museum:

DES MOINES – The State Historical Museum of Iowa will be a Spring Break destination for families, history buffs and lifelong learners to experience programs, tours and new exhibit displays showcasing Iowa history. Family movie matinees, a new exhibit of restored Iowa battle flags, an interactive display about important Iowans,

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Posted February 25, 2015in Web Exclusives

RODNEY ATKINS “TAKES A BACK ROAD” TO RIVERSIDE CASINO & GOLF RESORT

Riverside, February 17, 2015. Country star Rodney Atkins comes to the Riverside Casino & Golf Resort Event Center on Saturday, April 25th at 8pm. Tickets are $60, $45 or $30. Tickets will go on sale this Friday at 8am in the Casino Gift Shop, online at http://tickets.riversidecasinoandresort.com/ or by calling

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Posted February 25, 2015in Web Exclusives

GRIFFINS SURGE PAST WILD 6-2

DES MOINES, IA – The Iowa Wild (18-37-1-1, 38 points) were defeated by the Grand Rapids Griffins (31-17-5-1, 68 points) 6-2 in front of 4,122 fans on Tuesday at Wells Fargo Arena. Grand Rapids scored twice in the first period and four times in the second period to get past

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Posted February 25, 2015in Web Exclusives

DMMC to toast an incredible decade of live music at Backstage Ball

DES MOINES, Iowa (2/24/15) — The Des Moines Music Coalition will celebrate 10 years of supporting Des Moines through music and honor local music advocates at its annual awards and fundraiser event. The Backstage Ball will be held on Friday, Feb. 27 at The Basement at Des Moines Social Club

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Posted February 25, 2015in Web Exclusives

‘AMES READS LEOPOLD’ EVENT SET FOR MARCH 7

AMES, Iowa –The eighth annual “Ames Reads Leopold” event will celebrate the conservation legacy of Iowa native Aldo Leopold with a screening of the Emmy award-winning documentary Green Fire: Aldo Leopold and a Land Ethic for Our Time and with readings that characterize Leopold’s philosophy of land stewardship. This year’s

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