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Dallas County Sheriff Report: July 20-27, 2016

Jul 23, 2016 12:05pm

July 21, 2016

Christopher Allan Larkin, age 45 of 602 Main St., Adel was arrested on a warrant for probation violation-original charge of OWI.

Courtney Cave if Waukee was traveling in...

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Four Dallas County cities crack most successful cities list

Jul 20, 2016 5:25pm

Four Iowa cities which are at least partially in Dallas County have cracked a list of the top-10 most successful cities in the State of Iowa. Zippia, a career website, released the list.



Flint Hills Resources Congratulates Its 39 2016 Scholarship Winners

Updated: Jul 20, 2016 5:25pm

MENLO — Flint Hills Resources announced today that 39 graduating seniors received Discovery Scholarships in 2016. Students were selected from participating schools located in the communities near...

Waukee Mayor Bill Peard (left) swears in Anna Bergman to the Waukee City Council before their meeting on Monday, July 18 at Waukee City Hall. Bergman was appointed to the Council one week earlier. PHOTO BY CLINT COLE/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

Bergman sworn into Waukee City Council

Updated: Jul 20, 2016 5:25pm

At the Waukee City Council Meeting on Monday, July 18, a dream that was 10-15 years in the making was realized for the council’s newest member. 25-year-old Anna Bergman was sworn into the Waukee...

Waukee Arts Council announces student winners from Arts Festival

Updated: Jul 20, 2016 5:25pm

The Waukee Area Arts Council announced the student award winners from the Waukee Arts Festival sponsored by Stivers Ford Lincoln on Sunday, July 10.

The Student Exhibition Tent and Awards...

Perry man arrested after altercation with father

Jul 19, 2016 3:42pm

A Perry man was arrested in the early hours of Sunday morning for public intoxication, interference with official acts, assault on a police officer with injury, and harrassment first. The arrest...

The Colt Cadets are made up of high school students who are preparing for the possibility of joining drum corps when they get to college. PHOTO BY CLINT COLE/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

Waukee Stadium hosts Celebration in Brass

Updated: Jul 19, 2016 12:52pm

Waukee Stadium has had the privilege for the last several years of hosting shows of some of the best drum and bugle corps in the country at an event called Celebration in Brass. This year’s show...

The High Trestle Trail Bridge is a popular sight for cyclists in Central Iowa. The "Let's Connect" fundraising campaign would connect the HTT in Woodward to the Raccoon River Valley Trail in Perry. FILE PHOTO/BOONE NEWS-REPUBLICAN

Fundraising for connector trail ramping up

Updated: Jul 20, 2016 5:25pm

A “Let’s Connect” fundraising campaign is being intensified to support a 9-mile “connector” trail between Perry and Woodward. That will link two of the premier recreational trails in Iowa – the...

Staff Sergeant Bret Perry, pictured here during a deployment in Afghanistan. PHOTO SUBMITTED TO DCN

Adel’s Perry receives Soldier’s Medal for heroism

Updated: Jul 18, 2016 3:15pm

It was about 7:45 a.m. in late August, 2015 and Staff Sergeant Bret Perry was on his way to the U.S. Army Recruiting Station in Urbandale, where he still works as a recruiter. Traveling east on...

Waukee Police Reports: July 4-10, 2016

Jul 14, 2016 9:00am

ACCIDENT: 7-8-16 at 1434 hours, Incident #2016-0699 – Vehicles driven by Jimi Jo Allen of Panora and Robert Brice of Urbandale were backing out of parking spots in the 1000 block of E Hickman Road...

Ann Geadelmann (middle) received a Governor's Volunteer Award for spending five years teaching English to senior refugees with Lutheran Services of Iowa. She is pictured with Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds (left) and Gov. Terry Branstad (right) at the ceremony at Southeast Polk High School in Pleasant Hill. PHOTO SUBMITTED TO DCN

Adel’s Geadelmann earns Volunteer Award from Governor

Updated: Jul 15, 2016 11:34am

Ann Geadelmann spent 23 years teaching first grade, third grade and Title One Reading in the Adel-DeSoto-Minburn School District. Once she retired from that she was looking for a way to stay...


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