Governor Terry Branstad will be in Carroll tonight as part of a fundraising campaign. Committee member Adam Schweers says supporters can come out to show their support and chat with the Governor at a more laid back event.
A great new festival is coming to Carroll this weekend and will focus on adoption and foster care. Realfest makes its debut Friday and runs through Sunday at the Carroll Community Schools Soccer Complex. The Christian Music Festival will highl
A scam involving phone calls pretending to be from the Internal Revenue Service has hit the Carroll area the past few weeks and intensified the last couple of days. The IRS issued a strong warning for consumers to guard against a sophisticated and a
Technology can come a long way in just a decade. That’s about how old the camera security system is at the Carroll High School. Superintendent Rob Cordes says it’s antiquated and a new system will provide some very substantial upgrades.
A lease for the parking lot near the Fricke Building will remain the same for the next 3 years after the Carroll County Board of Supervisors approve the lease for the Drees parking lot Monday. The agreement was discussed briefly and no changes were
Randy George Barney of Rockwell City attempted to escape from the Sac County Jail Friday morning and now faces felony charges. Barney and 3 other inmates were in the outside exercise area around 9:56 Friday morning when he attempted to scale a secur
An underage drinking party Friday night is still being investigated by the Greene County Sheriff’s Office. A deputy responded to the parking at 2472 180th Street near Dane. In the initial report by the Greene County Sheriff’s Office Clay
Business leaders in Lake City and members of Stewart Memorial Community Hospital held a forum this past week to focus on the changes in Health Care and the impact it will have along with trying to find ways collaborate and navigate the changing system.&nb
Earlier this week the City of Carroll entered into an agreement with Shive-Hattery Inc. for professional services for renovations at Merchant’s Park Stadium. Director of Parks and Recreation Jack Wardell recapped the ongoing project’s budget.
A few years ago many residents in Rockwell City approached the council about removing diseased and dead trees. City Clerk Kelly Smidt says the process has been ongoing and is now part of the city’s annual maintenance budget.
A new yield benchmarking service developed by FarmLink indicates that corn and soybean farmers in Carroll County missed out on an additional $22.9 million dollars in revenue potential last year. The TrueHarvest service is able to show how fields in the ar
Visitors to Blackhawk Lake may catch a glimpse of something rather unique out on the water. Last week the new lake harvester was launched and has since been hard at work gathering up underwater vegetation. The paddle-boat like craft can reach about 5 feet
On Monday night the Carroll City Council voted to move forward with plans to alleviate the city’s water supply shortages. All present members voted to approve Alternative Plan #4 which will pursue the development of “Clean Well” sites to
Summer isn’t quite over, but students and parents need to start thinking about the upcoming school year. Letters were sent from the Carroll Community School District office to parents in early July and forms can be completed online at www.carroll.k1
2014 Carroll County Fair Official Swine Results Champion Production Pig: Jacob Sander-Carroll Area FFA Reserve Champion Production Pig: Eric Bruellman-Coon Rapids-Bayard FFA Champion Market Hog: Parker Klocke-Carroll Clovers Reserve Champion Market H
The Stone Pier Summer Concert series in Lake View kicked off last week with an official ribbon cutting ceremony at the newly finished Pier 25 Playground. Mayor John Westergaard says members of the community pulled together in order to build and fund the n
An older cattle and livestock barn which used to stand at the Calhoun County Fairgrounds is now a pile of rubble awaiting disposal. Members of the Fairboard approached the city council in Rockwell City in late June and requested to burn the building&rsquo
2014 Carroll County Fair Official Sheep and Meat Goat Results Grand Champion Pen of 3: Emma Nelson-Carroll Clovers Reserve Champion Pen of 3: Justin Mohr-Halbur Community Grand Champion Commercial Ewe: Justin Mohr-Halbu
Thursday afternoon at the corner of US Hwy 30 and Hwy 4 in Jefferson ceremonial spades broke ground at the construction site for the new Wild Rose Jefferson Casino. The $40 million dollar project also includes an events center, sports bar, restaurants, an
Funeral services for 74 year-old Mary Hamer of Carroll will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Friday at the Dahn and Woodhouse Funeral Home in Carroll at the First United Methodist Church in Carroll. Visitation will be held at the Dahn and Woodhouse Fune
Mass of the Christian Burial for 79 year old Marvin Ziegmann of Wall Lake will be Wednesday at 10:30am at the St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Wall Lake with burial at the Wall Lake Cemetery. Friends may call at the Farber & Otteman Funeral Home in Lake View from 5-8pm on Tuesday where there will be a Knights of Columbus Rosary at 7 Tuesday evening.