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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...

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

A story of choice

Oct 29, 2014 12:03pm

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It happens here too

Oct 01, 2014 9:10am

Here in Dallas County, we may often feel disconnected from big headlines and national news stories. How can our daily activity, our health, be related to what’s happening on the east coast or west...

Ann Welch ann4plus1@yahoo.com

Seeing unexpected things

Oct 01, 2014 9:08am

This has been an interesting week. Taking a walk with my very energetic puppy on a gravel road I saw something I’ve never seen before in my forty years of living here. There were very small land...

Troubled with reinstatement of A-D-M Principal

Sep 25, 2014 12:00am

To the editor:

As a 39-year veteran educator in the public school system, I have served as a Student Support Coordinator and Senior Guidance Counselor at the high school level. I have also...

What to do with old medicine

Sep 24, 2014 10:50am

Saturday, Sept. 27 will be the National Take Back day for dropping off old/unused prescription drugs and over-the-counter medications that you no longer need.

This is a good week to go...

Ray Harden rayharden2@aol.com

American Bison: the symbol of the Great Plains

Sep 24, 2014 10:43am

My wife and I sat in our car and watched with amazement as we were being surrounded by a heard of bison. We were on a gravel road in the Fort Niobrara National Wildlife Refuge near Valentine,...

Marissa Felt, senior member of the Dallas County Aggies 4-H Club.

Lessons learned at the Dallas County Fair

Sep 18, 2014 12:00am

County fairs are a favorite summertime tradition for rural communities. Generations of kids have benefited from the hard work and lessons learned from participating in 4-H and FFA. To an outsider...

Supports Anderson

Sep 16, 2014 3:56pm

To the editor:

No American should take voting for granted. Franklin Roosevelt said “Nobody will ever deprive the American people of the right to vote except the American people themselves...

Appel criticized in ad

Sep 16, 2014 3:56pm

To the editor:

In a recent ad, Staci Appel was criticized by her opponent for voting in favor of money to restore an organ in Clermont, IA. The people of Clermont might disagree. This...

Ann Welch ann4plus1@yahoo.com

New life for old garden hoses

Sep 16, 2014 3:55pm

While reading my BIRDS AND BLOOMS magazine I came across some useful tips for recycling worn out garden hoses and would like to share them.

1. Set 4 wooden posts in a square and wind the...

Supports Anderson for Secretary of State

Sep 10, 2014 12:49pm

To the editor:

Voting is a right in America. It’s unfortunate that so many people choose not to vote. Others, mostly elected officials, have decided that the way to affect elections is to...

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