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Jim Caufield

Jim Caufield
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https://youtu.be/xYdvusw9mqk LYRA, the choral music ensemble from St. Petersburg, gave a stirring performance Tuesday night of religious hymns from the Russian Orthodox Church and folk songs from the culture's rich oral tradition. The five members of  LYRA performed for about 50...
In the spring a lady's fancy lightly turns to thoughts of -- quilts. As evidence of this proposition, the Perry Piecemakers Quilt Guild made its spring shop-hop tour of Iowa quilting and fabric shops Saturday. "We usually do spring and fall...
Perfect spring weather made the Central Iowa Beekeepers Association (CIBA) annual equipment auction a sweet pleasure for the 50 or 60 people attending. The auction was held at Spring Valley Honey Farm's honey house along Iowa Highway 141 at Eighth...
Disaster was narrowly averted about 8 a.m. Wednesday near the North Raccoon River south of Perry when a vehicle left the roadway on County Road P58 and came to rest just before careening down the steep embankment. Several passing motorists...
The Perry Volunteer Fire Department was called to the Dallas County Hospital at 6 a.m. Saturday and again at 5:30 p.m. Sunday when the building's fire alarm system was set off, in both cases falsely. Myles Hegstrom, DCH Maintenance Manager,...
https://youtu.be/wyimEqVz4DU U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst made a stop in Dallas County Friday morning on her 99-county tour of Iowa, paying a visit to the Hope Wellness Center in Woodward and learning about the innovative programs at the community-based mental health...
About 200 diners made their way to the First United Methodist Church in Perry Saturday night for the annual Chicken and Noodle Dinner hosted by the United Methodist Men. The event began at 4 p.m. and served until 7...
Saturday night's gala fundraising event, Breathing Life into the Future, filled the Spring Valley Ballroom and Howard Ahmanson Lobby of the Hotel Pattee with gifts, glamor and good feeling. The glitzy event was hosted by the Charlie’s Angels Team on...
Mufasa the pot-bellied pig visited the Perry City Hall Friday after the Perry City Council entered into a livestock agreement Monday with Stephanie Mapes of 1708 Seventh St. that will permit Mapes to keep the miniature porker in her...
https://youtu.be/4iFEc0X4KnA Celebration of Earth Day 2017 continued Thursday, with fifth graders at the Perry Elementary School and St. Pat's School planting trees and learning about the invasion of the emerald ash borer. Earth Day is Saturday, April 22, and the Perry...