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Bridges, statewide eLibrary, now available for patrons at Perry Public Library

Jul 27, 2015 9:00am

Perry Public Library announces that the new statewide database of ebooks and audio books Bridges is now up and running. The former library consortiums for Western and Eastern Iowa are now combined...

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Lt. Gov. to visit Waukee Rotary Club

Jul 24, 2015 9:00pm

Gov. Terry E. Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds released their public schedules for Saturday, July 25, 2015 – Friday, July 31, 2015.

Branstad was in Grimes last week, signing a proclamation...

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Iowa Reps offer signed support for Disaster Declaration request

Jul 24, 2015 4:35pm

WASHINGTON— Led by Sen. Chuck Grassley, all members of the Iowa congressional delegation have added their support for Gov. Terry Branstad’s request for a federal declaration of a major disaster...

This photo captures an example of what blue-green algae blooms look like on the surface of the water. PHOTO BY VIC RAMSEY COURTESY OF THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA

Saylorville beaches closed due to health risk

Jul 24, 2015 3:25pm

Officials are warning against recreation at Saylorville Lake this weekend until further notice. According to a public health warning issued by the Army Corps of Engineers today, Sandpiper and Oak...

HCI Hospice Care Services selected to participate in the Medicare Care Choices Model

Jul 23, 2015 3:00pm

West Des Moines, Iowa – HCI Hospice Care Services has been selected to participate in the Medicare Care Choices Model, announced today by Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell. The...

City of Woodward receives Ripple Effect Grant for Eco-business Park Project

Jul 23, 2015 9:00am

Iowa Network Services (INS) has announced that the City of Woodward will be the recipient of a $3,500 Ripple Effect grant for the city’s first-of-its-kind Eco-Business Park Project. The grant will...

Check out End-Of-Summer happenings at Grimes Public Library

Jul 22, 2015 9:00pm

July 23, 3 p.m. - 10 Ways to be SuperIn this fun and interactive one-hour program Children’s illustrator and author Tim Read explores 10 character-building “Super Powers” that every child is...

California folk singer runs the length of Highway 6

Jul 22, 2015 4:00pm

The Iowa U.S. Route 6 Tourist Association is excited to help Aprylle Gilbert, an accomplished folk-rock musician and long-distance runner, as she makes her way through Iowa on her coast-to-coast...

Earlham woman completes Basic

Jul 22, 2015 9:05am

Air Force Airman First Class Ashten Mutchler graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

The airman completed an intensive, eight-week...

Okanovic and Frohn graduate AIB

Jul 22, 2015 9:00am

Two students from Dallas County students have been awarded degrees from AIB (American Institute of Business) College of Business.

Congratulations to Bryan Frohn of DeSoto, who earned his...

Fall sports programming begins at Grimes Parks & Rec

Jul 22, 2015 9:00am

Youth Flag Football League — This program allows players to play in a recreational atmosphere supervised by parent volunteers. Teams practice during the week and then play their league games on...


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