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Dallas County Sheriff Report: July 20-27, 2016

Jul 23, 2016 12:05pm

July 21, 2016

Christopher Allan Larkin, age 45 of 602 Main St., Adel was arrested on a warrant for probation violation-original charge of OWI.

Courtney Cave if Waukee was traveling in...

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Dallas County Supervisors, Mayors meet in joint session

Updated: Jul 06, 2016 4:23pm

In a letter dated April 5, 2016, eight of the 16 mayors of Dallas County signed and sent a letter to the Dallas County Board of Supervisors asking them to consider increasing their membership from...

More than $100K in grants awarded to these Dallas County organizations

Updated: Jun 30, 2016 3:40pm

The Dallas County Foundation (DCF) is pleased to announce that $111,085 has been awarded to twenty-one organizations for betterment activities in Dallas County communities. All those receiving...

The Colts perform at the Celebration in Brass event in Waukee every year. They will perform at Waukee Stadium yet again this year on July 17. PHOTO BY CLINT COLE/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

DCI Drumcore show returns to Waukee

Jun 30, 2016 9:00am

WAUKEE — Celebration in Brass will return to central Iowa on Sunday, July 17, 2016 at 7 p.m. at the Waukee High School Stadium. The premier drum and bugle corps competition event is expected to...

Grimes goes into new 28E agreement with Johnston for Fire Departments

Jun 29, 2016 4:32pm

In an effort to increase the level of coordination and financing of the fire departments in Grimes and Johnston to provide the most efficient and best level of service, the two cities have entered...

Stewart to run for County Supervisor

Updated: Jun 29, 2016 4:32pm

On Monday, June 27 the Dallas County Democrats met for Nominating Convention. They voted to place Julie Stewart on the ballot for Dallas County Supervisor in the General Election in November.


New discoveries about FluMist emerge

Updated: Jun 29, 2016 4:32pm

Americans will have to do without the easier, nasal spray form of flu vaccine next flu season, a panel of experts decided Wednesday. U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) committee...

Sonya Harwood (left) walks with Dody Kim (right) before the Homecoming Football game at Dallas Center-Grimes in 2015. Harwood was named DC-G's Homecoming Queen at the game while Kim was named King. PHOTO BY CLINT COLE/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

Harwood of Grimes to compete for America’s Homecoming Queen title

Jun 29, 2016 12:27pm

For someone who is the manager of the football team and a member of the band, Sonya Harwood of Grimes said that it was an honor to be named Homecoming Queen during the 2015-16 school year, her...

Brynn Hansen was chosen through the Senior $15 Challenge to represent Dallas County at the Iowa State Fair’s Awardrobe Event. PHOTO SUBMITTED TO DCN

4-H Clothing Day Event Results

Updated: Jun 29, 2016 12:26pm

ADEL — On Saturday, June 18, Iowa State University Extension Dallas County 4-H’ers participated in an annual Clothing Day Event led by 4-H volunteer Denise Hansen.

Youth choose to...

Dallas County 4th Of July Celebrations

Updated: Jun 29, 2016 12:26pm

If you are looking for a place to celebrate America’s Independence, here is a list of some of the Fourth of July Celebrations happening in Dallas County. All events listed are on July 4 unless...

Conley Tiernan (left) and Nolan Rice decide which way to cross the fake street at Safety City at Waukee Middle School on June 23. PHOTO BY CLINT COLE/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

Waukee Police Department holds Safety City

Updated: Jun 29, 2016 12:27pm

Each year, the Waukee Police Department holds “Safety City” during the summer and allows kids entering kindergarten within the Waukee School District to learn about a variety of safety topics...

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