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Phone scammers impersonate Sherriff, IRS

May 22, 2015 9:00am

The Better Business Bureau released an alert about phone scams recently reported in Boone County and Henry County, and a similar call also came into the Dallas County Sheriff’s Office.


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Law Enforcement logs — Adel Police Department

May 21, 2015 1:00pm


Dwight Stearns, 1227 Fawn Ave., Earlham, Iowa, reported a Hit and Run

accident at 201 Nile Kinnick Dr. N., Adel.


Casey’s General Store, 816 Greene St.,...

School Spirit pays off in Earlham

May 21, 2015 1:00pm

Earlham High School received a $500 grant from Petroleum

Marketers and Convenience Stores of Iowa (PMCI) by demonstrating school spirit. A PMCI representative arrived at the school on Friday...

Adel Public Library director Paula James received her Certificate of Appreciation from the mayor at the May City Council meeting. She keeps it framed on her office wall at the library. PHOTO BY AMBER WILLIAMS/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

James honored for 15 years of dedicated services

May 21, 2015 1:00pm

Paula James remembers when the Adel Public Library took up all of one room with old Victorian windows encased in painted stone and mortar. It was old and small but it had row after row of books,...

Mark Hanson, Dallas County Supervisor (R-Waukee)

Dallas County officials try again to sell the public on need for new $16.8M law enforcement center

May 21, 2015 1:00pm

The Dallas County Board of Supervisors reached a consensus at its May 19 meeting to attempt yet again to convince its constituents of a dire need for a new Law Enforcement Center for the Sheriff’s...

Law Enforcement logs: Dallas County Sheriff’s Office

May 21, 2015 1:00pm

May 15, 2015

MJ Electric Company reported a strobe light from one the construction vehicles missing while parked at 924 Madison St., Dexter.

James Stanley Manning, age 68 of 2008...

Perry Police

May 21, 2015 12:00pm


May 9

Roger Baumgartner, 1325 9th St., was issued first offense warning for loud music.

May 11

Charlie Thompson, 1902 3rd St. reported 5 of his solar lights...

Law enforcement logs: Dallas County Sheriff’s Office

May 21, 2015 11:31am

May 13

Tiffany Amber Mc-

Cormick, age 33 of 2916

Cottage Grove Ave., Des

Moines was arrested on

a warrant for failure to

appear-original charge of


Former Perry resident accused of slaying in CA

May 21, 2015 9:35am

A former Perry resident has been accused of murder in California.

Alexis Ericiga, 22, of Hayward Cal., is accused of slaying a taxi driver with another Californian two years ago, according...

Erin Freeman, Dallas County Human Resources director

VA director position classified lowest ranking among county leaders

May 21, 2015 9:00am

“From the moment I resigned, I’ve been very humbled by people’s responses,” Ed Vos said in a recent interview with Dallas County News, which reported on his resignation in the April 23, 2015 issue...

Woodward man graduates from the Chrysler College Automotive Program

May 15, 2015 9:00am

Casey Janssen of Woodward has graduated from the Chrysler College Automotive Program (CAP) at Des Moines Area Community College.

Janssen is now employed full-time as an automotive technician...


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