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Remembering Rosie the Newfoundland 5 Years after she was shot, killed

by Ralph Nichols A tranquil November Sunday in Des Moines five years ago was shattered when a gentle Newfoundland named Rosie was murdered in a neighborhood backyard by two local police officers. Dog lovers around the world were horrified; many from this region sprang into action, demanding reforms in the way police respond to animal […]

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Vandals cause over $15,000 of damage to Des Moines Beach Park Auditorium

Seven large colored glass windows and one of the entrance doors at the Des Moines Beach Park Auditorium were smashed with rocks by unknown vandals this past weekend, sometime between early Sunday morning and early Monday morning. The damage to the building is estimated at over $15,000, according to Patrice Thorell, Parks, Recreation and Senior […]

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