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A winter weather advisory is in effect for the Perry area until 8 p.m. Tuesday as strong west to northwest winds develop behind a passing front Tuesday afternoon, according to the National Weather Service (NWS) offices in Johnston. Snow up...
To the editor: Nearly 24 years have passed since the Ahmansons reopened the refurbished hotel. It's been just over 14 years since the doors of the hotel were locked when Roberta bowed out. Since the end of 2006, the deep...
To the editor: When I was a college student, the most impressive thing that I ever learned was in a philosophy course. The professor told us that a philosopher by the name of Pierre Teilhard de Chardin was well known for...
To view a log of the calls for service, click here. January 18, 2021 No activity reported. *A criminal charge is merely an accusation, and the defendant is innocent until and unless proven guilty.
The 2021 Dallas County Foundation (DCF) grant application materials are now available online to prospective applicants, and the application deadline is Feb. 1. The DCF funds grant requests for projects that significantly impact the lives of Dallas County residents in the...
To the editor: I just received an email from Perry’s state senator, Jake Chapman of Adel. In it he shares “Opening Day Remarks” in the Iowa State Legislature. I was struck by the Iowa people to whom he chose to call...
A search of an Adel residence Sunday night led to the arrest of a Des Moines man on drug charges. Ted Raymond Smith, 58, of 100 N.W. 43rd St., Des Moines, was charged with controlled substance violation, failure to affix...
Three men from the Buffalo, N.Y., area were arrested Friday evening for allegedly possessing marijuana at a West Des Moines motel. Eamon Kenneth O'Brien, 18, of 8922 Old Post Road E., East Amherst, N.Y., was charged with first-offense possession of...
Marion "Van" Vanderlinden Jr., 90, of Perry was welcomed home to Heaven Jan. 16, 2021. Due to the pandemic, a memorial service is postponed until later. Marion Clifford Vanderlinden Jr. was born Feb. 26, 1930, in Oskaloosa, Iowa, to Marion...
To view a log of the calls for service, click here. January 14, 2021 Officers responded to a report of a domestic disturbance in the 2700 block of First Avenue. The dispute was verbal only, and the parties were advised...