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A Carroll police officer was injured this afternoon when an Illinois man who had an active arrest warrant for violating his parole sped away from a traffic stop, according to Police Chief Brad Burke.

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A 26-year-old Fort Dodge man with an extensive criminal history who was recently released from jail was arrested today for robbing a bank in Scranton this week.

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A man dressed in black with a zebra-print gaiter robbed Peoples Bank in Scranton Thursday morning.

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A Tuesday night fire engulfed two propane trucks at Al’s Corner Oil east of Breda, which led to towering flames and an explosion that propelled a fuel tank about 100 yards into a nearby field.

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At least 5 inches of snow fell in the Carroll area in the past day, according to National Weather Service data.

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A 15-year-old Manning boy died last week when his pickup truck went off a slick, gravel roadway just northeast of town and crashed into a small river, according to a Carroll County Sheriff's report.

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Iowans will be required to wear masks at businesses and other public buildings when they cannot keep a sufficient distance from others and are inside the buildings for at least 15 minutes, Gov. Kim Reynolds announced tonight.

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The Carroll County supervisors enacted a county-wide mask mandate this morning to help stem the spread of the coronavirus, although those who violate it will not face a penalty.

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There are 10 confirmed coronavirus cases among residents and staff at Regency Park Nursing and Rehabilitation Center of Carroll, according to state officials.

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A man who escaped from the Sac County jail last week was apprehended Tuesday night in Walnut, according to Sheriff Ken McClure.

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A man was shot below his waist overnight at Fairview Village apartments, and police officers arrested four people, according to Police Chief Brad Burke.

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A 76-year-old Lanesboro man died today when his car was struck by a pickup truck whose driver didn’t yield at a stop sign north of Lidderdale, according to an Iowa State Patrol crash report.

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Carroll High School students will attend school on alternating days starting Wednesday due to the number of students who have been infected by the new coronavirus and those who have been quarantined because they were in close contact with someone infected, the district announced this afternoon.

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Gov. Kim Reynolds is ordering bars, taverns, breweries and night clubs to close at 5 p.m. Thursday in six counties to help stem the spread of the new coronavirus, she announced this morning.

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The Kuemper Catholic High School baseball team did not practice Thursday after a member of the program tested positive for the new coronavirus.

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About 20,000 Iowa residents who can't afford rent or mortgage payments for their homes because of the coronavirus pandemic will get money from the state to help make those payments.

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Buena Vista County had a one-day spike of 417 new confirmed coronavirus cases Tuesday — which makes it the most-infected county per capita in Iowa — but state officials said they are unsure whether there is an outbreak at a meat-processing facility in Storm Lake, the county's seat.

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A 21-year-old Carroll man died this morning after he was thrown from a pickup truck when it crashed into a tree just north of Coon Rapids, according to a sheriff's report.

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Gov. Kim Reynolds will allow movie theaters, zoos, aquariums, museums and wedding reception venues to reopen Friday, and pools can offer swimming lessons and lap swimming, according to her Wednesday proclamation.

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A total of three employees of Pella Corporation in Carroll have been infected by the new coronavirus, company officials said today.

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Most Iowa businesses that were closed or severely restricted because of the new coronavirus pandemic will be allowed to reopen Friday, Gov. Kim Reynolds announced in her daily press conference this morning.

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There is one more confirmed coronavirus case in Carroll County, which brings its total to seven, according to local health officials. The person is older than 80.

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A faulty electrical connection likely ignited a fire in the attic of a house on North Main Street Friday night, Carroll Fire Chief Greg Schreck said.

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A drive-thru coronavirus testing site will open Saturday at the Denison Middle School parking lot, according to local health officials.

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Local health officials announced this morning that another coronavirus infection of a Carroll County resident has been confirmed, which brings the total for the county to six.