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Jim Caufield

Jim Caufield
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While Iowa's state-level lawmakers took the opportunity during the current legislative session to strip the state's public-sector unions of many of their bargaining rights and powers, at the level of county government proceeds much as usual, with employees from...
Perry's commercial classes gathered Tuesday night at La Poste for the annual Perry Chamber of Commerce awards banquet. About 100 members and guests mingled over cocktails and hors d'oeuvres and listened to the music of Blue Stem -- Shannon...
Palm Sunday was breezy for the Picket Fence Creamery's April event, the Sunday Sampler, and many of the usual vendors as well as a few new ones were displaying wholesome wares. With store shelves stocked with foods produced by more...
Considering that one-quarter of all Americans reads zero books from one year's end to the next, according to research, then reading reading 1,000 books before even starting kindergarten is no mean feat. And that is why the Perry Public Library...
Sunny and mild weather greeted the crowd at the Friends of Washington Township spring fundraising breakfast Saturday from 7:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. Breakfast fare included pancakes and eggs, biscuits and gravy, sausage and juice and coffee. Members of the class...
Freedom was the main course Saturday morning, with side dishes of pancakes and link sausages at the Freedom for Youth center's breakfast fundraiser at 1210 Second St. in Perry. Diana Yepez, site director at the Perry youth center, said turnout...
After 20 years behind the counter of the Bluejay Market in Perry, Bob Boyle -- Bluejay Bob as he is universally known -- is selling the business and retiring. The new owners of the convenience store at 2810 Willis Ave....
A Toyota pickup truck struck the north side of the Casey's General Store at 1308 First Ave. in Perry about 6:30 p.m. Saturday. Occupants of the vehicle said the accident was caused when the brakes failed. There were no injuries...
Small bales were fetching from $3 to $6 and large bales $50 to $80 Saturday afternoon at the weekly sale by BC Hay Auction at 18th Street and Willis Avenue, near the site of the old Perry Sales Pavilion. Linda...
https://youtu.be/4sAus_dHITk Sunny skies and 50-degree temperatures greeted runners and walkers Saturday morning in the third annual Dallas County Hospital and Live Healthy Iowa five-kilometer walk and run. About 60 entrants warmed up with DCH Public Relations Manager Macinzie McFarland, stretching legs...