Winterset, IA


West Des Moines man arrested for allegedly harassing step-daughter

A West Des Moines man was arrested Wednesday on a Dallas County warrant in connection with an October incident in which he allegedly harassed his step-daughter after she moved out of their shared residence. Dennis Matthew Ireland, 50, of 6950 Stagecoach Dr., West Des Moines, was charged with first-degree harassment.
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Winterset Hosts Festival of Lights Event

(Winterset, IA) — Winterset’s annual Festival of Lights event is tonight. There’s a parade around the square and local shops will be getting into the holiday spirit…. Amara Huffine, with the Madison County Chamber of Commerce, says after the parade, there’s a holiday lighting ceremony. Things start at 5 p.m. tonight.

Nov. 24 police reports

----- Matthew Baldwin, Osceola, was arrested on Nov. 16 at 720 Warren Ave for a false report - 911 call. Baldwin was released on Nov. 17 of his own recognizance. Tiffany Jenkins, Osceola, was arrested on Nov. 19 for possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, drug tax stamp violations - failure to affix drug stamp, drug trafficking - methamphetamine, and child endangerment.

Black Friday takes on new identity

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — The Black Friday tradition of rushing out to retailers to scoop up holiday deals has evolved in recent years, with the hours now assuming a more typical schedule and the pace less frantic. In the 2000s, many malls started opening at midnight on the...

Waukee man faces second arrest for assault this month

A Waukee man who was arrested two weeks ago for allegedly assaulting a handyman with a skateboard in September was arrested Thursday by the Guthrie County Sheriff’s office on a variety of charges, including assault, harassment and child endangerment with injury. Logan Patrick Stripe, 28, of 700 Ashworth Dr.,...

6 places to shop small on Small Business Saturday in the Des Moines metro area

The holidays are here and after dishes are passed around the dinner table and the leftovers are thrown in the fridge, thousands of shoppers across the Des Moines metro area will head out to purchase local products on Small Business Saturday. Here's a list of six stops with presents that are perfect for any person in your life to add to your list. Vzz Vintage ...

Dallas County Sheriff’s Report November 23

To view a log of the calls for service, click here. Kristy Roberts of Des Moines was traveling in the 36000 block of Old Hwy 6 near Dexter when her vehicle struck a deer. No injuries were reported. Damage was estimated at $3,000. Nov. 22. 2022. Doug Dawson, 37, of...

Indianola Art Festival Now Two-Day Event

The Indianola Public Arts Commission in partnership with the National Balloon Classic, Warren County Fair, and Indianola Hometown Pride are bringing back the annual Art Festival and Celebrate Warren County Parade in 2023, after the first celebration in 2022. The festival will take place over two days in Buxton Park on July 29th and 30th, signifying the first day of the National Balloon Classic and fourth day of the Warren County Fair.

Indianola and Warren County Offices Closed

City of Indianola and Warren County non-emergency offices will be closed today for the Thanksgiving Holiday. That includes Indianola City Hall, the Indianola Public Library, and the Indianola Activity Center, as well as the Warren County Administration Building, which includes the Treasurer’s Office, and Warren County Health Services.

Storm Men’s Basketball Off to Balanced Start

The Simpson Storm men’s basketball team is off to a 4-1 start to the season, dropping their first game and first conference game on Tuesday hosting Loras, and they have gotten to the quick start by being balanced on offense. The Storm have four players averaging double-digit scoring on...

Adel Police Report November 14-21

A single-vehicle accident was reported at the intersection of S. 11th Street and Greenwood Hills Drive. Damages were estimated at $1,500. A two-vehicle accident was reported at the intersection of Nile Kinnick Drive S. and Cottage Street. Damages were estimated at $15,000. November 17, 2022. No activity reported. November 18,...

Indianola Police Department Fundraising for K9

The Indianola Police Department is adding a K-9 Program, and are continuing to take donations to help fund the program. Chief Brian Sher tells KNIA News the K-9 program will serve Indianola by helping to locate lost and at-risk individuals, help stop the flow of illegal drugs in the community, and assist in community outreach and policing efforts. Donations can be made out to the Indianola Police Department, and the Indianola City Council will fund the remainder of the program that donations do not cover. A name for the future K-9 unit will also have a community involved name pick.

Let’s Talk Indianola – Food and Job Security Part Two

Today’s Let’s Talk Indianola features Sue Wilson with WeLIFT in Indianola in part two of a two part interview about coming together as a community to help those in need find food and job security. Podcast: Play in new window | Download. Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts...

Iowa Couple Gives Santa a Helping Hand Answering All Those Christmas Letters

For the fourth year in a row, a couple in Iowa is helping Santa Claus, who is a very busy man right now, by answering Christmas letters from hopeful children. Bryce and Austin Charlton started the season a little early at their home in Grimes, where a special mailbox sits on their front lawn that offers a direct conduit to the jolly old man at the North Pole.

Chase ends in crash on Hickman Road in Des Moines

DES MOINES, IOWA — A police pursuit ended in a crash that closed Hickman Road for a short time on Tuesday afternoon in Des Moines. Sergeant Paul Parizek with the Des Moines Police Department says officers aren’t sure why the suspect was running from them. They say it began when the suspect spotted an officer […]