Tagged with 'independence day'

VIDEO: Area residents read the Declaration of Independence

VIDEO: Area residents read the Declaration of Independence

We first posted this video on July 4, 2010, but we love it so much we thought it was worth a rerun on this national holiday: Out of the red, white and blue, it occurred to us that our third President,... [Read more]

REMINDER: Fireworks are still illegal in Des Moines, with a possible fine of $513

REMINDER: Fireworks are still illegal in Des Moines, with a possible fine of $513

The Des Moines Police Department would like to remind everyone – as outlined in the City of Des Moines Municipal Code below – that the possession and use of “Fireworks” within the City limits of... [Read more]

Destination Des Moines ‘Fireworks Over Des Moines’ will be Tuesday, July 4

Destination Des Moines ‘Fireworks Over Des Moines’ will be Tuesday, July 4

Destination Des Moines and sponsors are returning with the BEST 4th of July community celebration, which will start at Noon and end with fireworks a 10:15 p.m.: We work all year to raise money and plan... [Read more]

REMINDER: Fireworks are illegal within the City of Des Moines

REMINDER: Fireworks are illegal within the City of Des Moines

The City of Des Moines, along with Police Department, would like to remind everyone that the possession and use of “Fireworks” within the City limits of Des Moines is prohibited: 9.42.030 Fireworks... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Looking back at the 2013 ‘Fireworks Over Des Moines’

PHOTOS: Looking back at the 2013 ‘Fireworks Over Des Moines’

Courtesy of photographer Brian Morris from Morning Star Creative Group we have this setup of photos from the Independence Day fireworks display at the Des Moines Marina earlier this month. You can click... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Looking back at the 2012 Fireworks Over Des Moines

PHOTOS: Looking back at the 2012 Fireworks Over Des Moines

Fourth of July is over already? It must be since we’ve been enjoying Summer-like weather! Fortunately thanks to Des Moines photographer David Sharpe, we can look back at last week’s beautiful... [Read more]