Posted July 02, 2015in Web Exclusives

Free public forum about Emerald Ash borer on July 7

DES MOINES, Iowa (July 2, 2015) – The Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden will host a free public forum regarding Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) on Tuesday, July 7, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. With the recent confirmation of EAB in central Iowa counties, the Botanical Garden has invited two Iowa

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Posted July 02, 2015in Web Exclusives

Bactrian Camel born at Blank Park Zoo

DES MOINES, Iowa (July 2, 2015) – Iowa’s Blank Park Zoo announced today the birth of a Bactrian camel (two-humped camel) on Saturday, June 27, 2015. The male baby camel weighed 103 pounds at one day old and stood-up and walked within two hours of birth. Zoo officials will decide

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Posted July 02, 2015in Web Exclusives

Des Moines Symphony’s 22nd annual Yankee Doodle Pops

WHAT: Des Moines Symphony’s 22nd annual Yankee Doodle Pops Iowa’s largest single-day concert event, with an estimated attendance of 100,000. This year’s theme is Iowa: America’s Musical Heartland, and the FREE, family-friendly and patriotic concert concludes with the area’s premier fireworks display over the downtown Des Moines skyline. WHEN: Concert

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Posted July 02, 2015in Web Exclusives

Hildreth Construction and Berkey Home Builders Donate Playhouse to Benefit American Cancer Society

(Des Moines, IA, July 1, 2015) – Two local builders, Hildreth Construction and Berkey Home Builders, along with Coldwell Banker Mid-America Group, Realtors® recently built playhouses to benefit the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life fundraiser. The homes were raffled at each of the five Relay for Life events with

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Posted July 01, 2015in Web Exclusives

No DART bus service on Saturday, July 4, 2015

The Des Moines Area Regional Transit Authority will not operate bus service on Saturday, July 4, 2015, in observance of Independence Day. Service will resume Sunday, July 5, 2015. DART will operate Saturday service on Friday, July 3, 2015 for the day before the holiday. Hours for the customer service

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Posted July 01, 2015in Web Exclusives

Waukee Christian Church 3rd Annual Family Fun Fair

What: Waukee Christian Church hosts its 3rd Annual Family Fun Fair When: Sunday, August 2nd from 3-6 p.m. Who: Special guest performer, Brent Vernon and his puppet Sam, will provide the entertainment beginning at 3 p.m. Brent is a South Florida-based singer, songwriter, ventriloquist, children’s author & illustrator. Tell Me

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Posted July 01, 2015in Web Exclusives

STREET CLOSURES FOR 80/35 MUSIC FESTIVAL

DES MOINES (June 30, 2015) – The eighth annual 80/35 presented by U.S. Cellular in Des Moines’ Western Gateway Park is set for Friday, July 10 and Saturday, July 11. The festival features nearly 50 national, regional, and local acts, performing on three stages – one main stage in a

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Posted June 30, 2015in Web Exclusives

MINNESOTA WILD MAKES QUALIFYING OFFERS TO SEVEN PLAYERS

DES MOINES, IA – Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher on Tuesday announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has made qualifying offers to the following players: D Jonathon Blum, RW Brett Bulmer, D Christian Folin, C Mikael Granlund, G Johan Gustafsson, C Erik Haula and RW Jared Knight. The team did not make qualifying offers to

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Posted June 30, 2015in Web Exclusives

NEW 9-HOLE EXECUTIVE GOLF COURSE PREPARES TO OPEN IN DES MOINES

West Des Moines, IA (June 30, 2015) – Des Moines area golfers looking to squeeze in a quick round will have a brand new course to play Friday, July 3, as The Executive 9 at Woodland Hills prepares to open to the public. Owned and operated by Hubbell Realty Company,

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Posted June 30, 2015in Web Exclusives

Beaverdale Bluegrass Festival

The Beaverdale Betterment Coalition presents the 2nd annual Beaverdale Bluegrass Festival (formerly known as Beaverdale Live!) featuring Henhouse Prowlers. June 29, 2015. The Beaverdale Betterment Coalition, Beaverdale’s neighborhood merchants’ organization, is pleased to announce the return of the Beaverdale Bluegrass Festival, to be held: Saturday, July 25th 5:00 – 11:00

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