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Recent articles by Kim:

Want to get married at the zoo? New events center will provide year-round option for weddings, zoo exhibits

The 10,000-square-foot ZooPlex will replace a 16-year-old tent-like structure that was used for three seasons, but lacked heat, AC and bathrooms. → Read More

Pour Choices Neighborhood Bar the latest business to pop up in Grimes

The new bar in Grimes features signature cocktails and tap beer, along with burgers, sandwiches and more. → Read More

Des Moines airport rejects $225 million casino and hotel proposal

At issue is an agreement between the city of Des Moines and Prairie Meadows that says elected officials would reject any proposed new casino in the city. → Read More

What really went wrong on Iowa caucus night? Inside the problems that led to results being delayed

All the corrective changes the party had put in place to shore up the credibility of the Iowa caucuses quickly were overshadowed by zero results reported nearly 24 hours after caucusing began. → Read More

Iowa Democratic Party: Caucus data accurate, but app coding error spit out partial results

"We have determined that this was due to a coding issue in the reporting system," chair Troy Price said in a statement. → Read More

Will Elizabeth Warren's strong ground game propel her to an Iowa caucus victory tonight?

The senator from Massachusetts built a statewide organization that has been hailed as the most sophisticated by Iowa and national campaigns. → Read More

What to watch for in three crucial counties during the Iowa caucuses

Results in Clinton, Johnson and Polk counties may tell the tale of the Iowa caucuses. Watch these precincts, candidates and patterns on caucus night. → Read More

Brown and Black Forum spotlights diversity issues in increasingly white presidential field

Eight presidential candidates convened in Des Moines on Martin Luther King Jr. Day to discuss issues affecting brown and black communities. → Read More

Jersey Mike's Subs opens on Des Moines' east side

This is the third Des Moines metro location for the sub chain. → Read More

Touting foreign policy experience, electability, Democratic candidates make final pitches to Iowans on Des Moines debate stage

With the caucus Feb. 3, time is running out for candidates to make impressions on undecided Iowans, who represent a majority of the state's electorate. → Read More

SKØL in Des Moines' East Village closes for remodel

SKØL, a Nordic-inspired bar at the edge of the East Village, has closed for a remodel. → Read More

What's on Iowans' minds as Democratic presidential candidates head into Tuesday's debate?

Caucusgoers in Iowa want to know Democratic presidential candidates' stances on three things: Health care, climate change and education. → Read More

Elizabeth Warren holds on to 2nd place in Iowa Poll, showing some strengths, weaknesses

U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren has held on to her second place spot in Iowa, with 17% of likely Democratic caucusgoers choosing her as their top candidate. → Read More

Des Moines-based Fidelity & Guaranty Life plans to expand downtown corporate headquarters

The company, which has been in Des Moines since 1959, plans to lease new space in 801 Grand. → Read More

Elizabeth Warren responds to central Iowa case of woman who intentionally ran over 14-year-old girl

Warren wished the 14-year-old girl, who was intentionally hit by a car earlier this month because of her ethnicity, a speedy recovery. → Read More

Elizabeth Warren says her previous fundraising experience made her decide to 'do better'

Elizabeth Warren charged an entry fee for a 2018 fundraiser. But she pledged not to hold those events as a presidential candidate, she said Saturday. → Read More

Elizabeth Warren shakes up campaign style with more candid events, but still shies away from attacks

"I've just tried to change the proportion, so I just get more opportunity to hear what's top of mind for people," Elizabeth Warren told reporters. → Read More

See inside the new Cityview 34 townhomes at I-235 and Keo Way

The first residents have started moving in to Cityview 34, an upscale brownstone community in downtown Des Moines. → Read More

In the shadow of Trump's impeachment, Democrats debate in Los Angeles

The last debate of the year comes just 24 hours after the House of Representatives voted to impeach President Donald Trump. → Read More

Do Democratic candidates agree with Obama that women make better leaders?

A question was poised about former Obama’s recent comments that if women were leaders, there would be “significant improvement across the board.” → Read More