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Dallas County Sheriff’s Report: May 25 - June 1

May 26, 2016 1:00pm

May 25, 2016

Cristian Ortiz, age 24 of 1805 Iowa St., Perry was arrested on a warrant for failure to appear-original charge of assault.

Kyle L Sayre, age 26 of 896 Mansfield Dr.,...

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Earlham Schools: From the Board Table

Apr 26, 2016 11:00am

The Earlham School Board held a Public Hearing on Wednesday, April 13 for the 2016-17 budget. The Board did not receive any comments during the hearing and will proceed to budget certification...

Ernst Encourages Support of 4-H

Apr 26, 2016 9:00am

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Senate has unanimously approved a bipartisan resolution co-sponsored by U.S. Senator Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, in support of 4-H and its recently-launched “Grow True Leaders”...

Fareway continues tradition of Green Beginnings

Apr 25, 2016 5:00pm

BOONE, IOWA — Fareway Stores, Inc.’s tradition of employing cost saving measures in order to pass along the savings to each customer, has been a common practice since 1938. From the beginning,...

Adel Police Reports: April 11-21

Updated: Apr 27, 2016 1:32pm


Kum & Go, 409 Nile Kinnick Dr. S. reported a theft.

Cynthia Golightly, 708 Greene St., Adel, reported a theft.


A two vehicle accident occurred in the...

Hy-Vee Expands Pet Medication Services at All of Its Pharmacies

Apr 25, 2016 1:00pm

WEST DES MOINES, IOWA — All Hy-Vee pharmacies throughout the company’s eight-state region can now fill pet-specific medications. While Hy-Vee stores have been filling pet medications such as...

Iowa native pens mystery novel

Updated: Apr 28, 2016 3:57pm

SALEM, N.Y. — Savvy Press announces the release of Quick Walk to Murder. The latest mystery by acclaimed novelist and Iowa native JD Daniels, Quick Walk To Murder is a fun, fresh, and feisty tale...


Farewell Reception planned for Macomber

Apr 25, 2016 9:00am

ADEL, IOWA — Staff at the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach office in Dallas County are experiencing bittersweet feelings.

For the past 20 years Jeffrey Macomber, Regional Youth...

Madison County farmer directs donation to local Van Meter Fire Department

Updated: Apr 28, 2016 3:56pm

VAN METER, IOWA — (Van Meter Fire Department) has received a $2,500 donation from America’s Farmers Grow Communities, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund and directed by local farmer Teresa Boston of...

A trailer traveling east on Interstate 80 caught fire on Sunday afternoon. All those involved were fine, including the two horses that were being transported. PHOTO BY CLINT COLE/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

Trailer catches fire on Interstate 80 near Grand Prairie Parkway

Apr 24, 2016 7:12pm

WAUKEE — At about 5:50 p.m. on Sunday evening, the West Des Moines Fire Department answered a call regarding a trailer that had caught fire on Interstate 80 eastbound, just east of the Grand...

Absentee Voting Begins in the Dallas County Auditor’s Office

Updated: Apr 28, 2016 3:56pm

ADEL, IOWA — Dallas County Auditor and Commissioner of Elections Gene Krumm has announced that absentee ballots for the June 7, 2016 Primary Election are available to be voted in the Dallas County...

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