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Dallas County Treasurer Darrell Bauman and Deputy Donna Hemphill are retiring from the treasurer’s office at the end of this month.  Bauman has been treasurer for 18 years while Hemphill has over 30 years of experience in the office.  PHOTO BY JASON MCGRANN/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

Bauman and Hemphill retiring from county treasurer’s office

Dec 18, 2014 1:01am

Duo has nearly 50 years of combined experience

ADEL – On Friday, Dec. 5, friends, family, and co-workers celebrated the careers of Dallas County Treasurer Darrell Bauman and Deputy Donna...

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Farm Succession event Dec. 10 in Perry

Nov 17, 2014 3:16pm

PERRY—One of the greatest concerns for a family farm, according to the Iowa State University

Extension Beginning Farmer...

At the November meeting of Nu Alpha Gamma Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma, member Nancy Burrow shared her experiences from her recent trip to the Holy Land and Egypt.  SUBMITTED

Burrow shares Egypt experience

Nov 17, 2014 3:09pm

At the November meeting of Nu Alpha Gamma Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma, member Nancy Burrow shared her experiences from her recent trip to the Holy Land and Egypt. Her descriptions of “walking...

The Earlham FFA Ag Sales team (pictured left to right) of Cassie Bond, Lexi Kliegl, Erica Baier and Justin Hopp took part in the two day contest on October 29 and 30 during the National FFA Convention

Earlham FFA takes gold at National FFA Convention

Nov 17, 2014 2:24pm

The Earlham FFA Ag Sales team brought back gold from the 87th National FFA Convention in Louisville, Kentucky. In April, the team won the State FFA Ag Sales Contest and the right to compete at the...

Dallas County Aggies 4-H Club

Dallas County Aggies 4-H Club holds monthly meeting

Nov 17, 2014 2:11pm

The Dallas County Aggies 4-H monthly meeting was held on Sunday, October 26th, 2014 at the Dallas County Fairgrounds Community Building. We also had our annual food drive for the Adel Food Pantry...

Local students are members of University of Iowa class of 2018

Nov 13, 2014 11:07am

IOWA CITY – Students from Dallas County are officially members of the University of Iowa’s Class of 2018.

The undergraduate class is the largest (4,666 students) and most diverse first-year...

Ben Champ, APA IA Chapter President; Chris Shires, Confluence; Brad Deets, City of Waukee Development Director and James Drinan, APA Executive Director pose with the Communications Initiative award presented to Waukee’s Kettlestone Development at the 2014 Upper Midwest APA Conference. SUBMITTED

Waukee wins Communications Initiatives Award from APAIC

Nov 13, 2014 10:31am

WAUKEE – The City of Waukee accepted a Communication Initiatives award from the American Planning Association Iowa Chapter at the group’s Upper Midwest Conference in Mason City on Thursday,...

Rotary Riverwalk Park.  SUBMITTED

Adel Rotary Club contributes to Riverwalk Park project

Nov 13, 2014 10:29am

On Friday, November 7 a ribbon cutting ceremony was held for the new Des Moines Rotary Riverwalk Park playground in the Principal Riverwalk. Ten Rotary Clubs came together to complete this project...

Jennifer Heins

Business Spotlight: Heins Designs

Nov 13, 2014 1:00am

Music, art and personal connection are chords that run deep in Jennifer Heins’ life. She began as an artist and now owns a design company while also booking music from the Art on the Prairie...

Van Meter fourth graders will participate in a Guinness World Record attempt Thursday, Nov. 13.   PHOTO BY JASON MCGRANN/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

Van Meter students shooting for world record

Nov 13, 2014 1:00am

VAN METER – The odds may be stacked against them, but a group of Van Meter Elementary students will be looking to put their names in the Guinness Book of World Records in sport stacking on...

Kettlestone Village is located on the western edge of the Kettlestone Development.

Kettlestone District Spotlight: Kettlestone Village

Nov 12, 2014 5:49pm

Kettlestone District Spotlight: Kettlestone Village

The future Kettlestone development will consist of seven distinct districts - each named to complement the Kettlestone brand. Every...

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