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Small Potatoes Farm - Job Opportunity

Small Potatoes Farms Minburn IowaSpring is fast approaching and Small Potatoes Farm in Minburn is ready to begin its 11th year as a certified organic vegetable operation.

Small Potatoes Farm hires a full-time seasonal employee each season.

If you are looking to work on a small direct-market vegetable farm, perhaps this would be a good opportunity for you.

Our farm is [...] Continue Reading...

Bike Trail Tourism Conference April 2nd

Common Thread Conference RRVTCourtesy of Adel Partners:

Common THREAD, a regional organization made up of the communities along the Raccoon River Valley Trail and the High Trestle Trail, is hosting their second Bike Trail Tourism Conference on Thursday, April 2 at the Hotel Pattee in Perry.

The theme for the conference is "Creating New Opportunities on Our Recreational Trails." [...] Continue Reading...

Iowa’s Hidden Treasures Event - March 26th

Dan Kaercher Hidden Treasures Event - Adel IowaCourtesy of Adel Public Library:

Adel Public Library Welcomes Dan Kaercher for a Iowa’s Hidden Treasures Event, March 26th, at 6:30 pm.

  • Founding Editor-in-Chief of Midwest Living Magazine
  • Award-winning career at Meredith Corporation in Des Moines
  • Iowa Public Television Host
  • Midwest Living Radio Magazine Host
  • Author of: Best of the Midwest, Taste of the Midwest and Parklands of the Midwest

Dan spent years traveling almost every one of [...] Continue Reading...

Brenton Arboretum Classes March 23, 24, 24, & 28th

The Brenton ArboretumCourtesy of Brenton Arboretum:

Hunter's Education Class
Date: 3/23, 24, & 25/2015
Time: 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Event In Vista Room

Doug Beavers will teach Hunter's Education in the Vista Room. Contact Doug at (515)480-2505. - Login to Register

Dallas Center Pruning Class
Date: [...] Continue Reading...

Evening of Love Songs at Adel UMC April 25th & 26th

Evening of Love Songs - Adel UMCCourtesy of Adel United Methodist Church

The Adel United Methodist Church presents the 25th Anniversary of Evening of Love Songs.

Join them on Saturday, April 25th, for their famous Cavatelli Dinner at 5:30 p.m. and 6:45 p.m. Show starts at 8:00 p.m.

Sunday, April 26th, is [...] Continue Reading...

2015 Annual Spring Cleanup April 11th.

Adel Spring Clean-up DayCourtesy of the City of Adel:

The Adel Annual Spring Cleanup & Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off on Saturday April 11th.

Annual Spring Cleanup - 7:00 a.m.

Items must be out at the curb by 7:00 a.m.

Large household appliances still require a $10.00 sticker (TVs over 30 inches require two), which [...] Continue Reading...

2015 City Wide Garage Sale April 4th.

Adel City Garage SaleCourtesy of the City of Adel:

The Citywide Garage Sale will be held on Saturday, April 4th.

To list your address for free at Adel City Hall or at the Adel Public Library, please call or visit Jackie at City Hall or Paula at the library.

If you’d like to place a classified ad in the newspaper, please call the Dallas County News at [...] Continue Reading...

AHeinz57 Pet Rescue Hosts Charity Golf Outing May 17th

AHeinz 57 2015 Putts For MuttsCourtesy of AHeinz57 Pet Rescue:

AHeinz57 Pet Rescue and Transport, a pet rescue located in DeSoto, will host its annual charity golf outing “Putts Fore Mutts” on Saturday May 17 at Terrace Hills Golf Course in Altoona, located just minutes from Prairie Meadows.

Participants will enjoy 18 holes of golf with cart and green fees, hospitality gifts, and lunch. Adoptable [...] Continue Reading...

Two Weeks to Hunt at Doc's - Season Ends March 31st.

Docs Hunt Club Adel IowaCourtesy of Doc's Hunt Club

Attention Doc's Hunt Club, two weeks left to Hunt at Doc's.

Doc's Hunt Club's hunting season ends March 31st.

Doc's still has openings in the afternoons this weekend and all day on weekdays.

Don't miss your chance at one last quality bird hunt before [...] Continue Reading...

Walk With Jesus - Faith Lutheran Church March 28th

Walk With Jesus at Faith Lutheran - Adel IowaCourtesy of Faith Lutheran Church:

Adel's Faith Lutheran Church will host "Walk with Jesus", an Easter Event for Families on March 28th from 1:00  - 3:00 pm.

Families will experience an engaging, multisensory Easter journey as they travel through the five stations at Walk with Jesus.

Join us to [...] Continue Reading...

Penoach Winery 2015 Summer Concert Schedule (Updated)

2015 Penoach Winery Summer Concert Series Sunset on the VineyardCourtesy of Penoach Winery:

Start your Summer off with a trip to Adel's Penoach Vineyard | Winery | Nursery to sample some great wines and to listen to some great music.

Bring a lawn chair and a friend and get ready to kick off the summer at the winery.

Have your Penoach Winearita blended for you to enjoy at the concert. [...] Continue Reading...

2015 ISU Extension Week March 22nd - 28th

Dallas County ISU Extension Office

ISU Extension and Outreach Adel IowaCourtesy of the Dallas County ISU Extension Office:

ISU Extension Week is March 22-28

During March 22-28, 2015, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will celebrate the land-grant mission of putting the university’s research and resources to work throughout the state of Iowa, including in Dallas County. [...] Continue Reading...

2015 Extension Offers Taste of Camp This June

Taste of Camp - 4HCourtesy of ISU Extension Dallas County:

Iowa youth entering grades 1-8 in the fall are welcome to attend Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Taste of Camp, designed to allow youth to explore and submerge in the camping experience in a safe, fun and welcoming environment.

Taste of Camp will be located at the Iowa 4-H Camping Center in Madrid, Iowa. Membership in the [...] Continue Reading...

Terry Traveller - This Day in History March 13th, Monopoly

Terry Traveller MonopolyTerry is back with another interesting take on a Holiday. Now I've given up on verifying Terry's "facts", but I always enjoy the unique perspective. - Editor

Dear fellow traveler ~

Did you know that Monopoly - that wonderful game of slumlords and Rockefellers alike - celebrates its birthday on March 13th?

Now technically, [...] Continue Reading...

Mother’s Helper Available in Adel

Adel Mothers HelperCourtesy of Maggie Rooney:

Mother’s Helper Available in Adel.

Contact Maggie at 515-360-9850 for those days you need a few hours to run errands, or get things done around the house.

I am available to take the kids to the library, park, bike rides/walks, and aquatic center.

Rate based on hours/number of children. [...] Continue Reading...