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William Hill Open and Accepts Wagers at Four New Sports Books Across Iowa on First Day of Legalized Betting August 16, 2019

William Hill, the world's leading sports book operator, today opened and accepted wagers at four sports books across Iowa on the first day of legalized sports betting in state history.

House of Mercy receives major naming gift to expand mental health center August 14, 2019

House of Mercy announced today it has received a $492,000 estate gift, the largest private contribution in its 31-year history.

Indianola Police and Fire Departments Awarded Grants August 14, 2019

Several City of Indianola departments were awarded with Prairie Meadows Community Betterment Grants this week.

Mingo holds ribbon cutting at newly renovated park August 14, 2019

An excited crowd was on hand and cheers were heard as the ribbon broke away at the newly renovated Mingo City Park.

Prairie Meadows donates $200K to Ronald McDonald House August 14, 2019

Prairie Meadows recently awarded Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Iowa a $200,000 grant to help pay for construction of a second Ronald McDonald House inside the MercyOne Children's Hospital.

Prairie Meadows donates $500,000 to ChildServe August 14, 2019

ChildServe's Forward Together Campaign received a Legacy Grant for $500,000 from Prairie Meadows, ChildServe announced.

Science Center gets $40,000 grant for Innovation Lab programming August 14, 2019

The Science Center of Iowa (SCI) has received a $40,676 Community Betterment Grant from Prairie Meadows to fund ongoing programming in its new Innovation Lab.

The Polk County Housing Trust Fund receives $250,000 Prairie Meadows Legacy Grant August 14, 2019

The Polk County Housing Trust Fund on Monday was awarded a $250,000 Prairie Meadows Legacy Grant, part of $6.6 million the racetrack and casino donated to area charities and organizations.

CCSD awarded Prairie Meadows grant for softball, baseball complex August 13, 2019

The second largest donation to the new baseball and softball facility is coming with a price tag of $150,000 a grant.

Prairie Meadows Awards $27,200 Grant to the Windsor Heights Fire Department August 13, 2019

The grant will help fund a power load system for the Windsor Heights Fire Department ambulance, greatly reducing the chance of an injury to our medics while lifting patients into the ambulance.