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2016 Robert D. Blue Scholarship Application is Available Online

Feb 08, 2016 11:19am

DES MOINES — State Treasurer Michael L. Fitzgerald announced today that the application for the 2016 Robert D. Blue Scholarship is available online at Any graduates of an Iowa high...

Grimes Library Events

Feb 04, 2016 12:50pm

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Gene Krumm announces his retirement at the end of term in 2016

Updated: Jan 20, 2016 3:37pm

ADEL, IOWA — Gene Krumm announces his retirement at the end of his term in 2016.

During his time in office, Krumm has made monumental changes in the election process. He added new equipment...

Feburary at Adel Public Library

Updated: Jan 20, 2016 3:37pm

Ice Cream for Books! Our winter Family Reading Program is in full swing and we are having so much fun helping people beat the winter blues with great books! There is still time to sign-up your...


A-D-M students visit the capitol

Jan 15, 2016 4:00pm

State senator Jake Chapman of Adel and representative Ralph Watts posed for a photo with students from A-D-M following Gov. Terry Branstad’s Condition of the State address.

Last year's Citizen of the Year award winner was Terry Snyder. PHOTO SUBMITTED TO DCN

City of Waukee Seeks Nominations for 2015 Citizen of the Year

Jan 15, 2016 12:00pm

Waukee, Iowa— The City of Waukee is now seeking nominations through Friday, Feb. 5 for its 2015 Citizen of the Year. Each year, the City of Waukee seeks an exemplary resident who represents the...

Dallas Center to hold special election for City Council seat

Updated: Jan 20, 2016 3:37pm

A seat on the Dallas Center City Council has become vacant and a special election to fill that vacancy will take place on Tuesday, Feb. 2.

The candidates are Julie Becker and Curtis Pion....

Dallas County Sheriff’s Report

Updated: Jan 20, 2016 3:37pm

January 19, 2016

Abelino Parra-Orozco of Grand Island, Ne. was traveling on Interstate 80 near the Van Meter exit when he lost control of his vehicle and struck a bridge. No injuries...

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, a democratic presidential candidate, held a town hall meeting at the McCreary Community Building in Perry on Monday. He spoke about his issues and answered questions from the public. PHOTO BY CLINT COLE/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

Feelin’ the Bern in Perry

Jan 14, 2016 12:00pm

On Tuesday, Quinnipiac Unniversity released the results of a poll showing that Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is leading the democratic race for president in Iowa with support from 49 percent of...

The "flat-line" roof is a potential look that the Adel AmericInn location could take. The final look will be up to the investors. PHOTO SUBMITTED TO DCN

AmericInn nearing finalization of Adel location

Updated: Jan 14, 2016 4:07pm

A hotel chain is getting very close to building its newest location in Adel and could even break ground as soon as April or May of this year.

AmericInn, the Minnesota-based hotel chain, has...

City to help fund operating costs for Woodward Golf Club pool

Jan 14, 2016 10:00am

After almost 50 years in operation, the Woodward Golf Club recreation pool remains a stronghold in the community. Woodward Golf Club board members Tim Houge and Jodi Jamison have tried to make...

Dallas County Foundation grant cycle begins

Jan 14, 2016 10:00am

The Dallas County Foundation 2016 grant application materials are available. They can be found at

DCF will fund grant requests that significantly impact the...

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