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Bill Haglund Polk County Sheriff’s Department Lt. Brent Long (left) and Deputy Steve Ballenger represent more than 15 years of the “Grimes Patrol.” When Long was on patrol, there were three fulltime and one “swing shift” deputy assigned to patrol the city. Ballenger is one of six who currently offer police protection to the citizens and businesses of Grimes.

As Grimes grows, patrols also increase

Jul 24, 2014 9:45am

The City of Grimes has grown rapidly in recent years and that spurt in population and the influx of...


Clint Cole - DCN: The Waukee baseball team celebrates at the mound after defeating Norwalk to advance to the state tournament.

Warriors going to state

Jul 24, 2014 12:35pm

With a record of 35-4-1 this season, the Waukee baseball team is going on to the state tournament,...


Ann Welch

Hopping for Joy

Jul 24, 2014 9:01am

I had a big surprise in a very small package as I walked across my kitchen floor this morning. A...

Care For Yourself

Jul 24, 2014 9:01am

Mother does know best

Jul 24, 2014 9:01am

Carolyn Jeanne Dye Collins

Jul 24, 2014 9:01am

Carolyn Jeanne Dye Collins, 77, of Adel died on July 21, 2014 in Adel, after a lengthy illness....

Eddie Dawson

Jul 21, 2014 1:03pm

Marian A. Jesse

Jul 21, 2014 9:55am

Joann Groote Aukes

Jul 16, 2014 4:39pm
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