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Grimes Library Events

Feb 04, 2016 12:50pm

2/6 9-11am

Tail Waggin’ Readers - Improve your reading skills and make a new friend by reading aloud to a therapy dog! Students in 2nd, 3rd, or 4th grade may sign up for a 20 minute time...

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Dallas County Sheriff’s Report

Updated: Feb 03, 2016 3:54pm

February 2, 2016

Misty Marie Langrehr, age 21 of 2555 Wedgewood Rd., Des Moines was arrested on a warrant for probation violation-original charge of possession of a controlled substance....

Carly Fiorina, candidate for the Republican nomination for President, held a town hall meeting at Rube's Steakhouse in Waukee on Wednesday night. PHOTO BY CLINT COLE/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

Fiorina holds town hall in Waukee

Updated: Feb 03, 2016 3:54pm

While she may not be ahead in the polls, Carly Fiorina isn’t giving up yet in the race for the Republican nomination for President. The former CEO of Hewlett-Packard hosted a town hall meeting at...

From the 2015 Waukee Arts Festival. PHOTO SUBMITTED TO DCN

Waukee Area Arts Council Call for Artists For Waukee Arts Festival

Updated: Feb 03, 2016 3:54pm

WAUKEE – The Waukee Area Arts Council is pleased to again present the Waukee Arts Festival on Sunday, July 10, 2016 from Noon until 8 p.m. in Centennial Park in conjunction with the “Sundays in...

Abbie McKernan and Lauren Ashley of DC-G High School cast their vote during their lunch break on Tuesday in the cafeteria. PHOTO BY CLINT COLE/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

DC-G participates in Youth Straw Poll

Jan 28, 2016 2:00pm

On Tuesday, Jan. 26, Dallas Center-Grimes High School Students from grades 10-12 participated in a statewide Youth Straw Poll. During their lunch period they were able to fill out a ballot,...

Grassley: U.S. Naval Academy Selects Dallas Center Student

Jan 28, 2016 12:51pm

WASHINGTON – Senator Chuck Grassley of Iowa said today that John Logan Buck, Jr. of Dallas Center has received an appointment to the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., for the 2016-2017 school...

Grimes Library Events

Updated: Feb 03, 2016 3:54pm

2/1 6:30pm

Adult Book Club - Book Club meets the first Monday of the month. This month’s selection is “The Kitchen Boy: a Novel of the Last Tsar” by Robert Alexander.

2/3 5-6pm


Mound Park in Dallas Center has come to the forefront of the special election taking place on Feb. 2. FILE PHOTO/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

City Council candidates prepare for special election in Dallas Center

Jan 28, 2016 12:00pm

One day after Iowa’s first-in-the-nation caucuses, residents of Dallas Center will have another reason to go out and vote. A special election will take place on Tuesday, Feb. 2 in Dallas Center to...

Area Education Honors

Updated: Feb 03, 2016 3:54pm

Iowa State University, Ames - Dean’s List

Tyler Bauman of Adel

Rachel Blair of Adel

Samuel Brodersen of Adel

Gracie Chapman of Adel

Kathryn Cooley of Adel


Chocolate Walk slated for Feb. 13

Jan 28, 2016 10:00am

A sweet tradition returns to Perry.

The Perry Chamber of Commerce’s 13th annual Chocolate Walk returns to businesses in or around Perry on Feb. 13.

Participants of the Chocolate Walk...

Adel man runs for Iowa House of Representatives

Jan 28, 2016 10:00am

Bryce Smith, 24, of Adel, is running as the Democratic candidate for legislative district 19.

District 19 makes up most of rural Dallas county and northern parts of Polk county with over 30,...

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