Iowa Savings Bank, trustee of the Warren H. Timmerman Charitable Trust
and the Gilbert and Barbara Renze Foundation, has announced the grant
cycles for 2015 for qualified charitable endeavors.
On a sunny, humid Wednesday night that very much fit the stereotype of a
Midwestern summer, the Carroll Merchants began their inaugural season
in a setting that best exemplifies what is possible with their brand of
Gov. Terry Branstad Monday reappointed Rod Roberts, a former state
legislator from Carroll, as director of the Iowa Department of
Inspections and Appeals, an agency with a vast reach in regulating much
of life in Iowa, from nursing homes and restaurants to casinos and
Someone set fire last week to the trailer house where a Glidden woman
and her adult son were beaten and stabbed to death last year, according
to the town’s fire chief.
Chuck’s Place, the small home-town bar that has been a steady presence
in Coon Rapids’ downtown for nearly two decades, will be moving soon
from its Fifth Avenue location to a new home at 512 Main St.
A two-year calendar from the Carroll County Historical Society is loaded
with photos and history on a farming area that was part of the
Louisiana Purchase in 1803.
Carroll County Historical Society will kick off its museum summer season
Tuesday, May 26, with a new display feature: “Under the Chandelier.”
A 35-year-old Carroll man who managed military contracts in Afghanistan
and later illegally worked as a highly paid consultant for one of the
contracted companies will plead guilty to at least one federal charge
next month, court records show.
Mayor Harvey Dales is up before the sunshine. He makes his way to Deb’s Corner Cafe, located at the northeast
corner of Fourth and Main. Two large coffee pots sit on the counter
above a shelf lined with stacks of heavy navy blue mugs. A mirror covers
the wall behind the low counter, reflecting the high-backed booths that
line the opposite side of the restaurant.
Audubon’s failure to post public notice of its police chief job opening
violated a state law that gives military veterans an advantage for
municipal jobs, according to the American Legion of Iowa.
Those who seek to undermine the Audubon City Council need to “get out of
the way” so it can tackle a financial crisis that threatens to bankrupt
the town, Councilman Jason Hocker said in a lengthy admonishment on
Feldmann & Company CPA’s recently released an audit report on the
City of Carroll, showing, among other things, that the city collected
$1.6 million through a combination of the hotel-motel and local-option
sales taxes last fiscal year.
Bids on a new gym and secured entrance at Fairview Elementary came in
high because the construction companies received incorrect numbers from a
subcontractor, Carroll Community School District Superintendent Rob
Cordes told board members during a special meeting Friday night.
The Carroll County Democratic Party will host a forum for national and
statewide Democratic leaders and presidential hopefuls at the Carroll
football stadium in July.
If you can believe the NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies, climate change is going to be worse on Iowa than previously forecast.
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