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Jim Caufield

Jim Caufield
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Dawson Mayor Breanna Gonzalez is collecting signatures. Even though Dawson's population numbers a mere 139 souls, Gonzalez is looking to gather nearly 2,000 names on a petition calling for a special election to renew the town's local option sales...
The search for a new superintendent of schools to lead the Perry Community School District reaches a crucial stage this week, with six applicants for the position visiting Perry and answering questions for five separate interviewing committees. Interviews will alternate...
A car fire on County Road P58 shortly before 11 a.m. Sunday brought the Dallas County Sheriff's office and the Perry Volunteer Fire Department to the scene south of Perry and near the bridge over the North Raccoon River. Smoke...
Under the skilled eye of Ames printmaker Kat Silent Water, visitors to Friday evening's artist showcase at Betsy Peterson's Design could try their hands at linocut prints while admiring the artist's many images on paper and fabric. Silent Water is...
The Walking School Bus marched from the Perry High School victory bell at the stroke of 7:30 Friday morning, briskly led by Misty VonBehren from the Perry Public Library. Now in its third year, the Walking School Bus is a...
Dallas County Sheriff Chad Leonard has scheduled more than 100 meetings in his barnstorming campaign to inform voters about the need for a new Dallas County Law Enforcement Center. Leonard will give his presentation at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at...
On Tuesday a Dallas County jury convicted Carlos Hernandez-Ventura on three counts of first-degree murder in the deaths last year of Lourdes Leake, Melanie Barazza and Juan Jimenez, all of Perry. The jury deliberated for a little more than one...
Volunteer fire departments from Dallas Center, Adel and Minburn responded to a house fire at 301 Percival Ave. in Dallas Center Wednesday about 4 p.m. The cause of the fire in the four-bedroom house owned by James and Christine Dove is...
"Peter Pan," the spring Perry High School Drama Department's musical extravaganza, will be staged in the Perry Performing Arts Center Friday, March 31 at 6:30 p.m. and Saturday, April 1 at a 1 p.m. matinee and again at 6:30...
Dr. Randy McCaulley, a well known figure in the Perry community, will launch his Christian music ministry Sunday, April 2 at 6 p.m. at the Perry Bible Church on Iowa Highway 141 at 12th Street in Perry. McCaulley -- or...