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  • Feature News A One-Vehicle Rollover Accident Sends Two To A Hospital Near Jefferson

    A One-Vehicle Rollover Accident Sends Two To A Hospital Near Jefferson

    A one-vehicle rollover accident sends two people to a hospital in Jefferson. According to the Greene County Sheriff’s office at 8:54 this morning, deputies, Greene County Emergency Medical Services, Jefferson Fire and Police departments and the Iowa State Patrol responded to a one-vehicle rollover accident on Lincoln Way just east of Jefferson. Iowa State Trooper Jeff Cunningham tells Raccoon Valley Radio that the driver of a Chevrolet 1500 pickup truck was heading west on Lincoln Way and it appears that [...]

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  • Feature News Perry Man Arrested After Refusing to Stop for Police

    Perry Man Arrested After Refusing to Stop for Police

    A Perry man was arrested on several charges early Monday after failing to stop for police. According to the Perry Police Department, officers attempted to pull over 38 year-old Scott Charles Hilsenbeck at the intersection of 10th Street and Highway 141 shortly before 2:30am Monday.  Hilsenbeck refused to stop and a pursuit ensued, eventually ending at 14th and Taft Streets. The suspect is charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, his third offense of possession of marijuana, operating while intoxicated – [...]

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  • Feature News Dallas County Supervisors Continue Budget Workshops, Regular Meeting Tomorrow

    Dallas County Supervisors Continue Budget Workshops, Regular Meeting Tomorrow

    The Dallas County Board of Supervisors continue their budget workshops Monday. On the agenda is the Emergency Medical Services department at 8am, followed by the county budget and department 99 at 9:00 and operations administration and facilities at 10. They will then meet in regular session Tuesday morning. Items on the agenda include acceptance of a traffic safety improvement grant, consideration of a vehicle purchase request for the sheriff’s office and consideration of a one-time maintenance and checkup agreement for [...]

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  • Feature News Dry Weather Continues in the Raccoon River Valley

    Dry Weather Continues in the Raccoon River Valley

    While January started with above normal amounts of snow, it has been mostly dry the last couple weeks. According to the National Weather Service, Guthrie Center and Jefferson received just trace amounts of precipitation this week, while no snow or rain was recorded in Perry. That leaves Perry’s total for the month at 0.36 inches so far, Jefferson has received 0.28 inches and Guthrie Center has seen just 0.22 inches. Normal monthly totals for the local area range between 0.82 [...]

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  • Feature News Accident In Paton Sends One Person To A Hospital

    Accident In Paton Sends One Person To A Hospital

    An accident at the John Deere plant in Paton sends one person to a hospital with injuries. At 11:16 this morning, the Greene County Sheriff’s office, Greene County Emergency Medical Services and Grand Junction Fire and Rescue all responded to an accident at the manufacturing facility east of Paton. Greene County Deputy Dave Kersey tells Raccoon Valley Radio that an employee was pinched between two pieces of machinery inside the facility.  When he arrived on scene, the individual was released [...]

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  • Feature News Perry’s Budget Process Continues to Move Forward

    Perry’s Budget Process Continues to Move Forward

    Government entities at all levels are working on putting their budgets together and the City of Perry is no exception. City Administrator Butch Niebuhr says he and Finance Officer Susie Moorhead have gone through the first round of meetings with department heads to see their budget requests. “We’ve gone through and asked for all their expenditures and what they’ve asked for capital and expenses coming up in the next fiscal year so, Susie is crunching those numbers and putting it [...]

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  • Feature News Fire Destroys Home, No Injures In Rippey

    Fire Destroys Home, No Injures In Rippey

    A fire destroyed a home at 308 3rd Sreet in Rippey Wednesday. According to Greene County Dispatch, the initial call came in at 10:22am this morning.  Greene County Sheriff Steve Haupert tells Raccoon Valley Radio that the occupants of the rental property were not home at the time of the fire and that the property is owned by Mark Quillen. Rippey Mayor Dan Brubaker witnessed the incident and said the attached barn on the east part of the property was [...]

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  • Feature News Dallas County Supervisors Meeting Recap

    Dallas County Supervisors Meeting Recap

    The Dallas County Board of Supervisors met in regular session Tuesday morning. At the meeting, payroll change notices were approved for the County Attorney’s office and dispatch center.  The Emergency Medical Services union waiver of timeline was then approved.  The County plans to meet with the union on Thursday to work on negotiating. Several certificates of appreciation were then awarded for service milestones ranging from five to twenty-five years. The Board then heard an Iowa Communities Assurance Pool update from [...]

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