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Our November 2017 Newsletter Now Online


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

Last year, challenged our Staff Writer Katrina Brocka to shop local for the holidays- everything from decorations to gifts and holiday meals.  

Her shopping list consisted of 15 gift recipients ages 5-75, four holiday potlucks, one Secret Santa item, and one decorative store front window… Read More.

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Get Ready for Your Holiday Travels at Adel Auto Parts

NAPA-Adel Auto Parts

Courtesy of Adel Auto Parts:

Holiday travels are here and that means college kids are coming home with lots of laundry and the Check Engine light flashing on the dashboard. Time to bring them down to Adel Auto Parts for some NAPA Know How.

Teach them how to top off the engine coolant and antifreeze with NAPA’s own 50/50 solution. […] Continue Reading…

Save the Date – 24th Annual Holiday Open House December 1

Adel Partners Chamber of Commerce:Adel Partners Chamber of Commerce Holiday Open House

Join the Adel Partners Chamber of Commerce as they host the 24th Annual Holiday Open House on December 1st, 2017

This year’s event, “Spice Up Your Holiday at Sip & Sample Adel”, will be held from 5:00 – 8:00 pm.

The Adel Partners Chamber will provide a special […] Continue Reading…

Exercise at the Library This Week

adel-libraryCourtesy of Adel Public Library:

Come exercise at the Adel Public Library as they Walk Away the Pounds every Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday at 9:00 am.

Also, you’re invited to join them for Tai Chi every Wednesday at 9:00 am.

Both groups are free and always welcoming new people. Complete schedules are available at the […] Continue Reading…

Invitation – 2017 Single Moms Christmas Dinner Dec 9th

6thSingleMomsChristmasDinnerRegistration for the 6th Annual Single Moms Christmas Dinner is now OPEN!

Join us for a special night of music, a catered dinner, inspirational program, laughter, gifts and prizes all in the great company of other single moms.

Childcare is provided for this free event, so while you enjoy a memorable evening, your children will enjoy a fun evening with games, […] Continue Reading…

Adults 55+ – Be a Role Model for Children in Adel

Courtesy of United Way Foster Parents:

Our Foster Grandparent program has an opening for a volunteer in Adel.

Foster Grandparents are role models, mentors, and friends to children with exceptional needs.

The program provides a way for volunteers age 55 and over to stay active by serving children and youth in their communities. 

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Save Money and Eat Healthy with Spend Smart Eat Smart

Courtesy of Dallas County Iowa:SpendSmartEatSmart

Are you spending more and more on food and ending up with less and less? Does the thought of meal planning make your head spin?

Attend our free Spend Smart, Eat Smart program from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 13, at the Waukee Family YMCA.

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City of Adel Water Update

Adel New LogoCourtesy of City of Adel:

After enduring extended and substantial drought conditions, which resulted in record water demands throughout the summer and fall of 2017, the City’s Water Department has ended its temporary measures enacted to address the increased use of the City’s Water System.
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ISU Ext Makes Weather Education a Priority in Dallas County

Courtesy of the Dallas Co Extension OfficeISU-Ext-NOOA

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, Dallas County is the first county office in the state of Iowa to be certified as a StormReady Supporter with the National Weather Service (NWS).

As a StormReady supporter, the extension office will remain actively engaged in weather safety and preparedness including local emergency management.

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Billy’s Ice Cream Extended Hours

Billy's Ice Cream StoreCourtesy of Billy’s Ice Cream Store:

Billy’s Ice Cream Store will be open until December 17th.

New Hours of Wed – Sun: Noont -8 pm.

We are very excited for the opportunity to continue to serve the Adel community during the holiday season.

Stop in and try one of our new fall treats, like a Pumpkin Chilly Billy or Apple Crumb Chilly Billy, and […] Continue Reading…

Our October 2017 Newsletter Now Online


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

This month we spoke with husband and wife duo Derek and Megan Garrett of Heartland Handcrafted in Adel.

Their new home-based business features customized decor, furniture, and repair services, serving clients throughout the midwest.

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Dallas County Youth to Celebrate National 4-H Week 2017

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Now is the time of year for youth to join and participate in 4-H, the youth development program of Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. Dallas County will be celebrating all things 4-H during National 4-H Week October 1-7.

4-H is active in each of Iowa’s 99 counties and empowers youth to reach their full potential […] Continue Reading…

The ADM Alumni Association – Thank You!


The 15th Annual ADM Alumni Golf Tournament was held on Friday August 11, 2017 at River Valley Golf Course. The ADM Alumni Association would like to thank all participants, sponsors and committee members who make this event possible!

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John’s Baby Steps 5K/1Mile – October 7th Still Time to Register

Joh's Baby Steps 5K - Adel IowaCourtesy of John D. Gomke Charity Inc.:

The 8th Annual John’s Baby Steps 5K & 1 Mile Run/Walk on Saturday, October 7th at Kinnick-Feller Park in Adel.

The money we raise goes to help with child loss prevention.

John’s Charity donates Defribrillators (AEDs) to area schools and helps families with keepsakes after the unimaginable loss of a child […] Continue Reading…

Country Lane Lodge

29300 Prospect Circle
Adel IA 50003
Phone: (515) 336-9939
Facebook: countrylanelodgeiowa
The Lodge holds up to 400 seated guests with indoor and outdoor ceremony and entertainment options. The Lodge is all on one level so this means no stairs […] Continue Reading…