Kansan donates rare Iowa historical atlas to Dallas County

Dallas County Recorder Chad Airhart is the custodian of records for Dallas County, but sometimes county historical records turn up in the most out of the way places. Airhart recently shared an example with the board of supervisors with a copy of the 1875 “An Illustrated Historical Atlas of the State of Iowa” by A. [...] Read more »

Recorders Office has new software and recording process

Navigating and conducting business within the Dallas County Recorder’s Office in the Court House in Adel has gotten a lot easier as of late, whether you are trying to look up deeds in the County or recording your own. You can now look up deeds from your own computer, wherever you may have access to [...] Read more »

Dallas County recorder helps fix marriage snafu

My husband and I recently needed to obtain a copy of our marriage certificate, and learned that 20-plus years ago our marriage certificate was not filed with the Polk County recorder after our ceremony. Our quest to get a “court ordered delayed marriage” certificate took us to several state and county offices. We later learned we [...] Read more »

HF 662 Bill Signing & Governor’s Remarks

“This bill relates to vital statistics, including access to birth records and vital statistics fees collected by the state and county registrars of those vital statistics. This bill was initiated by the Iowa County Recorders Association that includes both Democrats and Republicans. This bill improves access to birth records for Iowans. The bill does two [...] Read more »

Presidential Hopefuls Court Local Politicians in Early-Voting States Like Iowa

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker entered a fundraiser in a cavernous barn here on a recent sunny Saturday afternoon to the flashes of cellphone cameras and throngs of people seeking a handshake and a selfie. The front-runner in Iowa among those seeking the GOP nomination was the guest of honor, but he wasn’t raising money for [...] Read more »

2015 Blue Jean Bash – May 16th 2015

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Scott Walker PAC Taps Two Iowa GOP Leaders

Two Iowa GOP leaders with central roles in county finance operations have been brought on with team Scott Walker, as the two-term Wisconsin Republican governor increasingly directs his political attention to a 2016 run at the White House. Dallas County Recorder Chad Airhart and Marshall County Treasurer Jarret Heil have joined the Iowa arm of Our American Revival, the political action [...] Read more »

Walker Team Picks Up Local GOP Support In Iowa

Scott Walker’s Our American Revival (OAR) leadership team is finding fresh help from GOP officials in the key state of Iowa. The Wisconsin governor’s team boasted in recent press releases about receiving support from four Republican state senators as well as two GOP county officials. Like other Republicans carefully eyeing a potential 2016 run, Walker is [...] Read more »

Walker PAC Welcomes Top Iowa GOP Officials On Their Leadership Board

More 2016 grumblings: Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s PAC, Our American Revival, announced today that they nabbed two top GOP officials from Iowa, Chad Airhart and Jarret Heil, to serve on the leadership board. Via their press release: Dallas County Recorder Chad Airhart and Marshall County Treasurer Jarret Heil joined the Iowa leadership team of Our [...] Read more »

Chad Airhart 2015 Swearing In Ceremony

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