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Adel City Manager to retire effective Jan. 1, 2023

During the Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2022, meeting of the Adel City Council, Councilman Greg Paige made a motion to enter into executive session (closed to the public) to discuss a personnel matter. Councilman Terry McClain seconded. All were in favor. Following executive session, the meeting was re-opened to the public. During the last business item…

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Crowd packs into work session on utility bills

A standing-room-only crowd consisting of many upset citizens filled the Adel City Council meeting room during a Wednesday afternoon, Aug. 24, 2022, work session on much delayed utility bills. EDITOR’S NOTE – Please see the complete work session that was live-streamed on the Adel News Tribune’s Facebook page as well.  Adel Mayor Buddy Duke started…

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Sheriff warns of fake warrant scam calls

Cook County Sheriff Doug Hanks is warning the public of recent scam calls reported to the Cook County Sheriff’s Office. These current scams are commonly referred to as “fake warrant or fake bail” scams and usually involve the caller explaining to the victim that they have a “bench warrant” at the Sheriff’s Office and to…

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