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Cemetaries to be cleaned starting Sunday


On Sunday, Des Moines Park and Recreation Department staff will begin removing memorial decorations from graves in any municipal cemetery, according to a release.

Staff will remove items from the following cemeteries by July 15: Glendale, Woodland and Saint Ambrose, Laurel Hill, Oak Grove, Sims and Elm Grove. Decorations placed after July 15 will remain until the fall cleanup date, Oct. 1.

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