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Jason McGrann • DCN Students from the Adel-DeSoto-Minburn High School painting and drawing class painted window murals around the Adel square for Homecoming this week.  Pictured left to right: Cassidy Hammerberg, Kaleigh Scoggins, Trevor Larsen, Kirsten Abbas, Luke Huen, Alexis Stine, Megan Hetzel, Bailey Berg, Kaitlyn Stepek, Ashley Green, Brooklyn White and A-D-M teacher Lacy Jennings.

2014 A-D-M Homecoming

Sep 11, 2014 12:01am

The Adel-DeSoto-Minburn school district has been celebrating Homecoming this week with the week-long celebration highlighted by the football game Friday night and Homecoming Dance Saturday night....

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County seeks precinct election officials

Sep 04, 2014 12:00am

Dallas County is currently seeking precinct election officials for the 2014 general election in November.

When there is an election in Dallas County, the auditor’s office needs people to...

Bob Blackman: From DeSoto to college football hall of fame

Sep 04, 2014 12:00am

Famous People of Dallas County is an ongoing series on people with county ties that have left their mark on the county, state and beyond.

Most folks in Dallas County who may be thinking...

A-D-M test scores above state average

Sep 04, 2014 12:00am

A report released August 20 by the ACT shows students from Adel-DeSoto-Minburn School District have performed well above state average scores on the ACT test during the past five years.


submitted Genesis Direct Support Professional Richie Hernandez assists Diane Fister with her “big catch” at Twin Lakes.  Genesis employs close to 50 people in Dallas County, most of which are direct support professionals.

DSP Recognition Week

Sep 03, 2014 11:04am

September 7 through 13 has been proclaimed National Direct Support Professionals Recognition Week. This is a week to take note of the dedicated, well-trained people who provide hands-on daily...

Adel Family Aquatic Center season recap

Sep 03, 2014 10:45am

From the City of Adel Newsletter

The Adel Family Aquatic Center, located at 1800 S. 15th Street, had a very successful 2014 season. Here are some fun facts from this summer: • The facility...

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Sep 03, 2014 10:40am

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

August 28

Mark Gregory Downing, age 36, 1401 Sandra Cr., Adel, was...

City of Granger seeking veterans to honor in Granger Days parade

Sep 03, 2014 10:03am

From the City of Granger

The City of Granger would like the privilege of honoring our veterans for their service to our country. We would like all area veterans to participate in our Granger...

Town of Linden doubles in size during celebration

Sep 03, 2014 10:02am

The small community of Linden nearly doubled in size when they hosted the ninth annual Linden Daze Aug. 16 and 17. This year’s event was sub-titled “Join us Under the Linden Tree” as tribute to...

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Sep 03, 2014 10:02am

Upcoming events

Yu-Gi-Oh! Game Day: Thursday, September 4th at 4:30pm

Bring your cards to trade, play, and learn from other players. Never played, but want to learn? Come learn how and...

DMACC Dean’s List

Sep 03, 2014 10:01am

Des Moines Area Community College President Rob Denson recently released the names of students eligible for the 2014 Spring Semester Dean’s List. To be eligible, a student must have earned a 3.5...

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