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Van Meter high school senior earns $21K in speech contests

Apr 16, 2015 2:55pm

Emma Skahill has a way with words. But, perhaps

just as important as her message and her ability to

articulate it, is the amount of courage she displays in

her delivery.


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A-D-M Middle School competing for chance to represent Iowa at NSB

Feb 18, 2015 11:17am

ADEL – A team of students from Adel-DeSoto-Minburn Middle School is participating in an upcoming competition to determine the team to represent Iowa in the middle school National Finals of the U.S...

Perry Lions Club member Chris Tjapkes (left) and Dallas County Deputy Sheriff Terry McClannahan.  PHOTO BY RAY HARDEN

McClannahan speaks at Perry Lions Club meeting

Feb 18, 2015 11:16am

PERRY – At a January meeting of the Perry Lions Club Dallas County Deputy Sheriff Terry McClannahan was the guest speaker and presented a very informative program. McClannahan is in charge of the...

Father’s death inspires Urbandale Centennial celebration logo designer

Feb 18, 2015 11:12am

When Cari Wasmund of Des Moines entered the Urbandale Centennial Steering Committee’s logo contest, her inspiration was heartfelt: She did it for her dad.

Wasmund’s father, Urbandale...

Conservation Stewardship deadline approaching

Feb 18, 2015 11:11am

WASHINGTON, DC – USDA’s National Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) recently announced the opening of the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) for new enrollments in 2015. Farmers, ranchers...

Perry selected by Food Bank of Iowa as pilot school for pantry program

Feb 18, 2015 11:10am

Over 1,450 served in five months

DES MOINES – The Food Bank of Iowa has launched a pilot school pantry program in seven Iowa communities including Ames, Chariton, Des Moines (Scavo Full...


Feb 18, 2015 11:09am

Huyck of Grimes achieves Dean’s List at Belmont

NASHVILLE, TN – Ann Huyck, of Grimes, IA, qualified for the Fall 2014 Dean’s List at Belmont University. Eligibility is based on a minimum...

Grimes Public Library

Feb 18, 2015 10:52am

Upcoming events

Adult Bingo: Thursday, February 19th, 2-4pm

Come for the game, meet new friends, and have some fun! Every 3rd Thursday of the month.

Doctor Who Day: Saturday,...

Dallas Center Library

Feb 18, 2015 10:51am

Upcoming events at the Roy R. Estle Memorial Library

February 25th at 10:00 a.m. Bedtime Story Time with Miss. Karmen. The kids are welcome to wear their pajamas and bring in a bedtime buddy...

Dallas Co. Calendar

Feb 18, 2015 10:48am

Thursday, February 19

Waukee Chamber Networking Luncheon

February’s Waukee Chamber Networking Luncheon will be held Thursday, February 19 at the Waukee Community Center from 11:30 a.m...

Waukee Cub Scouts seeking members

Feb 18, 2015 10:41am

Waukee Cub Scout Pack 182 is growing and seeking new members. The pack represents boys attending Maple Grove Elementary, but anyone who is home schooled or attends other schools are welcome to...

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