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Perry Police Department talk internet safety

On Saturday, Sept. 16, the Perry Police Department received a call pertaining an internet fraud at a local Perry business. The dispatcher was informed that the business answered a call from an alleged Microsoft worker and later their devise was hijacked. Perry Police Department Chief Eric Vaughn sai

THEPERRYCHIEF.COM - 2017-09-20 01:47:19

18th and North Street to receive additional street light

The Perry City Council approved the installation of a new street light at 18th and North street during the Monday, Sept. 18 meeting. The installment will be done by Alliant Energy. Following the completion of the North Street Project, council members previously discussed the addition of a new street

THEPERRYCHIEF.COM - 2017-09-20 02:21:42

Perry and Boone veterans recognized at "Armed Forces Night" football game

Before the players took to the field during the Perry v. Boone away game, veterans from both the Perry and Boone area were recognized in honor of "Armed Forces Night." Perry Veteran, John Powell, and Boone Veteran, Dick Thul were each given a game ball by Major General Timothy Orr before the start o

THEPERRYCHIEF.COM - 2017-09-18 15:17:09

Man charged with vehicular homicide, OWI in hit-and-run that killed motorcyclist

Hundreds die on Iowa's roadways every year. According to state records, 912 people died on Iowa's roads in 1970 - more than any other year in the state's history. Bill Petroski/The Register A man has been arrested in connection with a hit-and-run crash that killed a Des Moines motorcyclist last fal

DES MOINES REGISTER - 2017-09-20 14:03:40

Local talent on display at area cemetery

The Linn Cemetery south of Dayton is home to a brand new set of gates fabricated at Southeast Valley High School. Guided by teachers Mike Swieter and Steve Kehoe, the metals class assembled the gates according to a design drawn by designer Barnabas Lundberg of Boone. The project started when the Tru

OGDENREPORTER.COM - 2017-09-19 17:39:00

Getting a jump start on his new career

Writing a book was something the retired Army Lt. Col. put on his bucket list. He can now check it off that list. "The Hunt for Billy Jack has been getting good reviews. Three five-star reviews so far on Amazon," says author Brian Oeffner. Not bad for his first attempt at writing a book. A book si

OGDENREPORTER.COM - 2017-09-19 17:34:00

Funeral service for Norma Jean McDonald

Norma Jean McDonald, 91, of Boone, died Friday, September 15, 2017 at the Trinity Regional Medical Center in Fort Dodge. Funeral services will be Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at 12:00 p.m., at the Schroeder-Reimers Memorial Chapel at Sixth and Marshall. Burial will be in the Linwood Park Cemetery.

OGDENREPORTER.COM - 2017-09-19 17:48:00

Town of Ogden welcomes its new postmaster

Angela Sonksen has finally reached her goal. "Getting promoted to postmaster has been my goal ever since I started," said Ogden's new postmaster who took over duties in here Friday, Sept. 8. For the past 19 years she has worked for the U.S. Postal Service. Sonksen's first position with the postal s

OGDENREPORTER.COM - 2017-09-19 17:37:00

A-D-M School Board discusses ACT scores

The Adel-DeSoto-Minburn School Board held their monthly board meeting on Monday, Sept. 18. The board discussed the district's 2017 ACT scores and the continuation of construction to the concession stand at the stadium. A-D-M's Superintendent Greg Dufoe discussed the 2017 ACT scores with the board. I

ADELNEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 15:00:58

Waukee VFW announces essay contests

The Waukee Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 11517 and Auxiliary have the following essay contests for students. The students may be public, private, parochial or home schooled. The third grade essay theme is "I Love America Because--." 75 words and not less than 50. The fourth grade essay theme is "Why

ADELNEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 17:10:33

David Elliot wins write-in election to W-G School Board

On Friday, Sept. 15, Dallas County's Board of Supervisors met for the official readings of this year's school board election. Previously, a Write-In candidate was declared the candidate winner for Woodward-Granger's District 2 seat on the board. During the meeting, the write-in candidate was publicl

THEPERRYCHIEF.COM - 2017-09-18 17:35:33

Martti will improve communication at DCH

PERRY, IOWA - Dallas County Hospital is happy to announce our newest team member, Martti. Martti stands for My Accessible Real Time Trusted Interpreter working to improve the lines of communication between patients and providers. With over 230 languages, Martti will provide 24-hour video or audio re

THEPERRYCHIEF.COM - 2017-09-18 15:30:09

Annual Relay for Life to take place on Saturday, Sept. 23

The Dallas County Relay for Life will take place at the high school track on Saturday, Sept. 23 this year. The annual event has arranged its schedule to take place late afternoon as a way to keep both survivors and visitors cool during the marathon event. Relay walkers and supporters will now be abl

THEPERRYCHIEF.COM - 2017-09-18 02:47:05

Area students selected for the National Council on Youth Leadership

DES MOINES - More than 230 high school seniors from 24 area high schools were selected by their schools to attend the National Council on Youth Leadership's 25th annual Youth Salute on September 10-11, 2017, at Drake University. Over two days, participants heard from national and local speakers on s

THEPERRYCHIEF.COM - 2017-09-17 22:12:08

IFAA Scholarship Winner Named at Iowa State Fair

DES MOINES, IOWA - Danielle James of Minburn, Iowa was awarded the $5,000 Branstad - Reynolds Agriculture Scholarship by the Iowa Foundation for Agricultural Advancement (IFAA) during the Iowa State Fair Sale of Champions on Saturday, August 19, 2017. Danielle is the daughter of Mark and Tammy James

ADELNEWS.COM - 2017-09-18 06:01:00

Iowa trail to have lights turned off earlier due to noise

A trail bridge in central Iowa will go dark 90 minutes earlier in hopes of curbing loud noises and vandalism. Neighbors welcome the move but some cyclists are disappointed. The Boone County Conservation Board decided to start turning off the lights on the High Trestle Trail near Woodward at 10:30 p.

KCCI.COM - 2017-09-17 21:47:00

Penoach Winery holds annual Apple Festival

The annual "Apple Festival" was held at Penoach Vineyard and Winery at Adel on Saturday, Sept. 16 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The festival featured over 20 vendors, including live music, grilled foods, crafts and tractor rides. The event is one of the largest, according to co-owner Joanie Olson. "This is

ADELNEWS.COM - 2017-09-18 19:58:30

Crews Respond to Gas Leak on North Side of Metro

DES MOINES, Iowa -- MidAmerican Energy crews responded to a gas leak this afternoon. The intersection of Beaver and Douglas was shut down after the leak was discovered shortly after 4 p.m. The Des Moines Fire Department was also dispatched to the scene, where a gas main was hit by a construction cre

KDSM17.COM - 2017-09-18 12:04:31

EW Nutrition site facing storm water issues

At the last Adel City Council meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 12, the council discussed the issues EW Nutrition is facing with the storm water system at the site on which they are building their new facility. A letter from Ed Pelds of A. Leo Pelds Engineering Company alleges that the issue was caused by D

ADELNEWS.COM - 2017-09-18 17:11:37

Grimes man wins $25,000 Iowa Lottery prize

CLIVE - A Grimes man has claimed a $25,000 lottery prize. Terry Stubbs claimed the ninth of 29 top prizes of $25,000 available in the lottery's "Bonus Ball Bingo" scratch game. Stubbs bought his winning ticket at Price Chopper, 5440 NW 86th Street, in Johnston, and claimed his prize Wednesday at the

ADELNEWS.COM - 2017-09-17 22:03:45