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  • Twelve o'clock haiku : leadership lessons from old war movies & new poems

    Twelve o'clock haiku : leadership lessons from old war movies & new poems2022

    by Randy Brown

    (4)

    Summary: In a cheeky critique of the classic American airpower narrative, "Twelve O'Clock High," soldier-poet, essayist, and humorist Randy Brown explores what it means to be a leader or follower at war --...  more »
  • Iowa history journal.

    Iowa history journal.2021

    Summary: Iowa History Journal's mission is to preserve the history of the state and present it in a fashion that is both educational and entertaining.
  • Johnston community calendar

    Johnston community calendar2019

    Summary: Annual calendar listing meetings and events held throughout the year.
  • Environmental assessment for proposed land acquisition and establishment of military training lands at Camp Dodge Joint Maneuver Training Center, Johnston, Polk County, Iowa

    Environmental assessment for proposed land acquisition and establishment of military training lands at Camp Dodge Joint Maneuver Training Center, Johnston, Polk County, Iowa2017

    Summary: "This Environmental Assessment (EA) evaluates the proposal of the National Guard Bureau (NGB) and Iowa Army National Guard (IAARNG) to acquire additional land to support military training operations...  more »
  • The adventures of Chato el Gato in Santa Fe

    The adventures of Chato el Gato in Santa Fe2017

    by Rita Whitmer

    Summary: This children's book is in poetry form, and is based on real events when a mountain lion walked down from the mountains near Santa Fe, New Mexico and strolled through the historic Santa Fe Plaza.
  • Interstate 35/80 interchange with Iowa 141 Polk County, Iowa, IM-80-3(178)127--13-77 environmental assessment

    Interstate 35/80 interchange with Iowa 141 Polk County, Iowa, IM-80-3(178)127--13-77 environmental assessment2016

    Summary: "The Iowa DOT, in partnership with the Cities of Urbandale, Grimes, and Johnston, Iowa, located in the Des Moines Metropolitan Area, is proposing to construct improvements in the Interstate 35...  more »
  • The Goldfinch

    The Goldfinch2016

  • Welcome to FOB Haiku

    Welcome to FOB Haiku2015

    by Randy Brown

    (25)

    Summary: "Sherpatude no. 26: 'Humor is a combat multiplier ...' Has your war become workaday? Does life on the Forward Operating Base (FOB) now seem commonplace? Armed with deadpan snark and poker-faced...  more »
  • Federal Highway Administration finding of no significant impact & Section 4(f) de minimis determination for the proposed Kempton Bridge replacement and NW 66th Avenue reconstruction and widening, Polk County, Iowa.

    Federal Highway Administration finding of no significant impact & Section 4(f) de minimis determination for the proposed Kempton Bridge replacement and NW 66th Avenue reconstruction and widening, Polk County, Iowa.2014

    Summary: "Polk County in coordination with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) is proposing to replace Kempton Bridge over the Des Moines River, reconstruct and widen NW 66th Avenue from NW Beaver Drive...  more »
  • 2013 City of Johnston community survey : final report

    2013 City of Johnston community survey : final report2014

    Summary: "During the winter of 2013, ETC Institute administered a community survey for the City of Johnston, Iowa. The purpose of the survey was to assess satisfaction with the delivery of major city services...  more »
  • Policy manual : prepared 1993 and updated regularly with revisions indicated in text.

    Policy manual : prepared 1993 and updated regularly with revisions indicated in text.2014

    Summary: Policy manual for the Johnston Public Library includes policies for circulation, collection development, conduct in the library, homebound delivery, meeting rooms, refunds for library materials, and unattended children.
  • A very special flag.

    A very special flag.2013

    Summary: Lt. Colonel John Perkins, commander of the 334th Brigrade Support Battalion, Company A, carried a United States flag in Aghanistan during a mission called Operation Bull Whip. When he returned home,...  more »
  • Johnston local history

    Johnston local history2012

    Summary: Compilation of articles and essays about the history of Johnston, Iowa.
  • Visions of the universe : four centuries of discovery : final report / Johnston Public Library.

    Visions of the universe : four centuries of discovery : final report / Johnston Public Library.2010

    Summary: From April 21-June 25, 2010, the Johnston Public Library held an exhibit sponsored by the American Library Association (ALA). ALA provided a $500 stipend to help cover the costs of the program. This...  more »
  • Beaver Creek Natural Resource Area management plan : City of Johnston, IA, October 2010

    Beaver Creek Natural Resource Area management plan : City of Johnston, IA, October 20102010

    Summary: A plan that integrates natural resources and future park develop possibilities. Key recommendations in the report include management of invasive, non-native plant species, periodic application of...  more »
  • 2010 Iowa Character Awards

    2010 Iowa Character Awards2010

    Summary: Program from the October 23, 2010 award presentation. Award winners for 2010 include Brian Town, Athletic Director, Johnston Middle School (Educator of Character) and the city of Johnston (Community of Character).
  • Now & then : an historical look at the Johnston community

    Now & then : an historical look at the Johnston community2009

    by Ashley Rullestad

    Summary: A brief history of Johnston, Iowa from the 1846 Beaver Creek Settlement to the present.
  • Camp Dodge

    Camp Dodge2009

    by Mary L Jones

    (9)

    Summary: Using images from Iowa Gold Star Military Museum, depicts history and content encompassing a century at Camp Dodge and its immediate vicinity.
  • Snow and ice control manual

    Snow and ice control manual2008

    Summary: Guidelines and instructions for carrying out the snow and ice control program for the City of Johnston.
  • Annual report

    Annual report2008

    by Polk County

    Summary: Annual report from the Polk County Board of Supervisors.
  • Richard's ramblings.

    Richard's ramblings.2007

    by Richard Dale Peterson

    Summary: Johnston resident (and Linn Grove native) Richard D. Peterson describes his role in "D-Day." He was assigned to the Engineer Section of the First U.S. Army Group, and he was deployed from London to...  more »
  • The Iowan.

    The Iowan.2007

    Summary: The people. The places. The stories. The life. As Iowa's original state magazine, "The Iowan" is your gateway to travel destinations, history and adventure, food and events. It explores everything...  more »
  • Sonny Brewer [DVD] : author lecture & book signing at the Johnston Public Library.

    Sonny Brewer : author lecture & book signing at the Johnston Public Library.2007

    Summary: Recording of Sonny Brewer's lecture and book signing on March 27, 2007 at the Johnston Public Library. Mr. Brewer speaks about his books and writing workshops in Fairhope, AL. Nestled along the...  more »
  • Des Moines

    Des Moines2007

    by Craig S. McCue

    (5)

  • Johnston directory.

    Johnston directory.2006

  • Johnston register : Johnston, Urbandale, Grimes & Dallas Center.

    Johnston register : Johnston, Urbandale, Grimes & Dallas Center.2006

  • Polk 2030 : the Polk County comprehensive plan.

    Polk 2030 : the Polk County comprehensive plan.2006

    Summary: "Polk 2030 is Polk County's Comprehensive Plan, intended to provide the citizens of Polk County with a vision of the future of their County and their neighborhoods. Based on this vision, the plan...  more »
  • City of Johnston, Iowa.

    City of Johnston, Iowa.2004

    Summary: Street map of the city of Johnston, Iowa dated January 2004. One side includes I-35/80 to the south and NW 72nd Place to the north. The western border is 100th Street, and the eastern border is NW...  more »
  • Camp Dodge : WWI and today.

    Camp Dodge : WWI and today.2004

    Summary: Shows map and photographs of Camp Dodge from 1918-1919.
  • NW 70th Avenue reconstruction :  STP-U-3827(605)--70-77.

    NW 70th Avenue reconstruction : STP-U-3827(605)--70-77.2004

    Summary: Maps of stage 1 and stages 2A-2D of the reconstruction of NW 70th Avenue between Beaver Road and North Glenn Drive.
  • The history of Hy-Vee : 75 years of a helpful smile

    The history of Hy-Vee : 75 years of a helpful smile2004

    by Kathleen Gilbert

    (1)

    Summary: This is the story of Hy-Vee -- from its humble beginning as a small-town general store to its emergence as one of the country's most innovative and successful retail corporations. It's the story of...  more »
  • Reflections : thoughts that have made a difference

    Reflections : thoughts that have made a difference2003

    by Raymond Hill Pugh

  • Des Moines and Polk County : flag on the prairie

    Des Moines and Polk County : flag on the prairie2003

    by Barbara Beving Long

    (2)

  • Johnston Public Library [drawing]

    Johnston Public Library2003

    by Karen Duberstein

    Summary: Original drawing of the Johnston Public Library building in black and turquoise ink on white paper.
  • City of Johnston : independent auditor's reports ; financial statements and supplemental information ; schedule of findings ; June 30, 2002.

    City of Johnston : independent auditor's reports ; financial statements and supplemental information ; schedule of findings ; June 30, 2002.2002

    by Johnston

  • Heroes among us : memories of twelve Iowa WWII veterans

    Heroes among us : memories of twelve Iowa WWII veterans2002

    (1)

    Summary: Comprised of 12 stories by World War II veterans. These detailed and compelling stories bring a critical time in our history back to life. Editor Jane Cox helps these veterans tell their stories in...  more »
  • 9-11 : a tribute.

    9-11 : a tribute.2002

    (22)

  • DuPont : from the banks of the Brandywine to miracles of science

    DuPont : from the banks of the Brandywine to miracles of science2002

    by Adrian Kinnane

    (6)

  • Integrated cultural resources management plan and environmental assessment for the Iowa Army National Guard, 2002-2006

    Integrated cultural resources management plan and environmental assessment for the Iowa Army National Guard, 2002-20062002

    Summary: "This ICRMP [Integrated Cultural Resources Management Plan] establishes priorities for the identification and standards for the evaluation of historic properties on IAARNG [Iowa Army National Guard]...  more »
  • Building a new Victorian

    Building a new Victorian2002

    by Laurie Mansfield

    Summary: Article from January 19, 2002 issue of the Des Moines Register describing the new Victorian home Jerry and Betsy Munn designed to house their antique furniture. The home is on the corner of NW Beaver Drive and Merle Hay Road.