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The Democratic leaders in the Iowa Legislators directed a letter to Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds Thursday, requesting the governor to issue a shelter-in-place order. Sen. Janet Petersen (D-Des Moines), Democratic leader in the Iowa Senate, and Iowa Rep. Todd Prichard...
The Perry Volunteer Fire Department responded when a house caught fire in rural Boone County Thursday morning. The occupants of the residence escaped unharmed, but a firefighter was treated at the scene for smoke inhalation by the Boone County EMS. The...
AUDUBON, Iowa -- Two Minnesota victims were killed Tuesday afternoon when their helicopter crashed and burned near the Audubon County-Guthrie County line, the Audubon County Sheriff's office announced Wednesday in a statement to the press. According to the statement, "an...
The Dallas County EMS crew held the first of its two drive-through information stations Tuesday afternoon in front of the old Shopko store in Perry. The drive-through info station provided a four-page brochure about COVID-19 from the Iowa Department of...
A driver suffered minor injuries Tuesday night when her vehicle became involved in barbed wire fencing along Iowa Highway 144 north of Perry. The incident occurred about 8:45 p.m. on 325th Street (Iowa Highway 144) just east of Clover Avenue...
A helicopter crashed and burned Tuesday afternoon near the Audubon County-Guthrie County line. No information is being released by the Audubon County Sheriff's office at this time regarding injuries or fatalities. The helicopter reportedly was on fire at the crash site,...
A shed was destroyed by fire late Monday night in rural northwest Dallas County. There were no injuries reported in the blaze at 10760 190th St. between Dawson and the Guthrie County town of Yale. The cause of the fire in...
The Roman poet Juvenal said, "You should pray for a healthy mind in a healthy body. Ask for a stout heart that has no fear of death." In an effort to keep Perry Community School District students healthy in body...
These scary times of the novel coronavirus are bringing out goodness in people all around us. In order to stop the infection, we have closed our public places. We have closed our businesses. We have closed our schools. We...
An SUV and a passenger van collided at the intersection of First and Willis avenues about 5:45 p.m. Friday, forcing the closure of the southbound lanes of Iowa Highway 144. Paramedics from the Dallas County EMS are examining the victims...