Tag: Des Moines

Pup Pawlympics Winter 2018

  Pup Pawlympics was a result of conversations Iowa Puppy 2018,Mal Orion (who is also the producer) had with other pups in Iowa as he was coming out as puppy. They felt there wasn’t a community here and he wanted to be part of changing that impression. Mal wanted to do something that was less…

Bear Necessities 2018 coming this weekend

DES MOINES — The Capital Bears of Des Moines will be hosting Bear Necessities 2018 this weekend across the Des Moines area. The full schedule: Friday, April 13, 2018 7:00PM – A Bear-y Welcome to Des Moines! – The Blazing Saddle – 416 E 5th St, Des Moines, IA 50309 9:00PM – 1:00AM – Bear Bartenders – The Blazing Saddle 10:00PM –…

Mal Orion named Iowa Puppy 2018

DES MOINES — Iowa Leather Weekend (ILW) announced Tuesday in a press release that Mal Orion has been named Iowa Puppy 2018. ILW said that Pup Paddles, winner of the October contest, had to step down from the title because of personal and work demands. The organization thanked Paddles for his contributions to the state…

Iowa sees big rise in gonorrhea cases

DES MOINES — The Iowa Department of Health reported that there has been a 145 percent rise in gonorrhea cases in the state since 2013. Iowa had 3,600 cases of gonorrhea in 2017, according to a statement from the department. There were 2,600 cases reported in 2016. From the IDOH press release: In Iowa, increases are…