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Jim Caufield

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The 2019 Dallas County Fair opened Wednesday and runs through Sunday with its usual dizzying variety of shows, acts, food and fun for all ages. Livestock shows by the Dallas County 4-H groups and Future Farmers of America drew appreciative...
Perry Water Works Superintendent Matt Holmes attended his first meeting Thursday of the Perry Water Works Board of Trustees since assuming the top job in the city's water department. Holmes now occupies the spot held since 2010 by Hank Schmidt,...
A planned expansion of the Progressive Foundry in downtown Perry could see the city close Second Street between Bateman and Rawson streets and the foundry erect a 14,000-square-foot building on the site in a bid to boost production and...
A Woodward man who briefly went missing in mid-June and was later arrested on a charge of third-degree theft is back in police custody Wednesday after allegedly assaulting Adel police officers. Nicholas Keith Clayton, 29, of Woodward was arrested by...
An Adel man is in the Dallas County Jail Wednesday due to his love of water sports. Nicholas Andrew Wallace, 21, was arrested by officers of the Adel Police Department on warrants for failure to appear last September to face...
DES MOINES, Iowa -- The Enhance Iowa Board announced Wednesday its award of a $500,000 Community Attraction and Tourism (CAT) grant toward the MidAmerican Energy Co. RecPlex project in West Des Moines. The $33.5 million RecPlex project includes construction of a...
One person was hospitalized and two were cited in the multi-vehicle collision Tuesday evening on Iowa Highway 141 just west of the Raccoon River bridge near Perry. The incident involved four vehicles, and two rear-end collisions preceded a head-on collision,...
Mouth-watering Salvadoran food is back on the block with the opening of Avilene's at 1228 Second St. Maria Jurado is the owner and operator of the restaurant, serving tacos, pupusas and the full range of Salvadoran delicacies. Fresh baked goods are...
DES MOINES, Iowa -- The Perry Municipal Airport is one of three Iowa airports to win approval for grant funding through the federal Airport Improvement Program (AIP), the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has announced. Perry's $1.5 million in AIP funds...
A three-vehicle, head-on collision blocked traffic for about one hour on Iowa Highway 141 just west of the Raccoon River bridge Tuesday evening. The number and extent of injuries, if any, are unknown at this hour. The collision, reported about 6:15...