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Bond referendum denied again

Aug 04, 2015 9:57pm

The people of Dallas County have spoken, and though it was close, Proposition A was denied by voters tonight at the polls.

The results were close. Very close. So close it shows Sheriff Chad...

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Local ethanol plant supports Ducks Unlimited Living Lakes Initiative

Jun 23, 2015 9:00am

Menlo, Iowa – Flint Hills Resources today announced a $10,000 donation to the Ducks Unlimited Living Lakes Initiative, a program designed to enhance, restore and protect shallow lakes and wetlands...

Gov. Terry Branstad (right) and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds (second from left) join Iowa Department of Public Health director David Clabaugh (left) present the Healthy Iowa Award to DMACC vice president of business services Greg Martin (middle) and human resources director Sandy Tryon (second from right).

DMACC wins Healthy Iowa Award

Jun 22, 2015 4:00pm

Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) has received the 2015 Healthy Iowa Award from the Iowa Department of Public Health and the Healthiest State Initiative. The award was presented in a...

New number for Waukee PD 515-987-3321

Jun 22, 2015 3:00pm

Waukee police administration announced this week a new non-emergency phone number for citizens to call for public services and/or to report crimes that are not emergent. Starting July 1, people...


Updated: Jun 29, 2015 9:00am

WHAT: Dallas County Board of Supervisors

WHO: Brad Golightly, Mark A. Hanson, Kim Chapman

TIME: Tuesday,June 23 9 a.m.

PLACE: Board of Supervisors meeting room, 902 Court St.,...

DC-G alumnist Jacob King completes Airforce Basic Training

Jun 21, 2015 9:00am

Air Force Airman Jacob N. King graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that...

Governor schedules press conference in Perry

Updated: Jun 22, 2015 11:33am

Gov. Terry E. Branstad today signed the Connect Every Acre high-speed broadband bill into law during a press conference held in Perry at Van Wall Equipment. The bill, House File 655, encourages...

University of Nebraska adds several local alumni to its spring semester Deans’ List, Honor Roll

Jun 19, 2015 12:00pm

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln has announced its Deans’ List and Honor Roll for the spring semester of the 2014-15 academic year.

Qualification for the Deans’ List varies among the eight...

Gov. Branstad signs 11 bills into law

Jun 19, 2015 12:00pm

June 18, 2015 – Iowa Gov. Terry E. Branstad today signed the following bills into law:

House File299: an Act prohibiting the use of agreements concerning private land owners entered into by the...

Good news for disabled veterans

Jun 19, 2015 9:00am

Iowa Department of Veterans Affairs executive director Col. Robert C. King announced today that an amendment to House File 616 has been approved by the Iowa State Senate and House of...

Van Meter livestock farmer Ryan Marquardt shows a fellow farmer how to set poles for a rancho-style fence.

Fence-building field day at Van Meter farm

Jun 19, 2015 9:00am

VAN METER, Iowa — Building a high-tensile fence isn’t hard, but livestock farmer Ryan Marquardt says, if you’ve never done it before there are a lot of mistakes you can make.

“For instance,...

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