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His voice choking with sobs, Marc Ray, 43, of Perry pleaded guilty in Dallas County District Court Friday afternoon to the 2017 starvation death of his 16-year-old adoptive daughter, Sabrina Ray. Judge Terry R. Rickers accepted Ray's guilty plea for...
  The Iowa Department of Education (DOE) released new online reports Tuesday showing how public schools performed in a new accountability system, and the Perry Community School District (PCSD) met its targets and showed tremendous rates of growth in academic...
Demonstrating at the county level the principle that there are neither Obama judges nor Trump judges, incoming Dallas County Attorney Charles Sinnard has hired outgoing Dallas County Attorney Wayne Reisetter in the position of assistant county attorney. Sinnard, a Republican...
The Perry School Board voted Thursday to move ahead with a $6.5 million project to double the size of the Perry High School Industrial Technology Department and add a wrestling room on the north side of the 18th Street...
The sixth annual Perry High School Cookie Walk and PHS Iowa Jobs for America's Graduates (iJAG) Awareness Day drew a lot of customers to the PHS Commons for fresh-baked goodies Saturday morning. Holiday cookie lovers could choose from more than...
WAUKEE, Iowa -- Embattled Waukee Community School District Chief Operating Officer Eric Rose, 50, was arrested early Saturday after turning himself in at the Dallas County Jail in Adel. Rose was charged with two counts of soliciting a felony and one...
In a three-year tradition of the Perry Rotary Club, members of the local civic group rang the holiday bells for the Salvation Army Saturday morning at the Perry Hy-Vee. An innovation in this year's bell ringing saw the introduction of Frankie...
A provisional compromise was reached Thursday between the city of Woodward and a private landowner that will let the city build the crosstown leg of the HTT-RRVT connector-trail along the route preferred for safety. Details of the agreement were not...
More than 100 Woodward residents recently received letters from the city's compliance committee, warning them of violations of city ordinances -- from having junk in their yards  to vehicles parked on their grass -- and some residents pushed back...
Woodward Mayor Todd Folkerts, who was appointed to office in October, was reconfirmed as mayor Tuesday in the Woodward special election, and Kelly Kirts was elected to Folkerts' vacant seat on the Woodward City Council. Only 139 of the city's...