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Eric Schepers State Farm Insurance Helps DeSoto Intermediate School Prepare for Arbor Day 2016

May 02, 2016 11:40am

The fourth grade students, teachers, and Principal Jodi Banse observed Arbor Day at DeSoto Intermediate School on Thursday, April 28, 2016. The first Arbor Day was celebrated in Iowa in 1874 and...

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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...

UnitedHealthcare Donates $15,000 to Support Special Olympics Iowa’s “Challenge Day” Program

Updated: Apr 21, 2016 3:56pm

GRIMES, IOWA — UnitedHealthcare today presented Special Olympics Iowa with $15,000 to support its “Challenge Day” program.

Challenge Days are a one-day event designed for Iowans living with...

A statue inspired by "American Gothic" is now on the lawn just outside of the Waukee Public Library on Warrior Lane. The statue is called "Iowa-Past and Present-Living Fence. PHOTO BY CLINT COLE/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

Waukee Public Library Plans Sculpture Dedication and Art Celebration Day

Apr 20, 2016 1:00pm

WAUKEE, IOWA — The Waukee Public Library will host a sculpture dedication and art celebration day on Saturday, May 14 as a way to celebrate the recent exterior installation at the library of the...

Waukee Police Reports: April 11 through April 17

Updated: Apr 21, 2016 3:56pm

ACCIDENT: 4-11-16 at 2325 hours, Incident #2016-0370 – A vehicle driven by Kassadee Stroud of Adel was backing up in the parking lot at 85 4th Street and struck the ice storage bin. Damage...

Inflatable attractions were available for children at last year's Celebrate Waukee festival. The festival will take place June 3-4 this year. PHOTO SUBMITTED TO DCN

Celebrate Waukee Kicks Off Waukee Summer Festival Season June 3-4

Apr 20, 2016 11:00am

WAUKEE, IOWA — The annual Celebrate Waukee festival will be held this year on Friday, June 3 and Saturday, June 4. The event was launched last year by the Waukee Leadership Institute Class of 2015...


Waukee Student Receives Medical Laboratory Technology Award

Apr 20, 2016 9:00am

Two Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) Medical Laboratory Technology students took home honors at the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Sciences—Iowa Chapter (ASCLS-IA) annual...

Branstad, Reynolds, Wise announce full participation of Iowa’s 333 school districts in Teacher Leadership and Compensation system

Apr 19, 2016 5:00pm

DES MOINES, IOWA — Today, at the Administration’s weekly press conference, Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds joined Iowa Department of Education Director Ryan Wise and...

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