Unlike most area school districts who are struggling to find volunteers willing to run for seats on their local board of education, the IKM-Manning School District is seeing double the number of potential candidates versus open seats.
Senator Chuck Grassley is calling for better oversight of a $9.6 billion program that was designed to assist homeowners who suffered during the housing crisis after a 2016 audit revealed widespread waste and abuse in spending. He
The eight-county Western Iowa Advantage Region sees another decline in unemployment numbers, from 3.8 percent in July of 2016 to 2.9 percent in July of this year. The same trend is seen across the state with a
The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has reported that after recent rains, they are seeing improved conditions in the majority of the state. Two percent of Iowa is still experiencing extreme drought conditions, mostly in Clarke
The Carroll Community School District (CCSD) Board of Education has adopted a policy regulating the way teachers communicate with students outside of classrooms. Teachers and coaches can now no longer directly text their students or athletes. Superintendent,
Two area schools have been named 2016-17 Bank Iowa Traveling Challenge Cup winners. Kuemper Catholic High School placed first for Class 2A schools, and Audubon High School took the top spot in Class 1A. Kuemper earned a
The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is investigating a small diesel fuel spill on Wednesday from a Union Pacific Railroad Company train. At approximately 10:45 a.m., Union Pacific contacted the Glidden Fire Department to inspect a
As the City of Carroll investigates the reasons behind three water main breaks in a single week, City Manager, Mike Pogge-Weaver, says the sequence of breaks falls outside the scope of what would be considered the norm.
Carroll County Sheriff, Ken Pingrey, says that an all too familiar scam is making the rounds in our area yet again. Earlier this week, a gentleman came to his office, convinced that a close friend of his
The application deadline for the 2018 Iowa’s Living Roadways Community Visioning Program is drawing near on Sept. 30. This program integrates technical landscape planning and design techniques with sustainable community action to assist community leaders and volunteers