The plan for a healthy county

If you’d like to know more about the plan to make Polk County a healthier place, visit www.healthypolk.org or attend …

Awesome event comin’ up!

This event is open to students, staff, faculty and the public. Everyone can learn! Plus, it’s free to attend. There’s …

It’s the theatre, dahling!

Last night I enjoyed a lovely evening out with my sisters & mom. I’d won tickets from the Des Moines …

weekend plans?

Have you figured out what you’re doin this weekend? If not, let me make a few suggestions… On Friday you …

Live tunes

A few large announcements have me excited about summer concerts outdoors! 80-35 is a large annual music festival in Des …

Easter brunch

Easter is quickly approaching! (Maybe not so quickly for those of you who gave up something for Lent!) Whether you …

Quilting for good

guest post by Barb Boose, editor of DMU Magazine When 14 DMU students, two faculty, two alumni and four others …

The fair lineup!

So the other day I asked, via DMU’s Facebook page, what you’d like to see on our blog. One of …

Iowa rocks!

I’m starting to feel like a broken record (BTW, a “record” for those younger than me refers to those weird …

City eye candy

Boy I dunno how I didn’t know about this before… There’s a cool ‘Des Moines picture of the week’ online. …

Earth hour – turn off your lights!

Last year, I celebrated Earth Hour with friends at my apartment playing the card game Spoons in the dark. We …

Benefit for transplant patient

Having an organ transplant is scary. Donating an organ is scary. Donating an organ for your own son’s transplant must …