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Jim Caufield

Jim Caufield
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Thanksgiving is hardly here, yet the holidays are well underway, beginning with this Saturday's Holiday Craft Show at the McCreary Community Building from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Shoppers will find handmade gifts to suit every taste, and vendors...
The Perry Area Food Pantry, currently in transition out of its shared location with the New Opportunities Dallas County Family Development Center, received an unlooked for shot in the arm Thursday in the form of a $1,000 grant from...
Nothing brings to mind memories of past autumns like the smell of burning leaves, but Perry residents are quickly running out of time for the open burning of yard waste materials because the window on open burning closes Sunday,...
The strong odor of hog manure greeted the 60 people arriving Monday night for a meeting at the Raccoon Valley Bank in Dallas Center. The stench seemed fitting because the meeting, called by the Dallas County Farmers and Neighbors...
DES MOINES -- A Humboldt man was shot and killed Saturday by an officer with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) "after expressing thoughts of suicide by cop to family members and stealing a motor vehicle," according to...
Volunteers from the Perry Lions Club and Perry Optimist International Club honored the nation's veterans Saturday by planting more than 250 U.S. flags in the Flags over Perry program. Led by Korean War veteran Don Strassburg of Perry, the Perry...
Another spiritual gift from the Art on the Prairie Committee saw the light Saturday night when the sculpture honoring notable Perry benefactor Roberta Green Ahmanson was dedicated. Perry Mayor Jay Pattee welcomed about 50 people to the ceremony and spoke...
The Raccoon Valley Bank bought the mortgages Friday on three Perry houses as part of the Greater Des Moines Habitat for Humanity Building Blocks Loan Sale Program. Tod Ellis, chief credit officer for the Raccoon Valley Bank in Perry, said...
https://youtu.be/5nX2bza5cXE A groundbreaking ceremony was held Thursday morning at the new $23 million Dallas County Law Enforcement Center at 25979 U.S. Highway 6 in the Ortonville area of Adel. With the massive earthmovers of McAninch Construction rolling in the background and...
A faulty nozzle on a gasoline pump at the Kum and Go at 1219 First Ave. caused a fuel spill about 8:30 p.m. Thursday and brought the Perry Volunteer Fire Department's hazmat team to the scene. According to an eyewitness...