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Newly hired Adel Police Chief Gordy Shepherd starts on June 30.

Shepherd appointed as new Adel Police Chief

May 21, 2015 1:00pm

The candidates were narrowed down to three, but it didn’t take Mayor Jim Peters long to go through the interview process and come to a decision on who would be the best to fill the big shoes of...

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Waukee falls at Johnston

Apr 13, 2015 12:58pm

The Waukee boys’ soccer team couldn’t keep its season-opening winning streak going and it was snapped at three games. They fell 1-0 to Johnston April 10.

The Warriors had six shots on goal,...

DC-G takes second at meet at Ballard, A-D-M fifth

Apr 13, 2015 12:51pm

The A-D-M and DC-G girls’ track teams traveled to Huxley to compete at an invitational hosted by Ballard. Gilbert took first place at the Bomber Relays with 128 points while the Fillies took...

Waukee's Rachel Brush, shown running in the 4x800 meter relay at the Waukee Girls' Invitational at Waukee, won the 1500 meter run and the 3000 meter run at the Jim Duncan Invitational at Drake Stadium April 11. PHOTO BY CLINT COLE/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

Waukee competes on Blue Oval at Jim Duncan Invite

Apr 13, 2015 11:56am

The Waukee boys’ and girls’ track teams got a taste of what running at Drake Stadium will be like nearly two weeks ahead of the Drake Relays. Both teams competed at the Jim Duncan Invitational at...

A-D-M's Derek Gushiken (right) works the ball around the Boone defender and into the box on Monday night. He scored the game-winning goal in the 73rd minute in a 2-1 win for the Tigers. PHOTO BY CLINT COLE/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

A-D-M surges late, beats Boone 2-1

Updated: Apr 14, 2015 10:31am

The A-D-M boys’ soccer team took down Raccoon River Conference opponent Boone on Monday night at A-D-M High School, but it didn’t come from the kind of effort that A-D-M coach Bill Shields wanted...

DC-G takes second at Hugh Norman Relays

Apr 08, 2015 2:51pm

A-D-M hosted the Hugh Norman Relays at A-D-M High School on Tuesday night. In boys’ competition, A-D-M, Dallas Center-Grimes, Van Meter, Carlisle, Norwalk, Clarke, Winterset and Des Moines North...

A-D-M's Allie Cook had two goals in the season opener for the Tigers. The Tigers won 11-0 over Carroll on Monday night in Adel. PHOTO BY CLINT COLE/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

A-D-M puts up 11 against Carroll on opening night

Apr 07, 2015 1:01pm

The A-D-M/Van Meter girls’ soccer team got off to a dominating start to the 2015 season as the Tigers’ first match of the year only lasted 40 minutes as the 10-goal rule came into effect. The...

A-D-M's Derek Gushiken plays in the A-D-M tournament last season. He had two goals against Carroll in the season opener last Monday. PHOTO BY CLINT COLE/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

A-D-M downs Carroll 3-0 to open 2015 season

Apr 07, 2015 11:57am

The A-D-M boys’ soccer team is off to a winning start for the 2015 season. On Monday night they traveled to Carroll and came away with a 3-0 win and start the season off with a 1-0 record.


DC-G's Mike Levenhagen coaches the Fillies in a game during the 2013 season. He stepped down after 14 seasons as the head coach of the Fillies. FILE PHOTO/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

DC-G’s Mike Levenhagen steps down as girls’ basketball coach, replaced by Adam Jones

Updated: Apr 07, 2015 10:25am

According to a report from, Mike Levenhagen has stepped down as the girls’ basketball coach at Dallas Center-Grimes. After 14 seasons, Levenhagen said that he needed a break to...

A-D-M takes 11th at Winterset

Apr 06, 2015 12:59pm

The A-D-M boys’ track team got its outdoor season underway on April 3 the Winterset Husky Invitational at Winterset High School. The Tigers scored 13 team points and took 11th place overall.

DC-G's Adam Ewalt carries the ball for the Mustangs on offense in the season opener April 2. The Mustangs won the game over Nevada 5-0 and started the season 1-0. PHOTO BY CLINT COLE/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

Mustangs blow out Nevada in season opener

Apr 06, 2015 9:55am

The Dallas Center-Grimes boys’ soccer team didn’t waste much time scoring its first goal of the season. They started with a goal by Kullen Neyens in the seventh minute to go up 1-0 and the...

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