1 of 6 Some 25 fun runners and walkers crossed the finish line at the third annual Perry Lutheran Homes Run Through Time Saturday morning. The disco era of the 1980s was relived at 18th and McKinley streets. Two-legged and four-legged fun runners enjoyed Saturday’s third annual Run Through Time.
1 of 9 Sheryl Book, left, briefs the tractor drivers on the day’s planned route. A flare wagon, dating from the 1940s and built by students of the Washington Township Consolidated School, was on display next to the flag pole. A large crowd attended the 10th annual Washington Township Tractor
Workers struck and broke a gas line in a residential neighborhood Saturday afternoon in Perry, bringing local public safety agencies in response. Workers struck and broke a gas line in a residential neighborhood Saturday afternoon in Perry, bringing local public safety agencies in response. No injuries were reported. The odor
No injuries were reported when the rotten limb fell Friday afternoon. A large tree limb fell in a Perry alleyway Friday afternoon, bringing down power lines above and damaging vehicles below. No injuries were reported in the natural disaster, which occurred shortly before 5 p.m. in the 1700 block of
WASHINGTON — Watching the sunrise from Cadillac Mountain at Maine’s Acadia National Park is a gorgeous view — so breathtaking that on some days, as many as 500 cars could be found vying for the scenic overlook’s 150 parking spots. That competition has become more manageable since Acadia officials began using
A Drake University law professor called Iowa’s voluntary program to ease farm runoff and improve water quality “magical thinking” designed to “deny and defer any potential action” and to prevent farmers “from having to do something.” Drake law professor Neil Hamilton, former director of the Drake Agricultural Law Center, told
Industry officials are ‘optimistic’ that state lawmakers next year will approve a measure requiring retailers to sell higher blends of biofuels. A member of the Iowa Corn Promotion Board said Friday the legislation stands a better chance next session. Proposed by Gov. Kim Reynolds, the proposed state standard sparked a
WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden met virtually with governors from Western and Midwestern states on Friday to discuss how federal intervention can best aid states battling wildfires, amid complaints from states about federal forest management. “We’ve got big, complex wildfires burning across multiple areas,” Biden said. “We’re in for a
CONGRESS HAS FINALLY APPROVED PICKING UP THE TAB FOR THE NATIONAL GUARD AND CAPITOL POLICE WHO RESPONDED TO THE JANUARY 6TH ATTACK ON THE U.S. CAPITOL. SENATOR JONI ERNST SAYS THE MONEY IS PART OF A BIPARTISAN SECURITY-RELATED BILL THAT EASILY CLEARED THE HOUSE AND SENATE THURSDAY. THE BILL’S MAIN
ANOTHER OF THE SUSPECTS CHARGED IN THE NEW YEAR’S EVE FATAL DRIVE-BY SHOOTING OF AN 18-YEAR-OLD SIOUX CITY GIRL HAS BEEN SENTENCED TO PRISON. ANTHONY BAUER WILL SERVE UP TO 50 YEARS IN PRISON FOR SECOND DEGREE MURDER IN THE DEATH OF MIA KRITIS, WHO WAS ATTENDING A PARTY AT
DES MOINES — Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds has no plans to offer $100 incentives to Iowans to get the coronavirus vaccine after President Joe Biden pleaded with states and local governments to use federal funds to entice people to stop the rapid spread of a virus variant, an aide said
The Iowa Department of Public Health, already fighting formal complaints claiming it has repeatedly violated Iowa’s Open Records Law, is now being sued over access to records related to a $26 million no-bid contract. Suzette Rasmussen, a lawyer from Draper, Utah, is suing the Iowa Department of Public Health and
The show can finally go on. Marshalltown Community Theatre (MCT) is preparing for a comeback season, with two shows in the works for this year. “We are all really anxious to get back on stage, wherever that stage is, we don’t care,” MCT Board of Directors President Lisa Naig said.
The Marshalltown Post Office is set to have one it’s longtime employees star in a theatre production in Urbandale. Dean Messerly — an employee with the post office in Marshalltown for 28 years — is starring in a theatre production of “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Coat.” The production is