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The 12th annual Art on the Prairie marketplace and festival featured large crowds and cold temperatures Saturday and Sunday in Perry’s downtown business and cultural district. The annual event resumed its in-person format this year after the COVID-19 pandemic forced...
The connector trail bridge over Beaver Creek was put in place this week with the use of two large cranes at the work site on 130th Street east of Perry. The one-mile stretch of 130th Street has been closed for...
The Perry Volunteer Fire Department conducted a controlled burn Saturday morning on a 97-year-old house at 505 Second St. in Perry. The department rolled out its tankers, pumpers and aerial trucks for the exercise, which started about 7:30 a.m. The house...
  Thursday saw the 24th annual Veterans Day Assembly held in the Perry Performing Arts Center, with ceremonies beginning at 10 a.m. with the posting of the colors by the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2060. World War II veteran and...
The State Historical Society of Iowa's History on the Move bus is parked outside the Perry Public Library on Railroad Street and will receive visitors this weekend on the following schedule: Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday...
ADEL, Iowa -- The Dallas County Supervisors approved Tuesday a new map of their district based on data from the 2020 U.S. Census. The redistricting was accomplished by the Dallas County Temporary Redistricting Commission, which was formed by the supervisors...
An SUV and a passenger car collided at First and Willis avenues about 2 p.m. Wednesday, blocking traffic and prompting police and medical responses. At least one injury was reported, according to public safety radio traffic. The SUV sustained significant front-end...
Tuesday, Nov. 16 will mark the first anniversary of the death of Charlie Brewer, the 7-year-old Bouton boy who was tragically killed in an accident in the parking lot of the Woodward-Granger High School. In order to honor the memory...
Friday morning's crisp temperatures made way to the warmth of the Perry Perk coffeehouse, where Kin Finer celebrated his 83rd birthday in the company of his fellow members of the Society of Retired Experts (SORE) coffee group. Helping to mark...
The steel uprights now visible at several points around Perry mark the progress in construction of the system of solar panels that will soon power all city properties. The city parking lot at the northwest corner of First and Willis...