# Des moines
Dad and daughter turn train caboose into comfortable apartment: "Thrilled with the number of guests"
A retired carpenter teamed up with his daughter from Iowa to bring about an impressive renovation. Together they managed to turn a train caboose into a luxury apartment. And the number of happy guests who got a chance to test it out certainly confirms that it's been a success.
Des Moines resident gifts $45 million to local organizations
The generosity of Des Moines residents was once again highlighted last week when the Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines announced they had received the largest gift in the organization's fifty-year history.
The Des Moines billionaire promising to give away his fortune
Ben Silbermann is a success story that all people in Des Moines should be proud of. His rapid rise to become a billionaire before he turned forty is impressive, but what is even more impressive is his pledge to give away the majority of his wealth.
Basketball teams pray together when player's grandfather falls ill during game
The play was halted at an Iowa basketball tournament when a player's grandfather suddenly felt ill. The opposing teams made a circle and started praying together in a moving moment that went beyond the competition.