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A 21-year-old Carroll man on probation for assaulting a woman in Guthrie Center last year was arrested Wednesday for stealing twice from an arcade claw machine at a local laundromat, according to court records.

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Kora Jae Stipe, born to Morgan and Joe Stipe of Carroll, at 6:13 a.m. Monday, Nov. 25, at St. Anthony Regional Hospital, received a warm welcome to the world with the help of talents and best wishes of about 10 residents from SunnyBrook Assisted Living in Carroll.

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Carroll County Republican Party Chairman Craig Williams, a longtime GOP activist with a deep statewide network, says he brings conservative values and an eye for fiscal responsibility to his campaign for the Iowa Senate.

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Growing up in a town in northeast Iowa, Rob Sand remembers hearing the nervous whispers throughout the community when a local storefront shuttered.

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Kuemper Catholic High School inducted 11 juniors and six seniors into the school’s chapter of the National Honor Society Nov. 18.

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Although the streets beneath the gloomy cloud-covered sky were spotted with crunchy, slick snow, shoppers packed the sidewalks along downtown Carroll as they glided swiftly through crowds and around long lines during their Black Friday shopping expedition.

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CARROLL, DENISON: National Democratic oval office front-runner Joe Biden woke up in Carroll Sunday, attended Mass at St. Lawrence Catholic Church and filled up on oatmeal at Queen Beans Coffee House before continuing a barnstorming tour of Iowa in which the former vice president is making th…

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Carroll County Emergency Medical Services Association’s annual Festival of Lights, which treats visitors to a winter wonderland of Christmas decorations and also generates vital support for the volunteer first-responder teams throughout the county, kicks off Friday night, Nov. 29.

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Although it may seem like the holidays are always a happy time where jolly music drifts from the radio and family and friends spend more time together — others may be experiencing loss or some kind of sadness.

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TEMPLETON: The Carroll Area Development Corporation Nov. 5 presented Lawrence and Doris Handlos and Waspy’s Truck Stop with The Spirit of Excellence Award.

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This summer, the Carroll Depot Plaza hosted a couple of stops by Union Pacific’s massive 1940s Big Boy steam locomotive. Friday night, the plaza, home of the Chamber of Commerce office, will be the site of another special train event.

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Regardless of the cold front that will be moving in just in time for the holidays, local businesses and stores are stocked up and ready for a day — or two — of Black Friday mayhem.

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EXIRA, DEDHAM: Sally Smith of Exira checked out two books from the Exira Library after joining more than 30 people in a crammed corner of the public lending facility in the downtown of this southwest Iowa city to hear congressional candidate J.D. Scholten make his case a year before the election.

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ELK HORN: The year 2019 is the 41st anniversary of the Danish Villages of Elk Horn and Kimballton, Iowa’s Christmas celebration called Julefest, which will be held Friday and Saturday.

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A 35-year-old Carroll man is accused of sexually abusing a child in town several times over the course of about three years, according to court records.

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A 26-year-old former Manning woman died and a young child was significantly injured in a Saturday morning crash west of Corning when the woman didn’t stop her semitrailer truck at a stop sign and was struck by a sport-utility vehicle, according to an Iowa State Patrol crash report.

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Carroll Rotary Club’s first-ever radio auction proved to be a hit show, generating nearly $10,000 for the community-service organization.

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The C-3 organization (Christ + Community + Celebration) has strived to make a positive impact on the children and youth of the communities in the IKM-Manning School district since its beginning in 2012.

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Rich and Jeannine Muhlbauer and Jerry and Maureen Rupiper have been guests at many Grandparents Days in Kuemper Catholic School attendance centers over the years; nevertheless, they’re special events every time.

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The Denison Community School District will create a cultural advisory committee and its entire staff will get “diversity and cultural training” in response to a teacher’s utterance of a racial slur in class last week.