Little Shop of Dreams

Above: Brad Penna and Nam Ho set out from Los Angeles seeking a livable ...

A New Approach to Water Quality

A bipartisan network of women seeks to address the issue by embracing collaboration, communication ...

Class Acts

F’s aren’t bad at Central Campus when they refer to food, fish and fashion.

An Iowa Treasure Comes Home

A new center preserves the legacy of artist and visionary conservationist Ding Darling.

A New Stage of Life

Robert John Ford finds a comfy home in Mainframe Studios.

The Things They Carry – Nov/Dec 17

Robyn Bartholomew Detective A 25-year veteran of the Polk County Sheriff’s Office, Detective Robyn Bartholomew, ...

Making the Grade

With focus, fortitude and an unorthodox style, Thomas Ahart seeks to transform Des Moines’ ...

Philanthropy Calls On a New Generation

Nonprofit organizations seek new ways to appeal to millennials, who have their own perspective ...


Fast days of mud and mayhem fuel a Drake student’s NASCAR dreams.

World View

Travels abroad influence artists’ work—and their decision to settle in Des Moines.