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ODEBOLT -- A tanker carrying ammonium thiosulfate, a liquid fertilizer, tipped over in Odebolt Friday morning, according to the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR). The tanker, owned by Northland Transportation Inc., was carrying about 4,340 gallons of fertilizer and...
To the editor: Last week we received news about the Iowa Legislature's intentions to defund and dismantle the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture at Iowa State University. For the past 30 years, the Leopold Center has supported farmers and researchers investigating...
April 19, 2017 A caller "reported smelling marijuana from the vents." An officer responded but found "no smell of marijuana." A caller said he caught a dog running at large. The "caller said he will keep the dog unless...
April 20, 2017 Mackenzie Paul Deaton, 26, of 105 1/2 E. Railroad St., Mingo, was cited and released for driving while suspended and failure to provide insurance. Jacob Chase Baughman, 18, of 207 Chestnut St., Minburn, was arrested at...
April 20, 2017 Josh Jordan reported a suspended driver in the 300 block of N. Elm Street. An officer did not locate the vehicle. An officer located an open door in the 500 block of Greenewood Road. Officers responded...
The Bock Family Foundation Inc. of Perry, established 15 years ago by the estates of Larry Bock and Barbara Bock, chose 32 groups to receive $65,556 in grant funds in the spring 2017 granting cycle. Grant recipients were honored Wednesday...
Roger "Dean" Van Gundy, son of Ralph Van Gundy and Zella Herrick Van Gundy, was born near Grand Junction, Iowa, March 1, 1933, and died April 15, 2017, at the Rowley Masonic Community in Perry, Iowa. He was 84...
Marjean Gries, 64, of Perry passed away Wednesday, April 19, 2017, at the Unity Point Iowa Methodist Hospital in Des Moines, Iowa. Funeral services will be held Sunday, April 23 at 2 p.m. at the Perry High School Gymnasium in...
April 18, 2017 Robert Wiggs of De Soto was issued a citation for failure to maintain control after he swerved to avoid an animal and his vehicle struck a parked vehicle on Madison Street in De Soto. April 19, 2017 ...
April 19, 2017 An officer located and secured an open door at 1801 N. Elm St. An officer made contact with a male on a bicycle who was cutting through the Jefferson Business Park and Catholic Cemetery. The cyclist...