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On Sept. 9 the Dallas County Foundation held its annual banquet and awards presentation.  Pictured, left to right: DCF Treasurer Tim Canney, DCF President Susan Brelsford, Perry Schools PACES Director Mary Hillman and Perry Schools Superintendent Lynn Ubben.  The Perry Community School District received $4,851 to purchase Apple iPads for PreK-5th grade students in Perry.

Dallas Co. Foundation holds annual banquet

Sep 18, 2014 12:00am

Foundation has awarded over $96,000 in 2014

By Jason McGrann


The Dallas County Foundation held its annual banquet September 9 at Hotel Pattee in Perry.

Since 2006,...

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Dallas County Sheriff 091114

Sep 10, 2014 9:07am

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

September 4

Jim Hildebrand of Iowa Interstate Railroad reported the...

The Myers family of Dallas Center was recognized by Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey during the Century Farm Families Ceremony at the Iowa State Fair.  The farm is celebrating 100 years.

Dallas County century family farms honored during state fair

Sep 04, 2014 12:00am

DES MOINES – Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey recognized Century and Heritage Farm families during a ceremony at the State Fair again this year. To qualify, a family must have owned at...

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...

Adel Police 090414

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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