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    Minburn Man Sentenced to A Decade Behind Bars

    A Minburn man will spend the next 10 years behind bars after being convicted of child pornography charges. 76 year-old Harold Holmstrom was sentenced on the federal charges July 23rd.  Southern U.S. District Court Judge John Jarvey sentenced him to the maximum 10 years in jail, followed by a lifetime of supervised release. According to U.S. Homeland Security Investigations agents, Holmstrom was caught using a computer program to download more than 4,800 images of child pornography.  He has also been [...]

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  • Feature News Perry Police Need Help Locating a Missing Teen

    Perry Police Need Help Locating a Missing Teen

    The Perry Police Department is hoping the public can help locate a missing teenager. 15 year-old Gina Yolanda Rivera of Perry was reported missing Sunday, July 20th and she was last seen in Des Moines. Gina is described as a white female with black hair and brown eyes.  She is approximately 135 pounds and stands 5 foot, 3 inches tall.  She was last seen wearing blue jean shorts, a tank top and brown sandals. Anyone with information on her location [...]

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  • Feature News Dry Week in the Raccoon River Valley

    Dry Week in the Raccoon River Valley

    It has been a dry week here in the Raccoon River Valley area and with just a week left in the month, two of our three local weather reporting areas are quite behind when it comes to precipitation totals. According to the National Weather Service, Guthrie Center received one-tenth of an inch of precipitation since our last report, while no rain has fallen in either Perry or Jefferson. So far this month, Jefferson has received 4.17 inches of rain, Perry [...]

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  • Feature News No Injuries But Panora Home Totally Devastated By Large Fire

    No Injuries But Panora Home Totally Devastated By Large Fire

    The Panora Fire Department along with Guthrie Center Fire and Panora EMS responded to a house fire earlier today in the northwest corner of Panora. According to Fire Chief Matt Harmann, crews reported to the scene at around 11am to see the house at 311 Northwest 3rd Street totally engulfed in flames. Six fire trucks were used by more than 30 fireman to fight the blaze for over an hour, and crews stayed on scene until after 1 o’clock to [...]

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  • Feature News Two Accidents In Greene County Result In Injuries

    Two Accidents In Greene County Result In Injuries

    Two traffic accidents in Greene County yesterday result in injuries. Sheriff Steve Haupert says at 7:43am on Wednesday, a single vehicle accident happened on W Avenue just south of 220th Street.  19 year-old Elizabeth Ann Bane of Perry was traveling northbound on W Avenue when she lost control of her 1996 Oldsmobile Aurora and went into the west ditch. Haupert states that she was later taken to the Dallas County Hospital by her father with an injury to her left [...]

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  • Feature News Unemployment Rates Increase in Dallas and Greene County, Slight Drop in Guthrie County

    Unemployment Rates Increase in Dallas and Greene County, Slight Drop in Guthrie County

    Unemployment rates in two of our local counties increased last month, while the third went down slightly. According to Iowa Workforce Development, Dallas County’s unemployment rate increased by 0.6 in June to 4 percent.  Greene County’s also increased by 0.6 to 5 percent in June, while Guthrie County’s unemployment rate went down slightly from 4 percent in May to 3.9 percent in June. Compared to a year ago, the percentage of Dallas County residents without a job is 0.1 of [...]

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  • Feature News Perry’s 18th Street Project Likely Won’t be Done Before School Starts

    Perry’s 18th Street Project Likely Won’t be Done Before School Starts

    A summer construction project the City of Perry was hoping to have completed before school starts next month looks like it is going to take more time than originally planned. City Administrator Butch Niebuhr says the first step was waiting for MidAmerican Energy to move their gas line out of the way so the grading process could begin and that has been an ongoing project for the last three weeks.  Public Works Director Jack Butler reported Monday that he expects [...]

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  • Feature News Nearly 20 Teens Busted At Party In Greene County

    Nearly 20 Teens Busted At Party In Greene County

    Chief Deputy Sheriff Jack Williams says at 11:48pm on Friday, the Greene County and Boone County Sheriff’s offices responded to a call about a party at 2472 180th Street in Dana. At the residence, authorities found 18 teenagers ranging in ages from 14 to 19 consuming alcohol.  Several individuals fled the scene, but some were arrested.  Williams points out that each will be charged with possession of alcohol underage. Two individuals were taken to Boone County Hospital by Grand Junction [...]

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