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The Biggest Skate Park In US Is Being Built In Iowa
In just a few months the state of Iowa will be home to possibly the biggest skate park in the country. This project has been in the works for some time now. Lauridsen Skatepark in Des Moines will open to the public on May 22, 2021. Located right next to the Des Moines River at the end of the Princip…
Iowa Man Starts Car Chase With Police In A Rented Maserati
Quickly the officer was off in an attempt to pursue the speeder. The suspect was in a rented Maserati when this whole thing went down. The driver, John Burgoyne from Des Moines, did not pull over for approximately TWO WHOLE HOURS. Burgoyne lost the state trooper somewhere in Story County when he wen…
1/19/2004: The ‘Dean Scream’
After a third place finish at the Iowa Caucuses (behind John Kerry and John Edwards) Vermont Governor Howard Dean delivered a fired-up speech to the audience at the Val-Air Ballroom in Des Moines.
Just imagine if this had occurred AFTER the creation of Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube...

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