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New ordinance in Glidden addresses parking of trucks, trailers, and boats


In various locations of Glidden owners of unhooked trailers, recreation vehicles, and various equipment sometimes seem to have parked them permanently on the city’s streets. City Clerk Suzy Danner says council members recently addressed the issue an

Upcoming Easter Fun Event to be held in Lake View


Next Saturday Stewart Memorial Community Hospital, McCrary Rost Clinic, and Community Pharmacy Lake View are teaming together to host the family oriented Easter Fun Event at the Speaker Park Shelter House in Lake View. Family activates planned for the eve

Manning commissions study for voluntary annexation of land bordering city limits


The city of Manning is in the very early stages of accessing the reasonability of voluntary annexation of land surrounding the city. City Manager Dawn Rohe explains what they’re looking to do.     She says discussions on the topic have ta

Carroll High School Mock Trial team places at State Tournament


The Carroll High School Mock Trial team finished 12th at this year’s State Mock Trial Tournament in Des Moines.  The tournament was held Tuesday and Wednesday this week at the Iowa Events Center.  Noelle Troutman and Hayley Boes of Carroll

Wild Rose Jefferson to host Job Fair in early April


People interested in working at the Wild Rose Jefferson can attend a job fair they have planned for Thursday, April 9th and Friday, April 10th.  The job fair will be held at their temporary office at 300 Microsoy Drive in Jefferson.  General Man

Deloit murder suspect's trial moved to Woodbury County


The trial of a 20-year-old Denison man accused of slaying two elderly people and trying to burn their bodies has been moved to Sioux City.   A judge on Wednesday announced that the trial of Jayden Chapman will take place April 28 in Woodbury County D

City to address moisture problems & step access at Glidden Wellness Center


Even though the winter season on average is a dryer time of year the Glidden Wellness Center is experiencing moisture problems in the building’s basement. The area currently has one small dehumidifier, but it can’t handle the demands says Glid

Carroll to improve Graham Park Band Shell and discusses more concerts


The Band Shell in Graham Park will be renovated this year which could lead to more bands playing there in the future.  Parks and Recreation Director Jack Wardell says they budgeted $50,000 in this year’s budget for the project and Carroll Fest

Iowa Insurance Division to host Fraud Program in Carroll for free


The Iowa Insurance Division supervises over 200 domestic insurance companies along with the agents and securities agents.  Iowa Insurance Commissioner Nick Gerhart was in Carroll this week and stopped by Carroll Broadcasting to talk about an event 

Sac City man arrested on drug charges


Charles Lafoy of Sac City was arrested in early March after the Sac City Police Department served a Narcotics Search Warrant at his residence in Sac City.  During the search of his home at 206 South 10th Street officials found 445.2 grams of Marijuan

Construction plans altered for Manning's Hospital Connector Trail


Planned construction phases for parts of the Manning Trail System will be reorganized after running into issues with DNR permitting to build a bridge in the section commonly referred to as the Hospital Connector Trail. City Administrator Dawn Rohe says a

Ticket booth and shed approved for Merchants Park renovation


The City Council in Carroll approved a ticket booth and new maintenance shed at Merchants Park, Carroll Baseball Stadium this week after a discussion with Parks and Rec’s Director Jack Wardell and Barry Bruner of the Carroll Baseball Association.&nb

Templeton and Manning areas showed up huge for Schlichte fundraiser Sunday


Over 700 people attended a soup supper and auction held this past Sunday in Templeton for the Schlichte family.  The family lost their home and all their belongings in a fire and all the proceeds from the event at the Templeton Center will go to the

Glidden to raise water & electric rates 3% this summer


According to Glidden’s City Clerk Suzy Danner a smaller rate increase to city provided services keeps consumer prices in line with the growing rate of production costs which is why the city of Glidden takes a look at services like water and electric

Carroll approves bids on water main and well projects


Bids for the new proposed wells and water main in Carroll were received and tabulated March 17th.  Carroll Public Works Director Randy Krauel announced the information during Monday nights city council meeting.   9003    &nbs

Wall Lake couple arrested selling drugs with kids in their home


Charges were filed Monday by the Sac County Sheriff’s Office against 37-year-old Laura Lawler and 37-year-old Jason Ransom of Wall Lake.  They were arrested and accused of distributing marijuana from their home with their children living with t

Kuemper approves bid on Chapel improvements project


Kuemper will have work beginning on the Chapel this year after the low bid was approved at their latest Board of Directors meeting.  President Henkenius says they received two bids for the project.   9005       

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Lake City to purchase new ballistic vests for all city police officers


Lake City’s Police Chief Bobby Rist made a request of the city council during their meeting last week. His request was the purchase of new ballistic vests for all city police officers. The current vests in use are outdated and according Mayor Gary F

Odebolt couple arrested on mulitple drug charges


Two people are being held in the Sac County Jail following a search of their residence early Sunday morning. At 1:15 am Sac County Sheriff Deputies served a warrant at an apartment located in the 500 block of West 2nd Street in Odebolt. During the search

Macke Ford submits winning bid for new Carroll Co. Sheriff patrol car


The Carroll County Sheriff’s Office will purchase a new patrol car from Macke Ford after their bid was accepted during Monday’s Carroll County Supervisors Meeting.  Macke Ford’s was one of 3 bids for the 2015 model the sheriff&rsquo

Jefferson in talks with landowners for airport runway expansion project


Plans to expand the runway at the Jefferson Municipal Airport from a 3,200 foot runway to 4,000 feet have been part of a long term plan for a number of years. According to Jefferson’s City Administrator Mike Palmer the city is currently in negotiati

Carroll Co. residents urged to notify authorities prior to setting controlled bu


Carroll Fire Chief Greg Shreck is urging all residents in Carroll County to please call the Carroll Communications Center prior to lighting any controlled burn sites. Shreck says that by calling 712-792-3536 ahead of time residents can give the fire depar

Lake City councilman resigns; city currently accepting applications


Lake City Councilman Branden Blair submitted his resignation to the city council earlier this week. Carroll Broadcasting spoke with Mayor Gary Fahan who says there simply are not enough hours in the day for Branden to adequately serve the community and at

Senator Feenstra calls for boycott of Des Moines over Water Works' lawsuit


A state senator is calling on rural Iowans to "boycott" Des Moines in the wake of a lawsuit filed against three northwest Iowa counties. Des Moines Water Works officials claim officials in Buena Vista, Calhoun and Sac Counties have failed to ade
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Loretta Schram of Manilla


Funeral services for 94 year old Loretta Schram of Manilla will be Saturday at 10:30am at the United Church in Manilla with burial at the Nishnabotna Cemetery near Manilla.  Friends may call at the church after 9:30 Saturday morning until time of services.  The arrangements are under the direction of the Ohde Funeral Home in Manilla.  Loretta Schram is survived by a son:  Ed

Lenora Jensen of Manning


Funeral services for 90 year old Lenora Jensen of Manning will be held Saturday at 10:30am at the Presbyterian Church in Manning with burial at the Manning cemetery. The Ohde Funeral Home in Manning is in charge of arrangements where friends may call from
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