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City of Waukee seeks applicants for 2016 boards and commissions

Oct 09, 2015 4:00pm

The City of Waukee is seeking applications from residents who would like to become members of one of the City’s many important boards and commissions. Openings exist on all boards and commissions...

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Kids flag football, Adult slow-pitch softball, “LEGO Movie in the Square”

Aug 31, 2015 12:00pm

Grimes Farmers’ Market TONIGHT

Thursdays from 4-7pm at the Grimes Community Complex North Parking Lot. Free for the Public, $5 per vendor for a parking space. Last week over 200 people...

"River to River: Iowa’s Forgotten Highway 6" movie poster promoting the documentary's tour along U.S. Highway 6 planned for September.

‘Iowa’s Forgotten Highway 6’ and Dexter history star in upcoming film

Aug 29, 2015 9:00am

Emmy-nominated documentary filmmakers Kelly and Tammy Rundle spent two days in Adair, Dexter and Stuart filming a segment for their new documentary feature “River to River: Iowa’s Forgotten...

New Tiger sports website has potential for connecting Tiger team to its community if users play along. is live

Aug 28, 2015 4:00pm

After months of preparation, planning and consorting, the Adel-DeSoto-Minburn School District is ready to unveil its new and improved school website. The creators of, DigitalTown,...

Halloween Costume Drive and more at Grimes Public Library

Aug 28, 2015 9:00am

The Grimes Public Library is holding a Halloween Costume Drive. Bring in your new or gently used costumes by Friday, Oct. 23. For each costume you donate you will get a ticket for first pick of...

Jarrett Orman of Bouton and U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst show Orman's prize-winning steer Elvis at the annual Governor’s Charity Steer Show at the Iowa State Fair.

1,265-pound Elvis earns $6,000 for charity

Aug 27, 2015 3:00pm

A registered Hereford steer raised by Jarrett Orman of Bouton was one of 25 entries in the annual Governor’s Charity Steer Show at the Iowa State Fair.

Sponsored by the Iowa Hereford...

Nick Praska says he served four duties overseas: two in Quatar, one in Manas Kyrgyzstan and lastly in Afghanistan in 2002.

VA Commissioner Peil resigns

Aug 27, 2015 2:00pm

VA Commissioner Peil resigns

Plus… a Dallas County News exclusive Q&A with Nick Praska, new VA director

Longtime Dallas County Veterans Affairs Commissioner and secretary and Gulf...

Jill Caltrider Challenger 2015 West Central Valley School Board of Directors candidate for the Fifth Election District (Menlo)

Caltrider looks to unseat Harwood in WCV’s District 5 race

Aug 27, 2015 11:00am

West Central Valley School District is one of Dallas County’s most unique as far as district maps are concerned. The longtime rivalry between Dexfield School District (Redfield and Dexter) and...

Derek Petry, Woodward-Granger District 3 candidate running unopposed

District 1 seat left vacant in W-G Board election, Petry runs unopposed for District 3

Aug 27, 2015 9:00am

According to Bob Torrence at the Woodward-Granger School District Office, only two candidates threw in their hats vying for a seat on the Board of Directors this Fall — Jennifer Benbow will be...

Marc Bejarno, Grimes Dallas Center-Grimes School Board candidate 2015

Q&A with DCG Board candidate Marc Bejarno

Aug 27, 2015 9:00am

Four seats open up for election on the Dallas Center-Grimes Board of Directors this year, and three of them will likely be filled easily by their incumbents, Doug Rothfus (at-large), Ronnie...

Area entrepreneurs mix social work with IT services

Aug 27, 2015 9:00am

Doug and Marci Douty are excited to bring their shared experience in business and social work to a new company they’ve debuted in the Des Moines metro, Home Helpers & Direct Link of Central...

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