Perry Booster Club Hosting Fall of 2018 Kick-Off this Friday

August 14, 2018 5:29 am

This Friday, the Perry Booster Club is hosting their Fall of 2018 Kick-Off event at the high school, and the community is invited to attend.

Jefferson City Council to Consider Frontage Road Project Near Wild Rose Casino

August 14, 2018 5:28 am

The Jefferson City Council will meet tonight. The Council will consider for approval a resolution to apply for a Resource Enhancement and Protection (REAP) grant for the East Entryway project, a resolution to extend the City Administrator’s employment agreement, a plat of survey for R4K, LLC, purchasing golf course equipment and releasing the final retainage of Godberson-Smith’s contract for the Lincoln Ridge Estates Deer Run construction project. Additionally, the Council will consider for approval Greene County Development Corporation’s quarterly funding […]

Sorensen Weighs in on 3-D Printed Weapons

August 14, 2018 5:27 am

Last week Raccoon Valley Radio sat down with both nominees for the Iowa House District 20 seat to get their thoughts on several current event topics. One of those topics was 3-D printed weapons. Republican nominee Ray “Bubba” Sorensen says law-abiding citizens should not be restricted in how they furnish their firearms. “Individuals who aren’t disqualified from purchasing or possessing firearms have always been able to build or customize their firearms as long as they’re in accordance with the law. […]

100+ People for Perry Meeting for Third Time in 2018

August 14, 2018 5:26 am

The next meeting of the 100+ People for Perry is coming the last week of August, and the organization encourages citizens to get involved.

Greene County School Board Implements New Superintendent Evaluation Program

August 14, 2018 5:25 am

The Greene County School Board is starting a new process this year to evaluate the District’s top position. The School Board is utilizing a new program called “360-degree Superintendent Evaluation,” with the goal of gathering feedback from multiple sources and providing ongoing opportunities for progress to better serve the final evaluation of the superintendent’s position throughout the school year. The School Board established a timeline that allows them to check-in with the superintendent periodically throughout the school year to see […]

Habitat for Humanity Helping Hands Projects Moving Right Along in Guthrie County

August 14, 2018 5:24 am

Summer may be coming to an end soon, but Heart of Iowa Habitat for Humanity is still working hard to complete three Helping Hands projects in Guthrie County. They’re still currently working on a siding replacement project in Guthrie Center, which is the first one for the organization. Associate Director Jeff Lamoureux says it’s taking them a little longer than originally anticipated, but the volunteers are working extra hard to finish the job. Additional work will include the back deck […]

13th Annual Trent Miner Golf Tournament a Big Hit Once Again

August 14, 2018 5:23 am

The 13th annual Trent Miner Memorial Parent/Child Golf Tournament was held Saturday at the Perry Golf and Country Club, and it was once again very well-attended.

Wind Turbine Project in Greene County Remains on Track

August 14, 2018 5:22 am

If you have driven on Highway 30 through Greene County, you might have noticed a change. The amount of oversized vehicles are no longer traveling along the roadways. That’s because all of the wind turbine parts for MidAmerican Energy’s Beaver Creek Wind Project Phase II have been delivered. The project includes 85 additional turbines located in the northeastern portion of the county, after building 41 turbines last year as part of the first phase for the utility company. The original […]

Sprague Wins Best of Show in Clothing Construction at Iowa State Fair

August 14, 2018 5:21 am

The 2018 Iowa State Fair is off and running and a Guthrie Center woman has won one of the coveted Best in Show awards. Mary Jane Sprague of Guthrie Center received the honor in the Clothing Construction Contest. She won two first place individual honors in the Infant/Toddler section for “Dress, Day Wear” and “Special Occasion Dress.” She also picked up top-3 finishes in two other categories. Panorama FFA student Regan Gibson also received Reserve Champion for the “Poland China […]

Judge to Hear Arguments for Change of Venue in Ray Case Today

August 14, 2018 5:20 am

There hasn’t been a lot of news recently regarding the trials of Marc and Misty Ray, but that changes today as there will be a hearing on the defense’s request for a change of venue.

Greene County Sheriff’s Report August 13, 2018

August 14, 2018 5:18 am

Monday, August 13th A deputy investigated a suspicious vehicle in the 2000 block of 305th Street. Jeremy Benedict 28 of Perry was arrested for possession of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia. Jeremy Benedict 28 of Perry was booked into the jail for possession of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia. A deputy investigated a driving complaint in Rippey. A deputy investigated a driving complaint on 220th Street near Orchard Avenue. A deputy investigated a trespass complaint in the 500 block of East Hager […]

Jefferson Police Report August 13, 2018

August 14, 2018 5:18 am

Monday, August 13th 12:30am: An officer responded to 1000 West Lincoln Way for a hit and run accident at the Greene County Medical Center parking lot. Carolyn Reineke advised her 2010 Ford Fusion was struck while legally parked in the hospital parking lot. An officer is investigating. 9:25am: An officer was advised of a possible missing child. The child was found shortly after the officer was informed. 10:01am: Officers checked a residence at 701 South Chestnut Street for a possible […]

Dallas County Sheriff’s Report, August 14, 2018

August 14, 2018 5:17 am

August 10, 2018 Ryan Patrick Biederman, age 30 of 20297 W Ave., Dallas Center was arrested in the 32000 block of 190th St., Granger for OWI, no insurance and failure to yield half of roadway. August 12, 2018 Martin and Diane Anderson of 36933 High Meadows Ln, Cumming reported the theft of items from their home. Kevin and Traci Griffin of 510 Maple St., Dexter reported the theft of items from property at 16360 Bear Creek Rd., Earlham. Wayne Farrand […]

Two Jefferson People Arrested on Outstanding Warrants for May Incidents

August 13, 2018 11:54 am

Jefferson Police have arrested two people on outstanding warrants from incidents that happened in May. According to a press release, officers arrested 43-year-old Jody Lyn Schad and 45-year-old Jennifer Marie Ashby just before 11am Friday, at a residence in the 100 block of East Central Street. Schad faces a Class C Felony for first degree theft, two Class D Felonies for second degree theft, four aggravated misdemeanors for third degree burglary, a serious misdemeanor for his second offense for possession […]

Jefferson Woman Faces Slew of Charges Following Incidents Last Week

August 13, 2018 10:04 am

A Jefferson woman faces several charges following a couple of incidents last week. According to a press release from the Jefferson Police Department, 25-year-old Hayley Brown is charged with Class D Felonies for third degree burglary, a felon in possession of a firearm and second degree theft, serious misdemeanors for fourth degree criminal mischief, unlawful possession of prescription drugs and possession of marijuana and a simple misdemeanor for possession of drug paraphernalia. According to the release, the police began an […]

Let’s Talk Dallas County (8/13/2018) – Ned Menke and Ryan Marzen

August 13, 2018 9:32 am

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadOn today’s Perry Fareway Let’s Talk Dallas County program, we’re talking back to school with Perry Elementary Principal Ned Menke and Assistant Principal Ryan Marzen.

Let’s Talk Greene County (8/13/2018)-The Webb House

August 13, 2018 9:31 am

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadToday we talk with the Co-organizer of the Webb House in Jefferson as they get started with a new year.

Let’s Talk Guthrie County-8/13/18-Rural Life Mass

August 13, 2018 9:30 am

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSt. Cecelia’s Catholic Church Knights of Columbus Grand Knight Eric Webster talks about the upcoming Rural Life Mass on the Arganbright farm southeast of Guthrie Center later this month.

August 13th

August 13, 2018 9:07 am

Birthday Greene 8/13 Joan St. Clair *winner*

Perry Getting Ready For Massive Pep Rally To Welcome In Fall Sports Season

August 13, 2018 6:25 am

Perry High School will open up Dewey Field for the first time since the massive renovations began six months ago as the school will hold an all sports pep rally to kick off the fall season. The rally will take place this Friday night starting with a cookout sponsored by employee owned Hy-Vee in Perry. Throughout the night, the Raccoon Valley Radio Network and the Big Red Radio will introduce all of the fall sports and extracurricular participants, including football, […]

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    Beef Results

    Beef Results Champion Angus Heifer: Gabe Ebersole Champion Charolais Composite Heifer: Parker Fitzpatrick Champion Chianina Heifer: Curtis Muir Champion Maintainer Heifer: Tyson Blanchfield Champion Shorthorn Heifer: Calleigh Fitzpatrick Champion Foundation Simmental Heifer: Kayla Muir Champion County Raised Breeding Beef: Gina Brown   Champion Commercial Heifer: Elise Badger Reserve Champion Commercial Heifer: Tieryn Tucker   Grand Champion Breeding Animal: Elise Badger Reserve Grand Champion Breeding Breeding Animal: Tieryn Tucker Third Overall Champion Breeding Animal: Curtis Muir   Grand Champion Jr. Feeder […]

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    Horse Results

    Horse Results Pony Halter Class Mini Mares Open 1st Place: Megan Brincks Mini Gelding Open 1st Place: Lauryn Killion 2nd Place: Kendall Fecher Pony Mares Open 1st Place: Madison Brincks 2nd Place: Treynor Cose Pony Gelding Open 1st Place: Madison Brincks 2nd Place: Lauren Klocke   Champion Pony Mare and Gelding: Madison Brincks Reserve Champion Pony Mare and Gelding: Madison Brincks   Horse Halter Class 3-Year-Old and Under Mare 1st Place: Emma Halterman 4-16-Year-Old Mare 1s Place: Laura McCarville 2nd […]

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    Sheep Results

    Sheep Results Champion Hampshire Ewe: Avery Bardole Reserve Champion Hampshire Ewe: Braeden Turner   Champion Commercial Black Faced Ewe: Garrett Peterson Reserve Champion Commercial Black Faced Ewe: Elise Badger   Champion Commercial White/Speckled Faced Ewe: Arthur Bardole Reserve Champion Commercial White/Speckled Faced Ewe: Kaiden Burbank   Champion Home Raised Commercial Ewe: Garrett Peterson Reserve Champion Home Raised Commercial Ewe: Karissa Stephenson   Supreme Champion Ewe: Garrett Peterson Reserve Supreme Champion Ewe: Elise Peterson   Supreme Champion Ram: Karissa Stephenson Reserve […]

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    Goat Results

    Goat Results Grand Champion Market Doe: Savannah Lansman Reserve Grand Champion Market Doe: Becca Anderson   Grand Champion Meat Goat: Preston Kennedy Reserve Grand Champion Meat Goat: Becca Anderson   Overall Market Meat Goat Champion: Preston Kennedy Overall Market Meat Goat Reserve Champion: Savannah Lansman   Grand Champion Breeding Doe: Megan Palmer Reserve Grand Champion Breeding Doe: Taylor McDowell   Grand Champion Rate of Gain: Becca Anderson/Savannah Lansman Reserve Champion Rate of Gain: Bailey Anderson   Grand Champion Jr. Kid: […]

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  • Greene County Fair Coverage

    Swine Results

    Swine Results Champion Senior Showmanship: Izzy Bravard Champion Intermediate Showmanship: Preston Kennedy Champion Junior Showmanship: Gavin Scheuermann   Champion Duroc Gilt: Kyle Hughes Reserve Champion Duroc Gilt: Lucas Oakes   Champion Hampshire Gilt: Kolin Reed Reserve Champion Hampshire Gilt: Kara Reed   Champion Spotted Gilt: Adam Bills Reserve Champion Spotted Gilt: Lucas Oakes   Champion Commercial Gilt 209-222lbs: Kara Reed Champion Commercial Gilt 226-234lbs: Kolin Reed Champion Commercial Gilt 237-245lbs: Ben Bravard Champion Commercial Gilt 250-259lbs: Eli Schroeder Champion Commercial […]

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  • Greene County Fair Coverage

    Rabbit Results

    Rabbit Results Fancy 4 Class Junior Buck 1st place: Daniel Cerveny 2nd place: Treynor Cose   Senior Buck 1st place: Eliot Schilling 2nd place: Savannah Lansman   Junior Doe 1st place: Taylor McDowell 2nd place: Gavin Durlam   Senior Doe 1st place: Maya Tellen 2nd place: Savannah Lansman   Champion Fancy 4 Class: Eliot Schilling Reserve Champion Fancy 4 Class; Maya Tellen   Commercial 6 Class Junior Buck 1st place: Lauren Killion   Senior Buck 1st place: Eliot Schilling   […]

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  • Greene County Fair Coverage

    Dog Results

    Dog Results Grand Champion Beginner “A” Obedience: Treynor Cose Reserve Grand Champion Beginner “A” Obedience: Ty Kenan   Grand Champion Beginner “B” Obedience: Patrick Graham Reserve Champion Beginner “B” Obedience: Lauren Klocke   Grand Champion Preferred Novice A Obedience: Grace Hardaway   Grand Champion Novice A Obedience: Trey Schilling   Grand Champion Novice B Obedience: Brian Hardaway   Grand Champion Graduate Novice B Obedience: Samantha Hardaway   Grand Champion Brace Dog Obedience: Samantha Hardaway   Grand Champion Championship Showmanship: Samantha […]

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    Poultry Results

    Poultry Results Production Pullets 1st place: Ethan Hooper 2nd place: Shailynne Woodley   Production Hens 1st place: Madison Truitt 2nd place: Ely Booth   Single Fryer 1st place: Harley McDonald 2nd place: Jared Marshall   Market Meat (Pen of 2) 1st place: Jared Marshall 2nd place: Harley McDonald   Standard Breed 1st place: Cody Stephenson 2nd place: Adam Hooper   25051 Males 1st place: Cody Stephenson 2nd place: Megan Palmer   25057 Pair 1st place: Cody Stephenson 2nd place: Ty […]

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