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Woodward-Granger school staff honored

Oct 01, 2015 9:00am

Brad Anderson, Superintendent, and Matt Brummond, Principal, are together honored with the Distinguished Service Outside the Profession Award for 2015-2016 by Art Educators of Iowa. They will be...

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Halloween Costume Drive and more at Grimes Public Library

Aug 28, 2015 9:00am

The Grimes Public Library is holding a Halloween Costume Drive. Bring in your new or gently used costumes by Friday, Oct. 23. For each costume you donate you will get a ticket for first pick of...

Jarrett Orman of Bouton and U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst show Orman's prize-winning steer Elvis at the annual Governor’s Charity Steer Show at the Iowa State Fair.

1,265-pound Elvis earns $6,000 for charity

Aug 27, 2015 3:00pm

A registered Hereford steer raised by Jarrett Orman of Bouton was one of 25 entries in the annual Governor’s Charity Steer Show at the Iowa State Fair.

Sponsored by the Iowa Hereford...

Nick Praska says he served four duties overseas: two in Quatar, one in Manas Kyrgyzstan and lastly in Afghanistan in 2002.

VA Commissioner Peil resigns

Aug 27, 2015 2:00pm

VA Commissioner Peil resigns

Plus… a Dallas County News exclusive Q&A with Nick Praska, new VA director

Longtime Dallas County Veterans Affairs Commissioner and secretary and Gulf...

Jill Caltrider Challenger 2015 West Central Valley School Board of Directors candidate for the Fifth Election District (Menlo)

Caltrider looks to unseat Harwood in WCV’s District 5 race

Aug 27, 2015 11:00am

West Central Valley School District is one of Dallas County’s most unique as far as district maps are concerned. The longtime rivalry between Dexfield School District (Redfield and Dexter) and...

Derek Petry, Woodward-Granger District 3 candidate running unopposed

District 1 seat left vacant in W-G Board election, Petry runs unopposed for District 3

Aug 27, 2015 9:00am

According to Bob Torrence at the Woodward-Granger School District Office, only two candidates threw in their hats vying for a seat on the Board of Directors this Fall — Jennifer Benbow will be...

Marc Bejarno, Grimes Dallas Center-Grimes School Board candidate 2015

Q&A with DCG Board candidate Marc Bejarno

Aug 27, 2015 9:00am

Four seats open up for election on the Dallas Center-Grimes Board of Directors this year, and three of them will likely be filled easily by their incumbents, Doug Rothfus (at-large), Ronnie...

Area entrepreneurs mix social work with IT services

Aug 27, 2015 9:00am

Doug and Marci Douty are excited to bring their shared experience in business and social work to a new company they’ve debuted in the Des Moines metro, Home Helpers & Direct Link of Central...

BART BANWART Incumbent candidate 2015 A-D-M School Board election

Seven candidates for three openings makes A-D-M School School Board a hot race at the polls

Updated: Aug 28, 2015 2:15pm

The Adel-DeSoto-Minburn School District is operated by a five-person Board of Directors, and this year, three of those seats are up for election, each one holding a four-year term.

All three...

Waukee children’s book author pens second in series

Aug 26, 2015 9:00am

The ladies have done it again. Waukee School Board director Mary Crandell and School District art teacher Elizabeth Huether have again combined their respective talents for storytelling and...

DeSoto Mayor Nick Hasty addresses the Dallas County Board of Supervisors at the Aug. 25 meeting held every Tuesday at 9 a.m. at 902 Court St. in Adel.

DeSoto City Council looks to raise water rates to aid in water treatment project funding

Aug 25, 2015 10:00am

DeSoto Mayor Nick Hasty and Public Works director Dan VanLangen spoke in public forum at this morning’s Dallas County Board of Supervisors meeting informing the Supervisors of DeSoto’s recently-...

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