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Jim Caufield

Jim Caufield
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The last of Perry's seven former electricity substations was demolished this week, marking the end of a two-year Alliant Energy project to rewire Perry. Mike Ryan, traveling substation foreman with Alliant Energy, led the dismantling crew at the substation at...
Forty fortunate diners shared a three-course meal and a historical program Thursday at a Hometown Heritage fundraiser called, Night at the Carnegie, and the demand for the $50 tickets outpaced the supply. "We had to turn people away," said Hometown...
The sole occupant of a house at 502 Cedar Ave. in Woodward escaped unharmed late Wednesday when a fire broke out inside the one-story structure. The fire was reported shortly before midnight. The cause of the blaze is under investigation at...
Editor's note: The following address was delivered by Neil D. Hamilton, director of the Agricultural Law Center and holder of the Dwight D. Opperman Chair of Law at Drake University, at the Sept. 21 symposium, "Challenges to Providing Safe...
Mighty Earth, a coalition of some 20 groups representing business, agricultural and environmental communities around Iowa, released a letter Wednesday sent to Tyson Foods CEO Tom Hayes. The letter asked Hayes "to fulfill his sustainability promises by adopting specific...
Two passenger vehicles collided Tuesday about 3:30 p.m. near the intersection of Third Street and Otley Avenue in downtown Perry, causing damage to the vehicles but leaving their occupants unharmed. The Perry Police Department responded to the incident. The cause of...
A fresh crop of students in the Chinese Association of Iowa visited Adel recently as part of the association's annual two-week sojourn in the U.S. The two dozen young people started their tour of the departments of county government...
Walking tacos were the centerpiece of the recent Pearl Valley Rehabilitation Center rummage sale fundraiser, with visitors munching the spicey sacksful while browsing the varied goods. Pearl Valley Activities Coordinator Mary Means received help from July McLeod, Megan Bishop, Peggy...
Officers of the Perry Police Department stopped and questioned half-a-dozen juvenile males Friday about 7 p.m. after the youths were observed stashing a black backpack in a beanfield near 16th and North streets in Perry. Following a brief investigation, a...
The latest milestone in Perry's flourishing housing market was reached Tuesday when the Perry Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting for two new spec houses in the Sunflower Flats development north of the Perry Elementary School. "This is a...