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Sarah Fulton - DCN  Dallas Center Police Chief Michelle Leonard high fives a runner during a fun run in Dallas Center recently.

Leonard devotes life to helping others

Oct 02, 2014 12:02am

Dallas Center Police Chief Michelle Leonard has dedicated her life to serving the community and its children. Her career has ranged from sex crimes investigator to deputy sheriff, before spending...

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Dallas County Calendar 100214

Oct 01, 2014 9:39am

Thursday, October 2

Free breakfast at Dallas Co. Hospital

Dallas County Hospital, located in Perry, would like to invite the public to sign up for a free breakfast, courtesy of the...

Upper Iowa University announces summer 2014 Dean’s List and summer grads

Oct 01, 2014 9:24am

Upper Iowa University announces summer 2014 Dean’s List FAYETTE, IA – Upper Iowa University announces the Dean’s List for the Summer term 2014. Area students named on the list include:

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Strengthing Dallas County families series set for October 5 in Waukee

Oct 01, 2014 9:22am

Participants say ‘best thing’ for family

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach of Dallas County believes building strong communities begins with building strong families. Those...

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Wegner named care coordinator at DCH

Oct 01, 2014 9:11am

Dallas County Hospital is excited to announce the addition of Care Coordinator Erica Wegner, LMSW, to the Dallas County Hospital team. As a Licensed Master of Social Work, Erica has previous...

Photo design by Kevin Lee Nelson • Van Meter Visitor  Photo from the cover of the book, The Van Meter Visitor.

The Van Meter Visitor

Sep 25, 2014 12:01am

Van Meter Visitor Festival set for Sept. 27

Thirty years before The Loch Ness Monster caught the world’s attention, residents of Van Meter experienced mysterious events that were never...

submitted  Opera singer and Waukee native Craig Irvin performs for Dallas Center–Grimes students.

Waukee native brings opera to the schools

Updated: Sep 25, 2014 9:46am

The Waukee Area Arts Council’s Opera in the Schools Project is in full swing thanks to a grant from Prairie Meadows. Professional Opera singer, Craig Irvin is visiting five area schools (Waukee,...

Dallas County Veterans Affairs Director Ed Vos

Unclaimed tax credits remain for Dallas County vets

Updated: Sep 25, 2014 9:46am

At Tuesday’s Dallas County Board of Supervisors meeting, the board approved 12 disabled veterans homestead tax credit applications.

A recent change in Iowa law (Senate File 2352) has...

From the Archives 092514

Sep 24, 2014 12:01pm

September 19, 1979

From “By George,” by George DeFord: “You know if it wasn’t so darn disturbing it would be rather laughable-trying to decide which way to go each morning to get from where...

Nelsen of Adel named quilt show semifinalist

Sep 24, 2014 11:55am

Bonnie Nelsen from Adel is a semifinalist for the 2014 AQS QuiltWeek in Des Moines Oct. 1-4 at the Iowa Events Center.

Nelsen has been chosen to display the quilt, Cherry Tweet, along with...

Adel Police 092514

Sep 24, 2014 11:24am

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

September 15

A two vehicle accident occurred at the intersection of R-...

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