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Kids in the Kitchen September 12th & 14th

Courtesy of Dallas County ISU Ext.:kidsinthekitchen logo

Eating healthy and cooking skills go hand in hand.

Kids in the Kitchen is designed to give kindergarten through 4th graders a hands-on experience with making and eating healthy food.

Hands-on activities focus on food science through the use of chemisty, biology, and math in a “kitchen laboratory” setting.

Youth will discover “The Power of Protein Chemistry.” Crack, separate, and cook eggs in different ways and use egg whites to make shuffles. They will investigate “The Inner Mysteries of Fruits and Vegetables.”

Learn causes and solutions to browning in fruits and vegetables and experiment with treatments for cooking appetizing vegetables.

Register at Waukee Parks and Rec

September 12th, 6-7 p.m. Waukee Family YMCA

September 14th, 6-7 p.m. Waukee Public Library

For more information, contact Lisa Mickelson at 515-993-428,

Dallas County Conservation Board
14581 K. Avenue
Perry Iowa 50229
Phone: (515) 465-3577
Office Hours: Mon. – Fri. 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Chamber Ribbon Cutting for Salvage This August 30th

Salvage This - Adel IowaAdel Partners Chamber of Commerce:

The Adel Partners Chamber is welcoming Salvage This to the community.

If you haven’t been to this shop yet, here is your chance to visit and see all that they offer, It is great.

We will cut the ribbon at 5:45 pm. Please join us.

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Adel Chamber Groundbreaking for EW Nutrition August 23rd

EW-Nutrition - Adel IowaAdel Partners Chamber of Commerce:

Join the Greater Dallas County Development Alliance and the Adel Partners Chamber in welcoming EW Nutrition to Adel, August 23rd at 8:30 am.

They are constructing their new building at 28800 R Ave (Ortonville).

The building will be part office, production and […] Continue Reading…

View the Total Solar Eclipse at the library August 21st

SolarEclipseCourtesy of Adel Public Library:

View the Total Solar Eclipse at the Adel Public Library!

The American total solar eclipse will cast its shadow from coast to coast for the first time since 1918 and we are here to help you prepare for it.

We have 100 pairs of viewing glasses and we’ll be in the library parking lot, August 21st. from […] Continue Reading…

CTRL C – Rock’N Friday August 18th

CTRL CAdel Partners Chamber of Commerce:

Join the Adel Partners Chamber of Commerce for a FREE evening of entertainment, Sponsored by Blue Oak CPA.

On August 18th, CTRL C will be playing from 7-10 pm at the Stage and Pavilion.

CTRL C is a popular rock cover band that authentically plays the songs from the 80’s, 90’s, and […] Continue Reading…

Terry Remembers Oktoberfest

Terry TravellerTerry Traveler here, getting ready to travel, once again.

This time of year is my favorite time of year as I pack my antique beer stein and Idiot’s Guide to German as I head off to Munich for Oktoberfest!

Ah, Oktoberfest. I remember my first visit like it was the 70s. At least I think it was the 70s. I seem to recall wearing an avocado-green parka with harvest gold buttons, so it […] Continue Reading…

Absentee Voting Begins in Dallas County on August 21, 2017


Courtesy of Dallas County Gov:

Absentee Voting Begins in the Dallas County Auditor’s Office on August 21, 2017

Adel, Iowa – Dallas County Auditor and Commissioner of Elections Julia Helm has announced absentee ballots for the September 12, 2017 School Election will be available to be voted in the Dallas County Auditor’s […] Continue Reading…

August Savings Event at Adel Auto Parts!


Back to school is just around the corner. Time for a teenage vehicle tuneup!

This August, visit Adel Auto Parts and pick up everything you need to change the oil and check the tires.

While you’re at it, replace those old windshield wipers and the air filter, inspect the belts, and change out the spark plugs. There’s even more great ideas in the […] Continue Reading…

Kailyn Mann-Caraway Wins Chase Elliot Meet and Greet

Kailyn-Mann-CalawayCourtesy of Adel Auto Parts:

Kailyn Mann-Calaway was the winner for the Chase Elliot Meet and Greet tickets for 2 at the Iowa State Fair to be held this Thursday August 10th.

Compliments of Adel Auto Parts.

Congratulations Kailyn!

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Great Beginnings for Families to Start August 28th

Dallas County ISU Extension Office:GreatBeginningsForFamilies

Great Beginnings for Families to Start in Late August

Parents are the most influential people in their children’s lives. Although sometimes challenging, one’s role as a parent can be very rewarding and fulfilling as they guide and encourage their children to develop into caring, confident, respectful, responsible and […] Continue Reading…

ISU Ext – Food Preservation 101 August 22nd

ISU Canning 101Courtesy of Dallas County Iowa:

Lifelong Learners Coffee: Home Canning and Food Preservation Class to be Offered in Perry

As summer continues, Iowans also enjoy fresh produce hand-picked from gardens, or selected from farmers markets or the grocery store.

How can we enjoy these delicious fruits and vegetables […] Continue Reading…

Our August 2017 Newsletter Now Online


The Latest Issue of the Newsletter is now archived for viewing online.

This month we welcome Salvage This, a repurposed home goods store in Adel! We spoke with business partners John Hintz, Jen Boyden, and Jodi Alsted Mann about the new store, and the new friendships, it has forged.

So grab a cup of coffee, there’s a lot to cover this month for the upcoming Adel Sweet Corn Festival. We look forward to seeing you in Adel.

Get the Newsletter delivered to your email the first business day of each month. Click on the Newsletter button at the top of the site to register.

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Modville Tours Ship Lap Lovers Trip

ModvilleTours-WacoCourtesy of Mudville Tours:

Get On The Bus With Us!

Modville in Adel is now announcing a fun 4 day adventure for all Chip & Joanna Fixer Upper Ship Lap Lovers Trips!

Our November 3rd – 6th bus sold out instantly and there was so much demand that we have now added a 2nd Bus!

Call Today to reserve your spot or email us […] Continue Reading…

Become a Master Gardener – Classes Start in September

Master Gardener ISUEOCourtesy of the Dallas Co Extension Office

Become an Iowa Master Gardener by completing the core training course this fall at the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Dallas County office in Adel, Iowa.

Gardeners will learn best practices for choosing plants, designing gardens, and managing pests. Classes start in September […] Continue Reading…

Ron Sorber Wins Iowa Speedway Tickets

Courtesy of Adel Auto Parts:

Ron Sorber is the Perry Auto Parts Store winner of Nascar Xfinity series Tickets for the U.S. Cellular 250 Race  at Iowa Speedway July 29,2017. 

Congratulations Ron!

Adel Auto Parts Corporation
809 Main Street • Adel, Iowa 50003
Phone: 515-993-3212 […] Continue Reading…