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A Celebration of Life Service with Military Rites for Marvin W. Menz,  85, will be 5 p.m. Saturday, March 21 at Murdock Funeral Home in Perry. Pastor Kevin Vryhof from Care Services of Central Iowa Hospice will officiate. Visitation will begin...

Signs of spring

Spring-like weather came early to the Perry area this year, and nature was quick to respond. ThePerryNews.com Naturalist Ray Harden sends the following report from local birder John Bissell: Species county for Walnut Creek Wetland (go three miles west of Grimes...
Mackenzie Van Schuyver, 19, of Woodward died Monday, March 16, 2015. Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 21 at 1:30 p.m. at Carris Family Funeral Home in Perry. Visitation will be Friday, March 20 from 5-7 p.m. at Carris Family Funeral Home. Burial...
This public notification is being made to inform the members of the public that the following individual is registered with the Iowa Sex Offender Registry: Shane Tylor Smith 1206 Paul St., Apt. 1 Perry, Iowa 50220 Smith’s registration with the Iowa Sex Offender...
The High Trestle Trail and the Raccoon River Valley Trail have captured first and second place in the City View annual "Best Of" awards. According to Dallas County Conservation Director Mike Wallace, "The Dallas County Conservation Board owns and manages...
A crowd of well wishers attended this morning's ribbon-cutting ceremony on the new addition to the Rowley memorial Masonic Community in Perry. Construction on the $20 million addition began in January 2014, and residents of the facility moved from the...
A visitation and a Celebration of Life Service will be held Saturday, March 21 at Murdock Funeral Home in Perry for Marvin Menz, 85, of Perry, who passed away Sunday, March 15, 2015 at his home. Visitation will begin at 1 p.m., with...
With mild weekend weather helping the cause, fundraising pancake breakfasts in Bouton and Perry attracted large crowds Saturday morning. The Bouton Betterment Committee served more than 350 people in three hours, according to committee member Linda Neville. "We call ourselves the...
2015 Severe Weather Awareness Week coming Lori A. Riley, communications supervisor with the Perry Police Department, has issued the following public service announcement: It’s that time of year again when the weather starts to warm up and the storm season approaches....
By Laura Stebbins, ThePerryNews Arts and Culture It might seem like a well-kept secret but with more than 2,000 works, Iowa State University has the largest campus public art collection in the nation.  This impressive and continually growing collection is...