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Bridges, statewide eLibrary, now available for patrons at Perry Public Library

Jul 27, 2015 9:00am

Perry Public Library announces that the new statewide database of ebooks and audio books Bridges is now up and running. The former library consortiums for Western and Eastern Iowa are now combined...

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Dallas County pair lands felonies

Updated: Jun 25, 2015 12:42pm

A Dallas County pair landed felonies for allegedly forging and cashing checks worth more than $4,000.

Tia Dereus, 21, of Perry, and Daniel Richardson, 30, of Adel, were arrested after...

Grimes Library news

Jun 23, 2015 5:00pm

See what’s going on at the Grimes Public Library

June 25 — Babysitting Class 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

This course gives youth ages 11 to 15 years old the knowledge and confidence to care for...

The Dallas County Board of Supervisors (left to right), Kim Chapman, Chairman Brad Golightly and Mark Hanson, meet in public forum every Tuesday morning at 9:00 at the county meeting room at 902 Court St. on the Adel square. Meetings typically last all morning and are open to the public.

Courthouse gets an extra set of eyes

Jun 23, 2015 4:00pm

Talks have been circulating among the Dallas County Board of Supervisors to install security cameras at the century-old courthouse at the hub of the Adel square. After the catasrophe of 9-11 and...

Bikes & bacon… & broken bones & blood on the brain

Jun 23, 2015 3:00pm

Perhaps bacon and bike-riding don’t go together as well as first thought for some people. Police logs report several emergency medical calls during the two-day, 17-mile ride traversing the Raccoon...

Dallas County Sheriff Chad Leonard

Gun permit applications will go paperless in Dallas County

Jun 23, 2015 1:00pm

June 23, 2015 — Dallas County Sheriff Chad Leonard announced today that applications and renewals for weapon permits will be soon offered online and via kiosk, and paper applications will not be...

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Public hearing to hire Al Miller as County engineer set for July 7

Jun 23, 2015 12:00pm

The Dallas County Board of Supervisors this morning set the date of July 7 to hold an official public hearing at which the three board members intend to offer Al Miller the Dallas County engineer...

Local ethanol plant supports Ducks Unlimited Living Lakes Initiative

Jun 23, 2015 9:00am

Menlo, Iowa – Flint Hills Resources today announced a $10,000 donation to the Ducks Unlimited Living Lakes Initiative, a program designed to enhance, restore and protect shallow lakes and wetlands...

Gov. Terry Branstad (right) and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds (second from left) join Iowa Department of Public Health director David Clabaugh (left) present the Healthy Iowa Award to DMACC vice president of business services Greg Martin (middle) and human resources director Sandy Tryon (second from right).

DMACC wins Healthy Iowa Award

Jun 22, 2015 4:00pm

Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) has received the 2015 Healthy Iowa Award from the Iowa Department of Public Health and the Healthiest State Initiative. The award was presented in a...

New number for Waukee PD 515-987-3321

Jun 22, 2015 3:00pm

Waukee police administration announced this week a new non-emergency phone number for citizens to call for public services and/or to report crimes that are not emergent. Starting July 1, people...


Updated: Jun 29, 2015 9:00am

WHAT: Dallas County Board of Supervisors

WHO: Brad Golightly, Mark A. Hanson, Kim Chapman

TIME: Tuesday,June 23 9 a.m.

PLACE: Board of Supervisors meeting room, 902 Court St.,...

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