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A bright and blustery day greeted the Perry Chamber of Commerce's ribbon-cutting ceremony Tuesday morning at the Eden Acres campus of the Perry Lutheran Homes, where residents began receiving in-person visits March 1. The Rev. Max Philips, chief executive officer...
A new business has opened in Perry now that RS Trailer Supply is up and running in the old Asgrow building at 235 Willis Ave., distributing wholesale trailer parts to trucking companies across the Midwest. Stan Keller, co-owner with Ray...
The Bouton and Woodward fire departments responded Sunday night to a report of a possible fire or chemical leak in the vicinity of the Four Corners at Iowa Highway 141 and U.S. Highway 169. The agencies responded about 7:45 p.m.,...
Two victims were transported with injuries Saturday night from the scene of a two-vehicle collision at Iowa Highway 44 and W Avenue (Alice's Road), according to a witness at the scene of the incident. The collision occurred about 7:45 p.m....
Law enforcement has closed the eastbound lanes of Iowa Highway 44 Saturday night after a two-vehicle accident with injuries. The collision occurred about 7:45 p.m. on Iowa Highway 44 at W Avenue in rural Dallas County West of Grimes. Three ambulances...
A two-vehicle collision in the 700 block of First Avenue was a learning experience for at least one of the drivers, who was behind the wheel of a Street Smarts driver's education car. No injuries were reported in the accident,...
On Monday the Perry City Council denied a liquor license renewal application for the Dollar General store at 705 First Ave. due to violations of the city fire codeĀ  -- blocked aisles and blocked emergency exits -- observed by...
To the editor: It has been a bit over a year since the COVID-19 pandemic hit the United States. Sadly, over 500,000 of our fellow Americans have died due to this virus. The arrival of the COVID vaccines has started...
A two-vehicle collision slowed traffic on Iowa Highway 141 near the Perry Burger King Wednesday evening. No injuries were reported. The collision occurred shortly before 7 p.m. in the 1300 block of 141st Street and involved a Kia and a Subaru,...
Iowa House of Representatives lawmaker and Waterloo native Rep. Ras Smith brought his campaign for workers' rights to Perry Friday morning, sharing experiences of the virus outbreak at the Tyson Foods Inc. factory in Waterloo that chimed with similar...