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Josh Sedden and Zach Coear with Dallas County EMS took the “Plunge for Landon” last week to help with medical costs associated with the 5-month-old’s battle against cancer.

Plunging for a Cause

Apr 17, 2014 2:35pm

The Dallas County Sheriff and Dallas County EMS departments took part in the “Plunge for Landon” challenge – an effort to help Landon Shaw, a 5-month-old infant from Missouri, battle cancer – last...

Van Meter Public Library

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Latham offers students certificates of recognition

Apr 10, 2014 12:00am

Iowa Congressman Tom Latham once again is offering graduating high school students in Iowa’s Third Congressional District the chance to get special Congressional certificates of recognition.


Woodward Creamery to host Sample Sunday on April 13

Apr 10, 2014 12:00am

Picket Fence Creamery near Woodward, will be holding a springtime country outing for individuals to view farm animals, sample Iowa foods and wines, and enjoy a grilled Iowa Angus burger at a Palm...

Camp Invention to inspire big ideas at A-D-M Middle School this June

Apr 03, 2014 9:00am

In partnership with the National Inventors Hall of Fame, Adel-DeSoto-Minburn Community Schools will be offering the nationally-acclaimed Camp Invention program to children entering grades one...


Snyder takes part in volunteer service at Talbert House

Apr 03, 2014 12:01am

Allison Snyder, a full-time volunteer with Brethren Volunteer Service (BVS) from Adel, recently undertook a BVS assignment with Talbert House, a program to reintegrate ex-offenders into the...


W-G students embark on senior projects

Apr 03, 2014 12:01am

When Woodward-Granger senior shortstop Jake Smiley thought the annual baseball camp for younger players ought to draw more than a few kids, what did he do? Daydream? He jumped at the chance to...

Upcoming Blood Drives

Apr 03, 2014 12:01am

• Dexter Community Blood Drive will be held April 21 from 3-6:30 p.m. at Zion Lutheran Church, 309 Marshall St.

• Perry Community Blood Drive to be held April 25 from 2-6 p.m. at the Dallas...

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...

Steven John Heck

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...

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