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Computer hackers have developed numerous ways to steal sensitive information or hold it hostage, and their interactions with potential victims through email, telephone and even in person have become increasingly effective tools for their crimes.

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As the only farmers currently serving in the U.S. Senate, Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, and Jon Tester, D-Montana, introduced legislation aimed at reducing suicides on the nation’s farms.

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Jonathan Law was on his way to a meeting in Jefferson when he spotted what appeared at first to be a deer just off the shoulder of U.S. Highway 30.

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All Strings Attached Orchestra Studio will open its 19th concert season in colorful, festive style, presenting “A Festival of Life With Latin American Music” on Saturday and Sunday at the Carroll Recreation Center theater.

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A former Carroll County jailer repeatedly mistreated jail inmates — which included forcing one to sleep in feces — and resigned under the threat of termination this summer, according to state records.

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Carroll’s Main Street will lose four parking spots, but gain six, after City Council re-voted Monday on a request that will help move forward construction of the new Carroll County jail.

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Encouraged by participation of people spanning a wide range of ages, Carroll Area Iowans for Life President Eugene Handlos said Sunday afternoon’s Life Chain in Carroll demonstrated that the campaign continues momentum toward its goal of protecting all life from conception to natural death.

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Carroll Middle School students donated nearly $470 and several boxes of toys last week to Hailey’s Toys for Healing, a program at St. Anthony Regional Hospital that benefits child patients and is named for a 10-year-old Carroll girl who died last year from a rare lung disorder.

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Students lowered the protective goggles over their eyes as drills moved over pieces of plywood, spewing shavings of wood into the air.

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Esta Raasch stares down at her parents’ grave in Glidden as rain slides over the rim of her glasses and lands on the grass adjacent to the grave.

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County leaders approved an $8.95 million bond sale today to build a new downtown jail that netted them an additional $1.7 million up-front payment because they agreed to pay a higher interest rate.

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City officials have come up with a plan that could add several parking spots downtown while also allowing the county jail project to move forward as planned.

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Carroll County leaders are set to issue an $8.95 million bond Thursday to help pay for the new downtown jail after delaying the bond sale from last week because of volatility in the municipal bond market.

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Manning Family Recovery Center is not at fault for the 2015 suicide of an 18-year-old Griswold man who was involuntarily committed for a mental health examination after he assaulted his sister, according to court records.

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There was a 51-degree temperature difference last week between Monday afternoon and Friday morning, according to National Weather Service data.

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Sure, Wayne Chandlee ran a tight ship as Kuemper Catholic High School boys basketball coach.

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12:10 a.m. — Report of an assault in the 900 block of U.S. Highway 30 East. Daniel Heinen, 28, of Carroll, was arrested for assault after throwing a lit cigarette at someone, causing a burn. 

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Middle school students scooted their chairs closer to the little desks as they crouched near their kindergarten buddies.

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Linc Kroeger, Accenture’s advocate for rural America, continued to draw national attention to Jefferson by hosting a tour and discussion Sunday with Democratic presidential candidate John Delaney, a former Maryland congressman and entrepreneur who is making business development in small town…