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ANKENY, Iowa -- Two Perry students were among some 60 graduates who crossed the stage and received their diplomas in fall commencement ceremonies on the DMACC Ankeny campus. Lanie Fish of Perry earned a degree in DMACC’s Elementary Education Transfer...
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) voted Thursday to send the Respect for Marriage Act to President Biden’s desk. The landmark legislation takes key steps to defend marriage equality: it officially repeals the “Defense of Marriage Act” (DOMA),...
Visitation for Harriet Alice Lindsey, 74, of Jefferson will be held from 1-3 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 17 at the Hastings Funeral Home in Jefferson. Funeral services will begin at 3 p.m. also at the funeral home. Harriet died Dec....
Perry Economic Development Inc. (PEDI) held its annual meeting and banquet Monday night at the Hotel Pattee, highlighted by an award presented to Dan Spellman for his longstanding volunteer service to Perry Industries and by a keynote address by...
The Al Welsh Orchestra, a perennial Perry-area favorite, performed Sunday to about 40 receptive fans at the Perry Performing Arts Center. Founded in the early 1950s by Al Welsh, a music store owner from Webster City and one of Iowa’s...
To view a log of the calls for service, click here. Dec. 5, 2022 Collin Nardini of Granger was traveling on Iowa Highway 141 when his vehicle collided with a vehicle, driven by a minor. No injuries were reported. Damage...
Chad Hoffbeck, 84, of Perry passed away Sunday, Dec. 4, 2022, at the King's Garden Campus of the Perry Lutheran Homes in Perry, Iowa. Funeral services will be held Friday, Dec. 9 at 10:30 a.m. at the Christ Lutheran Church...
Randy Liggett, 63, of Perry passed away Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022, at his home in Perry, Iowa. His family will host a celebration of his life on Tuesday, Dec. 13, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the American Legion in...
The December meeting of the Perry Optimist Club was made all the more festive Wednesday night with the announcement that the club received a $2,000 donation from the First Interstate Bank in Perry. Optimist Club Secretary Rebecca Thoren of the...
The Perry Community School District's three registered nurses -- Jenny Lansing at Perry High School, Erin Finn at Perry Middle School and Melissa Hix at Perry Elementary School -- said Wednesday the school district is seeing an increase in illness in...