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2000
  • March 25 - Woodmont Library dedicated. Second Des Moines library in the King County Library System.
2001
  • Feb. 28 - Nisqually earthquake (magnitude 6.8) strikes Des Moines causing no deaths and limited property damage.
  • March 7 - Des Moines Police Officer Steven Underwood shot to death on Pacific Highway South. First death of an on-duty police officer in the City's history.

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