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Citing ‘immediate danger,’ state places restrictions on pharmacy’s license

Citing an “immediate danger” to the public, state licensing officials have issued an emergency order restricting a Fort Dodge pharmacy’s ability to compound certain drugs for customers. According to the Iowa Board of Pharmacy, Daniel Pharmacy of 1114 Central Ave., Fort Dodge, has “had ample time to comply with applicable standards for compounding with hazardous […] The post Citing ‘immediate danger,’ state places restrictions on pharmacy’s license appeared first on Iowa Capital Dispatch.
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Buzzed driving is drunk driving, so plan ahead for Fourth of July

This July Fourth, as we celebrate America’s independence, the Perry Police Department and the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) want to remind drivers that buzzed driving is drunk driving. Unfortunately, too many people think that driving after a few drinks is acceptable. The...
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U.S. farmers look for premium for remaining 2021 corn, soybeans

CHICAGO, July 1 (Reuters) - U.S. grain dealers will have to boost prices to pry farmers' corn and soybeans from their storage bins as growers are already flush with cash and can afford to wait and see if the market rallies further. "I assume we are going to have to...

Estonian education major sells door-to-door in Perry

Perry residents should not be surprised or alarmed this summer if they receive a knock on their door from a blonde-haired, college-age woman. It will probably be Hanna-Loora Bobrov of Estonia, selling educational curriculum packages. Bobrov introduced herself to the Perry City Council at its special meeting Thursday morning and...

Perry Fire Chief offers tips for happy, healthy Fourth of July

Yes, it might be cloudy and overcast this Fourth of July, or it may be sunny and bright, but either way sunburns are very dangerous and painful. Severe sunburn is possible even on a cloudy day. The dangers of skin cancer from repeated sunburns are real and can be very...

ADM Baseball Falls, Madison Hits Two HRs

Adel-DeSoto-Minburn Tigers baseball was back on the diamond on Thursday night after an impressive win over Winterset on Wednesday, but they were unable to grab another win as they fell by the score of 9-8. ADM moves to 17-8 and Carlisle to 17-12. The Tigers were able to get a...

Rail Explorers experience coming to Iowa

BOONE, Iowa (KCRG) - Boone, Iowa will soon be the home to the first Rail Explorers experience in the Midwest. Rail Explorers uses custom-built, pedal-assisted, commercial grade railbikes to give thrill seekers and nature enthusiasts a new way to experience railroads. The new attraction, coming July 21, is a partnership...

City of Perry sets July 4 hours, garbage changes

Perry City Offices, the Perry Public Library, the McCreary Community Building and the Water Works Office will be closed on Monday, July 4 in observance of the Independence Day holiday. Please note: MCB members age 18 and up may still use the 24-Hour Fitness Room. The garbage route for Monday,...

Did you know?

Did you know... what unique item is shown in the center of this photo on 2nd Street? This is 1107 2nd St. next door to Atelier on 2nd today. The object to the right, under the awning, is a cigar store Indian. This was the Crist Cigar mfg and store. Just to the right of that, you can see a barber pole outside on the sidewalk. This came to mind when I recently did a history program at the Carnegie and a classmate of mine, Barry Crist, came to check on me. It was nice to have him share some of his family histories with our group. Thanks, Barry!

Jefferson Police Chief Goes Over Consequences If Illegal Fireworks Are Shot Off

As the 4th of July holiday approaches, Jefferson residents are reminded that consumer fireworks are illegal to shoot off within city limits. Police Chief Mark Clouse talks about the consequences if an officer finds you shooting off any fireworks that make an “explosive” noise without a previously approved permit to do so by the city council.

Vacant office building gone in blink of eye this week

The wrecking crew made quick work this week in demolishing the long-vacant office building at 600 First Ave. in Perry. Perry realtor Glenn Goodale bought the property at 600 First Ave. in 1958 from Ethel Waters of Dayton, Ohio. The building he erected on the property was used as warehouse space until 1979, when Gary Goodale, Glenn’s insurance-selling son, remodeled the building as office space.

The Newly Renovated Centennial Restaurant in Jefferson to Open Tuesday

The wait is almost over for one Jefferson-based restaurant that has undergone extensive renovations. The Centennial at 100 East State Street will officially open on Tuesday. Restaurateur Sara Ostrander tells Raccoon Valley Radio she will offer homemade soups, salads, sandwiches and desserts and she will have a rotating menu. “Things...

Independence Day closures, schedule changes noted

All Perry city offices along with the Perry Public Library, the McCreary Community Building and the Perry Water Works office will be closed on Monday, July 4 in observance of the Independence Day holiday. Please note: MCB members age 18 and up may still use the 24-hour fitness room. The...

Race Of Champions At Boone Move To Tuesday

BOONE, Iowa – The race of champions events for hobby stocks and Northern SportMods will move to Tuesday night during the IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s at Boone Speedway. Former Super Nationals, national and regional champions and former race winners, as well as 2022 track...

Yale 4th Celebration Kicks Off Tomorrow

The Yale July 4th Celebration kicks off tomorrow with activities starting in the morning then finishing into the night. The day will start early with registration starting at 7:30pm at the Yale City Park for the 8th annual Three on the 3rd 5K and children’s mile and then the race will begin at 8am at the park. Then in the afternoon there will be a concession stand in Main Street benefiting the Yale Fire Department and community club from 5pm until 10pm.

Boone and Collins Receive Community Catalyst Grants for Downtown Renovation Projects

BOONE, Iowa—The Ames Economic Development Commission is pleased to announce that both the City of Boone and City of Collins have received funding for Downtown renovation projects. The Iowa Economic Development Authority has awarded both cities with $100,000, respectively, for projects that will transform an underutilized building into new...

Schedule Of Activities For Fourth Of July In Perry

The Fourth of July Celebration in Perry on Monday will feature plenty of activities for people to take part in throughout the day. The festivities will kick off with the parade at 10 a.m. along Willis Avenue and then vendors will be in Pattee Park all day. Perry Chamber Director Lynsi Pasutti says another fun activity is the Perry Booster Games that will serve as a fundraiser for both the Chamber and the Perry Booster Club.

HIRTA Receives Grant To Help Make Communities More Livable

The Heart of Iowa Regional Transit Agency (HIRTA) recently received a grant which will help make its communities more livable. The American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) announced that HIRTA is a recipient of the 2022 Community Challenge Grant which is a nationwide program that distributed $3.4 million to 260 projects throughout the nation.