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State Historical Society now accepting county school preservation grant program

Apr 17, 2014 12:00am

The State Historical Society of Iowa (SHSI) is reminding Iowans that the application deadline for this year’s round of historic preservation and country school grant programs is April 25, 2014....

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Iowa’s unemployment rate jumps during the month of February to 4.4 percent

Apr 03, 2014 12:01am

Iowa’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased slightly to 4.4 percent in February from 4.3 percent in January, as the state’s labor force climbed to its highest level in five years. The...

City of Van Meter re-allocates $32,500 from city departments

Apr 03, 2014 12:01am

The Van Meter Library, public safety, and administration departments will be seeing a relocation of $32,000 for their 2014-15 fiscal year.

City Administrator Jake Anderson said the budget...

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Reading Machines

Apr 03, 2014 12:01am

Ninteen Walnut Hills Elementary students (pictured) at the 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade level completed all 25 Iowa Children’s Choice books this year. Teacher Librarian Rebecca Pashek, who has been at...

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Iowa Sex Offender Registry

Apr 03, 2014 12:01am

Steven John Heck, 9305 Greenspire Dr., Apt #5, West Des Moines, has been listed on the Iowa Sex Offender Registry as a result of a 2013 conviction of sexual exploitation of a minor.

Iowa Law...

Former A-D-M graduate Branden Bissell (middle left) was recently diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia so his friends, Kylee Short (left), Jordan Short (middle right), and Joey Sinnwell held a spaghetti dinner fundraiser at the Raccoon Valley State Bank Community House in Adel on Saturday, March 29, 2014.   All proceeds will help Bissell with medical bills and cancer treatment costs.

Community comes together for local hero

Apr 03, 2014 12:01am

Branden Bissell, 22, has spent the last six years battling to protect the United States as a member of the Army reserves. In January, he began battling for his life against a deadly enemy, cancer...

Bell, McGee to participate in 2014 Hawkeye Caucus

Apr 03, 2014 12:01am

Carter Bell and Issiah McGee, both of Waukee, will be two of approximately 60 University of Iowa students to participate in the 2014 Hawkeye Caucus, held on April 2 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the...

Area Proms

Apr 03, 2014 12:01am

Woodward-Granger and West Central Valley will be holding their proms this Saturday, April 5, 2014.

Woodward-Granger’s will hold their grand march in the gym from 6-7 p.m. with the dance...

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Making a difference one student at a time at Woodward-Granger

Apr 03, 2014 12:01am

Not all teachers grow up with their hearts set on becoming a teacher. In fact, many discover their talents for teaching and helping others only as they go through high school and college. Lori...

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Meals for Those in Need

Apr 03, 2014 12:01am

Members of the Dallas County Aggies 4-H club participated in Break Hunger 2014 when they packaged meals for starving individuals around the world as well as in Central Iowa. During the students’...

Waukee Police

Apr 03, 2014 12:01am

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

March 28

A vehicle driven by Barbara Brue of 752 SE Waterview Cir.,...

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