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5 Free Things To Do In Des Moines, Iowa

AP | BARBARA RODRIGUEZ | Posted 09.16.2014 | Travel

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Nestled in the middle of Iowa, surrounded by miles of rolling hills green with corn and soybeans, is the capital city of Des...

The Upside Of Moving In High School

Anne Hilker | Posted 01.23.2014 | Teen
Anne Hilker

My sisters and I sat around this table one Wednesday night and we received the news of a lifetime: "We are moving to Iowa!" I should have seen the news coming.

The Top Metropolises Of US Route 6

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 10.17.2012 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

When you think of two-lane highways, you probably imagine small towns, tidy little main streets, undulating ribbons of asphalt through forehead-high corn fields: the picture-perfect road trip. But Route 6 passes through some great cities, too.

'Communist Indoctrination' High School Worksheets Sparks Outrage

Posted 04.06.2012 | Education

Roosevelt High School in Des Moines, Iowa is receiving criticism for one class assignment on the Cold War. Based on a worksheet handed out in a social...

Frontier Airlines adding nonstops to Des Moines

Denver Business Journal | Denver Business Journal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Frontier Airlines said Wednesday it is adding nonstop service between Denver International Airport and Des Moines, Iowa, on Oct. 24. (RJET) ...

Bruce Springsteen plays Incident and Rosalita back-to-back in Iowa

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A very rare event took place at the Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band show on Monday night at the Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines, Iowa. &nb...

Chris A. Deming

Glenwood Springs Post Independent | Post Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Chris A. Deming was born in Des Moines, IA on April 8, 1949, and left this earth on Sept. 6, 2009 from complications following pancreatic cancer surge...

Queeries: Going to Get Married in Iowa?

Steven Petrow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Steven Petrow

Who pops the question? Among straights, traditionally it's been the guy who asks the girl, but even that's evolved in recent years. For same-sex couples, we're not burdened by any such traditions.

Iowa Gay Marriage: State Becomes 3rd Where Gays Can Legally Wed

AP | AMY LORENTZEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

DES MOINES, Iowa — Same-sex couples in Iowa began holding hastily planned weddings Monday as the state became the third to allow gay marriage, a...

Gay Iowans: We Never Were Ironic

Johnathan Wilber | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Johnathan Wilber

It's certainly a funny day to be a gay Iowan. When you leave the Midwest, you'd better be prepared to renounce your allegiance to your home state.

Gay Marriages Expected To Begin In Iowa April 24

AP | AMY LORENTZEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

DES MOINES, Iowa — Gay marriage, seemingly the province of the nation's two coasts, is just weeks away from becoming a reality in the heartland ...

Iowa Gay Marriage Ban Ruled Unconstitutional

AP | AMY LORENTZEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

DES MOINES, Iowa — Iowa's Supreme Court legalized gay marriage Friday in a unanimous and emphatic decision that makes Iowa the third state _ and...

2008 Ranked As Nicest Campaign Season In Years

KansasCity.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

DES MOINES, Iowa | Welcome to the (mostly) polite campaign. If you think politics these days is all about flinging mud, downgrading the other guy and...