Even more fresh local food

Starting tomorrow Downtown Des Moines will have a new way to spend their lunch hour when the Downtown Farmers’ Market …

Friday recipe: quin-WHAT?

Whenever I mention to someone that I am going to have a quinoa dish, I normally receive a “what did …

Ingersoll Live

Des Moines University is sponsoring this weekend’s street festival, Ingersoll Live! Bring the whole family out to celebrate Your Ingersoll …

A giant in global service comes to Iowa

He’s a global humanitarian, medical anthropologist and physician who has dedicated his life to improving health care for the world’s …

How can you keep them down on the farm?

American Medical News recently explored the increasing shortage of physicians in rural areas and the efforts of medical schools to …

Friday recipe: summer squash burgers

I love the The Washington Post’s weekly “Lean & Fit” e-mail message, which offers news-you-can-use about nutrition, exercise, health care …

Dig in – it’s Restaurant Week!

Thirty-six local restaurants are participating in the fourth annual Restaurant Week, Aug. 19-28. The metro area’s top chefs will create …

Des Moines University’s fourth annual 5k promises challenging, yet scenic course

Register now for the September 23 event! You are invited to join Des Moines University (DMU) students, faculty, alumni and …

We all have a stake in this storm

Our planet is getting old, and I’m not talking about the ground below our feet: According to a 2007 report …