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Mile posts: Items on Ironman 70.3 race, Katy Jermann, Tyler Jermann, Pasca Myers, Will Norris, Stan Linton, Austin O'Brien - Des Moines Register

Mile posts: Items on Ironman 70.3 race, Katy Jermann, Tyler Jermann, Pasca Myers, Will Norris, Stan Linton, Austin O'Brien  Des Moines Register

This is a great consolation prize. Des Moines was passed over as a host for a new Ironman Triathlon by race officials on June 12. Iowa's capital city was beaten ...

Published on 25 June 2019 | 8:22 am


Stop Rx Greed Campaign Stops in Des Moines - Public News Service

Stop Rx Greed Campaign Stops in Des Moines  Public News Service

DES MOINES, Iowa — Americans pay the highest prescription drug prices in the world, according to AARP, which says it's time for Americans to demand that ...

Published on 25 June 2019 | 7:06 am


Des Moines family looks back at trying year after floods - Local 5 - WeAreIowa.com

Des Moines family looks back at trying year after floods  Local 5 - WeAreIowa.com

DES MOINES - We're approaching the one-year anniversary of the major flooding that happened around Des Moines.

Published on 25 June 2019 | 3:22 am


Alleged Assault Against Des Moines Umpire Called ‘Embarrassing’ by Witnesses - WHO TV Des Moines

Alleged Assault Against Des Moines Umpire Called ‘Embarrassing’ by Witnesses  WHO TV Des Moines

DES MOINES, Iowa -- Regardless of the ball being fair or foul, Rae Ann Smith says it was clear that Lance Ulrich crossed a line. "He was swearing at him, saying ...

Published on 25 June 2019 | 2:29 am


Construction of a Le Mars-to-Sioux City bike trail is set to begin in 2020 - Des Moines Register

Construction of a Le Mars-to-Sioux City bike trail is set to begin in 2020  Des Moines Register

SIOUX CITY, Ia. — Work on a proposed multimillion-dollar trail connecting Sioux City and Le Mars is expected to begin next year. The Plywood trail, linking ...

Published on 24 June 2019 | 11:47 pm


Iowa's voter ID law trial begins: Opposing lawyers emphasize unnecessary hurdles and election integrity - DesMoinesRegister.com

Iowa's voter ID law trial begins: Opposing lawyers emphasize unnecessary hurdles and election integrity  DesMoinesRegister.com

Among those set to testify in the 10-day trial are county auditors, Iowa voters, political science professors, and an Iowa State University student.

Published on 24 June 2019 | 11:34 pm


Low gas prices worth the trip for metro drivers - KCCI Des Moines

Low gas prices worth the trip for metro drivers  KCCI Des Moines

A matter of a few miles can save Des Moines-area drivers 40-cents or more on every gallon of gas. Less expensive gas east of the metro is not a secret to every.

Published on 24 June 2019 | 11:33 pm


Developer gets first OK on $8M proposal to transform former Franklin Junior High into hotel, entertainment venue - Des Moines Register

Developer gets first OK on $8M proposal to transform former Franklin Junior High into hotel, entertainment venue  Des Moines Register

Correction: The Des Moines City Council must vote two more times to formally approve Jeff Young's rezoning request. The development team behind a major ...

Published on 24 June 2019 | 11:14 pm


Milo throws biggest little Fourth of July party in Warren County - Des Moines Register

Milo throws biggest little Fourth of July party in Warren County  Des Moines Register

Warren County residents have plenty of choices when it comes to Fourth of July celebrations. Here's a run-down of all the activities you don't want to miss.

Published on 24 June 2019 | 11:08 pm


IRONMAN bringing events to Des Moines - Local 5 - WeAreIowa.com

IRONMAN bringing events to Des Moines  Local 5 - WeAreIowa.com

DES MOINES - IRONMAN is bringing events to Des Moines as a new multi-year host venue, starting with the 2020 IRONMAN 70.3 North American ...

Published on 24 June 2019 | 10:31 pm


Des Moines Public Schools on board with Dan Sabers' classification model - The Gazette

Des Moines Public Schools on board with Dan Sabers' classification model  The Gazette

Iowa's largest district has sent resolution to IHSAA, IGHSAU seeking a system based on more than enrollment. Iowa City West's Trumell Roberts (6) holds off ...

Published on 24 June 2019 | 10:11 pm


Here's where you can cool off with boozy ice cream cocktails in the Des Moines metro - Des Moines Register

Here's where you can cool off with boozy ice cream cocktails in the Des Moines metro  Des Moines Register

Frozen drinks are hard to beat during the hot weather. And there are plenty of places in Des Moines serving an arsenal of refreshing margaritas, daiquiris and ...

Published on 24 June 2019 | 9:58 pm


Warren County Courthouse project should break ground in August - Des Moines Register

Warren County Courthouse project should break ground in August  Des Moines Register

Demolition of the former courthouse is on schedule and should be completed in July with the new building breaking ground in August.

Published on 24 June 2019 | 9:52 pm


Crow Tow Has Increased Vehicles Following Weekend Flooding in Des Moines - WHO TV Des Moines

Crow Tow Has Increased Vehicles Following Weekend Flooding in Des Moines  WHO TV Des Moines

DES MOINES, Iowa -- Heavy rain flooded roadways over the weekend and stranded some people in their cars. It made for a busy day for first responders and ...

Published on 24 June 2019 | 9:50 pm


Nearly 400 arts educators gather for inaugural education summit - Des Moines Register

Nearly 400 arts educators gather for inaugural education summit  Des Moines Register

The event was organized by the nonprofit Iowa Alliance for Arts Education, the Iowa Department of Education and the Iowa Arts Council.

Published on 24 June 2019 | 8:57 pm


Stew's Smoke Shack BBQ continues to be closed after owner's sudden passing - Des Moines Register

Stew's Smoke Shack BBQ continues to be closed after owner's sudden passing  Des Moines Register

After the tragic and sudden loss of its owner, this beloved barbecue spot in the Drake neighborhood continues to be closed.

Published on 24 June 2019 | 8:36 pm


Des Moines Metro Opera Grand Opening Coming - KNIA / KRLS Radio

Des Moines Metro Opera Grand Opening Coming  KNIA / KRLS Radio

The Indianola-based Des Moines Metro Opera is preparing for the grand opening of their renovated and expanded Lauridson Opera Center headquarters this ...

Published on 24 June 2019 | 8:02 pm


View All Photos Photos: 2019 Des Moines Register Sports Awards VIPs with Kurt Warner 10 hours - DesMoinesRegister.com

View All Photos Photos: 2019 Des Moines Register Sports Awards VIPs with Kurt Warner 10 hours  DesMoinesRegister.com

Super Bowl champion and NFL Hall of Famer Kurt Warner takes photos with visitors at the VIP meet and greet Friday, June 21, 2019, at the Des Moines Register ...

Published on 24 June 2019 | 6:38 pm


$63 million project near Drake University would include apartments, townhomes, remodeled Varsity Theatre - Des Moines Register

$63 million project near Drake University would include apartments, townhomes, remodeled Varsity Theatre  Des Moines Register

Drake University is selling land it owns east of its campus for a $63 million development that would include apartments, townhomes, commercial/retail space and ...

Published on 24 June 2019 | 6:00 pm


Arby's chooses Des Moines market to test new chicken wraps - Des Moines Register

Arby's chooses Des Moines market to test new chicken wraps  Des Moines Register

Arby's fans in the Des Moines metro and the surrounding area can try three new slow-roasted chicken wraps being tested for its "Market *Fresh*" menu.

Published on 24 June 2019 | 5:36 pm


Will he sign in 2019 or 2020? Either way, N'Faly Dante says Iowa State is in the mix - Des Moines Register

Will he sign in 2019 or 2020? Either way, N'Faly Dante says Iowa State is in the mix  Des Moines Register

"The team, they're always together," Dante said of the Cyclones. "Any time I went there to play, all of them are together. They play together, have a fun time."

Published on 24 June 2019 | 4:53 pm


Catch Des Moines holds Ironman rally today - Business Record

Catch Des Moines holds Ironman rally today  Business Record

Catch Des Moines plans a rally at 4:45 p.m. today at Cowles Commons to honor the community support for the campaign to host an Ironman event in Des ...

Published on 24 June 2019 | 3:51 pm


Des Moines Arts Festival - Local 5 - WeAreIowa.com

Des Moines Arts Festival  Local 5 - WeAreIowa.com

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Published on 24 June 2019 | 3:16 pm


Shane Mauss brings ‘smart comedy’ to Des Moines - Des Moines Register

Shane Mauss brings ‘smart comedy’ to Des Moines  Des Moines Register

This will be Mauss' third visit to Iowa's capital city, which was one of his first stops when he began experimenting with his stand-up science show.

Published on 24 June 2019 | 3:09 pm


Des Moines softball player arrested for allegedly assaulting umpire after ‘bad call’ - WDAF FOX4 Kansas City

Des Moines softball player arrested for allegedly assaulting umpire after ‘bad call’  WDAF FOX4 Kansas City

DES MOINES, Iowa – Police have released the name of a man arrested Sunday after allegedly assaulting an umpire at a softball game over a foul ball call, ...

Published on 24 June 2019 | 3:01 pm


Artist Amy Putney Koenig at Art Week Des Moines - Local 5 - WeAreIowa.com

Artist Amy Putney Koenig at Art Week Des Moines  Local 5 - WeAreIowa.com

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Published on 24 June 2019 | 2:16 pm


Record attendance expected at the Des Moines Arts Festival - Radio Iowa

Record attendance expected at the Des Moines Arts Festival  Radio Iowa

Organizers of the Des Moines Arts Festival are expecting the largest-ever crowd this coming weekend as they anticipate breaking a quarter-million visitors over ...

Published on 24 June 2019 | 2:07 pm


Tow companies remove vehicles after flash flood - KCCI Des Moines

Tow companies remove vehicles after flash flood  KCCI Des Moines

After last night's flash floods, many cars were left to be towed with multiple mechanical problems. Randy Crow owner of Crow Tow gave KCCI's Beau Bowman ...

Published on 24 June 2019 | 2:19 am


Softball Player Arrested in Des Moines for Allegedly Assaulting Umpire After ‘Bad Call’ - WHO TV Des Moines

Softball Player Arrested in Des Moines for Allegedly Assaulting Umpire After ‘Bad Call’  WHO TV Des Moines

DES MOINES, Iowa -- A softball game in Des Moines took an unexpected turn Sunday when a player allegedly assaulted the umpire after a “bad call.” Take a ...

Published on 24 June 2019 | 1:57 am


Alcohol, speed considered factors in fatal motorcycle crash near Atlantic - Des Moines Register

Alcohol, speed considered factors in fatal motorcycle crash near Atlantic  Des Moines Register

Alcohol and speed are considered to be factors in a fatal motorcycle accident that killed an Omaha man early Saturday morning. Aaron Newton, 44, of Omaha ...

Published on 23 June 2019 | 8:20 pm


Des Moines Police: Over 100 Reports of Stranded Vehicles in Flooded Roads Overnight - WHO TV Des Moines

Des Moines Police: Over 100 Reports of Stranded Vehicles in Flooded Roads Overnight  WHO TV Des Moines

DES MOINES, Iowa -- Des Moines police and fire crews responded to over 100 reports of cars and people stranded on flooded roadways overnight. This total ...

Published on 23 June 2019 | 8:14 pm


Storm Damage Keeping Des Moines Homeowners Busy With Cleanup - WHO TV Des Moines

Storm Damage Keeping Des Moines Homeowners Busy With Cleanup  WHO TV Des Moines

DES MOINES, Iowa -- Instead of birds chirping, many people along Hickman Road in Des Moines woke up to a different noise Sunday morning: a chainsaw.

Published on 23 June 2019 | 7:32 pm


'They will make me the best person': Fast-rising Iowa QB Hunter Dekkers commits to the Cyclones - Des Moines Register

'They will make me the best person': Fast-rising Iowa QB Hunter Dekkers commits to the Cyclones  Des Moines Register

Hunter Dekkers, a fast-rising signal-caller out of West Sioux, announced his commitment to the Cyclones via Twitter on Sunday.

Published on 23 June 2019 | 6:15 pm


Shawn Mendes dazzles Des Moines Saturday night - Des Moines Register

Shawn Mendes dazzles Des Moines Saturday night  Des Moines Register

Mendes' mostly female teen and preteen fans were out in droves Saturday night, with 12122 of them packing Wells Fargo Arena in downtown Des Moines.

Published on 23 June 2019 | 6:08 pm


Severe weather: More rain expected while Des Moines River floods following last night's flash floods - Des Moines Register

Severe weather: More rain expected while Des Moines River floods following last night's flash floods  Des Moines Register

Update: The National Weather *Service* reported 4 inches of rain fell on Des Moines Saturday night with more expected to come. Following a night of flash ...

Published on 23 June 2019 | 2:55 am


Thunderstorms soak Des Moines area; vehicles trapped in water - Des Moines Register

Thunderstorms soak Des Moines area; vehicles trapped in water  Des Moines Register

The National Weather *Service* issued a flash flood warning for Polk and Warren counties, including the capital city and suburbs, until 12:45 a.m. Sunday.

Published on 23 June 2019 | 2:50 am


'Think about the person you want to be,' Kurt Warner tells Iowa preps at 2019 Sports Awards - Des Moines Register

'Think about the person you want to be,' Kurt Warner tells Iowa preps at 2019 Sports Awards  Des Moines Register

Kurt Warner headlined the 2019 Register Sports awards and talked to Iowa high school athletes about his journey to NFL stardom.

Published on 22 June 2019 | 8:44 pm


Former Iowa State president Steven Leath out as Auburn University president - DesMoinesRegister.com

Former Iowa State president Steven Leath out as Auburn University president  DesMoinesRegister.com

Steven Leath, former Iowa State University president, is out as Auburn University president after two years on the job. He and members of the Alabama school's ...

Published on 22 June 2019 | 8:00 pm


Sports Awards: Meet the Register's high school Athletes of the Year for 2018-19 - Des Moines Register

Sports Awards: Meet the Register's high school Athletes of the Year for 2018-19  Des Moines Register

The Register announced the top performers in each of our 21 All-Iowa teams and honored Special Olympics participants and our I AM SPORT and Courage ...

Published on 22 June 2019 | 2:30 am


Police: Iowa man stabbed, groped Des Moines woman during violent robbery - Des Moines Register

Police: Iowa man stabbed, groped Des Moines woman during violent robbery  Des Moines Register

Jake Peitzman was booked into the Polk County Jail for assault with intent to commit sexual abuse — bodily injury and first-degree robbery.

Published on 22 June 2019 | 2:19 am


Iowa man charged with murder after girlfriend's 4-month-old suffers brain bleed and dies - Des Moines Register

Iowa man charged with murder after girlfriend's 4-month-old suffers brain bleed and dies  Des Moines Register

The baby died in a Des Moines hospital Friday. The charge against Johnny Dale Jr.'s has been upgraded to first-degree murder, according to the DPS.

Published on 22 June 2019 | 12:08 am


'We lost someone unique': Family remembers man in fatal motorcycle crash - Des Moines Register

'We lost someone unique': Family remembers man in fatal motorcycle crash  Des Moines Register

Suddenly, over a hundred people and about 60 motorcycles were at the home Michael "Tony" Rushing to support of his family after his death.

Published on 21 June 2019 | 11:05 pm


Iowa State University sorority placed on probation for hazing incident - Des Moines Register

Iowa State University sorority placed on probation for hazing incident  Des Moines Register

The group is still allowed to operate on campus, but the deferred suspension means further violations could result in suspension.

Published on 21 June 2019 | 10:51 pm


Des Moines to have largest skatepark in the U.S. - Local 5 - WeAreIowa.com

Des Moines to have largest skatepark in the U.S.  Local 5 - WeAreIowa.com

DES MOINES - The new Lauridsen Skatepark is coming soon to downtown Des Moines right along the Des Moines river.

Published on 21 June 2019 | 10:43 pm


Iowa man charged with kidnapping, sex abuse 2 years after tying woman up in cemetery and raping her - Des Moines Register

Iowa man charged with kidnapping, sex abuse 2 years after tying woman up in cemetery and raping her  Des Moines Register

An Iowa man has been charged in the 2017 kidnapping and assault of a woman in Des Moines.

Published on 21 June 2019 | 7:50 pm


Woman faces 10 years in prison in January kidnapping, 'torture' of Iowa man; 3 other suspects await fate - DesMoinesRegister.com

Woman faces 10 years in prison in January kidnapping, 'torture' of Iowa man; 3 other suspects await fate  DesMoinesRegister.com

Heaven Mott, 19, of Des Moines, was sentenced Wednesday to 10 years in prison after she pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit a forcible felony.

Published on 21 June 2019 | 7:27 pm


Casey's looks to automation to address labor shortage faced by rural Iowa employers - Des Moines Register

Casey's looks to automation to address labor shortage faced by rural Iowa employers  Des Moines Register

Ordering kiosks and self-checkout options could be coming to Casey's stores in rural Iowa.

Published on 21 June 2019 | 7:11 pm


Police: Man shot in Drake neighborhood drive-by expected to survive - Des Moines Register

Police: Man shot in Drake neighborhood drive-by expected to survive  Des Moines Register

A man was shot in the leg Thursday in the city's Drake neighborhood, police say. Sgt. Paul Parizek, a spokesman with Des Moines police, said the 25-year-old ...

Published on 20 June 2019 | 11:41 pm


Nitrates in drinking water may be tied to 300 cases of cancer in Iowa each year, study shows - Des Moines Register

Nitrates in drinking water may be tied to 300 cases of cancer in Iowa each year, study shows  Des Moines Register

"What can we do in the way in which we manage our land and water to limit nitrate exposure," given new evidence of risks, environmental engineer says.

Published on 20 June 2019 | 10:48 pm


Slipknot is releasing its own whiskey on the same day as the band's Iowa State Fair concert - Des Moines Register

Slipknot is releasing its own whiskey on the same day as the band's Iowa State Fair concert  Des Moines Register

Slipknot recently announced its partnership with Cedar Ridge Distillery in Swisher in the release of its own craft spirit, No. 9 Iowa Whiskey.

Published on 20 June 2019 | 6:34 pm


Des Moines Metro Welcoming New Residents with GDMP Event - WHO TV Des Moines

Des Moines Metro Welcoming New Residents with GDMP Event  WHO TV Des Moines

DES MOINES, Iowa -- For its size, Des Moines is growing faster than Chicago, Kansas City, and Minneapolis. Eleven-thousand people moved to the metro in ...

Published on 20 June 2019 | 5:27 pm


Des Moines Metro Opera mixes classics, innovation for summer festival - Des Moines Register

Des Moines Metro Opera mixes classics, innovation for summer festival  Des Moines Register

The 47th summer festival season of the Des Moines Metro Opera is on track for its best ticket sales ever, officials say.

Published on 20 June 2019 | 4:45 pm


Des Moines council must reject toothless, embarrassing racial profiling policy - Des Moines Register

Des Moines council must reject toothless, embarrassing racial profiling policy  Des Moines Register

The city administration's proposed ordinance to addresses racial profiling is generic and toothless.

Published on 20 June 2019 | 2:33 pm


USA Gymnastics Championships Coming to Des Moines - WHO TV Des Moines

USA Gymnastics Championships Coming to Des Moines  WHO TV Des Moines

DES MOINES, Iowa -- The 2020 Summer Olympics are just a year away and the qualifying tournaments are starting to begin. One of those tournaments is being ...

Published on 20 June 2019 | 12:27 pm


From 'chocolate milk' to clean water: Easter Lake is back open for swimming and boating - Des Moines Register

From 'chocolate milk' to clean water: Easter Lake is back open for swimming and boating  Des Moines Register

It's taken six years to dredge, drain and clean Easter Lake on Des Moines' south side. It's now open for recreation like swimming and boating.

Published on 20 June 2019 | 11:39 am


‘Blitz on Blight’ Program Underway in Des Moines - WHO TV Des Moines

‘Blitz on Blight’ Program Underway in Des Moines  WHO TV Des Moines

DES MOINES, Iowa -- Blighted homes are an eyesore -- they can bring about pests like rats, and they can drive your property value down. Now that the city of ...

Published on 20 June 2019 | 11:03 am


Tell us about your first time: Share your story with the Des Moines Storytellers Project - Des Moines Register

Tell us about your first time: Share your story with the Des Moines Storytellers Project  Des Moines Register

The Des Moines Storytellers Project is seeking true, first-person stories for the show "My First Time: The awkward enlightenment of coming of age."

Published on 19 June 2019 | 10:07 pm


PERSON FOUND: Des Moines police locate missing Pleasantville man - KCCI Des Moines

PERSON FOUND: Des Moines police locate missing Pleasantville man  KCCI Des Moines

Police said he is safe and well, and is being reunited with his caregivers.

Published on 19 June 2019 | 9:40 pm


Des Moines' historic house museums are unique but under-appreciated - Des Moines Register

Des Moines' historic house museums are unique but under-appreciated  Des Moines Register

Des Moines' historic house museums are a unique asset but our communities must do more to showcase and support them.

Published on 19 June 2019 | 9:27 pm


Des Moines Fire Station Out of Service For a Month - WHO TV Des Moines

Des Moines Fire Station Out of Service For a Month  WHO TV Des Moines

DES MOINES, Iowa -- When it comes to first response times, seconds can save lives. "It is a great benefit for our community to have one really close. This is an ...

Published on 19 June 2019 | 9:26 pm


Closed Des Moines restaurants: The metro lost these eateries during the first 6 months of 2019 - Des Moines Register

Closed Des Moines restaurants: The metro lost these eateries during the first 6 months of 2019  Des Moines Register

Foodies in the Des Moines metro have had plenty of new restaurants in 2019 to explore. But Des Moines also saw some eateries that closed their doors in the ...

Published on 19 June 2019 | 7:43 pm


Teacher pay: Des Moines educators stretch incomes to make rent - Des Moines Register

Teacher pay: Des Moines educators stretch incomes to make rent  Des Moines Register

Entry-level and mid-career teachers in Des Moines struggle to afford the median cost of rent, according to a national analysis by USA TODAY.

Published on 19 June 2019 | 6:02 pm


Police: Des Moines Mom Left Children, Ages 2 and 5, Home Alone - WHO TV Des Moines

Police: Des Moines Mom Left Children, Ages 2 and 5, Home Alone  WHO TV Des Moines

DES MOINES, Iowa – A Des Moines mother is facing felony charges after being accused of leaving her two young children home alone and without food or ...

Published on 19 June 2019 | 5:03 pm


'Astoundingly disrespectful': Residents pan Des Moines' racial profiling proposal - Des Moines Register

'Astoundingly disrespectful': Residents pan Des Moines' racial profiling proposal  Des Moines Register

Residents said the city's proposal doesn't go far enough to limit racial profiling by Des Moines police.

Published on 18 June 2019 | 11:41 pm


Another lawsuit alleging racial profiling filed against Des Moines officer - Des Moines Register

Another lawsuit alleging racial profiling filed against Des Moines officer  Des Moines Register

Another lawsuit has been filed claiming racial profiling by a Des Moines police officer who was removed from patrol last year after multiple black men raised that ...

Published on 18 June 2019 | 11:14 pm


Enjoy the cuisines of South America during this culinary tour of Des Moines - Des Moines Register

Enjoy the cuisines of South America during this culinary tour of Des Moines  Des Moines Register

South American restaurants have been popping up all over Des Moines — especially in the past year. And there's a new culinary tour of Des Moines that ...

Published on 18 June 2019 | 3:32 pm


Mother Has Unfinished Business Despite Son’s Racial Profiling Settlement With Des Moines - WHO TV Des Moines

Mother Has Unfinished Business Despite Son’s Racial Profiling Settlement With Des Moines  WHO TV Des Moines

DES MOINES, Iowa -- For Laural Clinton, money cannot heal her son's figurative wounds. "To mistreat them, it was degrading, it was disrespectful. Nobody ...

Published on 18 June 2019 | 2:32 am


Chick-fil-A opens grab-and-go kiosk in the Partnership Building in downtown Des Moines - Des Moines Register

Chick-fil-A opens grab-and-go kiosk in the Partnership Building in downtown Des Moines  Des Moines Register

Chick-fil-A opened a grab-and-go kiosk in the downtown Des Moines skywalk offering its original chicken sandwiches, chips and drinks.

Published on 17 June 2019 | 9:26 pm


911 delays of up to 3 minutes haunt Des Moines emergency responders. A fix is not yet in sight. - Des Moines Register

911 delays of up to 3 minutes haunt Des Moines emergency responders. A fix is not yet in sight.  Des Moines Register

Technical glitches between the brains of disparate computer-aided dispatch and radio systems in the Des Moines metro area cause delays from a few seconds ...

Published on 17 June 2019 | 9:17 pm


Pop star Shawn Mendes to play Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines this week - DesMoinesRegister.com

Pop star Shawn Mendes to play Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines this week  DesMoinesRegister.com

Canada's breakout pop star is headed to Des Moines' largest stage.

Published on 17 June 2019 | 5:51 am


It's lit: Des Moines' nighttime basketball league fosters community under the lights - Des Moines Register

It's lit: Des Moines' nighttime basketball league fosters community under the lights  Des Moines Register

Summer City Hoops gives kids an opportunity to stay active and interact with police during the summer.

Published on 16 June 2019 | 10:37 pm


Police: 4 family members shot, killed in West Des Moines - Fox News

Police: 4 family members shot, killed in West Des Moines  Fox News

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – Relatives discovered the bodies of four family members, including two children, with gunshot wounds at their home in central Iowa, ...

Published on 16 June 2019 | 3:37 pm


Kemin Industries, a large Des Moines employer, aims to reach 80% of the world's population by 2042 - Des Moines Register

Kemin Industries, a large Des Moines employer, aims to reach 80% of the world's population by 2042  Des Moines Register

"From sunrise to sunset, a person may have eggs for breakfast, feed their pet, wear jeans, take a supplement and purchase bakery items or meat at the market ...

Published on 16 June 2019 | 3:00 pm


Des Moines drive-by shooting puts 6 in hospitals Sunday morning - Des Moines Register

Des Moines drive-by shooting puts 6 in hospitals Sunday morning  Des Moines Register

A drive-by shooting left six victims hospitalized early Sunday morning, according to a press release. Des Moines police responded to reports of a shooting at ...

Published on 16 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Police: 4 bodies found with gunshot wounds at West Des Moines home - Des Moines Register

Police: 4 bodies found with gunshot wounds at West Des Moines home  Des Moines Register

Authorities are investigating the deaths of four individuals found Saturday in a West Des Moines home. All four suffered gunshot wounds, police said.

Published on 15 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Des Moines Delivery Business Damaged in Early Morning Fire - WHO TV Des Moines

Des Moines Delivery Business Damaged in Early Morning Fire  WHO TV Des Moines

DES MOINES, Iowa – Firefighters were called to the east side of Des Moines early Friday morning after a fire was reported outside a business. Lt. Chris Bolton ...

Published on 14 June 2019 | 11:30 am


Police searching for driver who struck, seriously injured Des Moines pedestrian - Des Moines Register

Police searching for driver who struck, seriously injured Des Moines pedestrian  Des Moines Register

Police are looking for a driver who hit and seriously injured a Des Moines man Thursday night, then fled the scene.

Published on 14 June 2019 | 7:00 am


FBI agent whose career had bookends in Des Moines departs: 'It's been great' - Des Moines Register

FBI agent whose career had bookends in Des Moines departs: 'It's been great'  Des Moines Register

Former Special Agent in Charge for the FBI's Omaha Division Randy Thysse, 56, said May 22, 2019 in his West Des Moines office that he is happy to moving on ...

Published on 14 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Police: Iowa man threatened to kill father, fired dozens of shots in home while kids slept - Des Moines Register

Police: Iowa man threatened to kill father, fired dozens of shots in home while kids slept  Des Moines Register

Des Moines police were called about 11:30 p.m. Thursday to the 4000 block of Columbia Street because a man was firing shots inside his home.

Published on 14 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Des Moines Police Take Estimated $235,000 Off Streets in Drug Bust - WHO TV Des Moines

Des Moines Police Take Estimated $235,000 Off Streets in Drug Bust  WHO TV Des Moines

DES MOINES, Iowa --On Wednesday police arrested 27 year-old Des Moines resident Jean Raoul Descolline. The raid comes after multiple raids were carried ...

Published on 14 June 2019 | 7:00 am


The once and future flag: How a neglected symbol of Des Moines is making a comeback thanks to one local family - Des Moines Register

The once and future flag: How a neglected symbol of Des Moines is making a comeback thanks to one local family  Des Moines Register

Emily and Mason Kessinger are the couple behind a personal crusade to restore Des Moines' flag and make it into the symbol of unity it never quite became.

Published on 13 June 2019 | 7:00 am


The Des Moines Social Club Is In Financial Hot Water - WHO TV Des Moines

The Des Moines Social Club Is In Financial Hot Water  WHO TV Des Moines

DES MOINES, Iowa-- In five years, the Des Moines Social Club has gone through almost as many executive directors and lost millions in revenue. The Des ...

Published on 13 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Police: Estimated $235K worth of drugs found in Des Moines man's bedroom closet - Des Moines Register

Police: Estimated $235K worth of drugs found in Des Moines man's bedroom closet  Des Moines Register

Des Moines police found $235000 worth of drugs after searching the home of a Des Moines man, they say.

Published on 13 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Local West Des Moines Daycare Warns Others About Car Part Thieves - WHO TV Des Moines

Local West Des Moines Daycare Warns Others About Car Part Thieves  WHO TV Des Moines

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa -- Lil Scholars Too daycare doesn't have a way to transport kids because someone stole the catalytic converters off both of their vans.

Published on 13 June 2019 | 7:00 am


More than 25 hot new restaurants have opened in the Des Moines metro so far in 2019 - Des Moines Register

More than 25 hot new restaurants have opened in the Des Moines metro so far in 2019  Des Moines Register

The first half of 2019 saw at least 25 new restaurants opening in the Des Moines metro. And some restaurants opened new locations or rebranded.

Published on 13 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Enjoy a full week of events celebrating sudsy beverages during Des Moines Beer Week - Des Moines Register

Enjoy a full week of events celebrating sudsy beverages during Des Moines Beer Week  Des Moines Register

Des Moines Beer Week kicks off on June 14 and includes a week full of events and activities centered around one of Iowa's favorite pastimes. Beer.

Published on 12 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Police: Iowa woman was drunk when her car crashed into man on ATV, crushing his pelvis - Des Moines Register

Police: Iowa woman was drunk when her car crashed into man on ATV, crushing his pelvis  Des Moines Register

Misty Sorter has been charged will willful injury causing in serious injury, OWI, second offense and intimidation with a deadly weapon.

Published on 12 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Des Moines bar owner compares city to bullies, sues Des Moines for $12.5 million - Des Moines Register

Des Moines bar owner compares city to bullies, sues Des Moines for $12.5 million  Des Moines Register

A pair of Des Moines bar owners say the city is unfairly targeting their East Village business, comparing some city staff to schoolyard bullies determined to see ...

Published on 12 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Des Moines Social Club's current funding is not sustainable, according to board - Des Moines Register

Des Moines Social Club's current funding is not sustainable, according to board  Des Moines Register

The Des Moines Social Club, a nonprofit organization and entertainment venue dedicated to the local arts community, is facing some financial struggles, ...

Published on 11 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Iowa DOT: Portions of west mixmaster near Des Moines, Iowa Highway 5 to close during Tuesday rush hour - Des Moines Register

Iowa DOT: Portions of west mixmaster near Des Moines, Iowa Highway 5 to close during Tuesday rush hour  Des Moines Register

Iowa Department of Transportation plans to close parts of the west mixmaster near Des Moines as well as portions of Iowa Highway 5 on Tuesday, according to ...

Published on 11 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Des Moines leads the way in statewide historic preservation projects, Iowa agency says - Des Moines Register

Des Moines leads the way in statewide historic preservation projects, Iowa agency says  Des Moines Register

Restoration of the iconic gold dome of the Iowa State Capitol, a Woodland Heights home built in 1913 and the Younkers Tea Room are among the Des Moines ...

Published on 11 June 2019 | 7:00 am


5 protesters arrested outside Trump fundraiser in central Iowa - Des Moines Register

5 protesters arrested outside Trump fundraiser in central Iowa  Des Moines Register

Five protesters outside a fundraiser for President Donald Trump were arrested Tuesday in West Des Moines. West Des Moines police Capt. Jody Hayes said at ...

Published on 11 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Calling all Hello Kitty fans: The Hello Kitty Cafe Truck is coming to West Des Moines - Des Moines Register

Calling all Hello Kitty fans: The Hello Kitty Cafe Truck is coming to West Des Moines  Des Moines Register

The Hello Kitty Cafe Truck will appear in West Des Moines on June 15, the first time the sweet treat and retail truck will make a stop in the metro.

Published on 10 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Police release ID of man who died in downtown Des Moines motorcycle crash - DesMoinesRegister.com

Police release ID of man who died in downtown Des Moines motorcycle crash  DesMoinesRegister.com

A man hospitalized Sunday after his motorcycle collided with an SUV in downtown Des Moines has died, officials said. Michael Rushing, 50, of Des Moines, was ...

Published on 10 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Des Moines has one of the lowest numbers of non-drinkers in the country, this report says - Des Moines Register

Des Moines has one of the lowest numbers of non-drinkers in the country, this report says  Des Moines Register

Out of 100 largest U.S. cities, Des Moines ranks 9th in lowest number of non-drinkers, according to study by Alcohol.org.

Published on 7 June 2019 | 7:00 am


8 charged in cocaine, marijuana trafficking in Des Moines, federal prosecutors say - Des Moines Register

8 charged in cocaine, marijuana trafficking in Des Moines, federal prosecutors say  Des Moines Register

Eight people have been charged in connection with trafficking cocaine and marijuana, federal prosecutors said in a news release Thursday. Des Moines police ...

Published on 6 June 2019 | 7:00 am


50 Best Restaurants in Des Moines: 2019 edition - Des Moines Register

50 Best Restaurants in Des Moines: 2019 edition  Des Moines Register

This list of 50 Best Restaurants represents everything we love about the diverse dining scene of Des Moines including local and international cuisine.

Published on 5 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Des Moines building code sets minimum home sizes, requires garage, basement - Des Moines Register

Des Moines building code sets minimum home sizes, requires garage, basement  Des Moines Register

An update to the zoning code sets minimum home sizes and requires a garage and full basement, which would drive up construction costs.

Published on 27 May 2019 | 7:00 am








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