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Apple pie on a stick, chicken in a waffle on a stick, peanut butter and jelly on a stick, and deep fried pecan pie topped with caramel and bacon – ... Read More

Welcome to the world, baby Kamara!The newest addition to the Blank Park Zoo in Des Moines, Iowa, is a female eastern black rhinoceros calf who was born... Read More

Trying new foods is an essential part of going on vacation — but, if you’re not careful, it can also be a big money drain.Luckily for hungry travelers,... 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 Time.com. Drake—the Canadian wunderkind and platinum-selling rapper—was on tour with a stop in Des Moines,... 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

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

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

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

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