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Over 40 Waukee residents packed the Waukee City Council chambers Monday night to hear discussions on possibly re-naming Alice’s Road, south of Hickman Road to I-80, to Grand Prairie Parkway.

Should Alice’s Road be preserved?

Apr 24, 2014 1:00pm

The Alice’s Road Corridor Project has been one of the most talked about topics in Waukee for almost 20 years and will continue to be discussed after last Wednesday’s unveiling of the 1,500 square-...

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Former A-D-M graduate Branden Bissell (middle left) was recently diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia so his friends, Kylee Short (left), Jordan Short (middle right), and Joey Sinnwell held a spaghetti dinner fundraiser at the Raccoon Valley State Bank Community House in Adel on Saturday, March 29, 2014.   All proceeds will help Bissell with medical bills and cancer treatment costs.

Community comes together for local hero

Apr 03, 2014 12:01am

Branden Bissell, 22, has spent the last six years battling to protect the United States as a member of the Army reserves. In January, he began battling for his life against a deadly enemy, cancer...

Bell, McGee to participate in 2014 Hawkeye Caucus

Apr 03, 2014 12:01am

Carter Bell and Issiah McGee, both of Waukee, will be two of approximately 60 University of Iowa students to participate in the 2014 Hawkeye Caucus, held on April 2 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the...

Area Proms

Apr 03, 2014 12:01am

Woodward-Granger and West Central Valley will be holding their proms this Saturday, April 5, 2014.

Woodward-Granger’s will hold their grand march in the gym from 6-7 p.m. with the dance...


Making a difference one student at a time at Woodward-Granger

Apr 03, 2014 12:01am

Not all teachers grow up with their hearts set on becoming a teacher. In fact, many discover their talents for teaching and helping others only as they go through high school and college. Lori...

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Meals for Those in Need

Apr 03, 2014 12:01am

Members of the Dallas County Aggies 4-H club participated in Break Hunger 2014 when they packaged meals for starving individuals around the world as well as in Central Iowa. During the students’...

Dallas County Sheriff

Apr 03, 2014 12:00am

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

March 30

Brian Robert Templeman, age 35 of 1213 Estella, Perry was...

Adel Police

Apr 03, 2014 12:00am

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

March 23

Judith Bruning, 1312 ½ Prairie St., Adel, reported vandalism...

Waukee Rotary Club to host auction

Apr 02, 2014 9:06am

The Rotary Club of Waukee will host its annual fundraising auction, including a beer and wine tasting, on Saturday, April 12th, 2014 from 7:00 to 10:00 pm at Shottenkirk Chevrolet, 755 Highway 6 (...

Area honors

Apr 02, 2014 9:05am

Maryville University, St. Louis, Miss.

Fall 2013 Dean’s List

DeSoto: Natalie Herada, majoring in pre-engineering. ***

AIB College of Business Winter 2013 Honor Roll


The Dallas County Board of Supervisors recently approved Secondary Roads' 5-year construction project plans at their most recent meeting on Tuesday, March 25, 2014. Construction for fiscal year 2015 will include a two-mile stretch on R16 from Van Meter to Dallas Center, two curves in Minburn, and bridge reinforcement on the Sportsman Club Bridge.

County approves 5-year construction project

Mar 27, 2014 12:01am

Dallas County will be seeing a multitude of road and bridge replacement projects within the next five years after the Board of Supervisors approved Secondary Roads’ 5-year construction plan during...

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