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A view of the proposed Sheriff’s Office – Law Enforcement Center.   A $16.3 million bond referendum must be passed at the November 4 election in order for the county to begin construction of the facility.  The center is proposed to be located east of Adel on Highway 6 in Ortonville.

Plans announced for county facilities

Aug 21, 2014 12:02am

Projects will cost over $28 million if passed in November general election

At Tuesday’s regular Dallas County Board of Supervisors meeting, Tim Oswald of Piper Jaffray, a financial...

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Aug 20, 2014 4:05pm

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Dallas County Sheriff 082114

Aug 20, 2014 4:03pm

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

August 11

Tiffani Collee Woods, age 24 of 8602 Westown Pkwy., West Des...

IPPAC endorses Chapman

Aug 20, 2014 3:59pm

Sumpter Pharmacy and Wellness owner/pharmacist Toni Sumpter (right) presents a $250 check to Iowa District 10 Senator Jake Chapman of Adel. Sumpter presented the check to the Chapman campaign on...

Steve Roe

Roe running for House

Aug 20, 2014 3:58pm

House District 20 State Representative candidate Steve Roe made a stop in Adel recently. Roe completed junior high and high school at Dexfield Community Schools and currently lives in Panora. Roe’...

Randy and Myritie Yontz

Randy and Myritie Yontz celebrate 50 years

Aug 20, 2014 3:57pm

Randy and Myritie Yontz will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday August 15, 2014. They moved from Indiana to Iowa in 1967 when Randy started a job with Better Homes & Gardens....

Van Meter Public Library 082114

Aug 20, 2014 3:55pm

By Jolena Welker

Van Meter Library Director

Hello! From Van Meter and a what beautiful Saturday! Well today is Michelle’s going away party. She doesn’t leave until October for her...

Adel Public Library 082114

Aug 20, 2014 3:54pm

Between the Sweet Corn Festival and the Annual Book Sale, we had a great wrap-up of August here at the Adel Public Library. Our Annual Book Sale, which took place on August 8th and 9th, was a...

Woodward Public Library 082114

Aug 20, 2014 3:52pm

Upcoming Events at the Woodward Public Library

The Woodward Library will be hosting a FREE 3 part series called Native Technology. All ages are welcome.

August 23 at 10am: Cordage and...

Dallas County Calendar 082114

Aug 20, 2014 3:52pm

Thursday, August 21

Ribbon cutting at Toyota of Des Moines in Grimes

The Grimes Chamber of Commerce is hosting a ribbon cutting ceremony Thursday, Aug. 21 at 5 p.m. for the Grand...

The Henderson family poses for a photo after the 19th Communications Squadron change of command July 14, 2014, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kaylee Clark)

Adel native takes command of U.S. Air Force squadron

Aug 14, 2014 12:01am

U.S. Air Force Lieutenant Colonel (select) Daniel C. Henderson took command of the 19th Communications Squadron from Lieutenant Colonel Jason P. Mobley in a change of command ceremony held July 14...

Contestants participate in the Sweet Corn Princess Contest Friday in Adel.

Inaugural Sweet Corn Princess Contest a success

Aug 14, 2014 12:00am

Nemechek crowned Sweet Corn Princess

The Sweet Corn Princess Contest was introduced for the first time at the 35th annual Sweet Corn Festival in Adel Friday.

Fourth grader Alexis...


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