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One person was transported to the Dallas County Hospital Monday night after a multi-vehicle crash that began when a car hit a deer on Iowa Highway 141 near Beaver Creek. The mishap occurred about 7 p.m. in the westbound lanes...
The Perry Volunteer Fire Department responded to a report of an electrical fire in the 1700 block of Warford Street shortly after 1 p.m. Monday. No injuries were reported. A caller said no smoke or flames were visible, but a strong...
Two SUVs collided at the intersection of two gravel roads south of Perry early Sunday afternoon. No injuries were reported. The crash was reported about 12:45 p.m. at the intersection of 190th Street and I Avenue. A Ford SUV sustained extensive front-end...
A New Year's omen appeared Friday when a fawn or juvenile deer appeared outside the walls of the Progressive Foundry in downtown Perry. The spindly legged ruminant stood between the factory and a semi-tractor trailer, looking lost and vulnerable in...
A Grimes man was arrested for drunk driving Friday night after he was involved in a fender bender near First Avenue and Park Street in Perry. Jared Robert Willson, 26, of 2213 N.E. Destination Circle, Grimes, was charged with first-offense...
The collision of a passenger car and pickup truck occurred about 8:30 p.m. Friday near the intersection of First Avenue and Park Street in Perry. No injuries were reported. Both vehicles came to rest pointing eastward on Park Street next to...
An Ankeny woman was making herself comfortable in the manager's trailer at the Perry Municipal Airport when the manager and his wife returned and found the unknown and unexpected intruder in their home. Jonathan and Gretchen Walter, managers of the...
The seven-member Dallas County Compensation Board held its annual meeting Dec. 22 and recommended giving raises to all of Dallas County's elected officeholders, including hefty 20% pay hikes for the county's auditor, recorder and treasurer. The compensation board's generosity also...
A pickup truck caught fire on the bypass in Perry Wednesday evening and brought a quick response from police and firefighters. No injuries were reported in the incident. Flames were visible underneath the vehicle when the fire was reported shortly before...
One person was transported with injuries from the scene of an accident Sunday night in rural Woodward. The accident occurred about 7:30 p.m., when a Chrysler Town and Country minivan left the roadway and entered the ditch at 130th Street...