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Mike Jones, the crossing guard at A-D-M High School and Middle School stops traffic to allow a student to cross Nile Kinnick Drive on April 25. PHOTO BY CLINT COLE/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

Adel Police, A-D-M staff keep students safe through traffic

Apr 28, 2016 3:57pm

801 Nile Kinnick Drive South is the address of A-D-M High School and A-D-M Middle School. The thing about Nile Kinnick Drive, as people who live in Adel are well aware of, is that it is also...

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Farewell Reception planned for Macomber

Apr 25, 2016 9:00am

ADEL, IOWA — Staff at the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach office in Dallas County are experiencing bittersweet feelings.

For the past 20 years Jeffrey Macomber, Regional Youth...

Madison County farmer directs donation to local Van Meter Fire Department

Updated: Apr 28, 2016 3:56pm

VAN METER, IOWA — (Van Meter Fire Department) has received a $2,500 donation from America’s Farmers Grow Communities, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund and directed by local farmer Teresa Boston of...

A trailer traveling east on Interstate 80 caught fire on Sunday afternoon. All those involved were fine, including the two horses that were being transported. PHOTO BY CLINT COLE/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

Trailer catches fire on Interstate 80 near Grand Prairie Parkway

Apr 24, 2016 7:12pm

WAUKEE — At about 5:50 p.m. on Sunday evening, the West Des Moines Fire Department answered a call regarding a trailer that had caught fire on Interstate 80 eastbound, just east of the Grand...

Absentee Voting Begins in the Dallas County Auditor’s Office

Updated: Apr 28, 2016 3:56pm

ADEL, IOWA — Dallas County Auditor and Commissioner of Elections Gene Krumm has announced that absentee ballots for the June 7, 2016 Primary Election are available to be voted in the Dallas County...

The Fieldhouse, at 420 Mill Street in Van Meter, was formerly Legends Fieldhouse before Eric Boel bought it on Feb. 24. The Van Meter City Council denied Boel's application for a liquor license. PHOTO BY CLINT COLE/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

Liquor license denied by city council for Fieldhouse owner

Updated: Apr 28, 2016 3:57pm

Eric Boel, owner of the Fieldhouse in Van Meter, applied for a liquor license and brought his case before the Van Meter City Council at its regular meeting on Thursday, April 21. The council,...

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Apr 21, 2016 3:56pm

Girl Scout Free Will Donation Garage Sale Benefitting Adel Dog Park

ADEL — Girl Scout Troop 505 will be holding a Free Will Donation Garage Sale on April 23, 2016 at the American Legion Hall...

Adel’s Island Park campground opens for the year with new rules

Apr 21, 2016 3:56pm

Island Park camp ground in Adel opened for the 2016 season last Friday, April 15. Those wanting to camp out there will have to take note of some new rules that have been adopted for this year....

Upcoming event offers food, dancing

Apr 21, 2016 3:56pm

The public is invited to learn about a culture through food, art and dance at an upcoming event.

Tickets are now available for that event: the Latino Progressive Dinner, slated for 6 p.m.,...

Dallas County Sheriff Report: April 13 through April 19

Apr 21, 2016 3:56pm

April 18, 2016

Kevan Brown of De Soto had turned onto Highway 141 west off of O Ave., when his vehicle was struck in the rear by a vehicle driven by Brandon Milham of Callender. No injuries...

Better Business Bureau Serving Greater Iowa Presents 2016 Torch Award Winners

Apr 20, 2016 5:08pm

DES MOINES, IOWA — Please join us as we recognize our 2016 Business Torch Award recipients as well as our 2016 Students of Integrity Award recipients by honoring businesses and students who...

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