Saturday, October 1, 2016

Posted September 29, 2016in Web Exclusives

History of Windsor Heights book now available

“Out of the Mud — How a Rural Coal Mining Settlement Became the City of Windsor Heights,” a history of Windsor Heights book by George Hanusa, is in print and will be available at the Windsor Heights City Hall, 1145 66th St. The 192-page hard cover 8 x 10 volume has photos

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Posted September 28, 2016in Web Exclusives

Des Moines Arts Festival wins Gold Grand Pinnacle Award

The International Festivals & Events Association (IFEA) paid tribute to the Des Moines Arts Festival® on Sept. 27 during the IFEA/Haas & Wilkerson Pinnacle Awards Ceremony held at the IFEA’s 61st Annual Convention, Expo & Retreat, in Tucson, Arizona, where they presented the Festival with the coveted Gold Grand Pinnacle

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Posted September 27, 2016in Web Exclusives

Monster Jam coming to Wells Fargo Arena

Monster Jam will be coming to Wells Fargo Arena on Jan. 6, 2017, at 7 p.m., and Jan. 7, 2017, at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. Tickets start at $22 and are available at Hy-VeeTix.com, over the phone at 844-55-HY-VEE, the Wells Fargo Arena Box or participating Hy-Vee locations. The

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Posted September 27, 2016in Web Exclusives

Jensen Elementary students receive Mensa Excellence in Reading Award

What do “Paul Revere’s Ride” by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow and “The Tale of Despereaux” by Kate DiCamillo have in common? They were two of 60 selections, consisting of novels and poetry, read by three Jensen Elementary students during their third grade year in order to achieve the Mensa Excellence in

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Posted September 27, 2016in Web Exclusives

 Waukee Area Historical Society to hold 1st Annual Heritage Day Oct. 8 

The Waukee Area Historical Society will host its first annual Heritage Day on Saturday, Oct. 8 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Waukee Community Center, 675 Walnut St.This event aims to educate, entertain and raise money for the historical society. Waukee Area Historical Society’s Heritage Day will feature educational presentations and

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Posted September 22, 2016in Web Exclusives

Altoona Fire Fighters Association of hold pancake breakfast

The Altoona Fire Fighters Association is hosting its annual Pancake Breakfast with the help of the Altoona Kiwanis on Saturday, Oct. 29 from 7-11 a.m. at the Altoona Fire Department, 950 Venbury Drive. Funds raised at the event will be used to purchase two Panasonic Toughbook CF20s at a cost

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Posted September 22, 2016in Web Exclusives

Panic! At the Disco to perform at Wells Fargo Arena on March 14, 2017

Panic! At The Disco today announced that it will embark on the Death Of A Bachelor Tour, a headline U.S. arena run, in celebration of the success of their gold-certified fifth studio album Death Of A Bachelor, supported by MisterWives and special guests Saint Motel. The tour stops at Wells Fargo Arena

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Posted September 22, 2016in Web Exclusives

Escape artist to perform at Civic Center Oct. 21

Jay Owenhouse, a legendary escape artists and one of the most awarded illusionists in history, will perform at the Des Moines Civic Center on Oct. 21 at 7:30 p.m. as part of his “The Magic of Jay Owenhouse”  illusion spectacular. The show has been voted by audiences and critics alike

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Posted September 20, 2016in Web Exclusives

Spice Up Your Swing event to be held on Oct. 15

Step into swing — or spice up your swing dance technique — at our Spice Up Your Swing Smashup dance event, which will lift the roof all day and evening at the Des Moines Ballroom, 2745 Douglas Ave. in Des Moines. Classes include switching roles, involving the skills of dance

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Posted September 20, 2016in Web Exclusives

Johnston resident appointed to Grassroots Legislative Task Force

Deb Nelson, branch office administrator for the Johnston office of Edward Jones, recently was appointed to the firm’s Branch Office Administrators (BOA) Grassroots Legislative Task Force. The group is dedicated to raising the issues on the minds of individual investors to local, state and national lawmakers. As a task force

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