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https://youtu.be/HDOz4uCLFAg Perry High School 2020 Homecoming Queen Cindy Truong and Homecoming King Jayson Chavez were crowned Friday in ceremonies at Dewey Field prior to the Bluejays' contest against the Winterset Huskies. Queen Cindy is the daughter of Maya Truong and Hoa...
Repairs were underway Saturday on the facade of the old McDonald's Drug Store at 1110 Second St. in downtown Perry, with workers removing the plywood front to reveal the old sign. The two-story, 8,000-square-foot building was built in 1900 and...
After four months of delay, the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) gave the go ahead this week to the Dallas County Department of Public Health to release zip-code-level data on SARS-CoV-2 cases in Dallas County. Back in May, when...
Road construction is almost finished on the extension of 28th Street northward to McKinley Street, including a sewer connection to the Perrywood Apartments project. The Perry City Council let a $225,000 contract in May to the Slater-based Absolute Group for...
All students in the Perry schools will enjoy free breakfasts and lunches through the end of the year because the district is participating in the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) plan for extending the summer program of free meals. Perry...
If the Perry School Board harbored any doubts about whether the district's faculty and staff were earning their wages this year, those thoughts were expelled Monday night, when the board learned how far above and beyond the call of...
ADEL, Iowa -- About 50 people attended the 1:45 p.m. ribbon cutting Sunday at the new Dallas County Law Enforcement Center at 25979 U.S. Highway 6 in the Ortonville area of Adel -- also known as the Dallas County...
Republican candidate for Congress David Young of Van Meter brought his election campaign to Perry Saturday afternoon, meeting for about an hour with half-a-dozen local supporters in Wiese Park. Young, fresh from a meeting with the Downtown Community Alliance at...
Volunteers with the Perry Firefighters Association served some 200 meals Friday in a two-hour fundraiser honoring the fallen victims of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. Hamburgers, hot dogs and prime rib sandwiches were complemented by chips and drinks in...
Four great givers in Perry were recognized this week for their unselfish dedication to the community during the novel coronavirus global pandemic with a plaque and cash award in the Great Western Bank Great Gifts of Gratitude program. The one-time...