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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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Iowan Derek Peth gets a rose, continues search for love on 'The Bachelorette'Iowan Derek Peth gets a rose, continues search for love on 'The Bachelorette'“The Bachelorette” didn’t take Memorial Day off and, for that, countless Iowans were incredibly thankful.
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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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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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Davenport first stop for traveling Baseball Hall of FameDavenport first stop for traveling Baseball Hall of FameThe traveling show will be at Modern Woodmen Park in Davenport from July 3 to 10, according to MLB.com.
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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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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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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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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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The best thing you can eat this summerThe best thing you can eat this summerOne of the busiest dining rooms to just open has a view of the John and Mary Pappajohn Sculpture Garden, a pristine white dining room with gorgeous chandeliers from Italy and a country code for a name.
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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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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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Hundreds of people risked their limbs on Monday running down a steep hill chasing a wheel of cheese in the Gloucestershire village of Brockworth. (May 30)
With only 600 left still flying, it's a rare and breathtaking sight to see this World War II advanced training plane up in the air, especially from the cockpit.
You already know you can find a plethora of books at the library, and maybe even DVDs. But there's a new thing job seekers are going in for that will have you surprised. liKeleigh Nealon (@keleighnealon) has the story.
Petitioners say parental negligence led to a 4-year-old falling into the gorilla enclosure, resulting in the killing of the gorilla. Video provided by Newsy
His parents told police they wanted to teach their 7-year-old a lesson after he threw rocks at cars and people. Video provided by Newsy
The Cincinnati's Zoo 17-year-old western lowland gorilla, Harambe, picked the 4-year-old boy up and was carrying him around the enclosure. The zoo deemed it a life-threatening situation. The boy was later treated for non-life threatening injuries.
Everyone knows airlines like to tack on the fees, but is there anything travelers can do about it? Check out these tips on how to avoid some of the most ridiculous airline fees out there.
Henry Marr cares deeply about the planet. The 6-year-old lost it when he learned about pollution in school. Now he has a plan to do something about it.
From Douglas McIntyre of 24/7 Wall Street, these are the states with the highest rate of obesity in America.
Mars will make its nearest approach to Earth in 11 years, about 46.8 million miles away from our planet, according to NASA.
The Cincinnati Zoo shot and killed Harambe, a silverback gorilla, after a young boy fell into a shallow moat surrounding his exhibit. The zoo held a press conference explaining their decision.
You can't trust someone who watches your favorite shows without you. Now your biggest relationship problems are solved with these rings. Keleigh Nealon (@keleighnealon) has the story.
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Dorothy began caring for Trouper, an 8-year-old raccoon, after a golfer injured the animal when it was little.
The company responsible for a commercial that is being called "blatantly racist" says foreign media is "too sensitive." Video provided by Newsy
A food truck dedicated to dogs is thriving off of tail wags and face licks. The Seattle Barkery is a mobile shop where dog owners can get their pets wholesome and natural treats.
Certain words are tough to spell, depending on what state you're from! Jordyn Rolling (@jordynrolling) has all the info!
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.
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.
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)
Conductor Leslie Cacy fell off the back of the train as it was backing up with 200 passengers still on board. The train ran her over and killed her four miles away from the station.
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).
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.