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From the Archives 102314

Oct 22, 2014 10:08am

October 17, 1979

Soil surveying Dallas County, a four-year project, is nearing completion as three scientists have only portions of Adel, Boone and Van Meter townships remaining…A soil type...

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Photo design by Kevin Lee Nelson • Van Meter Visitor  Photo from the cover of the book, The Van Meter Visitor.

The Van Meter Visitor

Sep 25, 2014 12:01am

Van Meter Visitor Festival set for Sept. 27

Thirty years before The Loch Ness Monster caught the world’s attention, residents of Van Meter experienced mysterious events that were never...

submitted  Opera singer and Waukee native Craig Irvin performs for Dallas Center–Grimes students.

Waukee native brings opera to the schools

Updated: Sep 25, 2014 9:46am

The Waukee Area Arts Council’s Opera in the Schools Project is in full swing thanks to a grant from Prairie Meadows. Professional Opera singer, Craig Irvin is visiting five area schools (Waukee,...

Dallas County Veterans Affairs Director Ed Vos

Unclaimed tax credits remain for Dallas County vets

Updated: Sep 25, 2014 9:46am

At Tuesday’s Dallas County Board of Supervisors meeting, the board approved 12 disabled veterans homestead tax credit applications.

A recent change in Iowa law (Senate File 2352) has...

From the Archives 092514

Sep 24, 2014 12:01pm

September 19, 1979

From “By George,” by George DeFord: “You know if it wasn’t so darn disturbing it would be rather laughable-trying to decide which way to go each morning to get from where...

Nelsen of Adel named quilt show semifinalist

Sep 24, 2014 11:55am

Bonnie Nelsen from Adel is a semifinalist for the 2014 AQS QuiltWeek in Des Moines Oct. 1-4 at the Iowa Events Center.

Nelsen has been chosen to display the quilt, Cherry Tweet, along with...

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Sep 24, 2014 11:24am

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

September 15

A two vehicle accident occurred at the intersection of R-...

Dallas County Sheriff 092514

Updated: Sep 25, 2014 9:47am

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

September 16

Michael Allen Mallinger, age 42 of Fort Dodge was...

Waukee Police 092514

Sep 24, 2014 11:22am

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

September 15

Arrest – 9-15-14 – 2014-4532 – 0745 hours – Two 16-year-...

Jason McGrann • DCN  Cynthia Letsch of Letsch Law Firm cuts the ribbon Sept. 18 in Grimes.  The law firm also has gallery space and will be hosting a monthly art gallery night on the second Friday of each month featuring artwork from local artists.

Dallas Co. Business Spotlight: Letsch Law Firm

Updated: Sep 25, 2014 9:47am

The Grimes Chamber and Economic Development held a ribbon cutting and meet the artist night at Letsch Law Firm, located at 112 NE Ewing, Suite D in Grimes, on Thursday, September 18.

Cynthia...

Northern Dallas Co. Relay for Life event set for Sept. 27

Sep 24, 2014 11:07am

Northern Dallas County’s Relay for Life event will be held at the Perry High School track on Saturday, September 27 from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. All funds raised will benefit the American Cancer Society...

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