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New discoveries about FluMist emerge

Jun 29, 2016 12:31pm

Americans will have to do without the easier, nasal spray form of flu vaccine next flu season, a panel of experts decided Wednesday. U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) committee...

Brynn Hansen was chosen through the Senior $15 Challenge to represent Dallas County at the Iowa State Fair’s Awardrobe Event. PHOTO SUBMITTED TO DCN

4-H Clothing Day Event Results

Updated: Jun 29, 2016 12:26pm

Dallas County 4th Of July Celebrations

Updated: Jun 29, 2016 12:26pm

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Adel Police Report: June 13-19

Updated: Jun 22, 2016 4:18pm


A two vehicle accident occurred in the 100 block of S. 9th St., Adel. A vehicle being driven by Duane Cooper, 423 E. Washington St., Colfax, Iowa was attempting to pull into the...

Many students received scholarships from the A-D-M Scholarship Foundation. Pictured are 41 students who were recognized and awarded scholarships at the A-D-M Graduation Ceremony. PHOTO BY CLINT COLE/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

A-D-M Scholarship Foundation awards scholarships at graduation

Updated: Jun 22, 2016 4:18pm

The ADM Scholarship Foundation awarded scholarships to forty-one graduating seniors at the Commencement Ceremony on May 29. The Foundation, representing the largest single contributor of...


Questions arise about Longmire-Davis Cemetery

Updated: Jun 22, 2016 4:19pm

At the Dallas County Board of Supervisors meeting on Tuesday, June 21 in Adel, the Supervisors, County Attorney Wayne Reisetter and Jim Turner, the Adams Township trustee chair discussed the...

Waukee Police Report: June 13-19, 2016

Updated: Jun 22, 2016 4:19pm

ACCIDENT: 6-13-16 at 1835 hours, Incident #2016-0608 – A vehicle driven by Erika Shepherd of Waukee was traveling northbound on Warrior Lane. Shepherd had a green light and was proceeding north...

BACoon Ride participants ride into Waukee at the Raccoon River Valley Trailhead to finish off the day on Saturday, June 18. The BACoon Ride took cyclists around the loop with bacon stops along the way. PHOTO BY JUSTIN JAGLER/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

BACoon Ride celebrates third year

Updated: Jun 22, 2016 4:18pm

Some treat the BACoon Ride as a chance to prepare for RAGBRAI later in the summer but everyone treats it as a chance to enjoy bacon and beverages all day long. The BACoon Ride, in its third year,...

The large ampersand outside of the new Kum & Go on Grand Prairie Parkway was inspired by the local Waukee area. The work of art was revealed at the ribbon cutting for the new store on Friday, June 17. PHOTO BY CLINT COLE/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

Kettlestone’s Kum & Go opens to the public

Updated: Jun 22, 2016 4:19pm

Grand Prairie Parkway has been paved, the interchange to Interstate 80 east and westbound has been constructed and all that is left to come to make Kettlestone what it will some day become is the...

Dallas County Sheriff Report: June 15-22, 2016

Updated: Jun 22, 2016 4:19pm

June 20, 2016

Alan Troy McDowell, age 48 of 709 N 4th Ave., 1, Marshalltown was arrested at the 110 mile marker of Interstate 80 for driving while barred and operation without registration...

Notebook: Van Meter City Council Meeting, July 16, 2016

Updated: Jun 22, 2016 4:19pm

The Van Meter City Council held its regular meeting on Thursday, June 16 with a light agenda. The meeting lasted just 30 minutes before they adjourned.

The Council discussed and voted to...

Patriot Guard Riders will be in Dallas County on Tuesday

Updated: Jun 17, 2016 4:15pm

The Patriot Guard Riders will be near Perry next week.

The Patriot Guard Riders will be escorting the remains of Pvt Palmer Sherman Haraldson, United States Marine Corps, who was killed in...


Innovative Financial Solutions cuts the ribbon in Adel

Jun 16, 2016 12:04pm

Innovative Financial Solutions celebrated its opening with a ribbon cutting on Wednesday, June 15. They are located at 709 Main Street in Adel. According to, Innovative Financial...

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