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Conley Tiernan (left) and Nolan Rice decide which way to cross the fake street at Safety City at Waukee Middle School on June 23. PHOTO BY CLINT COLE/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

Waukee Police Department holds Safety City

Updated: Jun 28, 2016 12:23pm

Each year, the Waukee Police Department holds “Safety City” during the summer and allows kids entering kindergarten within the Waukee School District to learn about a variety of safety topics...

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Front Row From left to Right: Carli Major, Mariah McNamara, Hannah Meister, Caitlyn Sullivan, Chelsea Kruger, Denisse Gonzalez, Gyzylgul Hojalyyeva, Cristina Hegstrom, Laura Hackfort, Instructor Back Row From Left to Right: Kathryn Taylor, Madison Nelson, Lesley Mendoza, Jordan Pierce, Jacob Horn, Jenna Howegner, Hannah Mahlum, Maggi Mallon, Sally Swenson, Instructor.

Area Students Graduate with more than just a High School Diploma

May 19, 2016 12:57pm

Perry, Iowa - Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) and Dallas County Hospital have again partnered to allow juniors and seniors from area high schools the opportunity to take 4, 3-credit hour...

Sheriff’s Corner: National Police Week 2016

May 19, 2016 12:26pm

On May 17th, 2016 the Dallas County Board of Supervisors signed a proclamation to recognize National Police Week 2016. The proclamation is intended to honor the service and sacrifice of those law...

Mike Flinn stands in front of the building that used to be the Adel State Bank with a copy of his book, "Most Exciting Day: The Story of the 1895 Robbery of the Adel State Bank." PHOTO BY CLINT COLE/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

Local resident writes book on Adel Bank Robbery

May 19, 2016 9:00am

If you’ve lived in or around Adel for any considerable amount of time, chances are you’ve heard the tale of the robbery of the Adel State Bank in the buliding that still sits on North 9th Street,...

Creative Writing winners, Front row (left to right): Ella Steffensmeier (1st place at state), Samantha Akers, Ari Crouse, Sydney Berger, Sophia Berger (3rd at state). Back row (left to right): Charli Jennings, Tristan Grubb, Eleanor Johnson (1st at state), Alexis Varvel, Alexandria DeOrnellas (1st at state). PHOTO SUBMITTED TO DCN

A-D-M hosts Young Author’s Reception

Updated: May 18, 2016 3:03pm

Dallas County Reading Council held their Young Author’s Reception at the Adel-DeSoto-Minburn school auditorium Monday​, April 18. Over 100 people attended to honor the Dallas County 1st place...


Dallas County Hospital Welcomes News Visiting Specialists

May 18, 2016 1:07pm

PERRY — Dallas County Hospital is excited to welcome three new visiting specialists to our knowledgeable and caring team. Over the next few months, a new audiologist, pediatric dental surgeon, and...


Van Meter Elementary donates to AHeinz57 Pet Rescue

May 18, 2016 11:37am

All year long, students at Van Meter Elementary School have been keeping track of their random acts of kindness as that was the school’s theme this year. For every random act of kindness that the...

The land is split into three parcels, two 40 acre parcels on the west end of the property and an 80-acre parcel on the east side. PHOTO SUBMITTED TO DCN

Waukee School District and City working together on new school property

Updated: May 18, 2016 3:03pm

The news has been floating around town and creating a buzz since it was announced at the Waukee School Board meeting on Monday, May 9. Waukee will be getting its second high school and a new...

Education Graduates and Honorees

May 18, 2016 9:36am

Doane College, Crete, Neb. Graduates

Madison Lynn Greif of Granger graduated with a B.S. in History and Social Science.

Graceland University, Lamoni Honorees

Dean’s List: Lori...

Waukee Police Report: May 9-15, 2016

Updated: May 18, 2016 3:03pm

ACCIDENT: 5-9-16 at 1451 hours, Incident #2016-0472 – A vehicle driven Dolores Crane of Woodward was traveling westbound on Hickman Road. A vehicle driven Eric Eikenberry of Des Moines was...

DMACC students are place winners in Iowa SkillsUSA Contest

Updated: May 18, 2016 3:02pm

More than 400 students competed in the 2016 SkillsUSA Iowa State Leadership and Skills Conference. The event was April 28 and 29 on the Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) Ankeny Campus. The...

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