05/18/2013 - Colleen and Woz tried samples and got advice from vendors at the Healthy Living Expo!
Star 102.5 was broadcasting live out at Jordan Creek Hy-Vee. The American Diabetes Association was also there registering people for the Tour De Cure.
iWireless was entering people to win tickets to an I-Cubs game, a $50 Gas Card or a brand new flat screen TV! They also had lunch available for customers!
5/4/2013- The "YESS Duck Derby" was the start of "A-MAY-zing Days", which is a month long of celebrating the greatness of West Des Moines. Visit amayzingdays.com to find out more!
4/30/2013- Join us on the last Tuesday of every month for Valley West Mall's Family Fun! This fun family event is FREE and goes from 6-8 PM.
4/28/13-STAR102.5 was out supporting all the fantastic runners for the during the Drake Relays Half Marathon, 6K, and 10K on Sunday morning!
4/26/13-STAR102.5 listeners had a chance to win tickets see Kenny Chesney just by smelling their husband's feet!
4/20/2013 There were 200+ jobs available thorough the Des Moines Public School system. Over 13000 people showed up with the hopes of walking away with a new teaching position.
STAR and 4 Profession Bull Riders were out at Kum & Go signing autographs and taking photographs with fans!
Miya, the Japanese Macaque, is celebrating her first birthday at the Blank Park Zoo this Saturday, April 20th.
4/13/2013- Star 102.5 listeners and barnstormer fan's joined in on some 'Air Guitar' fun during the third quarter.
Lucky STAR listener Melissa Horner was given exclusive access by Bon Jovi to shoot photos up close of their show. See her photos here.
Bon Jovi played to a packed house and had the crowd singing along all night long.
4/14/2013- Jimmy Wright, with Star 102.5, was broadcasting live at Wells Fargo arena for the "Bon Jovi; Because We Can" tour!
STAR 102.5 was at Mattress Firm with YESS Duck signing people up to adopt ducks for the YESS Duck Derby!
4/6/2013- It was the Iowa Cubs Open house and families got the opportunity to tour the new clubhouse!
3/26/13- It's the last Tuesday of every month, at Valley West Mall. Join Star 102.5 in April, for Family Fun Night!
Producer Kurt was stunned by the beautiful remodel of Cabaret West Glen and had a great time with the guests (and some drinks.)
Jimmy Wright and Luke Matthews broadcasting live from Sully's Irish Pub for St. Paddy's Day!
Listeners came out to spin the wheel for prizes and enjoyed some pizza!
It was STAR Family Day at the Iowa Energy game! The first 500 kids into the game received a free Iowa Energy jersey!
3/2/2013 - 18 listeners dove in to a huge sheet cake at Valley West Mall in order to find a Bon Jovi pick to win the Sapphire VIP package at the Bon Jovi concert April 14th.
He channeled a combination of Frankie Goes to Hollywood, Twisted Sister, and Duckie...Woz hosted an 80s Prom for My Charity Life over the weekend!
Star 102.5 listeners enjoyed a relaxed evening with paints and wine along side Karess Carter and Woz!
We too can travel to 7 continents (Note: We have to get Kurt better Photoshop skills)
2/11/2013 - STAR listeners and their guests got to "dig a new artist" in attending an acoustic lounge with Matt Hires and then explore the "A T.rex Named Sue" exhibit at the Science Center of Iowa.
2/11/2013 - Lucky STAR listeners got to "dig a new artist" and meet up meet Matt Hires after his performance at the Science Center of Iowa.
Karess Carter was out at the Home and Garden Show Saturday morning!
2/10/2013 - A sold-out crowd at the Civic Center got to see STAR artist Matchbox Twenty at their best.
2/10/2013 - STAR artist and American Idol winner Phillip Phillips opened up for Matchbox Twenty.
2/10/2013 - A lucky STAR 102.5 listener got to meet the members of Matchbox Twenty before their show at the Civic Center!
10 year old Annika went and sold some Girl Scout cookies to the Governor!
Family Fun Night at Valley West Mall happens on the last Tuesday of every month! Hope to see you out there in February!
Karess Carter was at the Bucs game, while people signed up for great prizes.
1/27/2013 - Grace Potter & The Nocturnals rocked out to a packed theater at the Hoyt Sherman Place.
Karess Carter was at the Ankeny Complete Nutrition during the sale on Mancore and Refirm products.
Luke Matthews' favorite photos
Karess Carter's favorite photos
12/14/2012 - STAR artist Hunter Hayes stopped by the STAR studios before he hit the stage at a sold-out Wells Fargo Arena with Carrie Underwood.
8/8/2012 - STAR artist Tristan Prettyman performed a bunch of songs off her upcoming release 'Cedar+Gold' before lucky STAR listeners and their guests at STAR 102.5's Acoustic Lounge.
7/26/2012 - Grace Potter and The Nocturnals rocked a packed house at the Simon Estes Amphitheater for the Nitefall on the River. Nitefall on the River is sponsored by Charles Gabus Ford.
07/12/12 - STAR 102.5's Acoustic Lounge presented by Charles Gabus Ford featuring STAR artist Ingrid Michaelson at the Science Center of Iowa on Thursday, July 12th.
4/19/2012 - STAR artist Eric Hutchinson and Graffiti6 performed for twenty lucky listeners at STAR 102.5's Soundcheck Party at Wooly's.
3/23/2012 - Needtobreathe stepped into STAR 102.5's Acoustic Lounge for an intimate performance at the Science Center of Iowa.
3/7/2012 - Lucky STAR listeners and their guests got to attend STAR artist Christina Perri's exclusive performance for STAR 102.5 at the Blue Moon Piano Bar & Lounge in West Des Moines.
1/31/2012 - STAR artists Andy Grammer and Ryan Star stopped by the Science Center of Iowa to perform before a lucky group of STAR listeners and their guests.
7/14/2010 - STAR artist Matt Nathanson performed in front of a live, studio audience of lucky invited STAR 102.5 listeners, their guests and STAR staff.
10/11/2011 - STAR 102.5 listeners enjoyed an intimate performance from Mat Kearney in STAR 102.5's Acoustic Lounge at the Science Center of Iowa.
6/20/2011 - STAR artist Andy Grammer entertained enthusiastic fans at his private listener lounge at the Science Center of Iowa by playing songs off his recently released debut and answering listener questions.
8/22/2010 - STAR Artist Colbie Caillat treated lucky STAR 102.5 listeners and their guests to a private concert and interview session at Fleming's Prime Steakhouse and Wine Bar in West Des Moines.
8/13/2010 - STAR Artist and American Idol Season 8 winner Kris Allen performed before a select group of lucky STAR listeners and their guests at Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar in West Des Moines.
7/15/2010 - STAR Artist Sons of Sylvia dropped by the STAR 102.5 studio to chat with Karess and play a few tunes, including their hit "Love Left to Lose," before opening up for Vertical Horizon at Nitefall on the River.
6/10/2010 - STAR Artist Ryan Star played at an exclusive concert for STAR E-Mail Club listeners and their guests at Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar in West Des Moines.
3/22/2010 - STAR Artist OneRepublic played an exclusive concert for STAR E-Mail Club listeners and their guests at Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar in West Des Moines.
2/23/2010 - Alex Band (formerly of The Calling) performed in from a select group of STAR E-mail Club members and guests at Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar in West Des Moines.
12/31/12 - Jimmy Wright and Luke Matthews ring in 2013 at STAR 102.5's Downtown Countdown at the newly remodeled Embassy Suites Downtown.
12/14/2012 - An under the weather Carrie Underwood still managed to wow a sold out crowd at Wells Fargo Arena.
12/14/2012 - Up and coming artist Hunter Hayes opened up for Carrie Underwood at Wells Fargo Arena.
12/14/2012 - We had some very dedicated Beiberites out this morning. They wanted their shot at getting a pair of tickets to his show before anyone else could. Check out all of the action below.
12/15/2012 - Karess Carter was out at Beauty Brands in Clive checking out there great Holiday Gift Sets.
1/28/2010 – STAR Artist Ryan Star visited with Karess Carter in the STAR 102.5 studio to chat and play a couple songs.
12/6/2012 - STAR was out at Merle Hay Mall giving away photo packages with Santa. You could also hope to be the lucky winner of a $100 gift card to the mall.
12/1/2012 - Karess and Woz were out at Loki's Garden to celebrate the holiday season with a wreath-making workshop!
11/30/2012 - Star 102.5 and Karess Carter were out at The Garden Friday night for the first night of the preliminary's for Miss Gay Iowa US of A Pageantry!
11/23/2012 - STAR was set up and ready to help out in the black friday madness. If you were lucky enough to find one of the 40 golden tickets hiding in a free Valley West Mall bag then you had a shot at the prize wall!! Check out all the pictures from this shopping crazy night.
11/14/2012 - Miss your chance to get on the bus? Well here are all the pics from the fun that was had!
11/16/2012 - Photos from Day Two of STAR 102.5's Combat Hunger
2012 marks the twenty-second year of STAR 102.5’s Combat Hunger -- the largest two-day food drive in the Midwest. All food and proceeds raised through the event benefit the Food Bank of Iowa. Additional sponsors for Combat Hunger are The Des Moines Register, Mercy Medical Center, Iowa Motor Truck Association and Dahl’s
11/13/2012 - STAR 102.5 braved the cold in order to Combat Hunger. We were set up outside of Mercy Hospital and traded a spin on the prize wheel for monetary and non-perishable food donations.
11/6/2012 - On Election Day, Producer Kurt conducted an unscientific voting poll with drivers driving past the STAR 102.5 studios: one honk for President Obama and two for Mitt Romney.