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A house fire was reported west of Dallas Center Sunday morning, but the fire was controlled before it caused extensive damage. The Dallas Center Volunteer Fire Department was paged to 23602 River Heights Dr. shortly before 11 a.m. in response...
Fire was reported about 2:15 p.m. Tuesday at the Perry Hy-Vee at 1215 141st St.. The grocery store was evacuated as a precaution, and employees and customers were seen in the parking lot area outside the store. Smoke reportedly was visible...
A crime scene investigation is ongoing Tuesday morning at a property on County Road P58 south of Perry. The public is in no danger, according to a statement from the Dallas County Sheriff's office, which said it is not releasing...
The remodeling project at the Perry Public Library that started in July came to a formal conclusion Monday night, when the Perry City Council approved paying off the balance of the $310,715.91 contract to Earlham-based Blue Ribbon Builders LLC. The...
Jon Wilson of Perry, grand knight of the St. Patrick's Knights of Columbus St. Jude Council 1243, did not wear a Santa suit Monday, but he did bring Christmas joy to some of Perry's essential workers in the form...
The occupants of a Cadillac SUV fled after crashing the vehicle in Violet Hill Cemetery shortly before 9 p.m. Saturday. Officers of the Perry Police Department responded to the report of a wrecked vehicle, which was abandoned on Eighth Street...
The restrictions on large gatherings imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic have forced the cancellation of the annual Raccoon Valley Bank Business Holiday Open House, for many years a high point in the holiday season, but the bank has found...
Now in its 25th season of holiday helpfulness, the Christmas Food Basket program of the Dallas County Sheriff’s Benevolent Association (DCSBA) delivered an extra helping of food Thursday morning to some 100 families across Dallas County. The program is largely...
  Small town pageant queen Tiffany Hull of Perry pulled out a big win in November, when she represented Iowa at the National/International Pageant for Miss Nation Nationals in Orlando, Florida, and brought home with not just one international title...
Perry Middle School teacher Terra Webb was presented the Middle School Teacher of the Year Award for the 2020-2021 school year by Perry's Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2060 in a Dec. 7 ceremony. Webb, who was nominated for the...