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News in Dallas County, Iowa

Two Hurt in Dallas County Accident
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 19:01:29 -0700

DALLAS COUNTY, Iowa — The Urbandale Police Department is investigating a serious accident southwest of Grimes. It happened shortly after 6:00 p.m. Monday at the intersection of Meadow Drive and 156th Street. Police say they have little information at this time, but believe one vehicle was traveling west and the other north. Based on the vehicle damage, it appears the truck may have t-boned the ...

Sirens Not Just a Warning for Tornados
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 20:16:28 -0700

POLK COUNTY, Iowa — Many people in western Polk County heard sirens Sunday night, but didn’t see rain or wind until much later. That’s because the policy is to sound the sirens for three to five minutes, every 15 minutes for the duration of a weather warning. On Sunday, Dallas County was under a warning beginning at 8:00 p.m. and lasting until 9:00 p.m. That included parts of West Des Moines ...

Refunds offered as part of settlement
Fri, 05 Sep 2014 11:42:58 -0700

Parents in Washington County school districts have the option to seek refunds because of overpriced items on student lunches. The settlement agreement is from Martin Brothers Distribution Inc., according to the Iowa School Food Settlement Web site. A class action lawsuit filed against them by two Plaintiffs in Dallas County said the Iowa Educators Corporation (IEC), Iowa Association for ...

Gilardi & Co. LLC Announces Iowa Educators Corporation and Martin Brothers Distribution Company Iowa School Food ...
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 08:13:39 -0700

ADEL, Iowa, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The following statement is being issued by Gilardi & Co. LLC regarding the Iowa Educators Corporation and Martin Brothers Distribution Company Iowa School Food Antitrust Settlement: If you paid for food purchases between January 1, 2000 and...

PHOTOS: Severe weather damage in Siouxland on August 31, 2014
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 01:50:52 -0700

Sunday night, the communities of Dakota City, Nebraska and Sergeant. Bluff, Iowa dealing with the aftermath of strong winds.

30 Year Prison Sentence in Granger Woman’s Arson Case
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 13:31:31 -0700

ADEL, Iowa — A Granger woman has been sentenced to up to 30 years in prison for setting a fire police say was intended to kill a man. Fifty-one-year-old Marcia Shaffer was sentenced Friday in Dallas County court for the June 2013 fire. Officials say she broke into a home and stole items before setting a fire. Shaffer was arrested in July of 2013 after investigators found some of the property ...

Hillary Rodham Clinton returns to Iowa, trailed by criticisms about her 2008 loss
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 19:54:00 -0700

She arrives as formidable front-runner for 2016, but is trailed by criticisms about her 2008 loss.

Hillary Clinton returns to Iowa, trailed by criticisms about 2008 loss
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 08:46:11 -0700

She arrives as formidable frontrunner for 2016, but is trailed by criticisms about her 2008 loss.

Facebook Investigates: Who Really Likes The Dallas Cowboys?
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 06:22:02 -0700

Five stories that have North Texas talking: Facebook looks into favorite football teams county by county; there’s a cricket invasion in Dallas-Fort Worth; on this day in 1958, a Texas Instruments engineer invented the microchip; and more.

Bounty Hunter Defends ‘Split Second Decision’
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 16:52:58 -0700

WEST DES MONIES, Iowa– A licensed bail enforcement officer says he made a split second decision to shoot at a suspect who was trying to run him over. “I’m either getting ran over or I’m disabling the vehicle and I disabled the vehicle,” he says. We agreed to conceal the bounty hunter’s identity due to […]