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A Perry man allegedly became aggressive on Second Street early Saturday after a downtown barkeeper refused to serve him. Patrick Dwayne Moore, 34, of 1415 Otley Ave., Perry, was charged with disorderly conduct-abusive epithet/threatening gesture. The incident began about 1:30 a.m....
Love conquers all. Brute force not so much. That was the moral pointed in Adel Friday by a Des Moines man who tried to crash his beloved's private party. Michael Ray McGlothlin II, 24, of 1112 Fremont St., Des Moines,...
From about Memorial Day through Labor Day, the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) conducts weekly monitoring of bacterial pollution in Iowa's 39 state park beaches. The DNR analyzes water samples from the beaches for certain one-celled microorganisms, known as...
Kent Mowrer, 52, of Madrid passed away Thursday, July 22, 2021, at the Mary Greeley Medical Center in Ames, Iowa. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, July 28 at 10:30 a.m. at the Perry Bible Church in Perry. Visitation will...
Starting Friday and lasting about one month, July 23, Quinlan Avenue (County Road R16) will be closed to through traffic between Iowa Highway 44 and County Road F31, the Dallas County Secondary Roads Department announced Friday. The 4.5-mile stretch is...
A Perry man is fighting one of the nation's deadliest wildfires, the Bootleg Fire in southern Oregon. Eli Saemisch of Perry, the son of Larry Saemisch and Ellie Bellon Saemisch, is among the small army of more than 2,200 firefighters...
The Raccoon River Valley Trail (RRVT) is one of only three rail-trails to be nominated this year for the Hall of Fame of the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy. Hall of Fame selection is done through a public vote which takes place...
An Adel man was arrested Thursday afternoon after allegedly striking another Adel man in the face "multiple times." Alexander Christopher Ramsell, 32, of 1219 Main St., Adel, was charged with assault causing bodily injury or mental illness. The incident began about...
To view a log of the calls for service, click here. July 22, 2021 No activity reported. *A criminal charge is merely an accusation, and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.
FORT DODGE, Iowa -- Melody Cook Marshall of Adel was inducted Thursday night into the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union Hall of Fame in ceremonies at the Harlan Rodgers Sports Complex here. Cook Marshall, a 1977 graduate of Adel-De...