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Waukee students attend Near Space Camp

Jul 29, 2016 9:00am

Waukee South sixth grader Jacolyn Carfrae, 11, (fourth from left) of West Des Moines does some prep work on the computer prior to the launching of a weather balloon equipped with a payload,...

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Grimes goes into new 28E agreement with Johnston for Fire Departments

Jun 29, 2016 4:32pm

In an effort to increase the level of coordination and financing of the fire departments in Grimes and Johnston to provide the most efficient and best level of service, the two cities have entered...

Stewart to run for County Supervisor

Updated: Jun 29, 2016 4:32pm

On Monday, June 27 the Dallas County Democrats met for Nominating Convention. They voted to place Julie Stewart on the ballot for Dallas County Supervisor in the General Election in November.


New discoveries about FluMist emerge

Updated: Jun 29, 2016 4:32pm

Americans will have to do without the easier, nasal spray form of flu vaccine next flu season, a panel of experts decided Wednesday. U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) committee...

Sonya Harwood (left) walks with Dody Kim (right) before the Homecoming Football game at Dallas Center-Grimes in 2015. Harwood was named DC-G's Homecoming Queen at the game while Kim was named King. PHOTO BY CLINT COLE/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

Harwood of Grimes to compete for America’s Homecoming Queen title

Jun 29, 2016 12:27pm

For someone who is the manager of the football team and a member of the band, Sonya Harwood of Grimes said that it was an honor to be named Homecoming Queen during the 2015-16 school year, her...

Brynn Hansen was chosen through the Senior $15 Challenge to represent Dallas County at the Iowa State Fair’s Awardrobe Event. PHOTO SUBMITTED TO DCN

4-H Clothing Day Event Results

Updated: Jun 29, 2016 12:26pm

ADEL — On Saturday, June 18, Iowa State University Extension Dallas County 4-H’ers participated in an annual Clothing Day Event led by 4-H volunteer Denise Hansen.

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Dallas County 4th Of July Celebrations

Updated: Jun 29, 2016 12:26pm

If you are looking for a place to celebrate America’s Independence, here is a list of some of the Fourth of July Celebrations happening in Dallas County. All events listed are on July 4 unless...

Conley Tiernan (left) and Nolan Rice decide which way to cross the fake street at Safety City at Waukee Middle School on June 23. PHOTO BY CLINT COLE/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

Waukee Police Department holds Safety City

Updated: Jun 29, 2016 12:27pm

Each year, the Waukee Police Department holds “Safety City” during the summer and allows kids entering kindergarten within the Waukee School District to learn about a variety of safety topics...

Adel Police Reports: June 20-26

Updated: Jun 29, 2016 12:27pm


A burglary was reported at A-Wye Electric, 1820 Main St., Adel.


Austin John Worthington, age 19, 2121 Greene St., #B30, Adel, was arrested for Trespassing.


Waukee Police Reports: June 20-26

Updated: Jun 29, 2016 12:27pm

ACCIDENT: 6-24-16 at 1911 hours, Incident #2016-0648 – A vehicle owned by Amanda Hein of Waukee was legally parked in the 100 block of Evergreen Manor Drive. A vehicle driven by Patrick Wegner of...

Dallas County Sheriff’s Report: June 20-28

Updated: Jun 29, 2016 12:27pm

June 27, 2016

Jeremy Alan Culbertson, age 45 of 1419 6th St., Perry was arrested at 1315 Willis Ave., Perry for driving while barred and operation without registration.

Regina Ann...

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