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The Perry Chamber of Commerce’s 39th annual Bike Ride to Rippey was held on Feb. 6 in downtown Perry. More photos from the 24-mile bike ride can be found at Photos by Stephanie Ivankovich and John Kennedy/Perry Chief

Perry welcomes 39th annual Bike Ride to Rippey (BRR)

Feb 11, 2016 10:00am

The temperature was 19 degrees fahrenheit and hundreds of bicycles were parked outside of the Hotel Pattee on Saturday morning.

The cyclists, 1,500 of them, were participants of the 39th...

Adel Police Reports

Feb 11, 2016 10:00am

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Abbie McKernan and Lauren Ashley of DC-G High School cast their vote during their lunch break on Tuesday in the cafeteria. PHOTO BY CLINT COLE/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

DC-G participates in Youth Straw Poll

Jan 28, 2016 2:00pm

On Tuesday, Jan. 26, Dallas Center-Grimes High School Students from grades 10-12 participated in a statewide Youth Straw Poll. During their lunch period they were able to fill out a ballot,...

Grassley: U.S. Naval Academy Selects Dallas Center Student

Jan 28, 2016 12:51pm

WASHINGTON – Senator Chuck Grassley of Iowa said today that John Logan Buck, Jr. of Dallas Center has received an appointment to the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., for the 2016-2017 school...

Grimes Library Events

Updated: Feb 03, 2016 3:54pm

2/1 6:30pm

Adult Book Club - Book Club meets the first Monday of the month. This month’s selection is “The Kitchen Boy: a Novel of the Last Tsar” by Robert Alexander.

2/3 5-6pm


Mound Park in Dallas Center has come to the forefront of the special election taking place on Feb. 2. FILE PHOTO/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

City Council candidates prepare for special election in Dallas Center

Jan 28, 2016 12:00pm

One day after Iowa’s first-in-the-nation caucuses, residents of Dallas Center will have another reason to go out and vote. A special election will take place on Tuesday, Feb. 2 in Dallas Center to...

Area Education Honors

Updated: Feb 03, 2016 3:54pm

Iowa State University, Ames - Dean’s List

Tyler Bauman of Adel

Rachel Blair of Adel

Samuel Brodersen of Adel

Gracie Chapman of Adel

Kathryn Cooley of Adel


Chocolate Walk slated for Feb. 13

Jan 28, 2016 10:00am

A sweet tradition returns to Perry.

The Perry Chamber of Commerce’s 13th annual Chocolate Walk returns to businesses in or around Perry on Feb. 13.

Participants of the Chocolate Walk...

Adel man runs for Iowa House of Representatives

Jan 28, 2016 10:00am

Bryce Smith, 24, of Adel, is running as the Democratic candidate for legislative district 19.

District 19 makes up most of rural Dallas county and northern parts of Polk county with over 30,...

Hillary Clinton entered the Adel Family Fun Center to applause from the crowd before she made her speech. PHOTO BY CLINT COLE/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

Hillary campaigns in Adel

Jan 27, 2016 6:00pm

Back in April, Bryce Smith, owner of the Adel Family Fun Center and candidate for the Iowa House of Representatives, sat down at a small-business round table with Democratic Presidential candidate...

Iowans access to food assistance improved with hotline

Updated: Jan 27, 2016 5:16pm

DES MOINES — Hunger impacts children, working adults, seniors and persons with disabilities across Iowa. More than 389,000 Iowans are struggling with hunger. Many may be eligible for Iowa Food...

Woodward-Granger 2nd Quarter Honor Rolls

Updated: Jan 27, 2016 5:16pm

6th Grade A Honor Roll

Emma Anderson, Corbyn Atwell, Kaydee Bennett, Klare Brittain, Taylor Buckman, Donald David, **Paden Drake, **Makenzie Dresback, Katherine Grell, **Sydney Grell, **...

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