Category: News Release

"Active engagement by many partners wins the day."
—Tim Lane

Outfitter Opens on Water Trail in Johnston

JOHNSTON, Iowa – The City of Johnston and the Central Iowa Water Trails Incubator are pleased to announce a new partnership with an outfitter, Quarry Springs Outfitters, to offer kayak […]

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Central Iowa Water Trails Project Seeks Community Feedback for Branding Process

GREATER DES MOINES, IA (May 19, 2020) — The Central Iowa Water Trails project is seeking feedback to help with long-term branding efforts for the project. Central Iowa Water Trails […]

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Des Moines Redlining Exhibit Now Open

In early January of 2020, Polk County Housing Trust Fund opened Undesign the Redline, a new exhibit linking current political and social issues with historical housing discrimination in the city. […]

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CAPITAL CROSSROADS NAMES EMILY KESSINGER AS DIRECTOR

GREATER DES MOINES, IOWA – Emily Kessinger has been selected as the new Capital Crossroads Director. In this role, Kessinger will represent the Capital Crossroads Tri-Chairs and guide implementation of […]

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Midpoint Review with Rich Harwood: Cultivating Communities as a Catalyst for Lasting Change

GREATER DES MOINES, IOWA – The vision for Central Iowa is coming to fruition thanks to the dedication and leadership of many individuals and organizations. As we approach the halfway […]

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Make It OK Anti-Stigma Campaign Launched in Central Iowa

Over 100 mental health advocates and community leaders gathered at Des Moines University Wednesday to hear details on Make It OK, a community campaign to reduce stigma associated with mental […]

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2018 Code Recommendations Published; Training Scheduled

DES MOINES, IOWA –The executive committee for the Central Iowa Code Consortium (CICC) announced that the work of the code committees is complete for the 2018 cycle of construction and […]

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RURAL AND URBAN PARTNERSHIP COMMITTED TO IMPROVE WATER HEALTH INVITES PUBLIC TO COLLABORATE

Agriculture’s Clean Water Alliance (ACWA) and Capital Crossroads are collaborating again in support of improved water quality in the Raccoon and Des Moines Rivers. The partners will co-host “An Exchange […]

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CAPITAL CROSSROADS RELEASES WORKFORCE HOUSING STUDY DATA

Greater Des Moines can further fuel its economic growth by investing in the right mix of housing options. This is a key takeaway from a yearlong analysis of workforce housing […]

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Partners announce new Incubator and board members to drive implementation of Central Iowa Water Trails

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