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Van Meter encourages public to sign petition for Bob Feller

Feb 12, 2016 3:25pm

On Thursday, February 4, 2016, Mayor Allan Adams issued Proclamation No. 2016-01 encouraging the public to sign a petition to have Bob Feller recognized by the White House with the Presidential...

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SCAM ALERT: Utility Phone Scam Targets Spanish-speaking Customers

Feb 11, 2016 5:20pm

DES MOINES – MidAmerican Energy Company is warning business owners and the public of a phone scam targeting Latino customers in Iowa.

Since the start of February, approximately 50 Spanish-...

Things to Do in Dallas County

Feb 11, 2016 5:12pm

Saturday, February 13

Trumpeter Swan Trip

9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Roundtrip from Forest Park, Perry. Preregistration required.

Beemer’s Pond in Hamilton County has the largest...

Waukee PD Weekly Activity Summary

Feb 11, 2016 1:00pm

ACCIDENT: 2-1-16 at 0719 hours, Incident #2016-0117 – Ryan Allen of Waukee was traveling eastbound in the 14000 block of SE University Avenue. Allen was attempting to change lanes and struck a...

Woodward Mayor Brian Devick speaks to his council about the 2016-2017 budget.  Photo by Cesar J Toledo

Woodward council approves 2016-2017 budgets

Feb 11, 2016 10:00am

WOODWARD — City council members increased taxes by 65 cents.

During Monday night’s Woodward City Council meeting the agenda included discussions about budgets and regulations.


Dallas County Sheriff Report

Feb 11, 2016 10:00am

February 10, 2016

Sara Ray of Madrid was traveling in the 20000 block of Highway 169 when her vehicle struck a deer. No injuries reported. Damage to the vehicle estimated at $6000.00.


The Perry Chamber of Commerce’s 39th annual Bike Ride to Rippey was held on Feb. 6 in downtown Perry. More photos from the 24-mile bike ride can be found at Photos by Stephanie Ivankovich and John Kennedy/Perry Chief

Perry welcomes 39th annual Bike Ride to Rippey (BRR)

Feb 11, 2016 10:00am

The temperature was 19 degrees fahrenheit and hundreds of bicycles were parked outside of the Hotel Pattee on Saturday morning.

The cyclists, 1,500 of them, were participants of the 39th...

Dr. Patricia Tice, the author of Agri Manners — Essential Etiquette for Professional Success, held a book signing at the Adel Public Library on Tuesday, Feb. 9. The book was released on Dec. 14, 2015. PHOTO BY CLINT COLE/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

Patricia Tice writes a book on professionalism in agriculture

Feb 11, 2016 10:00am

On Dec. 14, 2015, a book called Agri Manners —Essential Etiquette for Professional Success became available for purchase and has since been used as a text book in classes in the Agricultural...

Adel Police Reports

Feb 11, 2016 10:00am


Adel Acres, 1919 Greene St., Adel, reported a theft.



Pamela Sue Riley, 708 Greene St., #1, Adel Iowa was arrested for Domestic Abuse Assault,...

Education Honors

Feb 11, 2016 10:00am

Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls - Dean’s List

Lauren Bever of Adel, Megan Burditt of Adel, Zachary Chapman of Adel, Madison Gavin of Adel, Kayse Jenkins of Adel, Kole Merical of Adel, Zachary...

Taylor Hosts Waukee FCCLA Chapter

Feb 10, 2016 4:00pm

DES MOINES — This week, Rep Rob Taylor (D-West Des Moines) hosted members of the Waukee Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) chapter to the floor of the House of Representatives...


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