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Agriculture

Worried Iowans brace for impact of bird flu

Worried Iowans brace for impact of bird fluNationally, food companies, consumers could see higher prices for poultry, eggs.
  • Agriculture
  • 6 hours, 24 minutes ago
Music

Nitefall adds Grace Potter, The Ting Tings, Eric Hutchinson and more

Nitefall adds Grace Potter, The Ting Tings, Eric Hutchinson and moreFour new shows added to outdoor series
  • Music
  • 6 hours, 41 minutes ago
Arts in Iowa

It's your choice: Craft a Des Moines Art Center exhibit

It's your choice: Craft a Des Moines Art Center exhibitTake a look at the following 150 images and then vote for your five favorites. You can vote daily through June 30.
  • Arts in Iowa
  • 6 hours, 50 minutes ago
Agriculture

What you need to know about bird flu

What you need to know about bird fluNo infections of the bird flu virus have been detected in people.
  • Agriculture
  • 7 hours, 17 minutes ago
Home

Spring cleaning tips you should know

Spring cleaning tips you should knowNow that we have all come out of hibernation mode and the weather is warming up, it's time to open all of the windows.
  • Home
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Life

Iowan vows to give away $100K to financial quiz champs

Iowan vows to give away $100K to financial quiz champsMike Finley insists his donated money will make a point about need for financial literacy.
  • Life
  • 12 hours, 30 minutes ago
Life

Extended trail to help bike commuters, communities

Extended trail to help bike commuters, communitiesThe newly extended Chichaqua Valley Trail will carve a longer path for cyclists.
  • Life
  • 12 hours, 28 minutes ago
Dining

A professor's quest for the purest vodka

A professor's quest for the purest vodkaFrom the heavens to a shot glass: Iowa State professor uses ozone gas to create an impurity-free vodka.
  • Dining
  • 1 day, 16 hours ago
Tech

Tech Talk: EntreFEST's final keynote announced

Tech Talk: EntreFEST's final keynote announcedThe 2015 entrepreneurial event in Iowa City has named its headlining keynote speaker.
  • Tech
  • 1 day, 16 hours ago
Arts

Moving mountains for 'The Lion King'

Moving mountains for 'The Lion King'Stage crews are halfway through the set-up for the show, which opens here Tuesday.
  • Arts
  • 1 day, 19 hours ago
Entertainment

Best Bets: Things to do in May

Best Bets: Things to do in MayIt's considered good luck to wear a hat to the Kentucky Derby, so go all out and show off your best derby attire at the 8th Annual American Cancer Society's Coaches vs. Cancer Kentucky Derby Gala.
  • Entertainment
  • 2 days, 8 hours ago
Dining

Best of Beaverdale bars

Best of Beaverdale barsIt's Drake Relays season in Des Moines and that means one thing: a perfect excuse to party.
  • Dining
  • 3 days, 5 hours ago
Dining

50 photos: Fong's Pizza in Des Moines and Ankeny

50 photos: Fong's Pizza in Des Moines and AnkenyCrab Rangoon pizza from Fong's Pizza, located at 223 Fourth St. in Des Moines.
  • Dining
  • 3 days, 5 hours ago
Entertainment

49 photos: Lefty's Drake Relays party with Bonne Finken

49 photos: Lefty's Drake Relays party with Bonne FinkenBonne Finken performs Thursday, April 23, 2015, at Lefty's in Des Moines.
  • Entertainment
  • 3 days, 6 hours ago
Dining

Leave my Kraft mac 'n' cheese alone

Leave my Kraft mac 'n' cheese aloneYou're fooling yourself if you think eliminating dye makes Kraft mac and cheese healthful
  • Dining
  • 3 days, 6 hours ago
Entertainment

26 photos: Peggy's Tavern tent party celebrating Drake Relays

26 photos: Peggy's Tavern tent party celebrating Drake RelaysRich Blake, 27, (left) and Steve Blake, 28, Thursday, April 23, 2015, during the Peggy's Relay Tent Party at Peggy's Tavern in Des Moines.
  • Entertainment
  • 3 days, 7 hours ago
Tech

Learn to do 5 things on an Apple Watch in 60 seconds

Learn to do 5 things on an Apple Watch in 60 secondsIf you're in the market for an Apple Watch but can't fathom texting or taking calls from a watch, we've got the five main things you need to know how to do.
  • Tech
  • 3 days, 21 hours ago
Dining

13 photos: The Copper Cup

13 photos: The Copper CupThe Copper Cup Tuesday, July 15, 2014, in Des Moines.
  • Dining
  • 3 days, 21 hours ago
Dining

10 photos: Spicy food restaurants

10 photos: Spicy food restaurantsThe Angry Catfish is a whole deep-fried catfish from the Nut Pob Restaurant, a popular spicy dish at the restaurant.
  • Dining
  • 3 days, 21 hours ago
Television

Will Jenner tell all to Diane Sawyer?

Will Jenner tell all to Diane Sawyer?By the time Jenner sits down with ABC, will viewers know all about his 'journey'?
  • Television
  • 3 days, 21 hours ago
Development

Cowles Commons: When will it be done?

Cowles Commons: When will it be done?The downtown public square has been under construction since 2013.
  • Development
  • 3 days, 11 hours ago
Columnists

Lauren M.G. Burt: Etiquette is more than which fork to use

Lauren M.G. Burt: Etiquette is more than which fork to useAs someone who once worked in the political arena, the upcoming election has prompted me to examine why etiquette — and civility — are more essential today than ever before.
  • Columnists
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Business

New dining options coming to West Des Moines

New dining options coming to West Des MoinesParadise Pointe retail center in West Des Moines will be getting new tenants this year.
  • Business
  • 3 days, 11 hours ago
Drake Relays

360-degree video of Drake Relays 'Street Vault'

360-degree video of Drake Relays 'Street Vault'Use a 360-degree video to see what the Drake Relays 'Street Vault' looked like on Court Avenue Wednesday.
  • Drake Relays
  • 4 days, 1 hour ago
Entertainment

6 must-attend weekend events

6 must-attend weekend eventsHere's what's happening in and around Des Moines this weekend.
  • Entertainment
  • 4 days, 7 hours ago
Life

Inside the mind of The Lion King's choreographer

Inside the mind of The Lion King's choreographerThe Lion King returns to the Des Moines Civic Center starting Tuesday April 28.
  • Life
  • 4 days, 10 hours ago
Entertainment

5 spots for free music

5 spots for free musicEnjoy music without a cover at these local bars
  • Entertainment
  • 4 days, 10 hours ago