Elementary Restructuring, Modified Allowable Growth on West Central Valley Agenda

November 13, 2018 5:27 am

The West Central Valley School Board will meet in regular session Wednesday. The Board will consider for approval personnel change requests, modified allowable growth for increasing enrollment, and a multi-jurisdictional hazard mitigation plan. Next, the Board will then discuss auditing services, high school bowling, board learning, and strategic planning. Additionally, the Board will discuss the elementary restructuring committee, and an early retirement incentive plan. The meeting will conclude with a closed session concerning student discipline. The West Central Valley School […]

Perry Library Invites Kids to Cooking-Themed Story Times through December

November 13, 2018 5:26 am

Starting this week and running through December, the Perry Public Library is once again offering story times with something special mixed in.

Greene County Teens Encouraged to Sign Up for Free Teen Movie on Friday

November 13, 2018 5:25 am

Greene County teens are encouraged to sign up for the upcoming free teen movie at the Sierra Community Theatre in Jefferson. The Greene County Libraries Association and the Greene County Board of Supervisors are partnering together to put on a free showing of “The Crimes of Grindelwald” to the first 200 teens that sign up. The movie will be on the big screen at 4pm this Friday. This is the second installment of the “Fantastic Beasts” series based off of […]

Darkness, Terrain Played a Role in Guthrie County Plane Search

November 13, 2018 5:24 am

Numerous agencies across southwest Iowa assisted the Guthrie County Sheriff’s Office in their search for the plane crash that killed four people near Guthrie Center this past weekend. This was the first time in Sheriff Marty Arganbright’s career that he searched for a missing plane, and they didn’t get the outcome they were hoping for, as the agencies found the passengers deceased on scene. Arganbright commented on the search, “We did as good as we could, trying to figure out […]

Portions of Lucinda Street in Downtown Perry to be Closed through Friday

November 13, 2018 5:23 am

The Perry Water Works and Public Works departments will be working on a project this week that will result in the closure of sections of Lucinda Street.

Greene County Medical Center to Honor a Nurse with DAISY Award Tomorrow

November 13, 2018 5:22 am

The Greene County Medical Center invites the public to the next DAISY Award ceremony. It will be held tomorrow at 1:30pm in the education classroom of the medical center. The ceremony is held twice per year at the medical center with the previous one being held this past May, in which Acute Care Nurse Gina Geisler was the recipient. The award is given to a nurse that shows extraordinary care to patients. Nominations can come from the patient, the patient’s […]

Guthrie County Hospital Auxiliary Hosting Baked Potato Bar and Bake Sale

November 13, 2018 5:21 am

Guthrie County residents are invited to warm up today at the Guthrie Activity Center for a local cause. The Guthrie County Hospital Auxiliary is hosting a baked potato bar and bake sale. The bake sale will take place from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. with the baked potato bar from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. A freewill offering will be accepted for the baked potato bar with proceeds going towards the purchase of new equipment and other needs of the Guthrie County Hospital.

Greene County Sheriff’s Report November 12, 2018

November 13, 2018 5:18 am

Monday, November 12th 9:23am: A deputy investigated a careless driver on 235th Street near Grand Junction. 1:40pm: Christopher Lindaman 19 of Jefferson was booked into the jail for possession of alcohol underage. 4:58pm: The Sheriff and a deputy assisted the Jefferson Police Department with a single vehicle accident on 225th Street just east of Jefferson. 6:31pm: Jennifer Ashby 46 of Jefferson was booked into the jail for theft 5th degree. 8:04pm: A deputy investigated a phone scam in the 300 […]

Jefferson Police Department Report November 9-12, 2018

November 13, 2018 5:18 am

Friday, November 9th 7:58am: Amanda Bacon reported a Careless Driver on 235th Street, heading west into Jefferson. The officer did not locate the reported vehicle. 8:15am: Tim Pound requested an officer at 204 West Washington Street for a vehicle blocking his driveway. Pound called back and advised he figured out who the vehicle belonged and no further assistance was needed. 4:14pm: The A&W requested an officer at 300 North Elm Street for a male there harassing an employee. Officers arrived […]

Dallas County Sheriff’s Report, November 13, 2018

November 13, 2018 5:17 am

November 9, 2018 Cynthia Carpenter of Minburn was traveling in the 23000 block of Highway 44 when she lost control and slid sideways striking the guard rail spun around and hit the vehicle into the rail. No injuries reported. Damage to the vehicle estimated at $5000.00. Anthony Blair of Adel was traveling south in the 34000 block of Old Portland Rd when her vehicle struck a deer. No injuries reported. Damage to the vehicle estimated at $2000.00. Dennis Sellner of […]

Shirley Schriefer Hines of Perry

November 12, 2018 4:50 pm

Funeral services for Shirley Schriefer Hines of Perry are pending at the Hastings Funeral Home in Perry.

Marie Lind, 91, of Perry

November 12, 2018 4:47 pm

Funeral services for Marie Lind, 91, of Perry will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, November 16, at St Patrick Church in Perry.  Visitation will be held Thursday from 5-7 p.m. at the Hastings Funeral Home in Perry with a vigil service to follow.

Shirley Schriefer Hines of Perry

November 12, 2018 4:43 pm

Funeral  arrangements are pending for Shirley Schriefer Hines of Perry  at the Hastings Funeral Home in Perry.

Marie Lind 92 of Perry

November 12, 2018 4:40 pm

Funeral arrangements are pending for Marie Lind, 92 of Perry at the Hastings Funeral Home in Perry.

Phyllis Cody 81 of Glidden formerly of Jefferson

November 12, 2018 4:34 pm

Funeral services for Phyllis Cody 81 of Glidden, formerly of Jefferson are pending at the Hastings Funeral Home in Jefferson.

Wanda Tuel, 87, of Coon Rapids

November 12, 2018 4:09 pm

Funeral Services for Wanda Tuel, 87, of Coon Rapids will be held Thursday, November 15 at 2 PM at the Ohde Funeral Home in Coon Rapids with burial at Oak Hill Cemetery near Coon Rapids. Friends may call from 5-7 PM on Wednesday at the funeral home. Visitation will resume at 1 PM on Thursday at the Funeral Home. Survivors include:  son, Steven Jackson of North Carolina; daughter, Terri Hofbauer of Coon Rapids; 3 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; 6 step children

Kenny Preston Powell III, 73, of Fort Dodge

November 12, 2018 3:58 pm

A Celebration of Life service for Kenny Preston Powell III, 73, of Fort Dodge will be at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, November 14, at First Covenant Church in Fort Dodge.  Interment will directly follow at Memorial Park Cemetery in Fort Dodge.  Visitation is at First Covenant Church on Tuesday from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m.  Arrangements have been entrusted to Gunderson Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Fort Dodge.

Driver Cited After Five-Vehicle Wreck in Panora

November 12, 2018 1:20 pm

Five vehicles were involved in a wreck in Panora Sunday night. According to the Guthrie County Sheriff’s Office, at about 5:50 p.m. 78-year-old Janice Carra of Des Moines was driving a Chevy Blazer westbound on Highway 44 when she crossed the center line and side-swiped a Ford F150 driven by 46-year-old Emir Softic of Urbandale. Carra then lost her driver’s side wheel and kept going westbound, side swiping an eastbound Chevy Tahoe driven by 19-year-old Cole Riddlebarger of Ankeny. Thirty-three […]

Let’s Talk Dallas County (11/12/2018) – Suzanne Kestel

November 12, 2018 9:32 am

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadOn today’s Perry Fareway Let’s Talk Dallas County program, we’re talking with Perry Children’s Librarian Suzanne Kestel about upcoming kids events at the Perry Public Library.

Let’s Talk Greene County (11/12/2018)-Jefferson VFW

November 12, 2018 9:31 am

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadJefferson VFW Post Commander James Wasson recently took over the leadership role of the local veterans organization.

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