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Jim Caufield

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The Tin Pig Tavern opened Monday at 1203 Second St. in downtown Perry after about 18 months of diligent restoration and remodeling of the historic Gamble Block by owner J. R. Sheffer of Indianola and his family. The spacious interior...
The eagle flies on Sunday for Slater artist Shawn Palek, who began work at the start of the week on a patriotic mural in the Josh Davis Memorial Plaza in downtown Perry. The plaza was dedicated in November 2010 to...
Lowering gray clouds made a fitting scene Saturday for the solemn dedication of the Dallas County Freedom Rock in Minburn. About 175 people attended the ceremonial dedication of the rock, which was sponsored by the American Legion Osborne Post 99...
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Charges are still pending in the Thursday night shoot out in Stuart that left three law enforcement officers and the suspected shooter with gunshot wounds. The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation's (DCI) Major Crimes Unit released...
A dispute ensued Thursday night after two vehicles collided in the parking lot of the Crooked Rail tavern at 1010 Second St. in downtown Perry. No injuries were reported in the incident, which is under investigation by officers of the...
The Dallas County Hospital hosted its annual Senior Expo from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, with more than 25 vendors of senior services on hand with information, advice -- and Halloween candy! Older adults are the fastest growing market...
The Woodward City Council accepted the resignation Monday night of Woodward Police Chief Joseph Cox. Cox will assume a new position with the Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals (DIA) starting Friday, Oct. 18. Woodward's police chief since 2014, Cox...
  The interior has been largely gutted, and new fixtures are being installed this week as part of the extensive remodeling at the Circle K convenience store on Iowa Highway 141 on Perry's south side. The former Kum and Go store...
Work began Monday morning on the $281,000 replacement of the heating and cooling systems in the 36-year-old McCreary Community Building when workers with the Baker Group disconnected one of the two boilers prior to its removal. The MCB's only functioning...
The Dallas County Board of Supervisors gave provisional approval last month to a plan by the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship (IDALS) and the Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) Agribusiness Program to construct a five-acre wetland...