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JEFFERSON: Adam Schweers, managing partner and one-third owner of the Court Street LLC development firm — and a former mayor of Carroll — said a Jefferson apartment complex, which his firm plans to name the “Wilson Street Suites,” would feature 12 units in what had been called the “White Apa…

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Seven Scranton Manufacturing employees have confirmed coronavirus infections, and six more are self-isolating at home because they are potentially infected, according to company officials.

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At Iowa Small Engine Center Bike Shop, co-owner Chad Onken tries to space new bikes on the shelves so that the stock doesn’t look sparse.

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A top JCPenney corporate official told local employees in a conference call this afternoon that the Carroll store would be closing as soon as August as part of the retailer’s chain-wide bankruptcy-and-restructuring plan.

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Five months after Julie Hicks opened the doors of her boutique, coronavirus closed them.

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The coronavirus’ local punch to supply and demand sent unemployment rates for Carroll and surrounding counties soaring in April, with Carroll County hitting 8.8 percent, the highest jobless rate recorded here since the farm crisis of the 1980s, Iowa Workforce Development reports show.

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As the number of confirmed new coronavirus cases trends downward in Iowa, Gov. Kim Reynolds said today that people will be allowed to gather in groups of greater than 10 starting June 1.

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Windstar Lines, a Carroll-based motorcoach operator gut-punched by COVID-19-related business losses, joined hundreds of other bus companies for a rolling rally through Washington, D.C. to draw attention to the collective plight of charter buses, the jobs and careers in jeopardy.

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Mrs. Glynn and Co. had been open for only one year before the coronavirus pandemic forced it and other retail stores to close for more than a month to help stem the spread of the virus.

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Need to know when the next Main Street Coon Rapids event is, who is on the board or how you can get involved in the organization? Look no further than its newly launched website — www.coonrapidsiowa.com/mainstreet.

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Before our forks settled in the generous heaps of mashed potatoes or cut the tenderloins at a dinner in Jefferson to fete tech’s audacious arrival in this rural Iowa reach, I knew we had a forceful friend in California Congressman Ro Khanna.

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In response to the coronavirus pandemic, life certainly has changed for the nearly 170 residents of St. Anthony Nursing Home, Garden View assisted-living and Orchard View senior apartments, all located on the St. Anthony Regional Hospital campus.

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Hair salons, barbershops and massage and tattoo parlors can reopen today in Carroll County, and restaurants across the entire state can open for in-person dining, according to a recent proclamation of Gov. Kim Reynolds.

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COON RAPIDS: Coon Rapids businessmen and businesswomen now are able to apply for COVID-19 financial assistance through the generosity of several local organizations.

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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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American Home Shield, a nationally known home-warranty brand and an anchor in Carroll’s eastern business corridor, took just eight days in March to move 453 employees in Carroll to a work-from-home schedule, a speedy and massive undertaking to protect them — and others — from the COVID-19 pandemic.

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It’s not uncommon to see motorcoaches from Carroll-based Windstar Lines, a family-owned charter-bus company with deep local roots, rolling into Washington, D.C.’s monument-lined Mall with tour groups, schoolkids getting their first glimpses of the Lincoln Memorial or veterans paying somber h…

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What’s a movie without popcorn, right? Generations of moviegoers, from snacking kids to should-be-dieting dads and moms, have used this excuse to get their pop on.

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After more than a month of either closing their doors or switching to take-out services only, many Carroll-area restaurants opened their dining rooms for the first time Friday.

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Restaurants and retail stores in 77 of Iowa’s 99 counties that were ordered to close or to operate under significant restrictions because of the coronavirus pandemic are allowed to reopen today at “50 percent of normal operating capacity,” Gov. Kim Reynolds announced early this week.

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Gov. Kim Reynolds announced today that she will ease dine-in restrictions on restaurants and allow other businesses to reopen Friday in 77 of Iowa's 99 counties, including Carroll County and the vast majority of western Iowa.

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JCPenney’s insurance company is suing the city of Carroll for more than $250,000 for the damage a water main break caused to the downtown store in January 2018.

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State officials will ease a ban on elective medical procedures starting next week, and Gov. Kim Reynolds said today she would reveal on Monday her plans "about reopening Iowa" during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Gov. Kim Reynolds hinted this morning that she would announce on Friday whether business closures due to the coronavirus pandemic will continue. They are set to expire at the end of the month.

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On the heels of the National Restaurant Association’s Monday announcement that two of every three restaurant employees across the country have been laid off or furloughed, 40 percent of restaurants have at least temporarily closed their doors, and the industry will lose $240 billion before t…

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Iowa set another high mark for new daily confirmed coronavirus cases today, and Gov. Kim Reynolds asked all residents to take an online health survey to determine whether they qualify for new drive-thru testing that is hoped to better track the spread of the virus.