Savin’ sense

Bad economy and recessionista – anyone else tired of hearing these terms? We’re all tired of the reports, I suppose …

A field trip to DMU

 by Rishi Shah* (11yrs, Downtown School, Des Moines, Iowa) Did you ever have an opportunity to go see a real …

Soaring success

When once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you …

The BEST WEEK EVER

I decided this past week, May 2 through May 9, was going to be my BEST WEEK EVER.* How did …

Annual memorial service

Before we send students out to treat patients, we prepare them every which way we can. One of the first …

Graduation day is nearly here!!

ELEVEN days until graduation! I know some of our students are probably mentally doing the countdown!! Year after year, our …

Nat’l Police Week 2009

On average, one law enforcement officer is killed every 53 hours in the U.S. This year, the names of 387 …

Dollar days!!!

Is there anything better than catching a game on a warm night at the ballpark, drink and pretzel or hot …

MOM: an everyday hero

Mother’s day is May 10. That gives you 6 days to figure out how to best honor & celebrate the …

Cinco de Mayo!

No reason to head to Mexico and risk H1N1 – celebrate Cinco de Mayo right here in Iowa! Get a …

Stats on our state

hey all, The Des Moines Register had a ‘Good News’ section Sunday with great stats on our state. Check it …

Bike or run? Get tuned up!

Whether you wear those tight lil shorts and pedal ’round town or tie on your tennis shoes and tear down …