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USDA Rural Development Sets April 12th Application Deadline for 2016 Farm Labor Housing Program

Feb 08, 2016 12:00pm

DES MOINES — The application deadline for funding offered through USDA Rural Development’s Farm Labor Housing program this year will be Tuesday, April 12th. This USDA loan and grant program...

Grimes Library Events

Feb 04, 2016 12:50pm

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Iowa Virtual Academy Welcomes Students to Open Enroll for 2016-2017 School Year

Updated: Jan 13, 2016 5:10pm

GARNAVILLO, Iowa, Jan. 5, 2016 – Iowa Virtual Academy (IAVA), an online public school program of the Clayton Ridge Community School District, is open for enrollment for the 2016-2017 school year....

Telligen Community Initiative Announces RFP for Iowa Projects Seeking 2016 Grants

Jan 11, 2016 6:00pm

WEST DES MOINES — Telligen Community Initiative (TCI), the private non-profit foundation of Telligen, Inc., announces a call for proposals from Iowa applicants for the 2016 grant period. TCI will...

Great Beginnings for Families for parents of infants through preschoolers

Updated: Jan 13, 2016 5:10pm

WAUKEE— Beginning February 4, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach in partnership with Waukee Community Ed will be offering Great Beginnings for Families, a five-week skills building...

Branstad, Reynolds Announce 2016 First-Time Home Buyer Tax Credit Program

Jan 11, 2016 4:20pm

DES MOINES – Gov. Branstad and Lt. Gov. Reynolds at their Monday morning press conference today announced that eligible Iowans can now buy a home and reduce their federal income tax liability by...

Pictured wearing some of the new gear (L to R) are Minburn Firefighters Jon West, Dan Case, Ryan Henfling and Shannon Cummins. PHOTO SUBMITTED TO DCN

Minburn Fire Department gets new gear

Updated: Jan 13, 2016 5:11pm

Through the generosity of a Dallas County Foundation grant, as well as local fundraising efforts, the Minburn Fire Department was able to purchase several new pieces of firefighter personal...

Dallas County Foundation Grant Cycle Begins

Updated: Jan 13, 2016 5:10pm

The Dallas County Foundation 2016 grant application materials are available. They can be found at

DCF will fund grant requests that significantly impact the...

Practical Farmers of Iowa admits sixth round of beginning farmers into the Savings Incentive Program

Jan 09, 2016 4:00pm

Ames, Iowa — Practical Farmers of Iowa has selected 12 beginning farmers from across the state to enroll as the sixth class in its Savings Incentive Program. Since creating this unique program in...

Grimes, Iowa, resident elected to National MS Society Board of Trustees

Updated: Jan 13, 2016 5:10pm

MINNEAPOLIS — Grimes resident Karrie Anderson was elected to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Upper Midwest Chapter Board of Trustees at the chapter’s annual meeting Oct. 24, 2016.


Natalie Harada Named to the Deans’ List at Maryville University

Jan 09, 2016 12:00pm

ST. LOUIS — Natalie Harada of De Soto, IA was named to the Deans’ List for the Fall 2015 semester at Maryville University in St. Louis.

Maryville undergraduate students are eligible for the...

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