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  • Feature News Public Hearing Set for Agreement Between Adel and Dallas County

    Public Hearing Set for Agreement Between Adel and Dallas County

    The public is invited to weigh in on a proposed intergovernmental agreement between the City of Adel and Dallas County next month. A public hearing has been set for 6pm May 13th in the council chambers of the Adel City Hall.  At this time, residents are welcome to voice their questions, comments or concerns about the proposed 28E agreement in regards to site selection, acquisition and preparation of building a county administrative building. The agreement would create a new entity [...]

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  • Feature News Today is National Healthcare Decisions Day

    Today is National Healthcare Decisions Day

    Today is the 7th annual National Healthcare Decisions Day and all adults are encouraged to make sure they plan ahead and make their wants known to their loved ones. Today’s observance is a collaborative effort of national, state and community organizations committed to ensuring all adults with decision making capacity have the information and opportunity to communicate and document their healthcare decisions. HCI Hospice Care Services social worker Lauren Devan says though the process can seem tough to start, having [...]

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  • Feature News Home Lost in Fire Outside of Casey

    Home Lost in Fire Outside of Casey

    Several area fire departments had to battle a house fire outside Casey Saturday night while Guthrie County was under a severe weather warning. According to Casey Fire Chief Jeff Larson, his department was assisted by Adair, Menlo and Stuart Fire, along with Stuart Rescue and Adair County Ambulance in fighting the blaze at 2143 340th Street about a mile north of downtown Casey shortly after 8pm Saturday night. Larson says crews were then on scene for about three hours.  Though [...]

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  • Feature News A Fire Burns Out Of Control In Greene County

    A Fire Burns Out Of Control In Greene County

    What started as a controlled burn ended up causing severe damage in Greene County on Friday. Sheriff Steve Haupert says Doyle Haglund called in a controlled burn to the Law Enforcement Center until a trash burn caught some dry grass on fire and it spread to some abandoned out buildings and an old barn at 2375 260th Street in Rippey at 1:53pm.  He comments that nothing of value was in any of the destroyed buildings. He states that the Jefferson, [...]

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  • Feature News Dallas County Supervisors Meet Tomorrow Morning

    Dallas County Supervisors Meet Tomorrow Morning

    The Dallas County Board of Supervisors will meet in regular session tomorrow morning. Items on the agenda include approval of payroll change notices, consideration of a resolution in regards to abating mobile home taxes, and further discussion on the 28E agreement with Dallas County Hospital. The Supervisors will then discuss the driver’s license department space needs and hold a county policies workshop. The meeting takes place at 9am in the Board of Supervisors meeting room in Adel.

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    ADM School Board Meets Tomorrow Evening

    The Adel DeSoto Minburn Community School District Board of Education will hold their regular April meeting tonight. Items on the agenda include the fiscal year 2015 budget hearing and approval, setting a public hearing for an amendment to the 2013-2014 budget and approval of certified staff additions. An agreement between the district’s Education Association and certified employees will then be approved for fiscal year 2015, along with setting a public hearing in regards to measuring in school time in hours [...]

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  • Feature News Adair Man Injured, Anhydrous Ammonia Leaks as Bridge Collapses North of Guthrie Center

    Adair Man Injured, Anhydrous Ammonia Leaks as Bridge Collapses North of Guthrie Center

    An Adair resident was injured late Friday night and had to be transported to Guthrie County Hospital after a bridge collapsed about four miles north of Guthrie Center while he was pulling anhydrous ammonia tanks with his John Deer tractor. According to the Iowa State Patrol, 34 year-old Michael Haag, of Adair, was traveling north over the bride on Oak Avenue that crosses Brushy Creek around 8:20 Friday night, when the bridge collapsed as Haag’s tractor neared the north end [...]

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  • Feature News Knapp’s Death to be Certified as Suicide

    Knapp’s Death to be Certified as Suicide

    An update on a story we first reported on about a week and a half ago. The autopsy results have been released in the death of Bobby Joe Knapp, who was found dead inside a burnt out vehicle in rural Guthrie County by the Guthrie County Sheriff’s Office around 6pm the evening of Sunday, March 30th. According to the Iowa Department of Public Safety, State Medical Examiner Dr. Julia Goodin has determined the cause of Knapp’s death to be from [...]

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