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Emily Kinney of 'The Walking Dead' to perform at Wooly's

Emily Kinney of 'The Walking Dead' to perform at Wooly'sIf you're waiting to catch up on "The Walking Dead" once it hits networks, there's a spoiler or two in here.
  • Music
  • 1 hour, 24 minutes ago
Entertainment

Des Moines' Braggable Bracket

Des Moines' Braggable BracketAt this time next year, Des Moines will be welcoming thousands of NCAA fans to its first March Madness.
  • Entertainment
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Dining

The Emmenecker Challenge: 5 pounds of food

The Emmenecker Challenge: 5 pounds of foodWatch as Molly Schuyler breaks her own record, eating the Jethro’s Emmenecker Challenge in under three minutes.
  • Dining
  • 2 hours, 40 minutes ago
Entertainment

Why I hate barcades

Why I hate barcadesWhy, oh why, do so many people love those places?
  • Entertainment
  • 2 hours, 54 minutes ago
Events

26 photos: Great Pig Out at the Social Club

26 photos: Great Pig Out at the Social ClubGuests including Mary Beth Aguire, 31, and Adam Mitchell, 28, get food Sunday, March 29, 2015, during the Great Pig Out celebrating the opening of the Des Moines Social Club's Culinary Loft in Des Moines.
  • Events
  • 7 hours, 29 minutes ago
Events

32 photos: Sully's 5K run

32 photos: Sully's 5K runRunners start Sunday, March 29, 2015, during the 32nd Annual Friendly Sons of St. Patrick 5K & 10K Run/Walk at Sully's Irish Pub in West Des Moines.
  • Events
  • 8 hours, 28 minutes ago
Events

37 photos: Bubble Ball 2015

37 photos: Bubble Ball 2015The Muses, Kennedy Elliott, 18, Kate Broderick, 16, Anne Teeling, 16, and Mandy Archer, 16, sing and perform Saturday, March 28, 2015, during the Child Serve Bubble Ball at Capital Square in Des Moines.
  • Events
  • 8 hours, 59 minutes ago
News

Des Moines Renaissance Faire grounds damaged by early morning fire

Des Moines Renaissance Faire grounds damaged by early morning fireAt least two structures were destroyed by the fire
  • News
  • 10 hours, 15 minutes ago
Entertainment

These Comicon costumes deserve their own awards

These Comicon costumes deserve their own awardsEmerald City Comicon costumes come in all shapes and sizes, so it's hard to pick favorites. However these stood out from the Seattle crowds for very specific reasons.
  • Entertainment
  • 13 hours, 7 minutes ago
Dining

Milk chocolate popular with the silent majority

Milk chocolate popular with the silent majorityMilk chocolate gets a bad rap, but many more people love it than they admit
  • Dining
  • 15 hours, 45 minutes ago
Tech

Facebook wants to be the center of your digital world

Facebook wants to be the center of your digital worldFacebook revealed a series of updates to its Messenger app and social network that could position the company at the center of your digital world. Video provided by Newsy
  • Tech
  • 4 days, 11 hours ago
Dining

Cooking school in Des Moines Social Club opens

Cooking school in Des Moines Social Club opensA year after opening, the Des Moines Social Club opens its culinary school
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  • 23 hours, 36 minutes ago
Music

Carrie Underwood shares adorable 1st photo of baby

Carrie Underwood shares adorable 1st photo of babyCarrie Underwood wowed her Instagram followers with an adorable photo of her newborn baby. She also used the social media post to give a shout-out to her hockey-playing husband.
  • Music
  • 1 day ago
Politics

Will lawmakers start making health care contributions?

Will lawmakers start making health care contributions?State workers will begin making monthly payments, reigniting talk of 'fairness' for legislators
  • Politics
  • 15 hours, 39 minutes ago
Finney's Metro Voice

Finney: Notes on Cownie, food trucks, 'Breakfast Club'

Finney: Notes on Cownie, food trucks, 'Breakfast Club'Columnist shares his opinions, whether you want them or not.
  • Finney's Metro Voice
  • 15 hours, 28 minutes ago
Entertainment

Symphony review: music for war and peace

Symphony review: music for war and peaceDes Moines Symphony shines through Shostakovich and Chopin.
  • Entertainment
  • 1 day, 9 hours ago
Entertainment

Best Bets: Things to do in April

Best Bets: Things to do in AprilSee what's happening in and around Des Moines during April.
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  • 1 day, 18 hours ago
Investigations

Iowa forfeiture: Who pays when law enforcement gets it wrong?

Iowa forfeiture: Who pays when law enforcement gets it wrong?Attorneys who successfully fight clients' forfeitures may be reimbursed by taxpayers.
  • Investigations
  • 1 day, 18 hours ago
Kyle Munson

Munson: Corn dogs, candidates and one bloody butter cow

Munson: Corn dogs, candidates and one bloody butter cowLori Chappell steps down after a lively decade as the Iowa State Fair's marketing director.
  • Kyle Munson
  • 1 day, 17 hours ago
Arts in Iowa

A&E Pick 6: Jazz, piano and a fake murder

A&E Pick 6: Jazz, piano and a fake murderThe best bets in arts and entertainment for the coming week.
  • Arts in Iowa
  • 2 days, 7 hours ago
Arts

A&E: Behind the scenes

A&E: Behind the scenesThe latest in arts and entertainment (and bats!) in central Iowa.
  • Arts
  • 2 days, 8 hours ago
Arts Review

Theater review: Family feud lights up 'Independence'

Theater review: Family feud lights up 'Independence'Tallgrass Theatre's drama X-rays the emotional fractures between a mother and her daughters.
  • Arts Review
  • 2 days, 19 hours ago
Dmjuice

37 photos: Black and White Ball

37 photos: Black and White BallGuests including Sayaka Yamada, 23, (center) and Anais Maurer, 25, talk Friday, March 27, 2015, during the Black + White Ball for Ballet Des Moines at Lucca in Des Moines.
  • Dmjuice
  • 2 days, 20 hours ago
Iowa Caucuses

Politicians not always masters of their domain (names)

Politicians not always masters of their domain (names)TedCruz.com shows it's still difficult for campaigns to claim likely web addresses online.
  • Iowa Caucuses
  • 2 days, 21 hours ago
Crime & Courts

Blazing Saddle receives threatening letter, harmless powder

Blazing Saddle receives threatening letter, harmless powderPolice, fire and Hazmat teams were dispatched to the bar around 1 p.m.
  • Crime & Courts
  • 2 days, 23 hours ago
Music

22 photos: Dave Matthews Band in 2009 at Principal Park

22 photos: Dave Matthews Band in 2009 at Principal ParkDave Matthews Band at Principal Park, September 25 2009.
  • Music
  • 3 days, 1 hour ago
Columnists

Cat Rocketship: 6 ways to survive the holidays at home

Cat Rocketship: 6 ways to survive the holidays at homeI know what will happen on December 25th.
  • Columnists
  • 3 days, 1 hour ago