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An Adel man was arrested Wednesday night after crashing a motorcycle while trying to outrun law enforcement and then trying to flee the crash scene on foot. Zachary Johnson, 21, of Adel was arrested June 13 about 7:45 p.m. by...
A net gain in public safety was made in downtown Perry Monday when the alleyway entrance to the Perry Perk coffeehouse at 1201 Warford St. received a concrete resurfacing. The ancient and narrow way between Second and Third streets had...
Summer construction is in full swing both in the Perry area and in remoter parts of Dallas County. ThePerryNews.com offers the following partial survey of ongoing building project in an effort to keep our readers informed and up to...
The city of Perry has issued the following reminders for Independence Day merrymakers regarding the city's fireworks regulations. For more information, see chapter 1125.940 of the Perry Code of Ordinances. The only time consumer fireworks may be used or discharged...
A pickup truck crashed through a gazebo shortly after midnight Sunday at Amy Gene Acres, a senior housing complex at 1107 Sugar Grove Ave. in Dallas Center. The gray GMC pickup took out three pillars on one side of the...
The closing day of the St. Patrick's Regina Guild rummage sale brought the $1-a-bag specials beloved by bargain hunters Saturday. Organizers said they hoped to break the $4,000 mark by the end of the sale at 2 p.m. Saturday, which...
The Blue Ribbon Bacon Festivals fifth annual Bacoon Ride rolled through Perry Saturday morning, with temperatures headed for the mid-90s causing extra caution to avoid heat-related illness. Riders into Perry were welcome to try some of Berkwood Farms' Applewood Cowboy...
Customers eager for the first crack at the city's supply of abandoned bicycles and other unclaimed items lined up shortly before 8 a.m. Saturday at the usual place for the annual sale, the Perry Marketplace at the Raccoon River...
Perry City Administrator Sven Peterson was finally able to test his bull-riding mettle Friday for the sake of the Raccoon River Valley Trail's Let’s Connect connector trail project. Peterson planned to put his bullriding skills to the test last fall,...
An obviously intoxicated man was arrested by officers of the Perry Police Department shortly after midnight Saturday morning outside a local tavern in Perry. Michael Thomas Sloss, 47, was plainly staggering when stopped by the three officers, who shone bright...