Authorities say a man who drove around a Des Moines suburb and randomly opened fire is charged with attempted murder. Pleasant Hill Public Information Officer Adam Choat says 32-year-old Pete Jason Polson faces several charges stemming from Monday morning's shootings, including two counts of attempted murder.
Star Tribune, Mon, Nov 17 2014 @ 06:42 PM
Santa will be at the Brenton Skating Plaza from 5 to 6:30 p.m. You will be able to find him roaming around East Village afterwards. If you don't want to deal with the winter weather, Ballet Des Moines will be performing scenes from the Nutcracker at LifeServe Blood Center throughout the evening.
WHO-TV Des Moines, Fri, Nov 21 2014 @ 08:32 AM
Steve Pinkley didn't know about the near-cult following Iowans have with pork tenderloins when he accepted his position as manager at Brick Street Market's Butler Cafe.
The Des Moines Register, Fri, Nov 21 2014 @ 03:00 AM
All right Trinity, I'm a black male, out of the closet 10 years and part of the gay underground ball culture, House of Miyake-Mugler to be exact. I've been to balls across the nation, yet never meet a white member of any house [Trinity, please tell me you saw "Paris is Burning"].
Q-Notes, Fri, Nov 21 2014 @ 01:52 AM
KCCI has learned a formal complaint has been filed against a well-known Methodist minister in Des Moines for performing a same-sex marriage. A KCCI exclusive tonight...we've learned a formal complaint has been filed against a well-known Methodist minister in Des Moines for performing a same sex marriage.
KCCI-TV Des Moines, Thu, Nov 20 2014 @ 07:34 PM
The Community Action Poverty Simulation is a unique tool that allows for participant's to role play the lives of low income families; from single parents trying to care for their children to senior citizens trying to maintain self-sufficiency on Social Security. West Des Moines Leadership Academy Chair, Amy Seidelman, says the effectiveness of the program on the participants leaves a lasting impression.
WHO-TV Des Moines, Thu, Nov 20 2014 @ 05:09 PM
DES MOINES, Iowa-Jim Webb, a former Secretary of the Navy and Democratic U.S. Senator from Virginia, became the first person to form an exploratory committee to run for president in 2016. The committee isn't a guarantee that Webb will run, but it is a serious step in that direction, as it now requires him to follow certain rules and guidelines regarding fundraising.
WHO-TV Des Moines, Thu, Nov 20 2014 @ 05:07 PM
Volunteers from First Class Credit Union, sponor of KIOA's "Vets of Valor" radiothon, take donation calls during the eight-hour radiothon for the Legion's Temporary Financial Assistance program held on Veterans Day in Des Moines, Iowa. The American Legion Department of Iowa recently showed how building relationships with community businesses can financially impact veterans and their families in a positive way at the local and national level.
American Legion Magazine, Thu, Nov 20 2014 @ 03:18 PM