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Whether you’re looking for love or just want other singles to mingle with on Valentine’s Day, you want a hometown whose opportunities are economic,... Read More

Apparently, if you build it, he will just come and destroy it.Kevin Costner fans out there probably remember the film "Field of Dreams" from 1989... Read More

Scrolling through Instagram, you might think travel has become all about visiting dreamy destinations like Bali and Iceland, but according to a new... Read More

This story originally appeared on Tigers and bears and owls—oh my! With more than 100 cameras placed at locations around the world,... Read More

Every winter, icy and snowy runways cause hundreds of delays — or even cancelations — at airports across the country. But researchers at Iowa State may... Read More

If you love baby animals — specifically baby giraffes — start planning a trip to Des Moines, Iowa.The Blank Park Zoo just welcomed the baby girl to the... Read More

A rare black rhino was born last week at Des Moines' Blank Park Zoo. The female rhino—who is yet to be named—is just one of seven black rhinos born... Read More

This story originally appeared on Drake—the Canadian wunderkind and platinum-selling rapper—was on tour with a stop in Des Moines,... Read More

This story originally appeared on Floodwaters in parts of Iowa crept toward 23 feet on Monday, above what is considered major... Read More

America is home to a wide range of small cities offering residents an inviting atmosphere and sense of community, with charming attractions to match.... Read More

Despite being located in what many may call a “Flyover State,” Iowa’s capital of Des Moines has a lot to offer in the way of culture, food, and local... Read More

While I did not grow up in Des Moines, I spent what I consider to be some of the best years of my life—my college undergrad years—in the city. Des... Read More

This story originally appeared on FWx.Related: 6 TV Shows & Movies That Made These Drinks Famous I'm not sure if there was recently a change in... Read More

As presidential hopefuls jet across the country from Iowa to New Hampshire to California and New York, they are racking up a lot of air time in their... Read More

Every election year, come January, the presidential candidates and the media who cover them descend upon Des Moines for the Iowa caucuses. It’s non-stop... Read More

A Culinary Retreat: Columbia County, New York (2 1/2 hours from New York City)Everyone knows the Catskills, but neighboring Columbia County is the... Read More

Western Gateway Park, in downtown Des Moines, has recently become one of thenation’s largest urban sculpture gardens. New York architects Diana Agrest... Read More

Eero Saarinen's celebrated 1964 Illinois headquarters for Deere & Co.—a favorite with architourists—now has an innovative neighbor across the... Read More

Milwaukee Milwaukee tops the nation in bars per capita—no coincidence that Miller Brewing Co. calls it home. And thanks to the Harley-Davidson factory... Read More

See our slideshow of 10 Unexpected U.S. Wine Trails.Cool air envelops you as you step into the underground winemaker’s cave and stroll past hand-hewn... Read More

I've always liked pigs. In Iowa I learned to call them hogs, or haahgs, as it is pronounced there. When I told people in New York City that I was going... Read More

It may come as a surprise, especially to Midwesterners, but right now the most exciting architecture in America can be found in the Midwest. It all... Read More

Aside from the considerable wreckage left behind by last night's twister, it's a perfect morning in western Iowa. Old men in over-alls, wielding rakes... Read More

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