Judge blocks demolition of art installation at Des Moines park

A federal judge has temporarily blocked the demolition of Greenwood Pond: Double Sight, an aging art installation in a Des Moines park. U.S. District Judge Stephen Locher ruled that the work’s artist, Mary Miss, will likely succeed in arguing that its demolition is a breach of contract. Installed in 1996, the piece is considered a […]

Prominent art installation at Des Moines park set for demolition

Crews could begin removing a groundbreaking art installation next to a Des Moines pond as early as next week, under plans announced by a local museum Wednesday, saying the work is too dangerous to repair. argued that it was too expensive. City officials gave the Des Moines Art Center permission to begin demolition of the […]

Two plans to cut income taxes advance at the Iowa statehouse – KCCI Des Moines

The Iowa Senate Ways and Means Committee advanced Gov. Kim Reynolds’ bill Thursday that would lower the state’s income tax rate. Her proposal would accelerate the tax cuts she signed into law in 2022. Senate Review Bill 3038 would reduce Iowa’s current personal income tax rate of 5.7% to 3.65% in 2024. The reduction will […]

Maison Des Champs’ Sphere climb caused $100K in damage: cops

A content creator who climbed the Sphere in Las Vegas earlier this week, causing more than $100,000 in damage to the 366-foot-tall venue, taunted police officers and said he would not be found guilty of the crime, police said. ‘Pro-life Spider-Man’ Maison Des Champs, 24, was attacked by countless people as he climbed into the […]

Des Moines school shooter gets 65 years in prison

A judge on Thursday sentenced an Iowa man to 65 years in prison for killing two students and seriously injuring the program's founder at a Des Moines alternative school. Polk County District Judge Larry McClellan sentenced Preston Walls, 19, to consecutive prison terms after being found guilty in September of second-degree murder, manslaughter and assault […]

Trump Has Largest Lead in Des Moines Register History

Donald Trump made history Saturday as he prepared to take part in Monday's much-anticipated Iowa caucuses. Iowa caucus final polls des moines register Donald Trump's approval rating is 48%, 28% higher than his closest challenger. Iowa: Trump's lead (+28) is the largest lead recorded in the final pre-Republican caucuses in the history of the Des […]

Des Moines family files lawsuit in case of 16-year-old fatally shot by police

The family of 16-year-old Trevontae Jenkins, who was shot and killed by Des Moines police in December 2022, has filed a lawsuit. The complaint alleges that Jenkins did not point a gun at the officers and that police lacked proper de-escalation training before the crash. The shooting of Trevontay Jenkins was related to the Jan. […]

Trump Crushing Everyone in Iowa Per Des Moines Register Poll

Former President Trump's approval rating in Iowa is above the magical 50% mark, according to Latest des moines register/NBC News/Mediacom Iowa Poll — Poll of more producers than Bruce Willis direct-to-video movies. Since the October poll, Donald has risen 8 points from 43 percent to his current 51 percent. Second place Ron DeSantis was 32 […]

Iowa governor officially endorses DeSantis at Des Moines rally

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds (R) announced her support for Republican presidential candidate Ron DeSantis at a rally in Des Moines on Monday night. “But if we don’t get this next election right, if we don’t make the right choices, we’re not going to take this country back,” Reynolds said. at a meeting for DeSantis in […]