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Carroll School Board approves contract with CESA


Earlier this week the Carroll School Board approved a two year contract agreement between the district and the Carroll Education Support Association. Superintendent Rob Cordes says most recently the two entities have agreed to one year contracts, but it i

Open house at Carroll Co. Historical Society this weekend


The Carroll County Historical Society will be holding its annual open house this weekend where demonstrations will be given throughout the day. Presenters will show how a spinning wheel and rug loom were operated and also demonstrate quilting techniques.

Greene Co. resident robbed after sighting suspicious vehicle


An apprehensive resident Tuesday night called the Greene County Sheriff’s Office after he noticed a vehicle in the 1800 block of 218th Street.  The vehicle and driver were found on R Avenue by the resident after the truck had run out of gas.&nb

Annual Black and Gold Event with Carroll Area I-Club in May


The annual Carroll Area I-Club spring outing will be held May 15th in Arcadia.  The annual black and gold event at the American Legion Hall is an opportunity for fans of the Hawks to meet and greet several members of the coaching staff.  Headlin

New trail system breaks ground near Coon Rapids


A groundbreaking ceremony was planned on Earth Day for a new back-country trail system for hikers, mountain bikers and horseback riders at the Whiterock Conservancy near Coon Rapids. Conrad Kramer, the conservancy's executive director, says constructi

Rockwell City Police Officer retires after 9 years of service


Police Officer Tom Maulsby has been with the Rockwell City Police Department since 2005 and at last night’s city council meeting he submitted his letter of resignation. After 9 years with the Force he has decided to retire and enjoy the golden years

Carroll High Rocket Rally held Tuesday


Carroll High Rocket Rally held Tuesday 

School board discusses possibility of ISL for Carroll School District


At Monday night's meeting members of the Carroll School Board revisited the inner workings of the district’s budget. Board member Duane Horsley requested the item to be placed on the agenda after fielding many questions from the community. Durin

Carroll to host first ever Youth Triathlon


Carroll to host first ever Youth Triathlon 

Kuemper to hire teachers to replace early retirements


Kuemper to hire teachers to replace early retirements

Carroll County to print Manuals for Townships


Carroll County to print Manuals for Townships 

Registration day is near for Carroll High Service Day


There are still a couple of days remaining to sign up for the Carroll High School English 10 Service day on April 30th.  Members of the English 10 class have been working since 1st semester on the project and are looking for residents to help them by

Father Collison to be honored this week


Father Collison to be honored this week 

Carroll Leadership Institute graduates another class


Carroll Leadership Institute graduates another class 

Carroll to move disc golf course to Rolling Hills Park


Carroll to move disc golf course to Rolling Hills Park 

Slow Pitch fields in Carroll will receive new scoreboards


Slow Pitch fields in Carroll will receive new scoreboards 

Carroll Co. Ag Scholarship award winners announced


Donations from Carroll area businesses and proceeds from a special livestock auction held in 1987 are still paying it forward. The Carroll Chamber of Commerce recently announced two scholarship recipients from the Carroll County Agricultural Scholarship.

Drug Take-Back Day for Sac and Greene Counties


Old and expired prescription drugs are highly susceptible to diversion, misuse, and abuse. Previously if these medicines were unwanted people flushed them down the toilet which is no longer an acceptable form of disposal. That’s why the Sac County S

Household Hazardous Waste collection day to be held at DMACC


Des Moines Area Community College and the The Carroll County Solid Waste Management Commission are sponsoring a Household Hazardous Waste Day Saturday, April 26. Director for the Commission, Mary Wittry says Carroll County residents should look for labels

HOME program offers local residents access to affordable housing


The Iowa Finance Authority recently announced $3.4 million in awards for federal funding to be used in creation of affordable housing opportunities across the state of Iowa. Eighty Iowa families will benefit from the HOME program which seeks to advance af

Carroll Girls Soccer to host Kick for a Cause to help with Buddy Bench


Carroll Girls Soccer to host Kick for a Cause to help with Buddy Bench 
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Local artist donates talent to produce sign for Lake City Pool


A donation to the Lake City Pool Project by resident artist Randall Wolff isn’t like most donations. His efforts will be focused on creating a work of art in the form of a designation sign for the Lake City Pool. Wolff is currently in the process of

Ar-We-Va Grad Obrecht promoted by Iowa National Guard


Ar-We-Va Grad Obrecht promoted by Iowa National Guard 
Audubon City Council

Audubon City Council moves forward with city clerk hiring process


The Audubon City Council is still working towards replacing long time city clerk Lora Hanson who is currently serving as an interim for the position. The council first tried to remove Hansen three months ago, but ran into legal complications and had to be

Effort to get women more involved in commissions and offices coming to Carroll


Effort to get women more involved in commissions and offices coming to Carroll 
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in memory

Jerry Schroeder of Carroll


Mass of the Christian Burial for 72 year old Jerry Schroeder of Carroll will be Saturday at 10am at the Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Carroll with burial at Mt. Olivet Cemetery.  Friends may call at the Sharp Funeral Home in Carroll after 4:30pm Friday where there will be a Rosary at 5 and a Christian Wake Service at 7 Friday evening.  The casket will be moved to the church at 9

Bill Minnehan formerly of Churdan


A visitation for 76 year old Bill Minnehan of Fort Dodge, formerly of Churdan, will be Friday from 10 to 11am at the Brown Funeral Home in Churdan with burial to follow at the St. Patrick's Cemetery.

Delores Mae Koester of Carroll


Mass of the Christian Burial for 81 year old Delores Koester of Carroll will be Monday at 10:30am at the Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Carroll with burial at the St. Mary's Cemetery in Willey.  Friends may call at the Dahn & Woodhouse Funeral Home in Carroll after 5pm Sunday where there will be a Christian Wake Service by the Holy Spirit Parish at 6:30 Sunday evening.  The casket
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