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Clint Cole

Who do you really want to win?

Mar 25, 2015 2:25pm

It’s the bottom of the ninth inning and your favorite MLB team is trailing by one with runners on second and third. Your team’s RBI leader is at the plate and a base hit could bring in two runs to...

Letter to the Editor

Mar 06, 2015 10:00am

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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...

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

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...

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