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Karen Ryan in front of her dad’s lunch box.  Photo by Jane Hermann

Lunch Box open in Minburn

Jul 23, 2014 2:34pm

A new restaurant, the Lunch Box, has opened in Minburn after nearly 14 years without a restaurant in town.

Owner Karen Ryan, who has lived in Minburn since 1989, had always wanted to open...

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Revisiting a Classic

Jul 23, 2014 2:34pm

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Redfield Old Settlers Celebration this weekend

Jun 25, 2014 11:51am

The Redfield Old Settlers Celebration begins Friday and runs through Sunday.

The event features a carnival, live entertainment, parades, arts and crafts show, street dancing, and food.


Quilt featured at Dallas Co. Fair

Jun 25, 2014 11:49am

Last year, quilters were invited to make a quilt block during the “Just One Block” challenge held at the Dallas County Fair.

The blocks were on display during the fair with viewers voting on...

Four photos were merged into one action sequence to show a rider from start to finish during the saddle bronc riding event held Friday and Saturday at the Dallas County Fairgrounds in Adel.

Adel hosts Iowa Rodeo Cowboys Association

Jun 25, 2014 11:48am

The Iowa Rodeo Cowboys Association held a rodeo two nights in the south arena at the Dallas County Fairgrounds in Adel showcasing nine events. IRCA is a family-oriented non-profit organization...

Waukee Area Arts Council receives $4,000 Cultural Enrichment Grant

Jun 25, 2014 11:30am

The Waukee Area Arts Council was recently awarded a FY15 Cultural Enrichment Grant (CEG) in the amount of $4,000.

The FY15 CEG award is for the term of July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015.

The Barrett family spent Saturday afternoon with Herky the Hawk while viewing Nile Kinnick’s 1939 Heisman Trophy at the Adel Public Library. Pictured left to right: Mike Barrett of Adel, Hailey Barrett, 7, University of Iowa mascot Herky the Hawk, Joel Barrett, and Carter Barrett, 5.  Joel is a 1998 graduate of Adel-DeSoto-Minburn High School and currently resides in Shenandoah.

Adel Museum $5,000 closer to goal

Jun 19, 2014 12:03am

The Adel Historical Museum moved $5,000 closer to achieving the $70,000 fundraising goal following a successful special event Saturday at the Adel Public Library.

The City of Adel and the...

Grimes’ Moffitt signs multi-year contract with Michael Waltrip Racing

Jun 19, 2014 12:02am

21-year-old race car driver given second start in NASCAR Sprint Cup Series

Brett Moffitt, 21-year-old race car driver from Grimes, got a double dose of good luck last week.

He not only...

Former prisoners of war gather for a photo during the Iowa Ex-Prisoners of War Monument Dedication in Van Meter June 7.

Van Meter Legion holds Prisoners of War Monument Dedication

Jun 19, 2014 12:01am

The Van Meter American Legion Post 403 Reception Center was the site for the dedication of the Prisoner of War Monument Saturday, June 7.

Former POWs Larry Spencer and Carroll Bogard were...

Stan Norenberg of the A-D-M Scholarship Foundation presents student Haley Schepers with the 2014 Nile Kinnick Scholarship.  The $1,500 scholarship is given annually by the foundation.

Nile Kinnick Scholarship

Jun 19, 2014 12:00am

Adel-DeSoto-Minburn High School student Haley Schepers was the receipient of the $1,500 Nile Kinnick Scholarship, sponsored by the A-D-M Scholarship Foundation.

This year, the foundation’s...

White completes year as department president to ladies auxiliary in Waukee

Jun 19, 2014 12:00am

Beverly A. White, President, Ladies Auxiliary to VFW Post 11517, Waukee, Iowa completed her year as Department President to the Ladies Auxiliary VFW at the Department Convention held at the Piazza...

Celebration in Brass returning to Waukee

Jun 19, 2014 12:00am

Premier drum and bugle corps event expected to draw over 3,000 spectators

Celebration in Brass will return to central Iowa on Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. at the Waukee High School...

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