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The man convicted last month on three counts of first-degree murder in the October 2016 deaths of three Perry residents was sentenced Friday to three consecutive life terms without the possibility of parole. Carlos Marlo Hernandez-Ventura, 25, received the maximum...
The annual Dallas County Foundation (DCF) awards banquet was held Tuesday night at La Poste in Perry, with 29 grant winners from across Dallas County gathering to receive funds totaling more than $133,000. The non-profit DCF formed in 2005 to...
Returning to Perry for a second annual performance, the choral group LYRA will be in concert Tuesday, April 25 at 7 p.m. in the Perry Performing Arts Center in the Perry Fine Arts concert series. LYRA's a capella program consists...
In order to promote the 2017 Earth Day Saturday, April 22, the Perry Hy-Vee has partnered with both the Perry Elementary School and the city of Perry in a series of activities called Earth Week April 17-22. Aiming to teach...
https://youtu.be/rVVtWQZfgn8 In an effort to increase people's understanding of the May 2 referendum on a new Dallas County Law Enforcement Center, Des Moines talk radio personalities Van Harden and Bonnie Lucas will be tossed into the county slammer Tuesday, April...
  A gala fundraising event, Breathing Life into the Future, will be held at the Hotel Pattee April 22 at 7 p.m. and hosted by the Charlie's Angels Team on behalf of 3-year-old Charlie Hugunin, daughter of Tim and Jenny...
Tyler Soll, Perry High School student and athlete, signed on Thursday morning to continue his football career at Dordt College in Sioux Center. Soll, a senior at PHS, is the son of Brandon and Kandi Soll of Perry. Dordt College is...
A passenger vehicle left the roadway in the 17100 block of Iowa Highway 141 west of Perry Thursday shortly before 4 p.m., careening down the steep ditch and coming to rest in a farm field on the north side...
Volunteers in the Perry Chamber of Commerce's annual fireworks fundraiser took to the field Thursday morning in support of the holiday spectacle. "There's lots of ways to donate to the Fourth of July fireworks drive," said Perry Chamber of Commerce...
The Dallas County Supervisors signed a proclamation Tuesday marking the annual recognition of National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week (NPSTW). NPSTW is held every year during the second week of April and is intended as a chance to recognize the public safety...