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Timothy Hamman of Perry

Services for Timothy Hamman, 86, of Perry will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 29 at Hastings Funeral Home in Perry. Visitation will start one hour prior to the service. Tim died June 24, 2022, at the Kings Garden Campus in Perry, Iowa. Tim is survived by his sister,...
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Timothy Hamman, 86, of Perry

Services for Timothy Hamman, 86, of Perry will be held 11 a.m. on Wednesday, June 29, 2022, at Hastings Funeral Home in Perry. Visitation will start one hour prior to the service. Hastings Funeral Home in Perry is in charge of arrangements. Tim is survived by his sister Florence Sitterlee...
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Anti-abortion supporters rally at the Iowa State Capitol

DES MOINES, Iowa — Saturday morning, a group of anti-abortion Iowans gathered on the west steps of the Iowa Capitol, praying for lawmakers to pass stricter abortion laws after theU.S. Supreme Court struck down Roe v. Wade. "We are here to provide support for the Supreme Court as they...

City of Indianola Public Parking Areas

With several streets on the downtown Indianola square due to the Square Reconstruction Project, the City of Indianola wants to highlight the public parking areas for residents to continue to enjoy the businesses in the downtown area. Over three-hundred stalls are within two minutes of walking distance to the square, find a full map of all available parking above.

Truck drives through abortion ruling protest crowd in Cedar Rapids

(Cedar Rapids, IA) -- Thousands gathered across Iowa to protest the U.S. Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. A protest in Des Moines, Friday drew a crowd of more than a thousand people near the Des Moines Public Schools' Central Campus. Cedar Rapids protesters surround pickup. Witnesses at...

Laura’s Quick Questions for Brent Halling

Brent Halling is a longtime farmer who lives south of Perry with his wife, Brenda, a retired pharmacist, and their rescue dog Jack, a yellow lab mix. Brent has been active in the community at both the local and state levels for decades. Brent is a board member of Perry’s...
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Informer: Not all Subway locations accept coupons

We received Subway coupons in the mail and took them to our local restaurant to buy our grandson a sandwich. When we got there, this particular restaurant wouldn’t take our coupons, which had not expired. Aren’t the Subway restaurants supposed to take the coupons?. Not all of them...

Des Moines Arts Festival celebrates 25 years

DES MOINES, IA — The Des Moines Arts Festival is back this weekend, celebrating it’s 25 year anniversary. The festival is down at Western Gateway Park and runs through Sunday. There are hundreds of artists, live music, food and beverage vendors and activities for families to enjoy. The event is completely free to attend. “We […]

Pleasantville Softball Team Drops a Pair Against Ranked Foes at Ankeny Tournament

The Pleasantville softball team fell to a pair of Class 5A ranked teams at the Ankeny tournament on Saturday. The Trojans were defeated by #9 Ankeny 12-2 in five innings, and #6 Ankeny Centennial 9-3. In the Ankeny game, Sydney Septer hit a two-run homer, but the Trojans allowed the Hawks to get up big early and could not come back from the early deficit. In the Ankeny Centennial game, Carly Cox had a solo home run. The offense loaded the bases a couple of times but could not execute to get runs on the board.

Celebratory event makes Iowa refugees feel welcome

DES MOINES, Iowa — A local non-profit is helping all Iowans feel welcome by celebrating World Refugee Day on Saturday. “It’s extremely important to me especially as the first generation child of an immigrant mother who did flee from war in Sudan,” said Ealaf Adam. Adam took part in Lutheran Services’ celebration of Iowa’s World […]

Oktoberfest returns to Des Moines in the fall

DES MOINES, Iowa — Des Moines’ annual German-themed festival, Oktoberfest, will return for its eighteenth year. The festival will occur on September 23 to 24 from 3 p.m. to 1 a.m. both days. The event will take place in front of Hessen Haus, a German restaurant and beer hall. The festival will also take over […]

Stuart Chamber Hosting Meeting In Preparation For RVTV

The Stuart Chamber of Commerce is hosting meetings to plan and prepare for the upcoming RVTV that happens in September. Chamber President Ryan Morrison explains RVTV celebrates the annual Iowa/Iowa State Cy-Hawk football game by traveling around the state leading up to the game and creating a tailgate-like atmosphere. Morrison says they are in the beginning stages of planning the event but they want input from everyone in the community.

Panora Council City Council Considers Truck Equipment Quote

The Panora City Council will meet Monday. The Council will consider for approval a truck equipment quote for a Ford Leer Topper and utility box and they will consider approving a certain loan agreement providing for the placement and issuance of $2.4 million General Obligation Corporate Purpose Bonds and providing for the levy of taxes. Also, the Council will consider approving a member to the Veteran’s Auditorium Board, clarify the effective date for an annual pay change for employees and discuss proposals regarding Boland Recreation playground proposals for Michael Mills Park.

Twin Cedars Baseball And Softball Battle SE Warren On Monday

A morning thunderstorm washed away any chance for the class 1A #7 Twin Cedars Softball Squad to get more significant wins on Saturday as the Pella Christian Invitational was canceled. The Sabers were scheduled to play the host Eagles and Des Moines Christian. On Friday the Sabers learned they have the #1 seed in class 1A Region eight and will meet the winner between Tri-County and Keota on July 6th. Meanwhile, the Sabers still need to finish out the season and will take on class 1A number five Southeast Warren. On the baseball field, the Sabers are seeing progress all around. Coach Mark Schroeder tells KNIA/KRLS Sports while they are still making outs, they are hitting line drives and hard outs rather than soft grounders of pop ups.

Southeast Polk's Abu Sama commits to Iowa State

Southeast Polk dual-sport star, Abu Sama, announced his commitment to play both football and track for Iowa State. The rising senior made the announcement Saturday night on his Twitter account. This content is imported from Twitter. You may be able to find the same content in another format, or you...

Indianola Softball Splits at Home Tournament

The #7 Indianola softball team split their two contests at their home tournament Saturday, falling to #2 Winterset 6-2 and defeating Southeast Warren 5-1. The Huskies took an early lead scoring three runs in the first inning, and another run in each of the second and third while the Indians only countered with a lone run. The teams traded runs late, but Indianola couldn’t muster enough offense to attempt the comeback.