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Courthouse rennovations in progress

Feb 27, 2015 10:00am

The fourth floor of the Dallas County will be transformed.

Eric Rose, Dallas County Courthouse facilities manager, said the fourth floor courtroom, an area formerly used for storage and as a...

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Waukee Chamber Director Melinda Behn speaks during the annual Waukee Chamber Banquet on Thursday, Jan. 22 at the West Des Moines Marriott.  PHOTO BY JASON MCGRANN/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

Waukee Chamber holds banquet

Jan 29, 2015 1:00am

WAUKEE – The Waukee Area Chamber of Commerce 2015 Annual Dinner and Silent Auction was held on Thursday, Jan. 22 at the West Des Moines Marriott. Over 200 member guests were in attendance at the...

Pictured left to right: Mitch Eaton, Teresa Soderstrum, Julie Heimann, Julie Weiland, and Troy Weiland from Brick Street Enterprises.  SUBMITTED

Brick Street Enterprises donates $5,000 to Miracle Travel Works

Jan 29, 2015 1:00am

ADEL – A $5,000 check was presented to representatives of Miracle Travel Works recently from the proceeds of the Adel Sweetcorn 5k event in August.

Approximately 400 participants ran the 5k...

New Jersey Gov. Christie to speak in Dallas County

Jan 28, 2015 12:01pm

WAUKEE – Dallas County Republicans are pleased to announce the upcoming Dallas County Spring Speaker Series.

The Dallas County Spring Speaker Series will held at the West Des Moines Marriott...

Dallas Co. Foundation grant workshops planned

Jan 28, 2015 12:00pm

ADEL – Non-profit organizations in Dallas County looking to fund projects that address significant issues and improve the quality of life for residents can now submit grant applications to the...

Waukee Police

Jan 28, 2015 11:48am

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

January 16

Accident – 1-16-15 – 2015-0258 – 1514 hours – A vehicle...

Adel Police

Jan 28, 2015 11:47am

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

January 16

Laura Larkin, 102 S. 5th St., Adel, reported a theft.

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Dallas County Sheriff

Jan 28, 2015 11:46am

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

January 20

MJ Electric from Center Point, Iowa reported the theft of a...

The Walnut Creek Watershed Management Authority boundary stretches from Des Moines into Dallas County including Grimes, Waukee, Clive, Urbandale, West Des Moines and a portion of Dallas Center.

Walnut Creek gets new Watershed Management Authority

Jan 28, 2015 11:44am

Watershed encompasses 52,643 acres in Dallas and Polk counties

The watershed for Walnut Creek, a tributary of the Raccoon River and a source of drinking water for the Des Moines metro area,...

Grimes Public Library

Jan 28, 2015 11:42am

Upcoming events

Candyland: Life Size Edition: Saturday, January 31st 10am-1pm

Families will get to navigate their way through a life-size Candyland! Stay cool in the Peppermint Forest...

Local governments support more state transportation funding

Jan 28, 2015 11:41am

The need to increase state transportation funding has been formally recognized and endorsed by unanimous vote of the Des Moines Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) board.

The MPO...

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