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A crowd of well wishers attended this morning's ribbon-cutting ceremony on the new addition to the Rowley memorial Masonic Community in Perry. Construction on the $20 million addition began in January 2014, and residents of the facility moved from the...
A visitation and a Celebration of Life Service will be held Saturday, March 21 at Murdock Funeral Home in Perry for Marvin Menz, 85, of Perry, who passed away Sunday, March 15, 2015 at his home. Visitation will begin at 1 p.m., with...
With mild weekend weather helping the cause, fundraising pancake breakfasts in Bouton and Perry attracted large crowds Saturday morning. The Bouton Betterment Committee served more than 350 people in three hours, according to committee member Linda Neville. "We call ourselves the...
2015 Severe Weather Awareness Week coming Lori A. Riley, communications supervisor with the Perry Police Department, has issued the following public service announcement: It’s that time of year again when the weather starts to warm up and the storm season approaches....
By Laura Stebbins, ThePerryNews Arts and Culture It might seem like a well-kept secret but with more than 2,000 works, Iowa State University has the largest campus public art collection in the nation.  This impressive and continually growing collection is...
The Perry chapter of the Optimist Club International hosted visitors from the Dallas County Auditor’s Office at last week’s meeting and learned about opportunities for election-day wage earning. Julia Helm and Kim Owen, county election officials, said about 200 people...
Last Saturday saw a lot of farm talk in the state’s capital city. Most of the major media attention focused on the presidential hopefuls at Bruce Rastetter’s Iowa Ag Summit, but no less important were opinions of speakers at...
By Laura Stebbins, Carnegie Library Museum Everyone loves a good crime story.  What about a crime story with links to Perry? In July 1933 the notorious Barrow Gang was involved in a shootout with a posse at the old Dexfield Amusement...
The Hotel Pattee in Perry will be the venue for the 2015 Bike Trail Tourism Conference, organizers announced today. The theme of the second-annual event, scheduled for Thursday, April 2, is "Creating New Opportunities on Our Recreational Trails." This...
Perry Hy-Vee General Manager Darin Schoop, right, presented a check Tuesday for $599.17 to Doug Latham principal of St. Patrick's School in Perry. The funds were raised in a two-day coupon giveaway and will be used toward a new...