Des Moines Section

PODCAST: Woman critical after colliding with bus; Pokémon Go, weather & more

PODCAST: Woman critical after colliding with bus; Pokémon Go, weather & more

Here’s episode #65 of our SoKing News Podcast Weekly Recap, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics... [Read more]

Wanolitto’s Musings for this Saturday’s Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market

Wanolitto’s Musings for this Saturday’s Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market

Another HOT day at the Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market last week and the crowds flowed all day. A lot of vendors said they had one of their best days this season. The market sales are up about 7%... [Read more]

Final Beach Park Summer Concert will feature ‘The Coats’ Wednesday night

Final Beach Park Summer Concert will feature ‘The Coats’ Wednesday night

The final Beach Park Summer Concert will feature “The Coats” and be held this Wednesday night, Aug. 24, from 7 – 8:30 p.m. at Des Moines Beach Park. Here are some videos of this great acapella... [Read more]

Get your tickets NOW – 7th annual Blues & Brews Festival is this SATURDAY!

Get your tickets NOW – 7th annual Blues & Brews Festival is this SATURDAY!

Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival from Olav on Vimeo. Get your tickets now – the 7th annual Blues and Brews festival is coming back this SATURDAY, Aug. 27 to the Des Moines Beach Park with music,... [Read more]

Wanolitto’s Musings for this Saturday’s Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market

Wanolitto’s Musings for this Saturday’s Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market

With the season half over the Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market is gearing up for the fall season and this means if you are a home canner, now is the time for you, as all the fruits and veggies are... [Read more]

Wanolitto’s Musings for this Saturday’s Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market

Wanolitto’s Musings for this Saturday’s Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market

At the Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market it looks like we will always have to put up with cloudy, cool and windy mornings until the sun comes out. But, that did not stop the determined shoppers from... [Read more]

Wanolitto’s Musings for this Saturday’s Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market

Wanolitto’s Musings for this Saturday’s Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market

The Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market continued to escape the rain last Saturday. I kept looking south at the dark clouds coming our way but, after bowing to the wind genie they went over to our neighbors... [Read more]

Wanolitto’s Musings for this Saturday’s Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market

Wanolitto’s Musings for this Saturday’s Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market

Last Saturday just before closing time, dark storm clouds came at us at record speeds and people were scrambling back to their cars before the downpour hit. We were fortunate that there was no lighting! Hopefully... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: 7th Annual Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival will be Aug. 27

SAVE THE DATE: 7th Annual Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival will be Aug. 27

Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival from Olav on Vimeo. SAVE THE DATE: The Rotary Club of Des Moines and Normandy Park is rallying its members, sponsors and the surrounding communities for the annual... [Read more]

Wanolitto’s Musings for Opening Day of the 2016 Des Moines Farmers Market

Wanolitto’s Musings for Opening Day of the 2016 Des Moines Farmers Market

Wanolitto says it is less than two weeks until Opening Day – Saturday, June 4 – for the Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market! Coming off another very successful season, the Market will be bringing... [Read more]