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Jim Caufield

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Monday's garbage collection was delayed for some Perry residents after a city-owned garbage truck was involved in a minor collision that put the truck out of service, but collections will resume Tuesday and continue with the regular schedule this...
At least one person was injured shortly before 1 p.m. Monday when the vehicle he was driving left the roadway of the eastbound lanes on Iowa Highway 141 on the U.S. Highway 169 overpass and rolled before coming to...
A chain reaction of colliding vehicles was set in motion Monday morning when a city-owned garbage truck struck a parked pickup truck on Sixth Street just south of Evelyn Street. There were no injuries in the mishap, which occurred about...
July 1, 2019 An officer assisted a Madrid resident in the 100 block of Peterson Parkway with clearing an old firearm that he had not touched in 15 years. An officer assisted a retail store Market with an insufficient-check...
A former Perry man was arrested in the parking lot of a West Des Moines motel Friday night after a West Des Moines Police Officer found him in possession of about one ounce of methamphetamine. Sean Robert Harrington, 25, of...
The oldest hangar at the Perry Municipal Airport, built in 1950, was carefully demolished and hauled away last week, the first step toward construction of a new 100' x 100' hangar on the same spot. The $815,000 contract for the...
Perry sesquicentennial celebrations brought joy to local history Saturday morning, with activities suitable for all ages and ranging from the serious to the silly. Activities continue Saturday night with four bands at the Triangle downtown and the Perry Lutheran Homes'...
Fire consumed a house south of Perry Saturday morning. There were no injuries in the blaze at 17376 K Trail. A 911 caller reported a fully engulfed structure about 5:15 a.m. By the time the Perry Volunteer Fire Department arrived on...
The Perry Municipal Airport was the site of festivities on day one of the Perry Sesquicentennial Celebrations Friday, with airplane rides all day and a free double-header concert in the evening. Sponsored by the city of Perry, the Perry Chamber...
From about Memorial Day through Labor Day, the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) conducts weekly monitoring of bacterial pollution in Iowa's 39 state park beaches. The DNR analyzes water samples from the beaches for certain one-celled microorganisms, known as...