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Van Meter high school senior earns $21K in speech contests

Apr 16, 2015 2:55pm

Emma Skahill has a way with words. But, perhaps

just as important as her message and her ability to

articulate it, is the amount of courage she displays in

her delivery.


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Dallas Center Library

Feb 09, 2015 11:56am

Upcoming events at the Roy R. Estle Memorial Library

February 11 at 10:00 a.m. Flora Laura from the Dallas County Conservation will be Toes and Tracks. Come find out what leaves tracks in...

Dallas County Conservation Board Naturalists and Wilderness Trek Leaders Laura Zaugg and Chris Adkins.  SUBMITTED

Dallas Co. Conservation awarded for outstanding youth education

Feb 05, 2015 1:00am

Each year, the Iowa Association of Naturalists (IAN), and the Iowa Conservation Education Council (ICEC), present awards to recognize excellence in the field of Environmental Education. This year’...

Eric Boel, owner of The Spirit Stable in Grimes.  PHOTO BY T.K. WEST/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

Dallas Co. Business Spotlight: The Spirit Stable

Feb 05, 2015 1:00am

GRIMES – In the year 2000, Eric Boel became the youngest person ever to open a Medicap Pharmacy after he built the establishment in Grimes, Iowa. Now, approximately 15 years later, Boel has...

Iowa State Senator Jake Chapman (R-Adel)

Senators Anderson and Chapman place focus on state’s spending limitations

Feb 04, 2015 12:08pm

DES MOINES – Wednesday, Jan. 28 was Transportation Day at the Capitol and conversations concerning maintaining Iowa’s roads and bridges are on the rise. Senator Bill Anderson, R-Pierson, and...


Townsend of Granger named IWD Director

Feb 04, 2015 12:07pm

DES MOINES – On Tuesday, Gov. Terry E. Branstad appointed Beth Townsend the director of Iowa Workforce Development. Townsend, a Granger resident, has been serving as acting director of the...

The Adel-DeSoto-Minburn High School Jazz Band competes at the Triton Jazz Festival recently in Fort Dodge. PHOTO COURTESY OF IOWA CENTRAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE

A-D-M takes second at Triton Jazz Festival

Feb 04, 2015 12:06pm

Three soloists earn awards

FORT DODGE – The Adel-DeSoto-Minburn High School Jazz Band competed at the 2nd Annual Triton Jazz Festival on the Iowa Central Community College campus Jan. 15 and...

From the Archives

Feb 04, 2015 12:05pm

February 13, 1980

From “By George” by George DeFord: “There just doesn’t seem to be the ‘thrill’ in Valentine’s Day as there used to be when I was a kid. We used to have a Valentine box in...

Dallas County Sheriff

Feb 04, 2015 11:52am

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

January 27

Natalie Carol Groves of 5445 NW 60th St., Johnston was...

Trebec to visit Adel Library

Feb 04, 2015 11:38am

On Saturday, Feb. 7 Adel Public Library will welcome author Hannah Trebec for a very special presentation. Hannah will share the unbelievable story of her life, growing up on the East German side...

Alexa Hoyt and Jeff Miller

Hoyt and Miller planning June wedding

Feb 04, 2015 11:38am

Kevin and Denise Hoyt of Grinnell, formerly of Adel, are happy to announce the engagement of their daughter Alexa Hoyt to Jeff Miller, son of Ricky Jackson of Boone and Pam Miller of Farnhamville...

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