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Two cars collided on Iowa highway 141 at 10th Street early Friday afternoon, sending at least one person to the nearby Dallas County Hospital. The crash occurred about 12:30 p.m.in the 1900 block of Iowa Highway 141. Both vehicles came to...
The Perry Police Department confirmed that an electrical power outage affected residents across the town Monday morning. Power was lost about 6:35 a.m. and restored about 7:30 a.m. The outage reportedly extended to Bayard, Bouton, Dawson, Jamaica, Yale and other...
MINBURN, Iowa -- The Minburn Volunteer Fire Department responded to a house fire early Saturday that largely destroyed the 132-year-old structure. No injuries were reported. The blaze at 501 Baker St. was reported about 1 a.m. in the two-story house, owned...
A pickup truck and an SUV collided in the intersection of Third and Estella streets in Perry about 4:30 p.m. Sunday. The Dallas County EMS is responding, and the Perry Police Department is investigating. A witness said the Ford pickup was...
Rodney Cromwell of Perry was honored as the 2022 Veterans of Foreign Wars National Firefighter of the Year in ceremonies held Friday in Des Moines. Lieutenant Cromwell, a 15-year veteran of the Perry Volunteer Fire Department, was joined at the...
Two motorcycles were involved in a collision south of Perry Sunday afternoon, leaving at least two people with injuries. The crash occurred about 3:45 p.m. in the 16700 block of J Avenue near the intersection of K Trail. The condition of...
The St. Pat's cinnamon rolls did not last long, and the ice cream and cookies sweetened the afternoon as Perry people turned out to show support for local law enforcement at Police Appreciation Day. A portion of the proceeds of...
A vehicle overturned in the eastbound lanes of Iowa Highway 141 Sunday night, skidding on its top to a stop and slowing traffic on the state highway. The condition of the occupants of the vehicle is unknown at this hour....
A poultry house burned down Friday evening on an acreage west of Perry when a controlled burn got out of control. No injuries were reported in the fire at 14394 150th St., which began about 7 p.m. on property owned by...
More charges were filed Tuesday afternoon against a Perry man who allegedly shot Perry Police Chief Eric Vaughn with a handgun Tuesday morning. Jeremiah Matthew Messner, 30, of 1319 W. Second St., Perry, was charged with attempted murder, going armed...