Community leaders from Carroll, Breda and Coon Rapids Saturday
challenged their state lawmakers on key initiatives during the kickoff
of the Carroll Chamber of Commerce’s legislative forum series.
Clearing Carroll’s roads and sidewalks of the 10 inches of snow that
fell this weekend continues today as gusty winds stalled the dig-out
efforts on Sunday.
State Rep. Brian Best, R-Glidden, spent an hour with Carroll High School
students in Bob Pauk’s government class Friday afternoon. The
question-and-answer-style discussion covered a range of topics from
Best’s goals for his first bill to his opinion on gay marriage.
Wellendorf ENT, a thriving regional medical practice with a foundational
location at St. Anthony Regional Hospital in Carroll, has contributed
$18,200 to the Carroll High School Foundation, a nonprofit organization
with a mission to improve education in the community school district.
Shockingly, Gina Higbee suddenly passed away Dec. 6, 2012, at age 51. An
avid long-distance runner, Higbee had completed a 13-mile half marathon
just about a week before she was stricken with a brain aneurysm while
working out in a gymnasium. She died a day and a half later.
Three vehicles struck and killed black Angus cows on Tuesday that had
wandered onto Iowa Highway 141 near Dedham, according to Carroll County
Iowa Nice Guy and Mount Carmel native Scott Siepker, who blends satire
and passion for rural Iowa on social media, has delivered something of a
video love letter to agriculture with his with his filmmaking team’s
latest release — “Farmer Nice.”
Surgical patients at St. Anthony Regional Hospital can rest easier than
ever in the knowledge that they are in good hands — the robotic hands of
Any ordinary Joe could walk into the courthouse with a public-records
request for the courthouse door’s key code or the county auditor’s
computer passwords, Carroll County Attorney John Werden told the county
The expansive, seemingly borderless roam of Northern Minnesota is the
setting for “Heart of Wilderness,” an independent film that explores a
claustrophobic blue-collar marriage strained by broken promises,
deception and sheer isolation.
Several people pleaded with the Crawford County Memorial Hospital
trustees on Monday to forgo the potential sale of Denison’s former
hospital site to a senior living center, which under a current proposal,
would lead to demolition of the 64-year-old building.
As they have in the past several years, the Carroll County Board of
Supervisors approved slightly lower salary increases for county
officials than were recommended to them.
A draft Carroll city budget elected officials will consider in coming
weeks calls for an 8 percent decrease in commercial property taxes next
The Carroll Community School District offered a 1.01 percent package
increase to teachers in its initial counter offer to the Carroll
Education Association Thursday afternoon.
Pauline Lewman’s 12-year-old cat, Buddy, is blind in one eye. It doesn’t slow him down, though, and when Lewman began thinking about a
move into senior living, she discovered Swan Place — which would
welcome Buddy as well.
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