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Larry and Diana Carpenter of Perry, owners of Mid-Am Textiles at 809 Railroad St. in downtown Perry, abated their nuisance Tuesday by having a five-foot-wide swath cut from the concrete pad backing their property. The concrete was removed as part...
U.S. Highway 169 is now open between U.S. Highway 6 and U.S. Highway 30. Flood waters that closed the highway at the Raccoon River Bridge in Adel have receded, a Dallas County Sheriff's office spokesperson said Sunday afternoon. According to the...
The Al Welsh Orchestra filled the Perry Performing Arts Center Sunday with their big-band sounds for an appreciative audience of about 75. Drawing on their library of more than 700 works, the orchestra played an eclectic mixture of songs, moving seamlessly from...
First rain, then sleet and then snow fell on the Perry area Sunday, with trees and lawns receiving a light dusting of the winter whiteness. Readers are reminded that the National Weather Service (NWS) in Des Moines has issued a...
A vehicle fire was reported shortly before 7 p.m. Saturday at the Motor Kars dealership at 715 First Ave. The owner of the vehicle was able to put out the fire prior to the arrival of officers of the Perry...
Local favorites the Al Welsh Orchestra will bring their trademark brand of toe-tapping swing music and big-band standards to the Perry Performing Arts Center Sunday, Oct. 14 at 2 p.m. Since the mid-1950s, the Al Welsh Orchestra has been a...
With a message of empowerment for voters and business owners, Deidre DeJear of Des Moines, Democrat candidate for Iowa Secretary of State, met about 25 Perry-area voters Thursday evening in a meet and greet at La Poste. “The only thing...
Recent heavy rains have forced the closure of U.S. Highway 169 to through traffic south of Iowa Highway 44 and north of U.S. Highway 6 as the Raccoon River reaches flood stage. The flood warning issued Monday by the National...
The Cindy Axne Congressional campaign rolled through Dallas Center Tuesday and stopped for a midday meal with the Dallas Center Rotary Club. Axne, a Democrat from West Des Moines, is running for Iowa's third Congressional district seat in the U.S....
Todd Folkerts became Woodward's third mayor in four weeks Monday night when he received the gavel from Woodward Mayor Pro Tem Dave Luke, who filled the mayoral role since the Sept. 10 resignation of former Woodward Mayor Brian Devick. Devick...