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Earlham’s Janssen Angus joins AAA

Jul 03, 2015 9:00am

Earlham beefoutfit, Janssen Angus, is a new member of the American Angus Association®, according to Richard Wilson, interim CEO of the national breed organization headquartered in Saint Joseph, Mo...

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Steve and Jessica Gomke, of De Soto, with newborn son Jacob.

Angel Baby

Jun 11, 2015 1:00pm

When she graduated from West Central Valley High School, Jessica Hartman was oblivious to the indescribable sorrow and pain she would soon experience with motherhood. She imagined it just like...

Tyson Foods, Hy-Vee partner to donate 40,000 lbs. of chicken to Food Bank of Iowa

Jun 11, 2015 12:50pm

Tyson Foods, Inc., out of Perry, partnered with Hy-Vee, Inc. in a continued effort to fight hunger in Iowa with a donation of 40,000 pounds of chicken to the Food Bank of Iowa in lieu of the avian...

Iowa teacher shortage, Loan Forgiveness Program Sees 24 percent increase

Jun 10, 2015 12:00pm

The Iowa College Student Aid Commission (Iowa College Aid) today announced that 99 teachers were offered awards as part of the Iowa Teacher Shortage Loan Forgiveness program which provides loan...

Droves of bacon-loving bicyclists expected to Raccoon River Valley Trail for BACooN TOO

Jun 10, 2015 11:00am

People around these parts really love the bike trails.

They love jogging, walking, skating, biking, geo-cache hunting and all around exploring up and down the trails to and from small town...

Iowa Department of Transportation drivers license renewal kiosk slated to come to Waukee.

Drivers license kiosk center coming to Waukee

Jun 08, 2015 5:30pm

Today, during his weekly press conference, Gov. Terry E. Branstad announced that the Iowa Department of Transportation (DOT) is bringing driver’s license services to customers in places where they...

Camp Invention coming to Adel

Jun 08, 2015 5:10pm

Camp Invention, the nation’s premier summer enrichment day camp program that is supported by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and the National Inventors Hall of Fame (NIHF),...

The High Trestle Trail makes the Des Moines Area Metropolitan Planning Organization's list at Nos. 1, 2 and 7 for its bridge, The Oasis on County Road R-38 and the City of Woodward, respectively. The Raccoon River Valley Trail slides in at No. 9 for the Deer Ridge Park attraction.

Dallas County trails top metro’s best list

Jun 08, 2015 5:00pm

The High Trestle Trail Bridge, once a gap in the regional paved trail network before opening in 2011, is today the most frequented segment of more than 600 miles of trails in Greater Des Moines, a...

Grimes man killed on Hwy 141

Jun 05, 2015 2:05pm

A U-turn maneuver by one driver cost the man his life yesterday, as 38-year-old Christopher Jermier, of Grimes, was pronounced dead at the scene just north of Grimes.

Polk County deputies...

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Greene County Conservation Board tries to reel more kids to event

Jun 05, 2015 9:00am

The Greene County Conservation Board is trying to reel more kids in for its upcoming fishing derby.

The annual Kids’ Spring Lake Fishing Derby is slated for June 14 from 1 to 4 p.m. at...

Dallas County Sheriff Chad Leonard

Dallas County Sheriff’s Office report, June 1-3, 2015

Updated: Jun 11, 2015 4:00pm

June 5

Dylan James Stout, age 19 of 475 Waukee Ave., Waukee, was arrested on a warrant for theft.

Jason Zelle of Sterling, Ill., was traveling north on P-58 attempting to make a left...

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