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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

Apr 17, 2014 2:30pm

Adel Public Library

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Waukee Police

Apr 10, 2014 12:00am

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

April 6

Shane O’Malley of 2140 SE Sugar Creek Dr., Waukee, reported a...

Don Bringle, Post Commander of Veteran’s of Foreign Wars Post 11517, (right) and Beverly White, President of the Ladies Auxiliary to the Veteran’s of Foreign Wars Post 11517, (left) are pictured (left to right) with Kaleala Van Genderen (5th Grade), Meridan Boyd (4th Grade) Emma Skahill (11th Grade), Charlotte Jennings (3rd Grade), Kara Monticue (6th Grade),  and Shelby Vander Mark (4th Grade).

Ladies Auxiliary installs new officers, hands out awards for local contest

Apr 10, 2014 12:00am

The Ladies Auxiliary to the Veteran’s of Foreign Wars Post 11517 held their election of officers on April 3, 2014 at 7 P. M. at the Waukee Vet’s Hall, 410 S 6th Street, Waukee, IA. Installation of...

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...

Photo by Allison McNeal

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...

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...


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’...

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