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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...
Mass of the Christian Burial will be 11 a.m. Thursday, March 12 at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Perry for Kenneth William “Bill” Graney,  90, of Perry, Iowa. Father Paul Nguyen will officiate, with Chuck Schott as the musician. Burial...
Perry Fine Arts has announced the first of two concerts scheduled in April. Leading off its April lineup is Cantemus, the middle-school choir of the Heartland Youth Choir (HYC) organization, which will perform in concert on Monday April 13 at...
Glenda Jurgensen, 72, of Guthrie Center and formerly of Rippey died Monday, March 9, 2015 at the New Homestead in Guthrie Center. Graveside services will be held 11 a.m. Friday, March 13 in the Rippey Cemetery. Memorials may be left at the...
Hastings Funeral Home in Perry is in charge of arrangements for Annie Mickelson, 87, of Perry. Annie died March 9, 2015 at Mercy Hospice in Johnston. Services will be 1 p.m. Thursday, March 12 at Hastings Funeral Home in...
February and March are number-crunching months for Iowa’s cities, towns and county governments. The Perry City Council, marking the three-quarter point in its 2015 budget, this week approved a balanced budget for fiscal year 2016 and also received a...
The Woodward Academy Knights will play in State Quarter Finals basketball action next week, but one of their number, Dontre English, became a winner this week when he was named the Hy-Vee Horizon Athlete of the Week. English, 17, a...