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People in hazardous-materials suits were seen inside the Casey's General Store in Woodward Wednesday night. The object of their activity is unknown at this hour. The Woodward Police Department has not replied to inquiries about the situation, but a customer of...
Libertarian zeal on the Dallas County Board of Health prevented the board's issuing a mandatory mask order at its Tuesday night meeting, and the board settled instead for a "statement" that "strongly recommends" the wearing of an "appropriate facial...
A silent sentinel stands watch over the Raccoon River valley at 150th Street and J Avenue (County Road P58) south of Perry. The watcher is a bald eagle, carved from a tree trunk, the handiwork of Des Moines artists Gary...
Generations come and go like leaves that fall from trees. For Generations Wealth Advisors of Perry, however, new growth recently appeared in a merger with Haaland Financial Services and a move to the Haaland offices at 1126 Second St. in...
Local philanthropist Juan "Karma" Meraz of Perry brought some early Thanksgiving joy to 10 Perry families this week when he distributed 10 gift cards of $100 each, redeemable at a local grocery store. Meraz brought good Thanksgiving karma to Des...
Ed Talone of Portsmouth, Ohio, has hiked more than 60,000 miles of trails in the U.S. and Canada in the course of a long hiking career, and Tuesday he passed through Perry along the Raccoon River Valley Trail. "Perry, Des...
The sale of the Rowley Masonic Community to the Perry Lutheran Homes moved closer to completion this week when the Perry City Council wrote off some outstanding Rowley debt to the city, and two of the Perry Lutheran Homes'...
WOODWARD, Iowa -- The Woodward-Granger community is shocked and saddened tonight after a second grader was killed in the vicinity of the Woodward-Granger High School about 3:45 p.m. Monday. According to a report released Monday night by the Iowa State...
WOODWARD, Iowa -- A juvenile male was run over by a vehicle in the parking lot of the Woodward-Granger High School about 3:45 p.m. Monday, according to law enforcement radio traffic. CPR is in progress, and a MercyOne air ambulance...
Perry endured its heaviest winds Sunday since the Aug. 10 derecho straight-line winds that caused vast damage to property in Perry. Several downtown facades saw their parts loosened in the gusts. Saturday's fair weather gave property owners a chance to improve...