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This week I met Alyssa Harland of Perry, a top sales director for Mary Kay inc., a privately owned dual-marketing and direct-sales company that sells cosmetics. According to Direct Selling News, Mary Kay was the sixth-largest direct-selling company in the world in 2011,...
By Michelle Reinig, Iowa Department of Natural Resources Park Manager Prairie Rose State Park, near Harlan, is welcoming some special visitors this week, and they are taking some of the parks’ land management issues into their own . . ....
To the editor: I am writing this because I am tired of the confinement stink. Three years ago, Kent Scheib built two massive hog confinements one mile southwest of my farm. The following year he wanted to build a third. The...
Editor's note: This is the first in an ongoing series of columns by Yeisha Sarceño, who writes about business and lifestyle matters. Yeisha lives in Perry and works as a studio photographer. Small business owners know the increasing importance of raising...
The city of Perry will collect household hazardous waste from 8 a.m. until noon Saturday, July 18 at the Perry Police and Perry Volunteer Fire Department parking lot at 908 Willis Ave. Items accepted include aerosol cleaners and paints, acids...
Perry's music venues radiated with summer heat this weekend, starting with Friday night's performance at the Hotel Pattee by award-winning country music singer-songwriter Hilary Scott. The Tennessee native performed a variety of songs from her three albums, including the...
The Perry-Area Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon-cutting event Thursday at KDLS radio in Perry to mark the station's new broadcasts in the FM mode. "We're very excited," said KDLS General Manager John McGee. The station's AM content will now...
The 2015 Dallas County Fair opened Wednesday and will continue through Sunday at the county fairgrounds in Adel. The full schedule of events is found at the Dallas County Fair website. ThePerryNews.com brings readers these opening-day glimpses into the varied...
Dallas County royalty was bestowed on two worthy women Wednesday evening when the Dallas County Fair Queen and Fair Princess received their titles and regalia. Emily Harney of Granger was crowned Fair Queen and Katelyn Wilderdyke was named Fair Princess...
To the editor: If we are going to have cleaner water and better swimming, boating and fishing in Iowa, we are going to have to pay for it. The Farm Bureau and its friends oppose all rules that would reduce the...