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MARION, Iowa -- The Marion Police Department issued an endangered person advisory Tuesday for an elderly Marion man last seen 10 days ago. Theodore “Ted” Wolf, 83, of Marion has been missing since Jan. 16. According to the advisory, Wolf...
The mayor of Washington, Iowa, was arrested Tuesday for allegedly groping and kissing a man at a bar. Jaron Price Rosien, 38, of 829 S. Iowa Ave., Washington, was charged with third-degree sexual abuse. The alleged sexual assault took place in...
Services for Steven Carnahan, 67, of Perry will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, Jan. 30 at Murdock Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 3-5 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 29 at the funeral home. Steve passed away Saturday, Jan. 21, 2023, at the...
The Perry Volunteer Fire Department responded to a house fire at 1717 Seventh St. shortly before 4 p.m. Tuesday and quickly brought the fire under control. No injuries were reported, and at least one house pet was rescued alive by...
To view a log of the calls for service, click here. Jan. 23, 2023 Keyaira Jones, 19, of 1170 13th St., Des Moines, was arrested on a warrant for probation violation. Shawn Dillinger, 48, of 2202 Evelyn St., Perry, was...
Services are pending for Steven Carnahan, 67, of Perry. Steve passed away Saturday, Jan. 21, 2023, at the MercyOne Medical Center in Des Moines, Iowa. The Murdock Funeral Home in Perry is in charge of arrangements.
A Dexter woman was arrested Sunday after allegedly assaulting a Dexter man in the home. Holly Ann Russell, 38, of 322 Barton St., Dexter, was charged with first-offense domestic abuse assault-bodily injury or mental illness. The incident began about 5 p.m....
Funeral services Clara Maxine Topping, 92, of Urbandale and formerly of Perry will be held Saturday, Jan. 28 at 10 a.m. at the Carris Family Funeral Home and Cremation Care in Perry, with visitation beginning at 9 a.m. until...
Vincent D. Woods, 64, of West Des Moines passed away unexpectedly Jan. 20, 2023. Vince was born April 27, 1958, in Des Moines, Iowa, the son of Doyle Woods and Roxanna (Fredrickson) Woods. Vincent is survived by his mother, Roxanna; brother,...
To the editor: My name is Clark Wicks, superintendent of the Perry Community School District, and I am proud to have served students at five different public schools for the past 44 years. All of my own kids graduated from...