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Cate Bryan is running to be the Republican nominee in the race for Dallas County Auditor. The Primary Election is on June 7 throughout the state. PHOTO SUBMITTED TO DCN

Bryan seeks to be fresh eyes in Auditor’s office

Updated: May 24, 2016 4:13pm

With the Iowa Primary Election less than two weeks away, candidates for many state, county and federal elected positions are starting to hit the home stretch with their campaigns. The campaigns...

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UnitedHealthcare Donates $15,000 to Support Special Olympics Iowa’s “Challenge Day” Program

Updated: Apr 21, 2016 3:56pm

GRIMES, IOWA — UnitedHealthcare today presented Special Olympics Iowa with $15,000 to support its “Challenge Day” program.

Challenge Days are a one-day event designed for Iowans living with...

A statue inspired by "American Gothic" is now on the lawn just outside of the Waukee Public Library on Warrior Lane. The statue is called "Iowa-Past and Present-Living Fence. PHOTO BY CLINT COLE/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

Waukee Public Library Plans Sculpture Dedication and Art Celebration Day

Apr 20, 2016 1:00pm

WAUKEE, IOWA — The Waukee Public Library will host a sculpture dedication and art celebration day on Saturday, May 14 as a way to celebrate the recent exterior installation at the library of the...

Waukee Police Reports: April 11 through April 17

Updated: Apr 21, 2016 3:56pm

ACCIDENT: 4-11-16 at 2325 hours, Incident #2016-0370 – A vehicle driven by Kassadee Stroud of Adel was backing up in the parking lot at 85 4th Street and struck the ice storage bin. Damage...

Inflatable attractions were available for children at last year's Celebrate Waukee festival. The festival will take place June 3-4 this year. PHOTO SUBMITTED TO DCN

Celebrate Waukee Kicks Off Waukee Summer Festival Season June 3-4

Apr 20, 2016 11:00am

WAUKEE, IOWA — The annual Celebrate Waukee festival will be held this year on Friday, June 3 and Saturday, June 4. The event was launched last year by the Waukee Leadership Institute Class of 2015...


Waukee Student Receives Medical Laboratory Technology Award

Apr 20, 2016 9:00am

Two Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) Medical Laboratory Technology students took home honors at the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Sciences—Iowa Chapter (ASCLS-IA) annual...

Branstad, Reynolds, Wise announce full participation of Iowa’s 333 school districts in Teacher Leadership and Compensation system

Apr 19, 2016 5:00pm

DES MOINES, IOWA — Today, at the Administration’s weekly press conference, Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds joined Iowa Department of Education Director Ryan Wise and...

Waukee Students Have Lunch with DMACC’s President

Updated: Apr 21, 2016 3:56pm

A group of Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) students recently took part in a “Lunch with the President” event dining with DMACC President Rob Denson on the West Campus. Those who...

Cate Bryan Announces Early Endorsements

Updated: Apr 20, 2016 5:08pm

WAUKEE, IOWA — Cate Bryan, candidate for Dallas County Auditor, announces the early endorsement of 35 voters, showing growing support for Bryan’s grassroots campaign among respected elected...

4-H Clover Kid, Brock, shows judges how electrical currents flow with the use of a battery, wire and mini light bulb. PHOTO SUBMITTED TO DCN

4-H Communications Day

Updated: Apr 21, 2016 3:56pm

ADEL, IOWA — On Saturday, April 9, 14 Dallas County 4-H members and 13 Clover Kids participated in the 4-H Communications Day Event held at the Adel Public Library.

Youth had the option of...

The student advocates met with Rep. David Young in Washington D.C. The students from Clive, Des Moines, Urbandale and Cedar Rapids traveled to Washington, D.C. from April 10-12 to participate in the Invest In Kids Advocacy Summit. PHOTO SUBMITTED TO DCN

Iowa Advocates Travel to Washington, D.C. to Urge Lawmakers to Invest In Kids

Updated: Apr 21, 2016 3:56pm

WASHINGTON — Students and community advocates from Clive, Des Moines, Urbandale and Cedar Rapids traveled to Washington, D.C. from April 10-12 to participate in the Invest In Kids Advocacy Summit...

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