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Eric Schepers State Farm Insurance Helps DeSoto Intermediate School Prepare for Arbor Day 2016

May 02, 2016 11:40am

The fourth grade students, teachers, and Principal Jodi Banse observed Arbor Day at DeSoto Intermediate School on Thursday, April 28, 2016. The first Arbor Day was celebrated in Iowa in 1874 and...

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Jerry Rabushka, the author of the play Lotto Date stepped onto the stage to take a bow after A-D-M put on the show. He made the trip to Adel to see the students perform one of his plays for the second year in a row on Saturday, April 9. PHOTO BY CLINT COLE/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

A-D-M puts on play with writer in the audience

Apr 14, 2016 11:00am

On Friday and Saturday, April 9-10, A-D-M High School Drama put on the production Lotto Date in the High School Auditorium. Putting on a play is something that the students and drama director...

Around the County

Apr 14, 2016 9:00am

FREE Fitness Presentation at Dallas County Hospital

Mercy Health Network and Dallas County Hospital invite you to attend a FREE Fitness Telehealth presentation on Thursday, April 14 from 6-7...

Dallas County Sheriff Report: April 6 through April 12

Apr 14, 2016 9:00am

April 11, 2016

Shawn Johnson of Adair was traveling near the 111 mile marker of Interstate 80 when his vehicle struck a deer. No injuries reported. Damage to the vehicle estimated at $3000....

Assumption Catholic School in Granger will close its doors after an 87-year history. The last day of school is scheduled for Thursday, May 26 with a 2:15 p.m. dismissal. PHOTO BY CLINT COLE/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

Assumption Principal reacts to decision to close

Apr 14, 2016 9:00am

Assumption Catholic School in Granger was built in 1929 and has been a staple in the community and for families who want their children to start their education in a Catholic environment.


Adel Police Report: April 4 through April 10

Apr 13, 2016 2:22pm


City of Adel employee reported an unknown vehicle had damaged grass and part of a fence at Kinnick Feller Park.


Steven Kever, 24 River Vista Drive, Adel,...

A-D-M School Board Meeting Recap

Apr 13, 2016 2:22pm

The A-D-M School Board held its regular monthly meeting on Monday, April 11 in Adel. After calling the meeting to order and approving the consent agenda, they held an “honoring excellence”...

(Left to right, from back) Bobby Nowak, Katie Hogan (sitting) Madison Serret, Rachel Landon (lantern), Benjamin Wong (vest) Charlotte Tjaden, Sara Cooper, Jay Epps (book), Rosemary Vigil and Thomas Schulte. PHOTO SUBMITTED TO DCN

Cornell College to perform play based on “Van Meter Visitor”

Updated: Apr 13, 2016 2:22pm

MOUNT VERNON, IOWA — The Cornell College Department of Theatre is proud to present Those that Fall; a story of love and loss in a town gripped by fear. Inspired by Iowa lore and supported by a...

Den Ouden enters race for House of Representatives

Apr 13, 2016 11:34am

JOHNSTON, IOWA — Dr. Christian Den Ouden (Republican) has announced his candidacy for state representative in Iowa’s 39th District, which includes Grimes and Johnston.

Den Ouden wants to...

Waukee Police Report: April 4 through April 10

Updated: Apr 13, 2016 2:22pm

ACCIDENT: 3-31- 16 at 1535 hours, Incident #2016-0338 – A vehicle driven by Nicholas Cleven of Waukee struck a legally parked vehicle owned by CP Towing in the 1400 block of E Hickman Road. Damage...


Senator Chapman Clinches Victory as National Delegate

Updated: Apr 13, 2016 2:22pm

Senator Jake Chapman, R-Adel, was elected Saturday as a national delegate to the Republican national convention, which is slated to be held this July in Cleveland.

“After last week’s...

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