Food Jethro's near Drake. (Juice file photo)

Jethro's near Drake. (Juice file photo)

Jethro’s BBQ’s erroneous Waukee ads ruffle West Des Moines

Published on January 10th, 2014 | by Des Moines Register

The geography skills of Jethro’s BBQ marketers leave something to be desired, at least for some West Des Moines officials.

This week West Des Moines spent $240 to clarify a fact that may surprise even the most loyal regulars at Jethro’s BBQ ’n Jambalaya Waukee: The restaurant is actually located in West Des Moines.

On Monday city officials placed a new sign near the 9300 block of eastbound University Avenue that reads “Welcome to the city of West Des Moines.” The sign is just west of Jethro’s and other businesses on the south side of University Avenue that are frequently mistaken as Waukee establishments.

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