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Get back into books at Grimes Public Library

Jul 31, 2015 9:00am

Police Squad Book Club: July 30th @2pm

Register and pick up a copy of the Platypus Police Squad Series to read before the meeting. (July 2nd, The Frog Who Croaked and July 30, The Ostrich...

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Fatal crash into I-80 overpass leaves driver dead

Updated: Jul 21, 2015 2:10pm


The victim involved in Sunday, July 19 crash on Des Moines’ north side has been identified by the State Medical Examiner’s Office as 72-year-old David Richard Shafer, of Des Moines....

Details for the 2016 presidential forums to be announced at forum

Jul 18, 2015 12:00pm

A press conference with Iowa Brown & Black Presidential Forum Co-Founders and Co-Chair Mary Campos and former Iowa State Representative Wayne Ford, with the esteemed honorary Forum co-chairs (...

There are currently 13,859 more hogs in Dallas County than people, according to a map submitted to the Supervisors by the Dallas County Farms & Neighbors, a grassroots organization of citizens who advocate for a reform of the Department of Natural Resources handling of confined animal feeding operations in Iowa.

Supervisors reject Victor Allas CAFO expansion permit

Updated: Jul 17, 2015 6:04am

In an unsuspected and unlikely upset, the Dallas County Board of Supervisors shocked a room full of citizens tonight when its members voted to reject a confined animal feeding operation (CAFO)...

15 cited for reckless use of watercraft while visiting Dallas County river this weekend

Updated: Jul 23, 2015 9:30am

All subjects are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.


Dennis Hagen of Indianola was traveling north in the 36000 block of Old Hwy 6 when a car driven by...

$5,000 reward for tip on a Polk County theft of survey equipment

Updated: Jul 16, 2015 4:41pm


The Polk County Sheriff’s Office recently took a report of stolen survey equipment from a jobsite on the...

Gene Krumm is the elected Dallas County Auditor, Elections Commissioner,  Exofficio Secretary of the Board of Supervisors as well as other active roles in local government.  Elections Office 910 Court St., Adel Phone: 515-993.6914      Fax: 515-993-6930 Email:

A-D-M School Board has three positions open for Election Minimize

Jul 16, 2015 1:00pm

The regular school election will be held on Sept. 8 this fall. Three board seats are opening for the election in the Adel-DeSoto-Minburn Community School District

Strong leadership in every...

Thrive Award recipients among the staff at The Village at Legacy Pointe included: (Back row, left to right): Abigail Bordeaux, Community Relations Coordinator; program director of Assisted Living Judi Detmering; Brittney Hamilton, UW Assisted Living; Teri Caldwell, business office manager; Cindy McDonald, Skilled Nursing nurse; Tammy Olson, executive director; Elizabeth Hargis, UW Memory Care. (Front row, left to right): Alana Marean, CNA Skilled Nursing; Josephine Budinger, Skilled Nursing director of nursing; and Anna Marie Wise, resident. Not pictured: Jenna Wilhelm, administrator assistant. PHOTO SUBMITTED.

Village at Legacy Pointe wins national awards

Jul 16, 2015 10:00am

Each year, when determining award winners, Watermark Retirement Communities looks at dozens of factors as it evaluates its 38 retirement communities nationwide. This year, following these...

Many catalytic converters contain presious metals that can fetch a descent price in the scrap metal industry. PHOTO ILLUSTRATION COURTESTY OF

Greenslade’s Towing reports theft of catalytic converters

Jul 15, 2015 9:00pm

Dallas County Sheriff deputy Clay Leonard is investigating a report from Greenslade’s Towing of Adel, claiming thefts of eight catalytic converters allegedly stolen from different vehicles parked...

Join in the activities at Grimes Public Library

Jul 15, 2015 6:00pm

Bingo: July 16 2-4pm

Win prizes playing free Bingo every third Thursday of the month.

Power of a Superhero: July 17 @2pm

Animals can do some amazing things - things only...

Adel-DeSoto-Minburn School District superintendent Greg Dufoe

From athletic fields to a Tiger arena,

Jul 15, 2015 2:00pm

Buildings and grounds improvements are the hot topics this summer for the Adel-DeSoto-Minburn School District. The A-D-M Board of Directors discussed ongoing agenda items that continue at the Adel...

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