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Trash container blown over by wind gusts at Mid-Iowa Family Therapy Clinic near Perry Monday. Photo courtesy of Sharp of Madrid.

Storm brings 53-mph wind, quarter-size hail to Perry

Updated: May 30, 2016 8:29pm

Earlier tonight a severe thunderstorm ripped through Perry, bringing a top wind gust of 53 miles per hour and quarter-size hail.

The National Weather Service in Des Moines said that radar...

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Gov. Terry Branstad signs Senate File 2326 into law in Adel on May 11. The bill will allow the state to build a statewide interoperable communications system for emergency management. PHOTO BY CLINT COLE/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

Gov. Branstad signs SF2326 in Adel

Updated: May 11, 2016 2:20pm

On the morning of Wednesday, May 11, Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad visited Adel and recognized Dallas County as a leader when it comes to communication in emergency management and for first responders...

Waukee Police Reports: May 2-8

Updated: May 11, 2016 4:26pm

ACCIDENT: 5-4-16 at 1900 hours, Incident #2016-0455 – Vehicles driven by Mary Peterson of Norwalk and Sarah Joslin of Urbandale were backing out of parking spots at the same time and struck one...

Alison Wedemeyer Participates in Buena Vista University’s Twelfth Annual Scholars Day

May 10, 2016 9:00am

STORM LAKE — Buena Vista University’s (BVU) 12th-annual Scholars Day was held Friday, April 22. The event provided students from all disciplines an opportunity to present their best presentations...

Leininger and Myriad donate to Adel Police Department

May 09, 2016 3:00pm

On Wednesday, April 26, 2016 the Adel Police Department received a very generous donation. Dennis Leininger personally donated $4,000 and his company, Myriad Advisor Solutions donated another $4,...

Dallas County Sheriff Report: May 3-May 11

Updated: May 11, 2016 2:32pm

May 10, 2016

Raife Hunter Kubal, age 21 of 620 S 8th St., Adel was arrested on a warrant for probation violation-original charge of burglary.

Oscar Banuelos, age 18 of 525 5th St.,...


Artist Ben Schuh to Create and Donate a Painting at the Waukee Arts Festival 2016

Updated: May 11, 2016 4:26pm

WAUKEE — The Waukee Area Arts Council is proud to announce Des Moines based artist Ben Schuh has committed to helping the Waukee Area Arts Council with a live painting that will be created and...

Adel Police Reports: April 25-May 5

Updated: May 11, 2016 4:26pm


A single vehicle accident occurred in the 800 block of S. 4th Street, Adel. A vehicle being driven by Michael A. Jensen, 4306 SW 9th Street, Des Moines, Iowa, lost control and...

Dallas County Hospital Introduces Online Patient Portal

May 09, 2016 9:00am

PERRY, IOWA — Dallas County Hospital is excited to introduce the new online Patient Portal. The portal, which is available to all Dallas County Hospital patients, allows them to easily view...

Dallas County Sheriff Report: April 27-May 4

May 05, 2016 9:00am

May 2, 2016

Dustin Axle Brobst, age 25 of 825 Park, Perry was arrested on a warrant for failure to appear-original charge of driving while license under suspension.

Darrin Clemons, age...

Deery Brothers rezoning brought to public hearing in Waukee

May 04, 2016 3:52pm

At the Waukee City Council meeting on Monday, May 2 at City Hall, there were three public hearings reguarding action items on the agenda. Two of them went hand-in-hand as annexation and then...

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