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Ann Cochran Health Navigation Coordinator, Dallas County Public Health Ann.Cochran@co.dallas.ia.us

Bet you didn’t know

Dec 17, 2014 12:56pm

So it turns out that we have one more thing to be concerned about regarding our young people. In some very interesting research by the University of Connecticut, it’s been found that children as...

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First impressions of Adel

Nov 05, 2014 4:07pm

To the editor:

As a businessman, I notice how a town presents itself. Adel, with its business community built around the square and the courthouse in the middle, has a great advantage over...

Ann Welch ann4plus1@yahoo.com

Rehabilitating squirrels

Nov 05, 2014 4:02pm

I recently met Bob Brown, a fellow lover of wildlife and a man who devotes a large part of his time caring for orphaned or abandoned infant squirrels. He and his wife Candy have saved many, many...

Clint Cole ccole@adelnews.com

Domeward bound?

Nov 05, 2014 1:23pm

The football regular season is over and the playoffs are well underway. There are two teams in the Dallas County News coverage area that are still working for a state championship: Dallas Center-...

County needs proposed facilities

Oct 30, 2014 12:00am

To the Editor,

Fourteen months ago, Dallas County voters were encouraged to consider factors that led the Board of Supervisors to propose a special election for a new administration...

Adel Mayor supports proposed county facilities

Oct 30, 2014 12:00am

To the editor:

Next Tuesday voters have the opportunity to support construction of a new County Administration Office Building and a new Public Safety Building / Jail. Both facilities are...

Devon Murphy-Petersen devonm@waukee.lib.ia.us

A story of choice

Oct 29, 2014 12:03pm

Zak Ebrahim’s childhood was indoctrination into terrorism. On November 5, 1990, when Ebrahim was only seven years old, his father, El-Sayyid Nosair, shot and killed the leader of the Jewish...

Letters to the editor 103014

Oct 29, 2014 11:27am

To the editor:

Iowans face a stark contrast in considering two candidates for Iowa’s Attorney General. Incumbent Tom Miller is seeking his ninth term while Adam Gregg, a former legislative...

Arvid Huisman huismaniowa@msn.com

Nicotine fits (poorly)

Oct 29, 2014 11:15am

“We don’t smoke and we don’t chew and we don’t go with girls who do.” I hadn’t heard that old ditty for many years but when I heard it again recently it reminded me of how much things have changed...

Ann Welch ann4plus1@yahoo.com

Tired of negative political ads

Oct 29, 2014 11:14am

I think we are all very tired of the negative political ads we have been bombarded with for the last several months. It seems television and radio both air ads so frequently that it is nearly...

Candidate Gregg brings fresh perspective

Oct 27, 2014 12:21pm

To the editor:

Iowans face a stark contrast in considering two candidates for Iowa’s Attorney General. Incumbent Tom Miller is seeking his ninth term while Adam Gregg, a former legislative...

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