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Prairie Meadows Community Impact Luncheon
July 25, 2018

Board of Supervisors and Prairie Meadows co-host Impact Luncheon to celebrate decades of partnering to give back to community.

Prairie Meadows' Jackpot Pick 5 Reaches Record High of $297,953.25
July 25, 2018

The Jackpot Pick 5 at Prairie Meadows is at a record high of $297,953.25 going into week 14 of the racetrack's Thoroughbred season.

Prairie Meadows donates $5,000 to the City of Prairie City
July 18, 2018

Posted on on July 18, 2018. Prairie Meadows recently awarded the City of Prairie City a Betterment Grant totaling $5,000. The grant will help fund the Garden Square Bandstand Renovation.

Prairie Meadows Donates More Than $5 Million through Grant Programs
July 11, 2018

Prairie Meadows has given a record amount in charitable donations to the community this year.

Historical society receives grant from Prairie Meadows
July 10, 2018

Posted on on July 10, 2018. The Jasper County Historical Society has received a Community Betterment Grant from Prairie Meadows for nearly $2,300.

Prairie Meadows' 2018 Quarter Horse Stall Applications Due July 11
July 3, 2018

The due date for stall applications is quickly approaching. Stall applications for the 2018 Prairie Meadows Quarter Horse Meet are due in the racing office by Wednesday, July 11.

Prairie Meadows grant helps purchase new radiology van
June 5, 2018

Posted on on June 5, 2018. Skiff Medical Center's Radiology department recently upgraded its mobile radiology van, thanks to funding received from a Prairie Meadows Community Betterment grant.

Horsemen Eye Opening Day of Prairie Meadows Thoroughbred Season
April 18, 2018

As opening day Thursday, April 26 fast approaches, horsemen from around the country are looking forward to the start of the 2018 Thoroughbred season at Prairie Meadows.

Prairie Meadows Racing Club Returns for 2018 Live Racing Season
February 27, 2018

Prairie Meadows Racing Club (the Club) returns to Prairie Meadows after ahighly successful 2017 season.

Riverview Park will swing again with $4 million concert venue
January 26, 2018

Posted on 5:20 PM, Jan. 26, 2018, by MacKenzie Elmer A Des Moines park that once hosted concerts by music legends like Ella Fitzgerald, Duke Ellington and The Everly Brothers could soon see musical acts return.