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16 ways to pop the question in central Iowa this summer16 ways to pop the question in central Iowa this summerThinking of popping the question this summer? Don’t stress! It doesn’t take a trip out of state or your entire savings to create a moment your romantic ‘yes’ moment.
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12 Photos: Tree Town Music Festival12 Photos: Tree Town Music FestivalVince Neil performs Thursday during the Tree Town Music Festival.
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Everything you need to know about Tree Town Music FestEverything you need to know about Tree Town Music FestCountry music's biggest stars are headed to Forest City this weekend. Will you be there?
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Best of June: Nitefall, Bieber, Winefest and moreBest of June: Nitefall, Bieber, Winefest and moreThe best entertainment options in central Iowa in the month of June.
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Why Christopher the Conquered is 'giving up on rock 'n' roll'Why Christopher the Conquered is 'giving up on rock 'n' roll'The Iowa artist titled his record "I'm Giving Up On Rock & Roll." But he's not abandoning the genre.
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35 things you need to know about Winefest35 things you need to know about WinefestAll things wine take center stage when Winefest returns to Des Moines June 4-11.
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Does the Midwest love ranch? A debate.Does the Midwest love ranch? A debate.Let's talk about ranch, bae-bee. Let's talk about mayo and me.
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D.M. Arts Festival unveils this year's posterD.M. Arts Festival unveils this year's posterBrice McCasland, a mixed media artist from McKinney, Texas, was named the 2016 Des Moines Arts Festival commemorative artist.
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Here's how to get tickets to Drake's Des Moines showHere's how to get tickets to Drake's Des Moines showGood luck and may the odds of getting tickets be ever in your favor.
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Adventureland ride tops CNN’s ‘best new U.S. roller coasters in 2016’Adventureland ride tops CNN’s ‘best new U.S. roller coasters in 2016’Adventureland's newest attraction just topped CNN's list for the "best new U.S. roller coasters in 2016."
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12 things we're excited about this spring in central Iowa12 things we're excited about this spring in central IowaThis spring, central Iowa is buzzing with restaurant openings, new patios, concerts, events and so much more.
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Meet the storytellers who will tell tales of growing up on June 2Meet the storytellers who will tell tales of growing up on June 2The Des Moines Storytellers Project presents stories on growing up: The messy, nostalgic business of childhood.
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8 unique parks in Iowa8 unique parks in IowaAs trees begin to bud and flowers bloom, take time to discover some of the unique parks we have in Iowa.
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Review: Catches and releases at Waterfront Seafood MarketReview: Catches and releases at Waterfront Seafood Market"The 50 essential restaurants in Des Moines" drew some heated responses, including the absence of Waterfront.
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11 low-cost dinner specials at Des Moines restaurants11 low-cost dinner specials at Des Moines restaurantsSeveral of Des Moines’ best restaurants have extremely affordable dinner and happy-hour specials.
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7 stylish clothing boutiques that won’t break your bank7 stylish clothing boutiques that won’t break your bankWe all love designer clothing but unfortunately our bank accounts prefer that we steer clear of those price tags. Just because you’re on a tight budget, doesn’t mean you can’t stay on-trend and incredibly stylish.
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2016 central Iowa bicycle rides2016 central Iowa bicycle ridesCentral Iowa bike rides
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Here's how you throw a wine party the right wayHere's how you throw a wine party the right wayRosé is hot right now. And we’re not talking about that cheap sugar-bomb known as White Zin.
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Beechwood liquor license suspendedBeechwood liquor license suspendedDes Moines' Beechwood Lounge got hit with a stiff fine and 30-day liquor license suspension for serving alcohol to a minor.
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45 photos: Okoboji mansion 'The Cove'45 photos: Okoboji mansion 'The Cove'A three season room sits off the main living room and kitchen at the Cove, an 8,100 square foot home with 103 feet of lakeshore on West Lake Okoboji. Here it is seen on Tuesday, May 10, 2016, in Spirit Lake.
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Stunning home on West Lake OkobojiStunning home on West Lake OkobojiThe Cove is an 8,100 square foot home with 103 feet of lakeshore on West Lake Okoboji. Here it is seen on Tuesday, May 10, 2016, in Spirit Lake.
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Playhouse actors study history for 'You Can’t Take It with You'Playhouse actors study history for 'You Can’t Take It with You'The scariest moment of a daughter’s life can be bringing the love of her life home to meet her family.
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- DiningClick to let us randomly select one of Des Moines' 50 most essential restaurants for your dinner.
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Meltdown cancels Iowa Chocolate FestivalMeltdown cancels Iowa Chocolate FestivalA family-oriented chocolate festival in Des Moines was canceled at the last minute last weekend, organizers said, after vendors complained that their "chocolates were melting" because they couldn't get into the State Fairgrounds building.
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#BringDrakeToDrake just got its own T-shirt#BringDrakeToDrake just got its own T-shirtMove over, Spike.
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What does food mean to you? Tell us!What does food mean to you? Tell us!The Des Moines Storytellers Project wants to know what role food and drink play in your life.
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100 things to do in Iowa this summer100 things to do in Iowa this summerA comprehensive list of 100 activities to do around the state this summer.
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Watch a very strong tornado from extremely close range. A tornado chaser followed this funnel cloud in Kansas and captured this incredible video.
Not only did SpaceX launch yet another Falcon 9 rocket, it also completed a first stage landing in the Atlantic Ocean.
The Florida Institute of Technology captured the birth of a lightning strike by recording it at 7,000 frames per second using a high-speed camera. Watch the natural phenomenon from the start to finish.
Sid, a young two-toed sloth, is lounging in his newly-built home at the Shell Factory and awaits visitors. From Guyana in South America, he will be an animal ambassador, helping teach the public about conservancy and wildlife.
From Douglas McIntyre of 24/7 Wall Street, these are the states with the highest rate of obesity in America.
Hibernation is over and bears are making themselves at home on tool sheds and even getting inside freezers for some frozen fish sticks. See how Lake Tahoe residents are getting used to their furry neighbors.
Mars will make its nearest approach to Earth in 11 years, about 46.8 million miles away from our planet, according to NASA.
Certain words are tough to spell, depending on what state you're from! Jordyn Rolling (@jordynrolling) has all the info!
The Ultimate Abyss on Royal Caribbean's Harmony of the Seas plunges cruise goers down 100 feet.
Roller coasters, ferris wheel, arcade games and free admission are just a few things that make this century-old beach boardwalk stand out. This California boardwalk was voted as the best beach boardwalk by 10Best.com and USA TODAY readers.
Dr. Henry Heimlich is 96-years-old and just used his famous technique, the Heimlich Maneuver, for the first time to save a life.
Memorial Day is more than just a day off from work. It's a day to honor veterans who died protecting the U.S. Here are just a few of the many memorials you can visit to commemorate these brave men and women.
Courtney Jespersen of NerdWallet gives her 16 best Memorial Day deals and discounts.
A diabetic service dog landed a spot in a high school yearbook right next to his owner. Taffy the dog monitors his teenage owner's blood sugar 24/7. He's even saved Harry's life a few times.
Dylan Huffaker made his prom night very special by taking his mom, who is diagnosed with stage 4 brain cancer and may have only months to live, as his date. The night was filled with memories the mother and son will cherish forever.
In preparation for Memorial Day Monday, a Longview, Texas Girl Scout troop spent a couple hours placing hundreds of flags on veterans' graves.
If a beach destination is in your future, consider these few. They've been named the 'top ten' by a Dr. Beach.
At first glance it looks like our sun is disintegrating! Josh King has the story (@abridgetoland).
Hallsville Police Chief, Paul Montoya, is taking the actions of some high school teens in stride, but calls this a 'once in a lifetime prank'. Serving as a warning to others not to be copycats. Keri Lumm (@thekerilumm) reports.
One company is changing the way we think of employee benefits! TC Newman (@PurpleTCNewman) has the details.
A seven-year-old boy fought back against two armed robbers at a GameStop store in Silver Spring, Maryland last week. (May 27)
This sixth grade class tried to incubate and hatch 30 eggs. Only one survived. Meet the diaper-wearing duckling, Sergio. Video shot by Malcolm Denenark from Florida Today.
The mummified remains of Lady Sattjeni have been found and they add more to the story of this powerful Egyptian female. Josh King has the story (@abridgetoland).
A pit bull anxious for a tasty summer treat was incredibly patient, waiting his turn at the ice cream truck. Paula Vasan (@paulavasan) has the details.
Derek Kraus is racing laps around the competition, and he's not even old enough for a driver's license. The 14-year-old NASCAR hopeful races super late model series cars, and has been competing against adults since he was 12.
Frisco RoughRiders' manager Joe Mikulik goes on another tirade after being ejected.
A tow truck driver dispatched to the scene of a fatal car crash says he was in disbelief when he realized that his girlfriend was killed in the crash.
Dallas Zoo welcomed a new arrival, a male African elephant calf. The calf's mom was rescued from drought-stricken Swaziland in the spring. They're both healthy and happy.
Max, the blind and aging Shetland Sheepdog, is the center of one couple's universe. After a photo of them walking him in a stroller through a Houston park went viral, Max's family shares their message of why it's never too late for love.
Kenyada Waters saw a man with a cardboard sign asking for help on the side of the road. When she stopped to hear his story, she realized she wanted to help in a big way.