Manny Ramirez hoping to show positive side in mentoring role

DES MOINES, Iowa - Manny Ramirez has been called everything from a World Series MVP...play one or two times a week for the organization's top affiliate in Des Moines. But Ramirez's biggest responsibility will be to work with the Cubs...

United Airlines is improving first class meal offerings in push to win over business travelers

...last close to two hours.Passengers on 106 extra daily flights ? spread out over 13 routes, such as Houston-to-Des Moines, Iowa ? will be getting full meal service starting in February.The move comes as American Airlines goes the other...

Dead man may have boarded flight to Des Moines

...pronounced dead Saturday after arriving at Des Moines International Airport on the flight...a pulse." After they landed at Des Moines, Walsh's son, Mark Walsh of Green...satisfied that Walsh, who lived in Des Moines, was alive when he boarded, spokeswoman...

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Cool summer raises expectations of record corn, soybean harvest; seed, GPS technology factors

DES MOINES, Iowa - A mild summer across much of the nation's heartland has provided optimum growing conditions for the nation's corn...

Aide's resignation heightens Sen. Rand Paul's war with neocons

DES MOINES, Iowa - Some Republicans are accusing...two-day meeting of evangelical ministers in Des Moines last week that featured Mr. Paul and fiery...and evangelical activist who attended the Des Moines conference, also saw neoconservative coordination...

Powerball jackpot grows to $500 million

DES MOINES, Iowa - The historic Powerball jackpot boosted to $500 million on Tuesday...reach $5 billion this year, said Chuck Strutt, executive director of the Des Moines, Iowa-based Multi-State Lottery Association, the group that runs...

Man wanted in custody case returning to Oklahoma

DES MOINES, Iowa - The father of a Cherokee Indian girl mired in an adoption dispute...a military training school at Camp Dodge, a National Guard base in the Des Moines suburb of Johnston. Iowa National Guard spokesman Col. Greg Hapgood said...

Michael Annettr has reason to celebrate return to home-state track

DES MOINES, Iowa - Michael Annett has always cherished racing at his home-state...Saturday night.The opportunity to race just 35 miles west of his hometown of Des Moines is special to Annett. But what makes it even more important for Annett...

Krista Layman

...Chaplain Frankie May officiating. The family will receive friends two hours prior to service time. Krista, born in Des Moines, Iowa, grew up in Stow, Ohio. She attended Wittenberg University as an undergraduate, and went on to earn her Masters...

Deaths, threats of suicide prompt discussions

DES MOINES, Iowa -- Mary Elliott got the call for...When she arrived, Elliott - a nurse on Des Moines' crisis response team - found the young...the events of that night left many in Des Moines shaken - and have since prompted discussions...

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