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  • Friday, June 23, 2017 3:32 PM
    We noted the other day that the latest census figures for 2016 show Greater Des Moines getting older and more racially diverse. 

    Friday, June 23, 2017 6:00 AM
    Nonprofit arts and cultural organizations account for $185 million in economic activity in Greater Des Moines, according to a new national study.

  • A Closer Look: Rebecca Peterson
    Friday, June 23, 2017 6:00 AM
    Rebecca Peterson joined House of Mercy 10 years ago as a resident counselor, and after moving up through several supervisory and management positions she became director on March 5.

  • Thursday, June 22, 2017 3:06 PM
    U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue will deliver the keynote address as the World Food Prize names their 2017 laureate on Monday.

    Thursday, June 22, 2017 3:06 PM
    Obviously, we live in an era in which mainstream, national newspapers have struggled to survive. Part of the problem is readers were trained to pay little, if anything, for news, but now are expected to. 

    Thursday, June 22, 2017 3:00 PM
    Maddie's Circle — a philanthropic fund created a decade ago in memory of beloved community leader Maddie Levitt — is being relaunched today with new programs designed to reach a new generation of philanthropists and community leaders. 

  • Thursday, June 22, 2017 11:40 AM
    A study conducted by Paid Leave for the United States (PL+US) found that the parental leave programs of the nation's largest employers often provide less leave or no leave at all to fathers, adoptive families and LGBT couples.

  • Tuesday, June 20, 2017 3:06 PM
    Gov. Kim Reynolds announced the city of Des Moines will join the ranks of 65 other Iowa communities as a host of the Home Base Iowa program that aids in the transition process of veterans returning to civilian life.

  • Monday, June 19, 2017 3:18 PM
    News organization Lee Enterprises plans to purchase an Illinois newspaper that serves parts of the Quad Cities. 

  • Monday, June 19, 2017 3:16 PM
    The First Tee of Central Iowa and West Grand Golf announced a partnership today that will bring the seventh First Tee program to the area. 

  • Monday, June 19, 2017 10:36 AM
    Amy Jennings, executive director of the Greater Des Moines Leadership Institute, has been selected to receive the 2017 Preceptor Award from the Association of Leadership Programs. 

    Friday, June 16, 2017 4:06 PM
    Michael Morain of the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs recently published a fun piece that looks at how some experts at the University of Iowa are using lasers to aid in historic preservation efforts. 

    Friday, June 16, 2017 3:20 PM
    Des Moines has received the prestigious All-America City Award for its civic engagement to help more young children from low-income families achieve grade-level reading proficiency and early school success, United Way of Central Iowa announced. This is Des Moines' sixth All-America City Award, which ties it with Roanoke, Va., for receiving the most of these awards of any community nationwide.

  • Thursday, June 15, 2017 3:25 PM
    United Way of Central Iowa will host Literacy Solstice on the longest day of the year, Tuesday, June 20. 

  • Thursday, June 15, 2017 10:50 AM
    Iowa tied for fifth in an Annie E. Casey Foundation look at the best states in which to raise a child, CNN reported.

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