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Over 40 Waukee residents packed the Waukee City Council chambers Monday night to hear discussions on possibly re-naming Alice’s Road, south of Hickman Road to I-80, to Grand Prairie Parkway.

Should Alice’s Road be preserved?

Apr 24, 2014 1:00pm

The Alice’s Road Corridor Project has been one of the most talked about topics in Waukee for almost 20 years and will continue to be discussed after last Wednesday’s unveiling of the 1,500 square-...

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State Sen. Jake Chapman (Adel), recently visited the Perry Lions Club. He is pictured (middle) with Lion Club members Ray Harden (left) and Lou Hoger.

Jake Chapman speaks to Perry Lions Club

Mar 27, 2014 12:01am

State Senator Jake Chapman, of Adel, recently spoke to the Perry Lions Club at a recent meeting and spoke on the state’s proposed budget.

He stated he wants to hold spending in check, saying...

Van Meter Public Library

Mar 27, 2014 12:01am


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Greetings! We have a lot of great kid’s books for spring, the seasons, the great...

Waukee Police

Mar 27, 2014 12:01am

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

March 22

Andrew Swanson, 28, of 525 24th St., West Des Moines, was...


Kuder, Inc. honored by U.S. Small Business Admin.

Mar 27, 2014 12:01am

The U.S. Small Business Administration has named Kuder, Inc. (Kuder) in Adel, Iowa as its 2014 Iowa Small Business Exporter of the Year.

In recognition of the small business community’s...

Adel Public Library

Mar 27, 2014 12:01am

April brings a shower of festivals to the Adel Public Library. We are very excited to host our second annual How To Festival on the first Saturday in April. Just one week later, we are co-hosting...


Harkin to be honored by county Democrats

Mar 27, 2014 12:01am

U.S. Senator Tom Harkin will be honored for his public service on Sunday, April 6 by the Dallas County Democrats. Sen. Harkin will share his memories of his early days campaigning for the U.S....

Road Closures

Mar 27, 2014 12:01am

Two Dallas County roads will be closed due to bridge reconstruction.

L Ave. (P58) at East Panther Creek Road, approximately 3 miles south of Old Highway 6 (F60) will be closed as of Monday,...

City audits released for Van Meter

Mar 27, 2014 12:01am

Auditor of State Mary Mosiman released an examination report on the City of Van Meter, Iowa on Friday, March 21.

Mosiman recommended the City review its control procedures to obtain the...

Dallas County Sheriff

Mar 27, 2014 12:01am

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

March 24

Adam William Byrnes, age 20 of 1013 Grant, Redfield was...


Schaefer’s interest in history grew after reading historical fiction

Mar 27, 2014 12:01am

Everyone has a story, and according to Christine Schaefer, the stories of others are simply captivating. That’s why she chose to become a social studies teacher. “I find the stories of humans...

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