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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

Apr 17, 2014 2:27pm

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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...

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...

Dallas County Sheriff

Apr 03, 2014 12:00am

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

March 30

Brian Robert Templeman, age 35 of 1213 Estella, Perry was...

Adel Police

Apr 03, 2014 12:00am

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

March 23

Judith Bruning, 1312 ½ Prairie St., Adel, reported vandalism...

Waukee Rotary Club to host auction

Apr 02, 2014 9:06am

The Rotary Club of Waukee will host its annual fundraising auction, including a beer and wine tasting, on Saturday, April 12th, 2014 from 7:00 to 10:00 pm at Shottenkirk Chevrolet, 755 Highway 6 (...

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