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A Minburn man was arrested early Sunday after the pickup truck he was allegedly driving crashed into timber in Minburn. Jacob Ryan Scherer, 28, of 724 Walnut St., Minburn, was charged with first-offense OWI. The incident began about 1 a.m. Sunday,...
A man was injured early Sunday when the pickup truck in which he was a passenger left the roadway on Minburn's east side and crashed into timber. The 28-year-old Minburn man was treated at the scene for a facial wound...
A pickup truck collided with a passenger minivan on Iowa Highway 141 at H Avenue about 5 p.m. Saturday. Minor injuries were reported, and the Dallas County EMS treated the injured at the scene. Both vehicles came to rest in the...
The third week in March is expected to see the opening of the Dollar Tree discount store at 628 First Ave. in Perry. Kayleigh Painter, manager of investor and media relations for Dollar Tree Inc., said the  12,000-square-foot store will...
The COVID-19 pandemic has delayed for a year the opening of Perry's newest convenience store, the JMC Supermarket at 605 First Ave., but the site is now on track for a late March or early April opening. Manoj Adhikari, owner...
Perry Middle School seventh grader Gustavo Barron Drahos sank a half-court buzzer beater Thursday night in the Bluejay's game at ADM Middle School. Barron Drahos' clutch shot came at the end of the third quarter in the contest that Perry...
Perry Little League will open for registration Thursday at 6 p.m. at the McCreary Community Building, 1800 Pattee St. Baseball programs include Tee Ball, Rookies, Minors, Majors and Juniors. The registration fee is $50. Volunteer opportunities are also available. For more...
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) hosted a virtual roundtable Wednesday afternoon with Small Business Administration (SBA) District Director Jayne Armstrong and some 20 black business owners and nonprofit directors from Iowa’s Third Congressional District. The hour-long roundtable...
For the second time in a month, a hydraulic-fluid fire at Osmundson Manufacturing west of Perry caused an evacuation of the factory. No injuries were reported in the blaze, which occurred about 1:15 p.m. "A hydraulic line fitting on the top...
Perry-centered career fair, sponsored by Perry Economic Development Inc. (PEDI) and DMACC Perry, brought together half-a-dozen local employers with a good turnout of job seekers and potential recruits Thursday at the Hotel Pattee. The fair continues Saturday from 10 a.m....