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Iowa State Senator Jake Chapman

Weekly report from Iowa State Senator Jake Chapman

Jan 22, 2015 1:01am

The Iowa legislature is back in session with key issues on the table for 2015. Governor Branstad gave his annual Condition of the State address. While we don’t yet have the details for all of his...

Ann Cochran Health Navigation Coordinator with Dallas Co. Public Health

What Kind of Cancer?

Jan 22, 2015 1:00am

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Thanks to election volunteers

Nov 12, 2014 2:59pm

To the editor:

Please thank the election volunteers for their selflessness in volunteering, whether it was one hour or 400 hours. What a privilege Iowans have had to not only do our civic...

Global warming is utter nonsense

Nov 12, 2014 2:58pm

To the editor:

This is in regards to Ann Welch’s editorial on global warming. I appreciate Ann’s passion for her cause and her concerns about the environment, however, she has been worked...

Bill Haglund

Friendships grow with each passing homecoming

Nov 05, 2014 4:09pm

From California to Florida and Maine, folks came to one location last weekend for yet another milestone homecoming event.

This one, you see, marked 50 years – a half-century.


Ann Cochran Health Navigation Coordinator, Dallas County Public Health

Depression in adults

Nov 05, 2014 4:08pm

While many older adults experience depression, depression should not be considered just a normal part of aging. Everyone has occasional feelings of sadness or “the blues”; this is natural, and...

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

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

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

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...

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