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Emerald Ash Borer lands in Dallas County

Apr 23, 2015 1:17pm

The Emerald Ash Borer has landed in Dallas County. That’s what George Warford, Dallas County forester said about the penny-sized, ash-eating beetle.

Last week it was confirmed the EAB landed...

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Jerome Hill, Perry Police Department

Police use cell phones, computers to help solve cases, police trained to protect parents, kids against cyber crimes

Mar 06, 2015 10:00am

The Perry Police Department is trained to protect citizens from cyber crimes and also use technology as evidence.

Ten years ago computer crimes started coming to the forefront.


Sheriff’s Reports 3-6

Mar 06, 2015 10:00am

February 23, 2015

John Logan Buck, age 45 of 1005 Maple St., Dallas Center was arrested in the 26000 block of 250th for OWI.

February 24, 2015

Christopher Michael Putney, age 42...

AG’s office: Be wary of Grandparent Scam

Mar 06, 2015 10:00am

It’s one of the most heartbreaking scams that Iowans report to the Consumer Protection Division.

A criminal exploits an elderly person’s unwavering love, caring and instinct to help a...

Members of the Dallas County Hospital Foundation Board, Tray Wade, Chad Hoffbeck and Donna Emmert, DCH Nutritional Services Manager Sara Ostrander, Christie Creighton, Michelle Cassabaum and Amy Nath, Dallas County Hospital Foundation Board Members.

Dallas County Hospital Takes Advantage of Latest Cooking Technology

Mar 06, 2015 10:00am

With the recent installation of a combination oven (combi-oven), Dallas County Hospital is taking advantage of the latest in cooking technology to prepare food that not only tastes better, but is...

Mayor Pattee, county leaders discuss local option sale tax

Mar 06, 2015 10:00am

The Mayor of Perry talked local option sales tax with the other county leaders.

Mayor Jay Pattee said local option sales tax has been an ongoing discussion at the Dallas County mayors...

County roads will get realigned near Minburn

Mar 06, 2015 10:00am

Curvy roads will get straightened in Dallas County.

The Board of Supervisors approved a project to realign F31/195th Street at South Avenue during their meeting Tuesday.

Jim George,...

Class offered to make authentic Latin American food

Mar 06, 2015 10:00am

Locals can learn how to make authentic enchiladas.

The Cooking with Hispanics United of Perry (HUP) will offer a class to teach people how to make authentic enchiladas.

Rosa Gonzalez,...

Perry Pets: Murphy

Mar 06, 2015 10:00am

A man brings his rescued dog to his local shop to help it get used to people.

Lee Coons, owner of Racoon Valley Bicycle Co., 1118 Willis Ave.,...

Area students bring Robin Hood, Alice in Wonderland to the stage

Mar 06, 2015 10:00am

You know their names – Robin Hood, Lady Marian, and the dastardly Sheriff of Nottingham – but you had no idea they were this funny.

On March 13, 14 and 20, the merry adventures of Sherwood...

Courthouse rennovations in progress

Feb 27, 2015 10:00am

The fourth floor of the Dallas County will be transformed.

Eric Rose, Dallas County Courthouse facilities manager, said the fourth floor courtroom, an area formerly used for storage and as a...

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