Saturday, June 15, 2019


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Jim Caufield

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https://youtu.be/Gp6vctx_a2k A large number of residents and guests gathered at the Spring Valley campus of the Perry Lutheran Homes Friday afternoon to celebrate a donation given in honor of Betty Lou Schwarzkopf of Adel, who passed away in April, and...
Volunteers with the Dallas County Habitat for Humanity followed up on April's successful week-long Blitz Build with renewed efforts Friday morning on the new house at 1726 Eighth St. in Perry. Friday's labors focused on flooring for the Habitat house,...
A Dallas County District Court judge accepted a plea agreement last week after two mistrials in the case of an Elkhart man accused of raping the same juvenile female his son is now in prison for raping. Mark Gordon Parmenter,...
https://youtu.be/59BtQFjoTqM A fire in an outbuilding on an acreage near the Four Corners east of Perry brought firefighters from Bouton, Woodward, Minburn and Perry Thursday evening shortly before 6 p.m. Radio traffic indicated the building was not occupied, and there were...
https://youtu.be/m4f-ktx3rGw Back-to-back ribbon cuttings for the Spellman family of Perry brought a large crowd to Second Street Thursday morning as family, friends and Perry Chamber of Commerce members filled the street to help launch the latest two downtown Perry businesses. The...
Carla Raye Bousman, 63, of Perry, sentenced in April 2018 to 20 years in prison for her role in the starvation death of Sabrina Ray, is set to appear in Polk County District Court on a new charge of...
Beginning Tuesday, June 11 at 7 a.m., the 130th Street bridge west of Perry at the Raccoon River was closed to all traffic for bridge repair. The Dallas County Secondary Roads Department announced Wednesday the 1.29 mile stretch of roadway...
Muralist Shawn Palek, not resting on his laurels after the April completion of his Perry Perk mural, has started a new artwork in Perry, this time reproducing a 1953 Sinclair service station calendar on the backside of the Perry...
The Al Welsh Orchestra has announced it will change ownership effective July 1, but the big band standards and dance-hall favorites that have pleased audiences for more than 60 years will continue without missing a beat. Owner-trombonist Denny Anderson of...
A 17-year-old female was transported by air ambulance from the scene of the one-vehicle rollover accident Saturday night on Iowa Highway 141 west of Granger, and the puppy traveling with the girl remains missing Sunday. The Dallas County Sheriff's office...