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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 ...

Health officials: Cyclospora cases have spiked this month
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 07:25:14 -0700

DALLAS -- Health officials in North Texas are trying to figure out what's causing reports of the uncomfortable intestinal illness, cyclospora. The nasty bug is caused by microscopic parasites which live on fresh fruits and vegetables. The health department is racing to try and find the source of this latest outbreak and why cases have spiked this month. Before July, there were eight cases ...

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 […]

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 ...

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.

Iowa grazing workshops planned for August
Sat, 26 Jul 2014 13:06:04 -0700

Workshops featuring grazing consultant Jim Gerrish will be held in different locations across Iowa from Aug. 18-22.

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.

Iowa Icon: Sweet Corn
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 21:46:19 -0700

DES MOINES, Iowa — If we were to make a list of Iowa Icons and narrow it down to one, one which we might proudly choose to represent us, one which is both fondly remembered and anxiously anticipated — it might be sweet corn. “It’s like Christmas in July!” says one fan. Its annual return is marked across the state. “Woo-hoo!” says another. “Iowa corn, it’s Iowa corn!” Roadside stands intercept ...