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Renters Are Mostly Screwed. Here’s A City That’s Actually Affordable.

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 12.22.2015 | Business

Nearly half of Americans who rent are spending more on housing than they can afford, according to a report released this week. But it’s still possib...

Here Are Some Of The Best Photos Of Politicans At The Iowa State Fair

The Huffington Post | Dhyana Taylor | Posted 08.19.2015 | Politics

Politicians from both sides of the aisle converged on the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines this week, aiming to appeal to voters in the first-in-the-nati...

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. For th...

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.

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.

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...