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  • Feature News

    Dallas County’s Week-In-Review

    Little Snowfall Results In Little Precipitation for Raccoon River Valley What turned out to be a fairly mild snowfall on Wednesday was all the precipitation that fell in the Raccoon River Valley over the past week. On Wednesday in Perry we saw 1.1 inches of snow and 0.08 inch of other precipitation. 1.7 inches of snow, along with .14 inch of precipitation fell in Jefferson. Guthrie Center received an even 2 inches of snow for .06 inch of precipitation. Perry [...]

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  • Feature News A Telephone Scam In Perry

    A Telephone Scam In Perry

    The Perry Police Department wants to alert people of a telephone scam that has recently started in town. A caller will identify themselves as a representative with Alliant Energy or MidAmerican Energy and they tell you that you have an outstanding bill that you must pay otherwise your electricity will be shut off.  The caller will also ask for your credit card information.  The person will give you a 1-800 number to call with an extension. Officials with the police [...]

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  • Feature News Precautionary Boil Order Issued for Parts of Perry

    Precautionary Boil Order Issued for Parts of Perry

    The North Central portion of the City of Perry is under a precautionary boil water notice following repairs that were made to a water main break. Water Works Superintendent Hank Schmidt says the portion that is affected includes North Street between 4th and 8th streets, 4th Street between North and Park streets and 5th Street between North and Park streets.  As a precaution, residents and businesses in those areas are suppose to boil water for one minute at a rolling [...]

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  • Feature News Paton-Churdan’s Boy’s Basketball Team to be Honored This Morning

    Paton-Churdan’s Boy’s Basketball Team to be Honored This Morning

    In recognition of one of the best seasons in recent memory for the Paton-Churdan boy’s basketball team, a ceremony will be held later this morning. P-C ended the season with a 20-4 record and a runner-up finish in the Rolling Valley Conference.  The boys started their Class 1A tournament trail with a 59-47 victory over Audubon on February 19th.  The Rockets then went on to beat Adair-Casey 75-44 on February 24th.  The final game of the promising season ended with [...]

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    Light Blanket of Snow Was All of the Precipitation Seen Over Raccoon River Valley This Week

    What turned out to be a fairly mild snowfall on Wednesday was all the precipitation that fell in the Raccoon River Valley over the past week. On Wednesday in Perry we saw 1.1 inches of snow and 0.08 inch of other precipitation. 1.7 inches of snow, along with .14 inch of precipitation fell in Jefferson. Guthrie Center received an even 2 inches of snow for .06 inch of precipitation.

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  • Feature News Water Main Break In Perry

    Water Main Break In Perry

    Perry residents will need to avoid North Street from 7th to 8th streets today and tomorrow as crews repair a water line break. The break was reported late this afternoon and crews started to make emergency repairs.  City officials want the public to know that 7th and 8th streets will be open for traffic and North Street is expected to be reopened to traffic by 4pm tomorrow. Anyone with questions may call 465-2481.

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    Raccoon Valley Radio Cancellations & Delays

    Schools Cancellations & Delay Non-Schools Cancellations & Delay North Street in Perry, will be closed from 7th Street to 8th Street for the emergency repair of a water line break. 7th Street and 8th Street will be open for traffic. North Street is expected to reopen to traffic at 4:00 p.m. on Friday, February 27th, 2015. Stuart Congregate Meals program will not be serving meals due to frigid weather Friday 02/27/15. Greene County FFA Pancake Breakfast scheduled for Thursday 02/26/15 [...]

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  • Feature News Winter Storm Nearly Misses the Raccoon River Valley

    Winter Storm Nearly Misses the Raccoon River Valley

    The winter storm that was expected to drop between 6 to 8 inches of snow on the Raccoon River Valley Thursday, almost missed the area completely. Areas north of Greene County and west of Dallas County saw worse conditions throughout the day but by mid-afternoon the winter storm warning that originally was set to last through 9pm was lowered to a winter weather advisory. There were flurries much of the afternoon, and the wind attributed to poor visibility in some [...]

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