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Cover Story: Tracking the cash

A field of area businesses races to capitalize on the economic impact of the Drake Relays

A “drove,” as defined by Webster’s Dictionary, is a crowd of people moving or acting together. As defined by Des Moines, it’s the Drake Relays. Drake Stadium is a true exhibit of the Iowa-coined adage, “If you build it, they will come,” and year after year they come in droves to one of the city’s oldest neighborhoods to partake in one of its most celebrated and illustrious events. Read More..

 The Sound
Meet Superchief

Formed four years ago after Monroe and Terranova’s previous band, The Howling Suns, disbanded, Superchief is a staple of the local music scene and regularly plays out of state as well, as funds and time allow.

“We’ve all got full-time jobs,” Monroe said. “So we don’t get to (tour) as much

 Civic Skinny
Great GOP Statehouse minds think alike. Or plagiarize.

Life is full of coincidences: On March 23, retiring legislator Scott Raecker wrote a column for his newsletter raising questions about the tuition set-aside at state universities Read More...

 Food Dude
The buffet rules

While politicians argued about whether an upper case Buffet (Rule) would retard the economy or pay off excessive government spending, two lower case buffets set new standards in Des Moines. Read More...

 Political Mercury
‘Iowa Nice’ vaults to more prominence in Webbys

Which one of these things is not like the other?

ESPN, Epoch Films, Warner, Walt Disney Bros., Politico and Iowa Filmmakers.

 Locker Room
C.A.R.E. 5K & 10K Run and Walk

Annual event promotes organ donation

Six years ago, Ted Cochran was just like every other normal American. But all that changed in August 2006 when Cochran needed a life-saving kidney transplant. Read More...

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