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An officer of the Perry Police responded to a report of a goat at large in the 2100 block of Third Street shortly before 10 p.m. Friday. The family who reported the rambling ruminant said they had been hearing the...
Some 25 Black Lives Matter supporters rallied at noon Tuesday on the east side of the Greene County Courthouse. Organizer Dale Hanaman of rural Rippey said it was the group's fifth meeting since the May 25 murder of George Floyd...
A West Des Moines man arrested July 2 on a West Des Moines Police Department has waived his right to a preliminary hearing and entered a plea of not guilty in Dallas County District Court to 10 counts of...
Weed whacking around the headstones at Violet Hill Cemetery has been sadly neglected in recent days, and the untidiness was brought to the attention of the Perry City Hall Tuesday by a concerned citizen. Brett Wuebker of Dallas Center sent...
A man was taken into custody by the Perry Police Department shortly after midnight Wednesday after he was reported to be bearing a firearm. No injuries were reported. The incident occurred in the 800 block of 18th Street about 12:15 a.m....
An SUV came to rest upside down on the Angus Curve about 6:15 a.m. Sunday. There were no injuries to the two occupants of the vehicle. The circumstances of the mishap are under investigation at this hour. The vehicle came to rest...
The much-anticipated results of the Perry Chamber of Commerce fireworks fundraiser, the Big Boom Bracket Battle Showdown, were revealed Friday afternoon in front of the Fareway store in downtown Perry and the winners were . . . tied. Finalists Eddie...
Reviving and energizing the downtown retailing sector was again the goal Tuesday of the Perry City Council, which ended its fiscal year by approving a public-private pilot program for the creation of up to four parklets and streateries on...
Having resurfaced First Avenue with hot-mix asphalt, workers with Des Moines Asphalt and Paving repainted the three-lane roadway this week. One of the crew members said the durability of the striping depends on the volume of traffic. He said three-...
A semi-tractor trailer traveling southbound in the 21500 block of U.S. Highway 169 (N Avenue) made an emergency stop shortly after 4 p.m. Tuesday after sustaining a flat tire. There were no injuries. The material hauler was able to pull off...