A Monday night fire just north of Lidderdale killed about 305 hogs in a nursery barn.
Police shootings, ebola, the Republican dominance at November polls,
missing airplanes, Israel and Gaza, Russia and Ukraine, Pope Francis’
growing humanitarian influence, a surging stock market and the rise of
the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria have dominated national and
international headlines in 2014.
A giggle floats down the hallway of St. Anthony Nursing Home; the Holy Spirit Sisters have arrived for work.
The value of Carroll County farmland dropped 12.45 percent over the last
year. Meanwhile, surrounding counties saw double-digit hits in the
value of ag land from 2013 to 2014 with the average decrease in the
state standing at $773 per acre, according to the Iowa State University
Center for Agricultural and Rural Development.
A city council-approved capital-improvement plan calls for a $4 million
extension of landscape and lighting and other pedestrian-and-motorist
improvements in the downtown business district known as the Corridor of
At the push of a button, Glidden-Ralston’s team gold Wildcats’ robot
stretched upward on an arm built from crisscrossed metal pieces and
tipped the bottom of a two-liter pop bottle to dump a small plastic ball
into a clear plastic shoot.
A 22-year-old Lake City woman died early Saturday when she drove too
fast on a snow-covered county highway just north of Glidden and her car
spun and struck an oncoming pickup truck, according to a sheriff’s
Bill Evans, a beloved former Carroll educator, World War II veteran and
the 1949 Iowa Athlete of the Year, died at 12:01 a.m. today at his home
in Avondale, Arizona, a Phoenix suburb, following a bout with cancer,
his daughter, Beth (Evans) Halpern said. Evans was 90.
Eat a free lunch on the Iowa Insurance Division at the Carrollton Centre
on Thursday, April 9 — and learn how to avoid scam artists intent on
the grown-up version of stealing your lunch money.
An estimated 700 people ate soup, donated money and bid on auction items
Sunday in a vastly successful fundraiser for a rural Manning family
that lost its house and mother to a fire last month. “We were just so,
so pleased — it was just amazing how the surrounding communities came
together,” said Jeanne Kerkhoff, a Templeton woman who helped organize
the Schlichte Family Benefit that went for four hours at the Templeton
American Home Shield, the nation’s leading home-warranty business, is
finding about 40 percent of its 400-employee Carroll workforce outside
of the city.
Tyler Quandt tailed his new house for about 15 miles on county roads and highways last week as it crept to its
new spot on the southwest side of Carroll.
The new year is expected to be big for one of Carroll’s more visible and highly trafficked intersections.
A 23-year-old Early man who cut and stabbed his mother 88 times,
strangled her with a belt and bashed her head with a large glass bottle
did not clearly request an attorney before he confessed to the crime,
and his conviction — and his sentence of life in prison — will stand,
the Iowa Court of Appeals ruled this week.
A 39-year-old Carroll man was arrested for felony possession of
methamphetamine this week after a Montgomery County deputy sheriff spied
a “green leafy material” on the man’s shirt during a traffic stop,
according to court records.
Brian Louis Reinart was stopped while
driving a vehicle on U.S. Highway 71 about 1:50 a.m. just north of
Villisca for an unspecified traffic violation.
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