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Valley Students Ask District for Change to Facility Rental Policy

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — Outraged by a Dowling Catholic High School decision to not hire a gay substitute teacher full-time, students at Valley High School are asking West Des Moines school board members to reconsider how they rent a football stadium the private school uses. 517 more words


His Name started with K

Funny thing, how memory works.  One minute, I’m reading a blog post about a Dad ruminating over his daughter’s first crush, and the next minute I’m back in my own youth – when everything was sharp and important and fresh and new and – well, you get the drift.  963 more words

Illinois peeps, check out - Today in Politics: Baltimore Riots and Same-Sex Marriage Share Center Stage

The country is waking to an extraordinary split-screen reality, as oral arguments in the landmark Supreme Court case on same-sex marriage are juxtaposing with the riots raging in Baltimore.. 8 more words


Fong's Pizza Opens Ankeny Location Tuesday

ANKENY, Iowa — A favorite downtown Des Moines pizza joint is expanding to Ankeny.

Fong’s Pizza opens its second location at the District at Prairie Trail at 11:00 a.m. 72 more words


Workers Memorial Day Honors Lives Lost on the Job

DES MOINES, Iowa — Tuesday Iowans will remember workers that died while on the job.

The Workers Memorial Day ceremony is scheduled for 11:00 a.m. at the State Capitol, West Terrace Lawn. 41 more words


Des Moines Public Schools Use ‘Lion King’ to Teach Arts

DES MOINES, Iowa — A new partnership with Des Moines Public Schools and the Des Moines Performing Arts Center is using Disney’s The Lion King… 226 more words


Paid Notice: Deaths MILLER, HARVEY by Unknown Author

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MILLER–Harvey. UJA-Federation of New York mourns the passing of Harvey Miller, beloved husband of Ruth, to whom he was married for 60 years. 31 more words

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