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Air Force Airman Caleb J. Wiggins

Wiggins graduates from basic training in Texas

Nov 25, 2014 10:00am

Air Force Airman Caleb J. Wiggins graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that...

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One DC-G student and three Waukee students named National Merit Scholar Semifinalists

Nov 12, 2014 5:00pm

Recently officials of National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) announced the names of approximately 16,000 Semifinalists in the 60th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. David Becker of...

Sugar Grove 4-H hosting Design Extraordinaire

Nov 12, 2014 4:58pm

The Sugar Grove Sunshine 4-H Club is sponsoring the annual Design Extraordinaire Monday, Dec. 29 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Dallas Center Memorial Hall.

Dallas County 4-H members: Want to...

New website creating community of Iowa seniors

Nov 12, 2014 4:47pm

The website is seeking to create a community of seniors in Iowa. West Des Moines resident Susan O’Keefe launched the website on October 24 as an alternative to online...

submitted Perry Elementary students, left to right: Jill Gilmore, Paris Ramirez, and Jasmine Agreda participate in Creativity Day.

Perry students take field trip to Des Moines Art Center

Nov 12, 2014 4:34pm

PERRY — Perry Elementary students in second, third, and fourth grades recently participated in Creativity Day field trips to the Des Moines Art Center. Creativity Day was centered on the...

From the archives 111314

Nov 12, 2014 4:13pm

November 7, 1979

From “By George,” by George DeFord: “Most observers felt that the turnout for the various city elections was ‘good to moderate.’ However, I, for one, fail to see why...

National collection week Nov. 17-24 for Operation Christmas Child

Nov 12, 2014 4:09pm


Operation Christmas Child’s annual collection is just around the corner! Last year was an incredible success! Individuals, families, churches, and clubs in Dallas County donated...

Adel Public Library 111314

Nov 12, 2014 3:19pm

There are so many things to love about November: the falling leaves, snuggling up with a good book and hot drink, family-get-togethers and fun Thanksgiving crafts. There are however a few other...

Van Meter Public Library 111314

Nov 12, 2014 3:18pm

Hello from beautiful Van Meter. We have had an awesome week here in the library. We are working on and getting ready for more about autumn and Thanksgiving. We also had a 4-H group in to learn...

Pet of the week 111314

Nov 12, 2014 2:15pm

November is Adopt a Senior Month. Please consider giving an older dog a final and forever home.


“I’m just as sweet as I look.” Dakota lost his home after his owner passed away...

Adel Mayor Jim Peters (top right) introduces members of Delta Company during Adel’s Veterans Day Ceremony at the A-D-M High School Auditorium Tuesday.  Visit to view video from the event.  PHOTO BY JASON MCGRANN/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

Delta Company members highlight Adel Veterans Day

Nov 11, 2014 6:19pm

Vietnam vets fill in for Col. Ted Severn

ADEL – It was standing room only at the Adel-DeSoto-Minburn High School Auditorium Tuesday morning for the 2014 Adel Veterans Day Ceremony.


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