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Parish Secretary Lori Glanz and Rev. Wayne Gubbels stand outside of the new addition being constructed at St. John’s Catholic Church south of Adel.  The $2.2 million addition is scheduled to be completed in late October.

Adel church raises $1 million for new addition

Sep 18, 2014 12:00am

In 1917, a gothic-style brick church was built on the corner of 11th and Main Street in Adel at a cost of $9,700.

Almost 100 years later, the same church has raised over $1 million toward a...

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Dallas County Sheriff 082814

Aug 27, 2014 9:00am

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

August 19

Alan Lee Goetz, age 25 of 720 Western Ave., Sheldon was...

A view of the proposed Sheriff’s Office – Law Enforcement Center.   A $16.3 million bond referendum must be passed at the November 4 election in order for the county to begin construction of the facility.  The center is proposed to be located east of Adel on Highway 6 in Ortonville.

Plans announced for county facilities

Aug 21, 2014 12:02am

Projects will cost over $28 million if passed in November general election

At Tuesday’s regular Dallas County Board of Supervisors meeting, Tim Oswald of Piper Jaffray, a financial...

Pictured left to right: A-D-M senior Kari Dufoe, Dallas County Treasurer and Adel Lions Club President Darrell Bauman, A-D-M High School Principal Lee Griebel, A-D-M senior Mackenzie Fuller.

Perry and A-D-M to battle for Hunger Rock

Aug 21, 2014 12:00am

Longtime Dallas County rivals to battle for a good cause

This year’s football game between Perry High School and Adel-DeSoto-Minburn High School on Friday, August 29 will have more on the...

2014 Dallas County Fair results

Aug 20, 2014 4:16pm

Ag & Natural Resources Emily CoghlanFairy garden Advancing to State Fair Jessica JeanThe Secret Garden Advancing to State Fair Cady Ruble,Poster on ticks Advancing to State Fair...

From the archives 082114

Aug 20, 2014 4:05pm

August 13, 1884

A very large audience filled the Opera House Sunday evening to listen to Mrs. Palmer’s address and they were well entertained. Mrs. Palmer is a pleasant speaker. She speaks...

Dallas County Sheriff 082114

Aug 20, 2014 4:03pm

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

August 11

Tiffani Collee Woods, age 24 of 8602 Westown Pkwy., West Des...

IPPAC endorses Chapman

Aug 20, 2014 3:59pm

Sumpter Pharmacy and Wellness owner/pharmacist Toni Sumpter (right) presents a $250 check to Iowa District 10 Senator Jake Chapman of Adel. Sumpter presented the check to the Chapman campaign on...

Steve Roe

Roe running for House

Aug 20, 2014 3:58pm

House District 20 State Representative candidate Steve Roe made a stop in Adel recently. Roe completed junior high and high school at Dexfield Community Schools and currently lives in Panora. Roe’...

Randy and Myritie Yontz

Randy and Myritie Yontz celebrate 50 years

Aug 20, 2014 3:57pm

Randy and Myritie Yontz will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday August 15, 2014. They moved from Indiana to Iowa in 1967 when Randy started a job with Better Homes & Gardens....

Van Meter Public Library 082114

Aug 20, 2014 3:55pm

By Jolena Welker

Van Meter Library Director

Hello! From Van Meter and a what beautiful Saturday! Well today is Michelle’s going away party. She doesn’t leave until October for her...

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