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News in Dallas County, Iowa

New Plan Will Connect Most Popular Bike Trails
Tue, 08 Jul 2014 21:36:00 -0700

DALLAS COUNTY, Iowa — The idea is simple: take two favorites and join them together. “Any trail rider or user will tell you that this is a great connection for central Iowa,” says engineer, Brenna Fall. The map makes it look easy—run the High Trestle Trail west to Perry and join with the Raccoon River […]

Boone 4-H’er named to state council
Wed, 16 Jul 2014 22:26:32 -0700

Council members from central Iowa are (left to right): Jenna Short, Hamilton County; Emma Skahill, Dallas County; Vice President for Extension and Outreach Cathann Kress; Emma Whalen, Boone County; and Emma Thayer, Polk County.

Man Stabbed at Dallas County Fairgrounds, Suspect Arrested
Tue, 08 Jul 2014 03:54:24 -0700

DALLAS COUNTY, Iowa — An Iowa man is recovering in the hospital from surgery after he was stabbed in the back early Tuesday morning at the Dallas County Fairgrounds. Deputies have arrested the suspect, who is also in the hospital. Deputies with the Dallas County Sheriff’s Office were called to the fairgrounds, just north of Adel, shortly after 1 a.m. Lieutenant Infante says when deputies arrived ...

AGRIBUSINESS: Iowa Communities Rallying To Support Local Produce
Mon, 07 Jul 2014 04:04:51 -0700

Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) is a decades old initiative for people to get direct market produce. Rick Hartmann, co-owner and operator of Small Potatoes farm in Dallas County Iowa, harvests fresh vegetables for members. “We create a budget and then we split it up equally among the hundred families or so we serve here in […]

US communities diverge on child migrant response
Sat, 19 Jul 2014 09:05:16 -0700

DALLAS (AP) — As thousands of unaccompanied immigrant children have poured into South Texas, community leaders from Dallas to Los Angeles to Syracuse, N.Y., have offered to set up temporary shelters to relieve the Army bases, holding cells and converted warehouses at the border.

West Branch man stabbed at Dallas County fairgrounds
Tue, 08 Jul 2014 13:11:01 -0700

A West Branch man working the carnival at the Dallas County Fair was stabbed twice in the back at the fairgrounds early Tuesday morning. According to the Dalls County Sheriff’s Office, deputies were called to the county fairgrounds north of Adel at 1:04 a.m. Initial reports indicated a suspect might have been involved, prompting a response from the sheriff’s office, Adel and Waukee police ...

Two-year-old girl found in ditch, pronounced dead at hospital
Thu, 26 Jun 2014 04:12:02 -0700

EARLHAM, Iowa (AP) — A 2-year-old girl was found face-down in a ditch filled with water in rural Dallas County and pronounced dead after being rushed to a Des Moines hospital. Iowa State Patrol Sgt. Scott Bright says Deja Ramynke was playing with two other children Wednesday morning in front of a home about five […]

Dallas County Toddler Found in Water-Filled Ditch has Died
Wed, 25 Jun 2014 11:09:23 -0700

EARLHAM, Iowa – A two-year-old found face down in a ditch filled with water in Dallas County has died. Emergency crews responded to a home along Houston Trail, north of Earlham, late Wednesday morning after receiving a report of a missing child. According to the Iowa State Patrol, the toddler disappeared as she played in her yard while a daycare provider was working nearby. The toddler was found ...

Man with knife sticking out his back found at fairgrounds
Tue, 08 Jul 2014 08:55:58 -0700

Authorities say a carnival worker has been arrested in the case.

US communities diverge on child migrant response - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sports
Sat, 19 Jul 2014 09:11:14 -0700

DALLAS (AP) - As thousands of unaccompanied immigrant children have poured into South Texas, community leaders from Dallas to Los Angeles to Syracuse, N.Y., have offered to set up temporary shelters to relieve the Army bases, holding cells and converted warehouses at the border.