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Bill Haglund Polk County Sheriff’s Department Lt. Brent Long (left) and Deputy Steve Ballenger represent more than 15 years of the “Grimes Patrol.” When Long was on patrol, there were three fulltime and one “swing shift” deputy assigned to patrol the city. Ballenger is one of six who currently offer police protection to the citizens and businesses of Grimes.

As Grimes grows, patrols also increase

Jul 24, 2014 9:45am

The City of Grimes has grown rapidly in recent years and that spurt in population and the influx of many new businesses that have sprung up have created a need for increased police protection....

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Waukee police 071014

Jul 09, 2014 5:36pm

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

June 30

Alexander Alavi of 645 65th Place, West Des Moines reported a...

Adel Police 071014

Jul 09, 2014 5:32pm

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

June 30

Dale Joseph Klocke, 1504 Maple Dr., Adel, reported vandalism...

Jason McGrann • DCN  Michael Feller of Waukee stands next to the Kitchen Tune-Up kiosk inside the Waukee Sears store.  Feller is a Sears Sales Associate and Kitchen Tune-Up Certified Technician.

Kitchen Tune-Up open in Waukee

Jul 09, 2014 5:31pm

Kitchen Tune-Up, a national kitchen and bath remodeling franchise, recently announced the opening of a new location in Waukee. The company specializes in affordable kitchen updates, and the...

Jason McGrann • DCN    Pictured left to right: June Rector, Lorene Moore, Joy Knight.  The trio from Linden meet every Thursday at the Linden gazebo.

Thursday morning coffee in Linden

Jul 09, 2014 5:30pm

What started as a gathering of friends enjoying a cup of coffee has turned into a four-year tradition at the Linden gazebo in western Dallas County.

Last Thursday, June Rector, Lorene Moore...

Webspec hired to rebrand Adel

Jul 09, 2014 5:28pm

The Webspec Branding team has been selected to collaborate with The City of Adel in an effort to rebrand the community. The project, which started in June of this year, will result in a new logo,...

Joseph Harrington and Elizabeth Holoubek

Holoubek and Harrington wed

Updated: Jul 17, 2014 2:01pm

Elizabeth Holoubek and Joseph Harrington were married Saturday, June 1, 2013 at Old Brick in Iowa City.

Bridesmaids were Violet Woodward Pu of Playa Vista, Ca., Lea Fitzgerald of Des Moines...

Van Meter Public Library 071014

Jul 09, 2014 5:18pm

By Jolena Welker

Van Meter Library Director

Hello from Bulldog Country! I hope you all had a great 4th of July! The weather was pretty good on the 4th and we had lots of friends and...

Adel Public Library 071014

Jul 09, 2014 5:17pm

By Paula James

The Summer Reading Program is off to a tremendous start. So far, 440 kids have signed-up for the program which is more than 25 kids than last year. Turnout has been great for...

County employees recognized

Jul 09, 2014 5:16pm

At a recent meeting, the Dallas County Board of Supervisors recognized several county employees for years of service.

These employees were honored:

• Tonya Davis, sheriff’s office, 5...

Dallas County Calendar 071014

Jul 09, 2014 5:09pm

Wednesday, July 9-12

Dallas County Fair

The Dallas County Fair is scheduled for Wednesday, July 9 through Saturday, July 12.

WHERE: Adel–Dallas County Fairgrounds

COST:...

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