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The ADM Athletic Hall of Fame 2017 Class Announced

ADM Alumni AssociationCourtesy of ADM Alumni Association

The ADM High School Athletic selection committee announces the 2017 Hall of Fame Inductees.

Those to be honored are:
•  Robert Manders, Class of 1959
•  John Keitges, Class of 1996
•  Mandy Tryon, Class of 2002
•  Conrad Githens, Faculty/Coach

The […] Continue Reading…

Life Lessons Learned by Veterans

veteransdayCourtesy of Watermark Communities/VillageLegacyPointe:

It’s hard for many of us who have never served in the military to fathom the experience.

We asked veterans living at The Village at Legacy Pointe to share the most important life lessons they learned.

For many of the veterans we spoke to, their service was a […] Continue Reading…

Faith Lutheran’s 2016 Parents Day Out December 10th

Parents Day Out Faith Lutheran Church Adel IaCourtesy of Faith Lutheran Church:

Let Faith Lutheran Church watch the kids as you get some Christmas shopping done!

Parents Day Out Saturday December 10th, 9:00 am – 12:00 p.m.

Please register your children at

This […] Continue Reading…

2016 Dallas County Christmas Bird Count

Dallas County Conservation BoardCourtesy of Dallas County Iowa:

Dallas County Christmas Bird Count
Date: 12/17/2016

Come join Dallas County Conversation Board (DCCB) and Raccoon River Watershed Assoc. (RRWA) for a day of birding with a purpose.

Each year local bird clubs gather around the Christmas holiday to take a “snapshot” of […] Continue Reading…

Vote for Terry Traveler!

Terry Traveler

My fellow Earthlings, I, Terry Traveler, need your support this election year as I run for the auspicious position, Big Giant Head of the Universe.

You see, my paper, “Earth is Hilarious: The Tales of Terry Traveler” won the Russet Gobee award at the 4th Annual ‘Ode to My Galaxy’ Artistic Invitational.

The award is named for Russet Gobee, famed scientist of the Tebolt Nebula, who theorized that […] Continue Reading…

Get Ready for Your Holiday Travels at Adel Auto Parts

adelautopartscheckupCourtesy of Adel Auto Parts Corp.

Holiday travel is here. Make sure your automobile is ready with Adel Auto Parts and some NAPA Know How.

Top off your engine coolant and antifreeze with NAPA’s own 50/50 solution.

Check your windshield wipers and fluid levels. Take a visual inventory of your brakes, lights, and tires.

Talk to John and […] Continue Reading…

Thanksgiving Free Throw Turkey Toss November 19th

Courtesy of Adel Parks and Recreation:

Thanksgiving Free Throw Turkey Toss

A fun Adel holiday tradition for the whole family!

Each team must consist of one parent and one child from the same family. Teams will shoot 30 free-throws, (15 per person) from the Free-throw line.

Competition will […] Continue Reading…

Early Out Movie at the Adel Library November 16th

Early Out Movie - Adel LibraryCourtesy of Adel Library:

Visit the Adel Public Library this month for an Early Out Movie.

This month they will be showing the movie “RoboRex” on the libraries’ big screen.

Please join them Wednesday, November 16th at 2:00 pm.

“RoboRex is the tale of an 11-year-old boy and his […] Continue Reading…

Shop with a Cop Nominations Due November 21st

Courtesy of the Dallas County Sheriff’s Benevolent Association:Shop with a Cop Dallas-County-Sheriffs-Benevolent-Association

Shop with a Cop & Food Basket Program. This will be the 21st  year for the Benevolent Food Basket and Shop with a Cop programs.

They assist the less fortunate families within our county.

To nominate a needy family for a food basket or a child in need who would benefit from a […] Continue Reading…

Job Opening: Seasonal 4-H Program Assistant

4-H Your Adventure Starts HereCourtesy of the Dallas Co Extension Office

Dallas County ISU Extension Outreach has a Job Opening for a Seasonal 4-H Program Assistant.

The Summer Program Assistant will be responsible for assisting or leading 4-H activities in Dallas County.

This individual must be reliable, detail-oriented, a problem-solver, self-motivated and […] Continue Reading…

Tailgating With CY on the Adel Square Thank You!

CT-TailgaitingCourtesy of the Dallas Co Extension Office

Thank you to all who attended our CyDay Friday Tailgate on October 28!

The ISU Extension and Outreach office and Cy had a great time tailgating with the people of Adel!

We love sharing our mission of providing research-based education to improve quality of life for our citizens – while having fun! […] Continue Reading…

DC Human Services Campus Open House November 22nd

dallascountycampusPublic Open House November 22nd, 20163 pm – 6 pm at the Dallas County Human Services Campus.

Tour the newly renovated facility.

Learn about County Partnerships from DMACC and The Greater Dallas County Development Alliance.

Enjoy a presentation on the History of the County Poor Farm.

For more […] Continue Reading…

Oakdale Gate Sign Revitalized

Adel New LogoCourtesy of City of Adel:

The new Cemetery entrance sign is up!

Thank you to Kip Overton and his City crew with special thanks to Doug Cook for his skill and hard work on repairing the sign!

Oakdale Pride paid for the materials, […] Continue Reading…

Adel Public Library – Slow Cooker Cooking November 15th

ISU Canning 101Courtesy of Adel Public Library:

Join the Adel Public Library as the ISU Extension Office presents a great fall program on Slow Cooker Cooking on Tuesday, November 15th at 6:30 pm

Taught by a registered dietician, you will learn how to use your slow cooker and take home a booklet of 25 delicious, healthy, and money saving slow cooker recipes. […] Continue Reading…

Our November 2016 Newsletter Now Online


Christina Moffatt Regional Director of SBDC

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

This month we sat down with Christina Moffatt and discussed the great work that the Iowa Small Business Development Center does in helping entrepreneurs and business owners succeed.

Terry is back and I’m afraid Terry has been watching the election coverage late at night again. You think America is gonna have trouble voting…

So grab a cup of coffee, there’s a lot to cover this month and 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.

Many thanks to our supporters and sponsors who made this issue possible: […] Continue Reading…