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Jim Caufield

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The annual Toys for Tots campaign in Perry is off to a good start, organizers said Saturday, but more donations are encouraged before the collection boxes are taken in on Dec. 3. "The people of Perry are always extremely generous...
Bargain hunters got a jump on their seasonal shopping Saturday at the Ben's Five and Dime Annual Holiday Open House, which lasts until 5 p.m. The doors opened at 9 a.m., and the aisles quickly filled with shoppers eager for...
The ladies of the St. Pat's Regina Guild drove a brisk trade at Saturday's Harvest Bake Sale at the Studio on Second at 1218 Second St., across the street from Ben's Five and Dime. The sale lasts until 2...
The horizontal panels forming the roof of the Perry Public Library solar carport were installed Thursday afternoon around dusk. Similar construction is underway in Caboose Park and north of the McCreary Community Building. Roof-mounted solar panels are also being placed...
Some 15 retired teachers of the Perry Community School District toured the newly remodeled Perry Middle School Wednesday, led by PCSD Superintendent Clark Wicks and PMS Principal Ned Menke and PMS Associate Principal Brandi Wendt. The pensioned pedagogues spent about...
A trailer full of demolition debris got stuck on a bridge Thursday afternoon after littering its way north out of Perry. No injuries were reported in the incident. The Perry Police Department responded about 1 p.m., when the trailer lost a...
Fifteen months after the devastating derecho wind storm blew through Perry, a pair of damaged storefronts in the 1100 block of Second Street were fitted for new windows this week. Display windows were installed in the ground-level commercial space of...
Workers began installing the solar panels Monday on the roof of the Perry Public Safety Building at 908 Willis Ave. About three-fourths of the roof surface of both the Perry Public Safety Building and the McCreary Community Building will eventually...
A controlled burn of a brush pile got out of hand south of town about noon Monday, igniting field stubble and bringing a response from the Perry Volunteer Fire Department. No injuries were reported in the incident at 15003 J...
U.S. Rep. Cindy Axne spent about 45 minutes Tuesday afternoon in a virtual meeting with some leaders of Perry's economy for a discussion of the federal infrastructure funds that are on their way to Perry. Joining the Congresswoman were Mayor...