Welcome to America. Play ball.

New U.S. citizens line up at Principal Park on July 4, 2023. Writer: Michael ...

Heroes Who Help

Meet three Central Iowans who help others navigate the world around them. Almardi Abdalla ...

Once upon a time on Indie Bookstore Day . . .

Abbey Paxton opened Storyhouse Bookpub in 2021. Swing by for Indie Bookstore Day to ...

Home is where the heart (and Bubble Wrap) is

Fashion designer Miller McCoy returns to Iowa this weekend. (Photo: themillermccoy.com) By Hailey Evans ...

Nonprofit Job Rides helps workers get to work

Jobs Rides driver Jason Hess shuttles low-income workers to their jobs. (Photo: Steve Dinnen) ...

‘Thumbs up’ for Des Moines filmmakers in Portugal

From left, “Thumb Wars” creators Nick Strickland, Marnie Strate, Michael LaDell Harris, Maggie Tatone, ...

Business Publications Corp’s 20/40 Anniversary

Hundreds of our loyal readers helped celebrate the 20th anniversary of dsm magazine, the ...

Meals on Wheels: So Much More Than Meals Donor Celebration Event

In a heartwarming celebration of community, WesleyLife hosted the “Meals on Wheels: So Much ...

Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Iowa 60th Anniversary Gala

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Iowa hosted its 60th Anniversary Gala on ...

Harnessing Victory

Mary O’Keefe and the horse she calls Spencer Tracy at Heartland Stables in Grimes. ...