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An organization needs to receive a periodic update on its health and functioning, and the Perry Kiwanis Club heard the results of its latest checkup at its Tuesday meeting. Nineteen-year Perry Kiwanian and 18-year Kiwanis Club Secretary Kendall Rathje dug...
The First United Methodist Church of Perry welcomed two young men from the Perry area into their membership April 23 in confirmation ceremonies. The Rev. Paul Burrow, pastor of the church, presided over the ceremony of welcome for Beau...
Summer is on its way, and the Perry Public Library will soon become a major focus of area youth. Perry Public Library Director Mary Murphy stopped by the weekly luncheon meeting of the Perry Kiwanis Club to discuss some...
Spring is the time of year for double headers, and the Perry Kiwanis Club hosted one at their regular weekly luncheon meeting held at the Hotel Pattee. The first speaker was Nebraska-Iowa District Kiwanis Club President Jim Dane. Dane hails...
Diversity and spirituality were the topics of discussion at the weekly meeting of the Perry Kiwanis Tuesday when Terry Wilkinson stopped by to discuss his role as chaplain at the local Tyson Fresh Meats plant located west of Perry. Wilkinson...
The tax season will soon be at an end. At the Tuesday meeting of the Perry Kiwanis Club, George Eldridge of the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program discussed this service for low-income and elderly taxpayers. Eldridge has been a volunteer...
Sept. 22, 2016, soon came. I got stuck at work. Nothing happened for three months until the one day I wanted to leave 5:30 p.m. I finally left at 6 p.m. and headed out to the show in Des Moines,...
In an article published here more than one year ago, you heard me mention seeing the Quebe (pronounced KWAY-bee) Sisters Band. This group seems is not very well known but one that I enjoy listening to. They specialize in the...
Hybrid corn was the topic of discussion at the Hotel Pattee for the weekly luncheon meeting of the Perry Kiwanis Club. David Thompson, national sales and marketing director for Stine Seed Co., presented a program on high-density corn. Thompson has...
Although Valentine's Day passed a couple of weeks ago, honey was still the topic of discussion at the weekly meeting of the Perry Kiwanis. Curt Bronnenberg of Spring Valley Honey Farms visited the club's lunchtime gathering to discuss raising...