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Mike Jones, the crossing guard at A-D-M High School and Middle School stops traffic to allow a student to cross Nile Kinnick Drive on April 25. PHOTO BY CLINT COLE/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

Adel Police, A-D-M staff keep students safe through traffic

Apr 28, 2016 3:57pm

801 Nile Kinnick Drive South is the address of A-D-M High School and A-D-M Middle School. The thing about Nile Kinnick Drive, as people who live in Adel are well aware of, is that it is also...

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Dallas County Sheriff Report: March 22 through March 30

Mar 31, 2016 9:00am

March 30, 2016

Anthony Jacob Wahl, age 25 of 6100 Tonka Ave., Des Moines was arrested on a warrant for unauthorized use of a credit card.

March 29, 2016

AHeinz 57 Pet Rescue at...

Carli Major, Woodward-Granger senior, barries a time capsle on March 25 at Woodward-Granger High School, as part of her senior project. In 2046 she will revisit the time capsle. Photo by Cesar J Toledo/Perry Chief

Time Stands still at Woodward-Granger High School

Mar 31, 2016 9:00am

On a breezy Thursday afternoon at Woodward-Granger High School, senior Carli Major was hard at work finalizing a senior project that would preserve precious memories for decades to come.


Sen. Joni Ernst posed for a picture after talking to students at A-D-M and taking some of their questions. She visited the school in Adel as a part of her 99 County Tour. PHOTO BY CLINT COLE/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

Joni Ernst speaks to A-D-M students

Mar 30, 2016 3:52pm

Although she stands at a podium with a microphone in her face to speak to the students, has five offices throughout the State of Iowa and one in Washington D.C., she is still one of us: an Iowan...

NE Douglas Parkway Expansion Work to Begin in Early April

Updated: Mar 30, 2016 4:12pm

WAUKEE — Work will begin on expanding NE Douglas Parkway from NE Alice’s Road westward to NE Badger Lane as early as Monday, Apr. 4. There will be no road closures during the estimated four months...

Adel Police Report: March 21 through March 27, 2016

Updated: Mar 30, 2016 4:11pm



Jennifer Lorene Babcock, age 35, 708 Greene St., Adel was arrested for Violation of No Contact Order.


Patti Clark, 1408 Rapids St., Adel, reported...

Earlham High School Jazz Band to perform at Iowa Jazz Championships

Updated: Mar 30, 2016 4:12pm

The Earlham High School Jazz Band, under the direction of Mr. Nate Sletten, will be participating in class 2A at the 41st Annual Iowa Jazz Championships on Tuesday, April 5, 2016 in Des Moines....

Waukee Police Report: March 21 through March 27, 2016

Updated: Mar 30, 2016 4:12pm

ACCIDENT: 3-24-16 at 1645 hours, Incident #2016-0306 – A vehicle driven by James Smith of West Des Moines struck a vehicle driven by Matilynn Anonson Bodwell of Clive. Vehicle damage estimated at...

Governor Branstad (left), and DNR director Chuck Gipp (right), present landowners Eugene and Marva DeBoer with their award certificate. PHOTO SUBMITTED TO DCN

Governor honors local families at Gift to Iowa’s Future Day

Updated: Mar 30, 2016 4:12pm

DES MOINES - Governor Terry Branstad and other officials recognized 23 landowners, families and organizations for their gifts of conservation land, land value and conservation easements in 2015 at...

Cuba Exploration Mission Offers Iowa Corn Farmer Key Market Insights

Updated: Mar 30, 2016 4:12pm

JOHNSTON, IOWA — As President Barack Obama and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack wrapped up their historic visit to Cuba last week, Iowa’s farmers continue to closely follow these...

Feldman Acres residents considering options

Updated: Mar 30, 2016 4:12pm

At the Van Meter City Council Meeting on Thursday, March 24, they held a second public hearing regarding water usage at Feldman Acres, a subdivision just outside of the Van Meter city limits....

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