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James (Jim) Barton Beckman, beloved father, son, brother and uncle, passed away Aug. 6, 2022, at the age of 75 after a battle with cancer. A funeral service will be held at the Grinnell Christian Church Wednesday, Aug. 10 at...
The 100+ People for Perry charity group will hold its third-quarter meeting Monday, Aug. 22 at 7 p.m. in the Spring Valley Ballroom of the Hotel Pattee. Since its founding, the group has committed $183,600 to 26 local nonprofit projects. The...
The Heartland Church of Christ is hosting a community-wide open house Sunday, Aug. 7 from 1-4 p.m. at the church at 14417 J Ave. in Perry. Visitors to the open house will get a look at the church’s gleaming new...
A Waukee woman was arrested Saturday afternoon after allegedly assaulting a Clive man in his home. Whitney Leigh Storjohann, 36, of 30 Northview Dr., Waukee, was charged with first-offense domestic abuse assault-bodily injury or mental illness. The incident began about 1:45...
The Perry Youth Football group hosted a Bluejay block party Saturday at First and Warford in downtown Perry. A donation to the youth sports program was rewarded with free ice cream, and visitors enjoyed grilled hot dogs and carnival games.
Warm summer weather greeted Perry-area youngsters and their elders Saturday at the sixth annual Perry Public Safety Day, staged in the parking lot at First Avenue and Iowa Highway 141. Demonstrations of life-saving gear used by police officers, firefighters and...
The National Weather Service office in Johnston has issued a heat advisory for the Perry area for Saturday from noon to 9 p.m., with heat index values expected to hit 110 degrees. Along with Dallas County, the heat advisory is...
The Rescue Dogs entertained in Pattee Park Friday evening at the season’s last Free Friday Fest, sponsored by the city of Perry, the Chamber of Commerce and various local businesses. The seven-piece Des Moines-based band played pop, blues and classic...
A new source for athleisure wear and comfort wear for women has opened in downtown Perry: Blonde Sisters Boutique at 1120 Second St. Jayde Stewart Fellom of Perry and Phoebe Stewart of Perry are the blonde sisters behind Blonde Sisters,...
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...