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City of Perry Gearing Up for Busy 2019

Now that 2019 has officially begun, the City of Perry is looking forward to a busy and productive year. Mayor John Andorf says a few projects expected to begin and hopefully finish during the current calendar year

Unemployment Continues Its Downward Trend in the Raccoon River Valley Area

Most of the counties in the Raccoon River Valley area continue to see a decrease in unemployment in Iowa. According to Iowa Workforce Development, Dallas County dropped to 1.2-percent unemployment in November, which was a 0.1-percent decrease from ...Read more

Image courtesy of Iowa Workforce Development Most of the counties in the Raccoon River Valley area continue to see a decrease in unemployment in Iowa. According to Iowa Workforce Development, Dallas County dropped to 1.2-percent unemployment in

Guthrie County Supervisors to Soon Decide on Jail Expansion Option

The Guthrie County Board of Supervisors met for the first time in 2019 Wednesday. The meeting began with the Board appointing Jack Lloyd as supervisor chair and Mike Dickson as vice chair. The Board then approved several County appointments as ...Read more

The Guthrie County Board of Supervisors met for the first time in 2019 Wednesday. The meeting began with the Board appointing Jack Lloyd as supervisor chair and Mike Dickson as vice chair. The Board then approved several

Greene County Officials Sworn-In, Supervisors Organize the 2019 Year

The Greene County Board of Supervisors met Wednesday for the 2019 organizational meeting. The meeting began with Magistrate Judge David Morain swearing in all elected officials from the November 2018 midterm elections, including: Supervisors Dawn ...Read more

Magistrate David Morain (left) swearing in County Treasurer Katlynn Gannon-Mechaelsen, County Recorder Marcia Tasler, Supervisors Dawn Rudolph and Tom Contner The Greene County Board of Supervisors met Wednesday for the 2019 organizational meeting. The meeting began with

Charges Pending on Vehicle Rollover Near Menlo

Photo courtesy of Stuart Fire Department New information has been released regarding a single-vehicle wreck that occurred near Menlo on December 29th. According to the Guthrie County Sheriff’s Office, 49-year-old Matthew Don Farber of Panora ...Read more

Photo courtesy of Stuart Fire Department New information has been released regarding a single-vehicle wreck that occurred near Menlo on December 29th. According to the Guthrie County Sheriff’s Office, 49-year-old Matthew Don Farber of Panora was driving

Volunteers Needed for New Program at Greene County Elementary

A new program is putting a focus on positive male role models for young students in Greene County. The Watch D.O.G.S. (Dads Of Great Students) takes adult male volunteers and puts them into Greene County Elementary School for a day as a way to ...Read more

Watch DOGS Organizer Devin Wolters A new program is putting a focus on positive male role models for young students in Greene County. The Watch D.O.G.S. (Dads Of Great Students) takes adult male volunteers and puts them

Panora Public Library Installing Outdoor Music Park this Spring

Kids and adults will have the opportunity to make some music while enjoying the outdoors in Panora. With the help of a generous donation from Jim and Joyce McLuen, the Panora Library Board is installing a “music park” on the south side of the ...Read more

Kids and adults will have the opportunity to make some music while enjoying the outdoors in Panora. With the help of a generous donation from Jim and Joyce McLuen, the Panora Library Board is installing a “music