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Bryce Smith endoresed by AFSCME Iowa Council 61

Jul 27, 2016 1:38pm

On Monday, Bryce Smith, who is running for the Iowa House of Representatives in District 19, announced that he has picked up another endorsement. The American Federation of State, County and...

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Dallas County Sheriff Chad Leonard poses with some of the letters of support they have received from children in the community since the killings of five police officers in Dallas, Texas and three police officers in Baton Rouge, La. PHOTO BY CLINT COLE/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

Sheriff Leonard talks police safety in wake of police attacks

Jul 21, 2016 9:00am

On Thursday, July 7 many news agencies throughout the country reported that five police officers in Dallas, Texas, had been gunned down and killed by snipers. 10 days later a man went on a...

Dallas County Sheriff’s Report: July 12-20, 2016

Jul 21, 2016 9:00am

July 20, 2016

Kirk Allan Harms, age 52 of 1110 E Emma Ave., Des Moines was arrested on a warrant for failure to appear-original charge of theft and contempt-refusal/failure to pay fine or...

Adel Police Reports: July 11-17, 2016

Jul 21, 2016 9:00am


Heather Heck, 1008 Grove St., Adel, reported a theft.

A two vehicle accident occurred in the 1000 block of Greene St., Adel. A vehicle being driven by Petra Blackford, 315 N....


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...

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