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Lane Closures Expected on Alice’s Road Beginning May 31

May 26, 2016 11:24am

WAUKEE — As work begins on the City of Waukee’s NE Douglas Parkway expansion project, crews will be patching the parkway where it intersects with Alice’s Road. 300-foot portions of the northbound...

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The Waukee High School graduation ceremony filled up most of the Knapp Center in Des Moines. PHOTO BY CLINT COLE/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

Waukee School Board meets after graduation

Updated: May 25, 2016 3:41pm

The Waukee School Board met in it’s regular session on Tuesday night, one day later than usual due to the graduation ceremony at the Knapp Center in Des Moines the night before. With graduation in...

Cate Bryan is running to be the Republican nominee in the race for Dallas County Auditor. The Primary Election is on June 7 throughout the state. PHOTO SUBMITTED TO DCN

Bryan seeks to be fresh eyes in Auditor’s office

Updated: May 24, 2016 4:13pm

With the Iowa Primary Election less than two weeks away, candidates for many state, county and federal elected positions are starting to hit the home stretch with their campaigns. The campaigns...

Julia Helm is running for Dallas County Auditor and seeks to be the Republican Nominee. The Primary Election is on Tuesday, June 7. PHOTO BY CLINT COLE/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

Helm touts experience as primaries approach

Updated: May 24, 2016 4:13pm

The June 7 Primary Election is an important time in the political process at the federal, state and county level. On that day, registered voters all over the state of Iowa will head for the polls...

Waukee Police Report: May 17-22, 2016

May 24, 2016 10:28am

ACCIDENT: 5-16-16 at 0709 hours, Incident #2016-0507 – A vehicle driven by Halsey Wasson of Waukee struck a large rock in the middle of the road near the 800 block of Meredith Road. Damage...

Dallas County Sheriff Report: May 18-24

Updated: May 25, 2016 10:47am

May 24, 2016

Cathy Bumann of 26874 Sportsmans Club Rd., Adel reported unauthorized charges on a credit card.

Casey’s General Store in Redfield reported counterfeit money used for a...


Celebrate Waukee encourages participation in the Central Bank Kids’ Challenge

May 19, 2016 2:09pm

One of Celebrate Waukee’s most popular events – the Central Bank Kids’ Challenge – will take place Saturday, June 4 as part of the annual festival.

Waukee Community School District students...

A-D-M students and Del Buchman, coordinator for the Project Financial Literacy program from A-D-M pose for a picture as they receive the Financial Literacy Award of $1,000 from Raccoon Valley Bank. Thomas Book of Raccoon Valley Bank was there to present the award. PHOTO SUBMITTED TO DCN

A-D-M receives Financial Literacy Award from Raccoon Valley Bank

Updated: May 24, 2016 12:46pm

The Project Financial Literacy program, sponsored by the Iowa Bankers Association and Raccoon Valley Bank gives out ten awards to high schools in Iowa. A-D-M was one of the high schools who...

Adel Police Reports: May 9-22

Updated: May 25, 2016 3:40pm


Casey’s General Store, 816 Greene St., Adel, reported a theft.


A two vehicle accident occurred in the 200 block of Nile Kinnick Dr. N., Adel. A vehicle being...

Front Row From left to Right: Carli Major, Mariah McNamara, Hannah Meister, Caitlyn Sullivan, Chelsea Kruger, Denisse Gonzalez, Gyzylgul Hojalyyeva, Cristina Hegstrom, Laura Hackfort, Instructor Back Row From Left to Right: Kathryn Taylor, Madison Nelson, Lesley Mendoza, Jordan Pierce, Jacob Horn, Jenna Howegner, Hannah Mahlum, Maggi Mallon, Sally Swenson, Instructor.

Area Students Graduate with more than just a High School Diploma

May 19, 2016 12:57pm

Perry, Iowa - Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) and Dallas County Hospital have again partnered to allow juniors and seniors from area high schools the opportunity to take 4, 3-credit hour...

Sheriff’s Corner: National Police Week 2016

May 19, 2016 12:26pm

On May 17th, 2016 the Dallas County Board of Supervisors signed a proclamation to recognize National Police Week 2016. The proclamation is intended to honor the service and sacrifice of those law...


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