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West Des Moines, Iowa is located in Polk County. Zip codes in West Des Moines, IA include 50265, 50266, and 50061. The median home price in West Des Moines is $187,900 which is roughly $113/per square foot. More West Des Moines information.

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7 min ago | Washington Times

Iowa Realty drops lawsuit against competitor

The Des Moines Register says the move last week came after a Polk County judge threw out several claims from West Des Moines-based Iowa Realty.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

The Messenger

Lawn Doctor arrives in FD

Lawn Doctor, one of the nation's largest providers of lawn-care services, is now part of the Fort Dodge marketplace.

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KWWL-TV Waterloo

West Des Moines police find body, burning vehicle

Police say they were called Sunday morning to a vehicle fire. When officers arrived, they found a body lying next to a burning vehicle.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

Officials announce plan for Microsoft data center in West Des Moines [Telegraph-Herald (Dubuque, IA)]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) WEST DES MOINES - Microsoft will begin construction on a new data center in West Des Moines, state and local officials announced Friday, bringing the company's total investment in Iowa to nearly $2 billion, the largest in the state to date.

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Data Center Knowledge

Top 5 Data Center Stories, Week of April 19

For your weekend reading, here's a recap of five noteworthy stories that appeared on Data Center Knowledge this past week.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Daily News Journal

Ruling: Court OK needed for disabled son's vasectomy

An Iowa mother appointed as the guardian of her intellectually disabled son should not have arranged a vasectomy for him without prior court approval, the Iowa Supreme Court ruled Friday.

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News Tribune

Iowa officials announce plan for Microsoft data center

Gov. Terry Branstad, right, speaks with Polk Coutny Supervisor Angela Connolly, West Des Moines mayor Steve Gaer and Gretchen Tegeler of the Taxpayers Association of Central Iowa before a news conference Friday, April 18, 2014, in West Des Moines, Iowa.

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Data Center Knowledge

Microsoft to Build New $1.1 Billion Data Center in Iowa

Microsoft is building even bigger in Iowa. The company today unveiled plans to invest a whopping $1.1 billion in a new data center campus in West Des Moines, where it already operates a large server farm.

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Tama News-Herald

Iowa Premium Beef set to make $48 million capital investment in Tama County

DES MOINES The Iowa Economic Development Authority board today awarded direct financial assistance and tax benefits to six companies for job creation and expansion projects.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

WHO-TV Des Moines

Easter Weekend: Churches Preparing For Full Pews

Saint Francis of Assisi in West Des Moines is Iowa's largest Catholic parish. Its main church can seat around a thousand people.

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WHO-TV

Data Center: New 'Project Alluvion' Details Friday

Officials from West Des Moines and Polk County will join Gov. Terry Branstad for a news conference Friday morning to discuss Project Alluvion .

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KCCI-TV Des Moines

Major West Des Moines project news conference set

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Iowa City Press-Citizen

Police: Blood trail leads officers to man who broke downtown window

Iowa City police say a blood trail led officers to the Urbandale man accused of punching out the window of a downtown business.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Hill

Palin heading to Iowa to rally for Joni Ernst

The former Alaska governor will headline a "Heels on, Gloves Off!" rally in West Des Moines put on by ShePAC, a group that seeks to elect conservative women to office.

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The Gazette

A look at the incoming Tiger freshmen

The NCAA signing period began this morning with goalie Chase Perry and forward Mason Bergh expected to sign soon.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

KCCI-TV Des Moines

Gabby Douglas returns to training in Iowa

She's already won Olympic gold! And now Gabby Douglas has returned to Iowa to train with Coach Liang Chow.

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Bradenton.com

Broadband bill advances but tower concerns remain

The House Ways and Means Committee voted 16-to-9 Tuesday to advance the measure, but differences remain about language in the bill that gives cellular companies more uniform standards for tower placement.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

WHO-TV Des Moines

Aviation Conference: Sioux City Crash Pilot Returning To Iowa

The flight from Denver to Chicago suffered an engine failure and it crashed on the runway during an emergency landing.

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The Modesto Bee

Recent editorials published in Iowa newspapers

On four different occasions in recent years, we've published editorials calling for the legalization of medical marijuana.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Messenger

Solid group for FD girls golf

Beginning her fourth year as head coach of the Fort Dodge girls golf program, Kristi Clark will have a solid nucleus to work with this season.

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