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Kyle Munson

Kyle Munson

Kyle Munson is a storyteller, writer, journalist, and marketer. His career includes experience in daily news, corporate content strategy, and nonprofit organizations. He’s a fifth-generation Iowan who lives in Des Moines. He writes a column, Kyle Munson's Main Street, and is a member of the Iowa Writers' Collaborative.

COMMENTARY

Varsity Cinema returns to help screen out the noise

By: - November 18, 2022

A buzzsaw whined from inside the building as a construction worker named Nick walked out the front door carrying a long and thin artifact. “Want to keep your old handrail?” Nick said. “No, but I appreciate the offer,” said Ben Godar, director of the Des Moines Film Society, the nonprofit renovating this historic Varsity Cinema in the heart […]

COMMENTARY

Public servants deserve a hug, not a swift kick

By: and - February 26, 2022

Perhaps you nod in agreement when politicians or pundits criticize some of the books available in your children’s school. Maybe you see vaccine mandates as an overreach of government power. You may think election security needs tightening. If so, you can vote, speak up at school board meetings, write a letter to the editor or […]