Martin O’Malley can’t spot any orioles these days in Baltimore, the city
he served as mayor for eight years. Climate change chased the birds
away, he said.
Sitting at the entrance to Arnolds Park in Okoboji, close to Arnolds
Perk Coffee, is an RV decorated with a outdoors scene of blue denim
jeans pinned on a clothesline. Written in tall cursive extending across
the scene is “Fashion on the fly.”
Eleanor Roosevelt? Harriet Tubman? Abigail Adams? Or maybe Iowa’s own Mamie Eisenhower, a Boone native?
A flicker of blue wings over the browns of dried grass and bare trees
offers one of the first colors of spring: The bluebirds are returning.
Carroll’s growing reputation as a medical center makes the commercial
hub an attractive spot for professionals from across the United States.
Wild Rose Jefferson will open as scheduled on Aug. 1, with fireworks and
nationally known entertainment the following weekend, casino management
told those gathered Monday for “media day” at the $40 million facility
still under construction.
A 20-year-old Arcadia man is set to plead guilty Friday to a felony for a
November crash in which he was allegedly driving drunk near Scranton,
and he and two of his passengers suffered significant injuries.
Entering the town of Manning, cars drove aimlessly seeking parking spots
and visitors stood in herds on the sidewalks chatting among one another
in the spirit of a celebration. With a weekend full of events directed
toward every age in the area, Manning’s 1,500 population swelled as
folks packed into its close community.
This year marks Carroll County’s 19th year of Relay for Life participation.
Two Wall Lake residents face drug and child-endangerment charges after
Sac County law officers searched their house Sunday and found marijuana
and three teens who possessed the drug and alcohol, according to a
Carroll City Council members Monday approved a $6,500 site
evaluation-and-design contract with JEO Consulting of Carroll for a
2,400-square-foot maintenance and office facility at the cemetery.
Carroll City Council members Monday took a major step forward with plans
to boost water-pumping capacity by 40 percent with a $2.4 million
project to add two wells.
A 32-year-old Carroll man was allegedly driving drunk when he crashed
his sport utility vehicle just north of Coon Rapids in November and his
female passenger died.
The American Association of Political Consultants (AAPC) has named Joe
Slade White & Company Senior Vice President Ben Nuckels as one of
the 40 best and brightest campaign professionals under 40 years old
currently working in the United States.
Carroll County farmers should sue the Swiss seed producer Syngenta for
selling a genetically modified version of corn in 2013 and 2014 that
China refused to import, according to a Manning native who is now an
attorney in Minnesota.
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