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Dallas County Sheriff’s Report: May 25 - June 1

May 26, 2016 1:00pm

May 25, 2016

Cristian Ortiz, age 24 of 1805 Iowa St., Perry was arrested on a warrant for failure to appear-original charge of assault.

Kyle L Sayre, age 26 of 896 Mansfield Dr.,...

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Waukee Police Reports: April 18-24

Updated: May 04, 2016 3:52pm

ACCIDENT: 4-19-16 at 1543 hours, Incident #2016-0405 – Vehicles driven by Nicholas Vento of Waukee and Joshua Hofmann of Adel were traveling northbound on SE Alice’s Road. Vento was stopped at a...

Myrna Reynoldson Mayfield Trust awards 2016 grants and scholarships

Updated: May 04, 2016 3:52pm

The Myrna Reynoldson Mayfield Trust is pleased to announce $25,700.83 in grants have been awarded for the benefit of the citizens of the City of Woodward and surrounding rural areas.


Mike Jones, the crossing guard at A-D-M High School and Middle School stops traffic to allow a student to cross Nile Kinnick Drive on April 25. PHOTO BY CLINT COLE/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

Adel Police, A-D-M staff keep students safe through traffic

Apr 28, 2016 3:57pm

801 Nile Kinnick Drive South is the address of A-D-M High School and A-D-M Middle School. The thing about Nile Kinnick Drive, as people who live in Adel are well aware of, is that it is also...

Dallas County Sheriff Report: April 20-27

Apr 28, 2016 3:57pm

April 26, 2016

Michael Allen Jensen, age 23 of 4306 SW 9th St., Des Moines was arrested at 201 Nile Kinnick Dr N, Adel for criminal mischief.

Calvin Russal Durbin, age 49 of 113 E Main...

Left to Right: DCH History Committee Members Teresa Mulder & Jane Hilsenbeck, Marti Klatt, Quilt Volunteer, Deb Sheeder, DCH History Committee and Myles Hegstrom, DCH Facilities. PHOTO SUBMITTED TO DCN

Dallas County Hospital Names, Unveils Anniversary Quilt

Updated: Apr 28, 2016 3:57pm

PERRY, IOWA — Dallas County Hospital has recently dedicated its 60th Anniversary Quilt. The quilt, which celebrates 60 years of healthcare in Perry, features pictures of past and more recent...


Dexfield Questers receive donations for Col. Redfield memorial

Apr 27, 2016 2:25pm

The Dexfield Questers Chapter #604 wanted to insure the memorial stone that marks the burial site of Col. James Redfield, for whom this town was named in 1860, will be standing for another 100...

Kennybrook Village’s Glenice Purscell is awarded for 30 years as a Dietary Manager professional

Apr 27, 2016 2:21pm

GRIMES, IOWA — On April 1, Glenice Purscell, the dietary manager at Kennybrook Village, was recognized for 30 years of experience as a dietary manager by the Association of Nutrition & Food...

ISP Releases New Information in Crash Involving DMPD

Updated: Apr 28, 2016 3:56pm

DES MOINES—- The Iowa Department of Public Safety’s (DPS) Iowa State Patrol (ISP) has completed an extensive investigation surrounding the circumstances into the four person vehicle fatality crash...

DeSoto Intermediate School receives honor

Apr 27, 2016 11:39am

DE SOTO, IOWA — Patcraft recognizes DeSoto Intermediate School as the first of its 2016 “Schools that Rock!” honorees and recipient of a $1,000 award in its second annual program designed to...

The Dallas County Board of Supervisors, shown during their regular meeting on Tuesday, currently has three members. They discussed the process for increasing membership to five members at the meeting. PHOTO BY CLINT COLE/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

County Supervisors discuss possible membership increase

Updated: Apr 28, 2016 3:57pm

A letter dated April 5 from the Mayors of the cities in Dallas County to the Board of Supervisors requested an increase in board membership from three members, which is what they currently have,...

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