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Perry’s Academic Cultural and Enrichment Services (PACES) celebrated the annual nationwide Lights On After School celebration Thursday with a variety of activities at the Perry Elementary School and also marked 22 years of PACES' services to the Perry community. Longtime...
ADEL, Iowa -- The Perry Lutheran Homes Board of Directors hosted their third annual fundraising banquet Tuesday night at the Country Lane Lodge, with about 100 people sharing food and fellowship in support of the 65-year-old Perry elder-care business. A social...
Mike Fastenau, the city of Perry's community and economic development director since April 2019, announced his impending retirement Monday at the Perry City Council meeting. "My wife has been after me for a while to retire," Fastenau told the council,...
With deepest sorrow, we announce that Douglas L. Bingaman, 49, of Athens, Tennessee, passed away suddenly Aug. 28, 2021. He was a loving son, brother, father and friend to many. Doug will be missed daily by his father, Terry Bingaman; brother,...
A Woodward-Granger school bus filled with elementary school children left the roadway of Iowa Highway 210 Monday afternoon after the bus driver suffered a medical emergency, but no injuries were suffered by any students thanks to the driver's maintaining...
Construction continues this week on two of the more conspicuous solar installations in the city’s plan for 10 self-sustaining solar-powered buildings. In Wiese Park, workers are erected the support pillars for the series of solar canopies that will line the...
Construction of the connector trail bridge over Beaver Creek began this week with the erection of a large crane at the work site on 130th Street east of Perry. The one-mile stretch of 130th Street will be closed between L...
A woman was harmed near Fifth and Main streets in Woodward Sunday night when the vehicle she was pushing injured her, according to a report from a first responder. The injured person was transported to a Des Moines hospital by...
Students in Carla Wood's sixth grade class at the Perry Middle School received some hands-on experience of farming Thursday thanks to the Agriculture in the Classroom program, sponsored by the Dallas County Farm Bureau. Wood planned the afternoon event with...
Hay bales fell from a trailer in transport on Iowa Highway 141 near Willis Avenue Saturday afternoon, slowing traffic during reloading. No injuries were reported in the mishap. The Perry Police Department responded about 3 p.m. to provide traffic control while...