Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Join our email blast
Posted August 17, 2015in Adel, Des Moines West, Obituaries, Waukee, West Des Moines

David Clyde Reed

David Reed, 87, died Saturday, August 15, 2015, at Spurgeon Manor in Dallas Center. Funeral services will be held 7 p.m. Wednesday, August 19, at Iles-Brandt Chapel in Dallas Center where the family will receive friends from 5 – 7 p.m. Cremation will follow visitation and private burial of the

Read More →
Posted August 05, 2015in Adel, Altoona, Ames, Ankeny, Beaverdale, Community Blogs, Bondurant, Boone, Clear Lake, Clive, Des Moines West, Downtown, Greene County, Grimes, Johnston, Norwalk, Perry, Pleasant Hill, Urbandale, Waukee, West Des Moines, Windsor Heights, Winterset

Walt Disney at the Iowa State Fair

No – Walt Disney won’t physically be present at the Iowa State Fair, but, he will be present in “spirit”. The “spirit” is in the form of keeping the State Fair clean and attractive. Anyone that has visited a Disney property knows the “rest of the story” and that they

Read More →
Posted August 05, 2015in Adel, Community Cover Story

Corn by the ton

A record number of vendors and sponsors, plus a kids’ fun run, the new Adel firetruck and the Mercy One emergency medical helicopter await those who attend the 36th annual Adel Sweet Corn Festival on Aug. 8. About 7.5 tons or approximately 18,000 ears of corn will be consumed in

Read More →
Posted August 05, 2015in Adel, Advice Column

Millennials and their money

Much has been written about the struggles of the so-called “Millennial” generation – those born between 1980 and 2004. A Pew Research Center study in July ’14 states that over one-third of adult millennials still receive financial support from their parents, and 20% live at home rent-free. Many are drowning

Read More →
Posted August 05, 2015in Adel, Advice Column

Q: Why does hot weather affect the elderly so much when they often seem cold?

A: Older adults are more prone to heat related illness than younger people for several reasons. Poor circulation, inefficient sweat glands, and changes in the skin caused by the normal aging process naturally make it harder for the older person’s body to adjust to temperature changes. Higher humidity can affect

Read More →
Posted August 05, 2015in Adel, Community Featured

Time for annual Friends Book Sale

Your library has lots of fun things to see and do during the last days of summer before the kids go back to school. As always, information about the Adel Public Library and all of our clubs, events, and programs is available on our website at www.adelpl.org , or you

Read More →
Posted August 05, 2015in Adel, Altoona, Ames, Ankeny, Community Featured, Beaverdale, Bondurant, Boone, Clear Lake, Clive, Des Moines West, Downtown, Greene County, Grimes, Johnston, Norwalk, Perry, Pleasant Hill, Urbandale, Waukee, West Des Moines, Windsor Heights, Winterset

Fresh peach pie

We recently vacationed in northeast Georgia and, as luck would have it, we were there during their prime peach season.  I’ve always like peaches but, let me tell you, when I had my first fresh Georgia peach I thought I’d died and gone to Heaven!  For several days in a row I

Read More →
Posted August 05, 2015in Adel, Community Featured, Email blast

Chevy tribute truck

For forty years Bob Young’s parents owned a bicycle shop in Kirksville, Missouri. He grew up knowing and learning all about bikes and also about cars and trucks. “I’ve just always enjoyed tinkering with the old cars,” he says. While Young is a Thunderbird lover at heart, his dad owned

Read More →
Posted August 05, 2015in Adel, Community Featured

Sweet Corn Festival is almost here

The 36th Annual Adel Sweet Corn Festival is almost here! After months of planning and hundreds of volunteer hours, the Chamber is excited to welcome everyone to this year’s event. The festivities begin on Friday evening with the annual corn shucking. The shucking process begins at 5:30 PM at 10th

Read More →
Posted August 05, 2015in Adel, Advice Column

An ounce of prevention

As summer is winding down and kids are getting their back to school checkups, I am reminded of how everything we are telling kids and young adults at their dental visits still applies to adults.  For healthy mouths and radiant smiles, it’s all about the basics: diet, drinks, homecare, and

Read More →

Join our Iowa Living E-Mail Blast today!

Join our Iowa Living E-Mail Blast today!

Click the button below and enter your email address to receive a preview of new content for each Iowa Living magazine in one convenient, weekly email. You may unsubscribe at any time.

Join our email blast