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  • Feature News Dallas County Supervisors Schedule Planning Workshops

    Dallas County Supervisors Schedule Planning Workshops

    The Dallas County Board of Supervisors will hold several meetings over the week as they plan ahead for the future. The first set of planning workshops take place today when the Supervisors will meet with the public health nursing and environmental health departments. Tomorrow the secondary roads department, county attorney, auditor and recorder will all be discussed starting at 9:30am.  Friday the Board will meet with the planning and development, emergency management, veteran’s affairs, juvenile court services and human and [...]

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  • Feature News UPDATE:  More Information Released About Attempted Abduction Case

    UPDATE: More Information Released About Attempted Abduction Case

    The Greene County Sheriff’s office continues to investigate an attempted abduction early Monday in Grand Junction. According to Greene County dispatch, an attempted abduction was reported near the Greene County Intermediate School at 11:38am.  Officials tell Raccoon Valley Radio a three year-old girl was reportedly being taken to a child care center when a white van approached her and her mother. Sheriff Steve Haupert says a pitbull was involved but it is unclear to what extent the animal played in [...]

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  • Feature News Minor Injuries And Heavy Vehicle Damage From Accident In Greene County

    Minor Injuries And Heavy Vehicle Damage From Accident In Greene County

    A two vehicle accident results in heavy vehicle damage with minor injuries in Greene County. Sheriff Steve Haupert says at 6:38pm on Friday, two deputies, Greene County Emergency Medical Services, Panora Rescue, Bayard Fire and Rescue and the Scranton Fire Department all responded to a two vehicle accident on Iowa Highway 25 and 330th Street, near the Greene and Guthrie County line. Haupert states that 18 year-old David Russell Daley of Bayard was traveling north on Highway 25 when he [...]

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  • Feature News Dallas County Board of Supervisors Preview

    Dallas County Board of Supervisors Preview

    The Dallas County Board of Supervisors will meet in regular session Tuesday morning. Items on the agenda include consideration of a City of Adel sign placement request and approval of the fiscal year 2014 actual case management cost report.  They will then consider several resolutions in regards to the secondary roads department including a living roadway trust fund chipper grant, temporary road closure for Sportsmans Club Road, a bridge inspection consultant contract and a nuisance abatement for Eagle Lane. The [...]

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    Dallas County Week in Review

    Drop Off Your Unwanted, Unused and Expired Drugs Today at the Perry Police Department The Perry Police Department is taking part in National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day this weekend and all local citizens are encouraged to take advantage of this opportunity. The purpose of the event is to give residence the chance to properly dispose of their unused, unwanted and expired drugs. Drug Take-Back Day also serves as a chance to educate the public about the potential for abuse of [...]

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  • Feature News Above Normal Rainfall Continues

    Above Normal Rainfall Continues

    Dallas, Greene and Guthrie Counties haven’t had to worry about drought or being abnormally dry for more than three months now.  Instead, lately we have been receiving above normal rainfall for quite some time. According to the National Weather Service, Guthrie Center received another 1.3 inches of rain this past week for a total of 4.88 inches so far this month, or 1.5 inches more than the normal monthly rainfall total. Perry and Jefferson received 0.85 and 0.86 inches of [...]

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  • Feature News Dallas County Satellite Voting Locations Announced

    Dallas County Satellite Voting Locations Announced

    We are now just 40 days away from the 2014 general election and absentee ballots are available as of today. In addition to having the opportunity to mail in requested and filled out absentee ballots, or drop them off at the Dallas County Auditor’s Office in Adel, Auditor and Elections Commissioner Gene Krumm has announced four satellite voting locations. On Monday, October 13th those interested in voting early and casting an absentee ballot can do so between noon and 6pm [...]

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  • Feature News Unemployment Rates Decrease for Dallas and Guthrie Counties in August

    Unemployment Rates Decrease for Dallas and Guthrie Counties in August

    More positive news on the job front locally, as two of our three primary coverage areas saw a drop in unemployment in August. According to Iowa Workforce Development, Dallas County’s unemployment rate decreased by 0.3 percent last month to 3.4 percent.  Guthrie County saw a slight decrease of 0.1 percent in August to 4 percent and Greene County’s unemployment rate went up by 0.1 percent to 4.5 percent. Compared to the same month in 2013, Dallas County is doing 0.4 [...]

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