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Photo design by Kevin Lee Nelson • Van Meter Visitor  Photo from the cover of the book, The Van Meter Visitor.

The Van Meter Visitor

Sep 25, 2014 12:01am

Van Meter Visitor Festival set for Sept. 27

Thirty years before The Loch Ness Monster caught the world’s attention, residents of Van Meter experienced mysterious events that were never...

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Sep 24, 2014 12:01pm

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Waukee Police 091114

Sep 10, 2014 2:06pm

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

September 2

Theft – 9-2-14 – 2014-4262 – 0930 hours – Douglas Glenn of...

Amber Henrich and Matt Rathert

Henrich and Rathert to marry Sept. 27

Sep 10, 2014 2:03pm

Bret and Linda Rathert of Waukee announce the engagement of their son, Matt Rathert to Amber Henrich both of Ankeny. Amber is the daughter of Tom and Deb Henrich of Earling.

The couple is...

Dallas County Calendar 091114

Sep 10, 2014 2:02pm

Thursday, September 11

Waukee Economic Development Bus Tour

The Waukee Area Chamber of Commerce Economic Development Committee will host the 2nd annual Waukee Economic Development Bus...

Branstad orders flags at half-staff Sept. 11

Sep 10, 2014 1:35pm

In honor of those who perished during Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks

DES MOINES – Gov. Terry Branstad today ordered all flags in the state to be flown at half-staff from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m....

From the Archives 091114

Sep 10, 2014 12:51pm

September 3, 1884

An editorial comment: “As the campaign opened our democratic friends announced with the greatest delight that a number of religious journals and several ministers were...

Dallas County Sheriff 091114

Sep 10, 2014 9:07am

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

September 4

Jim Hildebrand of Iowa Interstate Railroad reported the...

The Myers family of Dallas Center was recognized by Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey during the Century Farm Families Ceremony at the Iowa State Fair.  The farm is celebrating 100 years.

Dallas County century family farms honored during state fair

Sep 04, 2014 12:00am

DES MOINES – Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey recognized Century and Heritage Farm families during a ceremony at the State Fair again this year. To qualify, a family must have owned at...

County seeks precinct election officials

Sep 04, 2014 12:00am

Dallas County is currently seeking precinct election officials for the 2014 general election in November.

When there is an election in Dallas County, the auditor’s office needs people to...

Bob Blackman: From DeSoto to college football hall of fame

Sep 04, 2014 12:00am

Famous People of Dallas County is an ongoing series on people with county ties that have left their mark on the county, state and beyond.

Most folks in Dallas County who may be thinking...

A-D-M test scores above state average

Sep 04, 2014 12:00am

A report released August 20 by the ACT shows students from Adel-DeSoto-Minburn School District have performed well above state average scores on the ACT test during the past five years.


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