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Over 40 Waukee residents packed the Waukee City Council chambers Monday night to hear discussions on possibly re-naming Alice’s Road, south of Hickman Road to I-80, to Grand Prairie Parkway.

Should Alice’s Road be preserved?

Apr 24, 2014 1:00pm

The Alice’s Road Corridor Project has been one of the most talked about topics in Waukee for almost 20 years and will continue to be discussed after last Wednesday’s unveiling of the 1,500 square-...

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Camp Invention to inspire big ideas at A-D-M Middle School this June

Apr 03, 2014 9:00am

In partnership with the National Inventors Hall of Fame, Adel-DeSoto-Minburn Community Schools will be offering the nationally-acclaimed Camp Invention program to children entering grades one...

Waukee Police

Apr 03, 2014 12:01am

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

March 28

A vehicle driven by Barbara Brue of 752 SE Waterview Cir.,...

From the Archives

Apr 03, 2014 12:01am


The barrel of whiskey confiscated by the constable was on Wednesday of last week consigned to flames and further action against its owner discontinued on his promise not to...


Snyder takes part in volunteer service at Talbert House

Apr 03, 2014 12:01am

Allison Snyder, a full-time volunteer with Brethren Volunteer Service (BVS) from Adel, recently undertook a BVS assignment with Talbert House, a program to reintegrate ex-offenders into the...


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...

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