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Josh Sedden and Zach Coear with Dallas County EMS took the “Plunge for Landon” last week to help with medical costs associated with the 5-month-old’s battle against cancer.

Plunging for a Cause

Apr 17, 2014 2:35pm

The Dallas County Sheriff and Dallas County EMS departments took part in the “Plunge for Landon” challenge – an effort to help Landon Shaw, a 5-month-old infant from Missouri, battle cancer – last...

Van Meter Public Library

Apr 17, 2014 2:30pm

Adel Public Library

Apr 17, 2014 2:27pm

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Igniting a passion for reading at Van Meter Schools

Apr 17, 2014 2:26pm

Many of today’s students use technology in some way or another, so why not use technology to help young students discover their passion for reading?

That was a question Evanced Solutions...

Waukee to install specialized signals near middle school

Apr 17, 2014 2:22pm

With spring in the air and summer just around the corner, many people will be out on local bike trails and city sidewalks. So to help improve safety for pedestrians, the City of Waukee recently...

DC-G’s Rants lives each day to the fullest in and out of classroom

Apr 17, 2014 2:20pm

“Today is your day. Your mountain is waiting, so get on your way.” - Dr. Suess

This quote sums up Dallas Center-Grimes educator Jenny Rants’ teaching mentality. Rants teaches in a special...

From the Archives

Apr 17, 2014 2:18pm


One day last week Dr. Bice of this place, assisted by Dr. Rawson of Van Meter, performed a very difficult surgical operation on the son of William Bales of Adams Township. They...

Father Wayne Gubbels (left) and Bishop Pates presided over the St. John’s groundbreaking ceremony on Saturday, April 12, 2014 in Adel.

St. John’s Church holds groundbreaking ceremony Saturday

Apr 17, 2014 2:07pm

St. John’s Catholic Church in Adel celebrated their groundbreaking ceremony on Saturday, April 12 for a building project that has been years in the making. The 6,480 square foot expansion will...

Waukee Police

Apr 17, 2014 2:01pm

*A criminal charge is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

April 12

William Mortenson of 811 Burr Oak Dr., West Des Moines,...

Dallas County Sheriff

Apr 17, 2014 1:59pm

*A criminal charge is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

April 15

Brian Cassady of Redfield was traveling east near the 17000...


Blomgren to compete at pre-teen pageant

Apr 17, 2014 1:50pm

Waukee’s Mackenzie Blomgren, 12, has been selected to compete at the 2014 Miss American Preteen Pageant.

As the Miss Hawkeye State Pre-teen, Blomgren will attend the National Pageant in her...

Cultivate Iowa

Apr 17, 2014 1:38pm

Dallas County residents are invited to participate in Cultivate Iowa, an initiative that promotes food security and improves the health of our community by increasing access to garden produce....

AHeinz57 to hold “Putts Fore Mutts” charity golf tournament this May

Apr 17, 2014 1:09pm

AHeinz57 Pet Rescue and Transport in De Soto will be holding its annual “Putts Fore Mutts” charitable golf outing on Saturday, May 17, at Terrace Hills Golf Course in Altoona, located by Prairie...


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