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Posted August 12, 2015in Community Cover Story, Greene County

Back to school

A huge move toward right-sizing one school district, work on better aligning curriculum with requirements and student needs, and new teachers will be part of the school year that begins […]

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Posted August 12, 2015in Community Cover Story, West Des Moines

Home away from home

There’s nothing like seeing and experiencing Iowa and America in a recreational vehicle, say RV owners in West Des Moines. A cushier alternative to roughing it in a tent, it […]

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Posted August 05, 2015in Adel, Community Cover Story

Corn by the ton

A record number of vendors and sponsors, plus a kids’ fun run, the new Adel firetruck and the Mercy One emergency medical helicopter await those who attend the 36th annual […]

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Posted August 05, 2015in Community Cover Story, Johnston

Home away from home

For some, there’s just nothing better than setting out in search of adventure in the great outdoors. That’s why approximately 8.9 million households in the U.S. have some sort of […]

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Posted August 05, 2015in Community Cover Story, Perry

Preparing for school

Academic proficiency, construction, roofing and upgraded technology are all buzz-words used to describe the preparation for the upcoming school year and what Perry-area students can expect once classes begin. Student […]

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Posted August 05, 2015in Community Cover Story, Clear Lake

Antiques in the Square

Memories come alive when objects of the past reappear. They have stories to tell, these treasures in the attic. Flea market fanatics, antique lovers and garage sale sleuths know it’s […]

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Posted August 05, 2015in Ames, Community Cover Story

Home away from home

There’s nothing like being on the open road. While the beautiful scenery, culture and community of Ames offers great appeal, some residents can never let go of that love for […]

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Posted August 05, 2015in Community Cover Story, Email blast, Urbandale

Economic Growth

Urbandale is on fire. No need to call the fire department, however, because this is the kind of fire you want to continue to fuel. Businesses are popping up all […]

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Posted July 22, 2015in Community Cover Story, Beaverdale

Home away from home

Camping has been part of Kirk Byars’ life as far back as he remembers, which is probably why wife, Kathy, says: “It’s his thing.” Childhood summers for Kirk Byars were […]

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Posted July 22, 2015in Community Cover Story, Waukee

It takes a village

There was a time a few generations ago when people stayed close to home. They had children, and there was family nearby to help out in a pinch. Moms and […]

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