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A man who raises cows and hogs about two miles southwest of Willey was fined $3,000 by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources for failing to submit a plan for how to dispose of the manure the animals make.

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A convicted sex offender who allegedly tried to sexually assault a 10-year-old girl last year was arrested last week in Carroll, where he recently moved, for failing to register his new address with the sheriff’s office, according to court records.

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The former owner of Adams Motor Company who was accused of trespassing in a house near Breda late last year while he delivered packages for United Parcel Service is not guilty of the charge, a judge ruled Thursday.

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A 52-year-old Glidden man was sentenced to up to 18 months in federal prison for possessing two guns last year despite being barred from owning firearms because of several domestic abuse convictions.

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A 56-year-old Creston man faces several felony charges for repeatedly possessing methamphetamine in Carroll, most recently for having several bags of the drug when he was jailed in March.

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The Dow City woman accused of killing her boyfriend in February will claim she was defending herself when she shot him in the back with a .40-caliber handgun, according to court records.

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A former Carroll County employee failed in her most-recent attempt to get unemployment insurance benefits after she was forced to resign for improperly disbursing emergency assistance money to a woman who didn’t need it.

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An 18-year-old Fort Dodge man sped away from a traffic stop near Carroll on Sunday and led a chase at speeds faster than 100 mph to Fort Dodge, where he crashed and shot himself, according to the state Division of Criminal Investigation.

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The city of Carroll has agreed to pay $50,000 to a Menlo company to settle a lawsuit that stemmed from a water pipe project from which the city withheld partial payment after a significant delay in the project’s completion.

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A 46-year-old former Carroll man was sentenced to up to 60 years in prison this week for killing someone when he was caught stealing items from a Sioux City house to get money to buy methamphetamine.

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The former Denison mayor and a city councilman have been ordered to pay a total of $376,500 to the town’s city manager and city clerk for falsely accusing them of misconduct, a jury decided last week.

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An unusual deal that likely will result in the early prison release of a man convicted of murdering his longtime friend in Sac City was proposed by one of his prosecutors, who believes the man should not spend the rest of his life in prison for the 2009 killing.

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A man who declined to take a plea deal for choking his longtime friend in Sac City to death with a baseball bat in 2009 and instead was found guilty of murder by a jury and sentenced to up to 50 years in prison now is set to get the original deal and avoid dying in prison, according to court…

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The former owner of Adams Motor Company whose dealerships fell into financial ruin and who pleaded guilty last year to fraudulent sales practices is suing the Iowa Department of Transportation to stop it from interfering with his potential employment at other dealerships, according to court …

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A judge sentenced a 30-year-old Carroll man to up to 10 years in prison today for breaking into his own house last year, according to court records. He had been barred from going inside the house by a protective order.

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A 51-year-old Glidden man who is barred from owning firearms because of several domestic assault convictions faces up to 10 years in federal prison for having a shotgun and rifle last year, according to court records.

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The Carroll City Council has agreed to pay an insurance company $175,000 to settle a lawsuit that stemmed from downtown flooding in 2018 that was caused by a city water main break.

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A 26-year-old Carroll man who caused a serious crash in January near Arcadia is accused of having more than an ounce of methamphetamine with him in the vehicle, according to court records.

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At least two people identified the man accused of robbing a Scranton bank last week based on surveillance video images, and a woman claimed she unknowingly aided the robbery at the man's request, according to court records.

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Friends of a shooting victim in Dow City inadvertently delivered the man into the custody of his shooter, who claimed she would take him to a hospital but left him to die, according to court records.

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Landus Cooperative is wrongly seeking to stop two of its former “key” employees from poaching its customers, according to lawyers who are defending the employees and their new employer, NEW Cooperative, against a Landus lawsuit.

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A 50-year-old Carroll man who shot himself in the leg in September is charged with a felony for possessing a firearm as an already convicted felon, according to court records.

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A 36-year-old Carroll man who admitted he sexually abused three children over the course of several years was sentenced this week to up to 15 years in prison, according to court records.

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A Manning Family Recovery Center counselor is accused of cultivating a “predatory” sexual relationship with a man who sought help for alcoholism in January after his third drunk driving arrest.

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Three of the four people who were arrested after an overnight shooting at Fairview Village apartments were accused of fighting or attempting to fight, and a woman who was arrested last week for drug and gun possession was found to have more drugs and another loaded weapon in her apartment wi…

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Those who are cited for a traffic violation in Carroll County can dispute their citations online or request a payment plan as part of a new pilot program.

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The former Calhoun County sheriff accused of assaulting his wife and a police officer in April will not be punished with jail time nor will he be officially convicted of domestic abuse if he abides by the terms of his probation for six months, according to court records.

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A Carroll man who owns a strip of land near Arcadia — part of which is used for the city’s yard waste dump site — is suing the city for failing to properly maintain the site, according to court records.

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A 29-year-old Carroll man with a history of sending explicit images to minors might be sentenced to up to 20 years in federal prison after pleading guilty Wednesday to a criminal charge for receiving child pornography, according to court records.

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A 53-year-old Carroll man was sentenced this week to up to 10 years in prison for dealing methamphetamine while he was on parole for similar crimes, according to court records.

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DENISON — Esperanza Barrena still has moments when she expects her husband to come home from work at the end of the day, even though he burned in a fiery crash more than a year ago that was caused by a drunk driver.

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An 18-year-old Carroll man who is on probation for a felony attempted burglary conviction last year was arrested Friday in Spirit Lake for having a gun and marijuana in a Walmart parking lot.

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A woman is suing Walmart Stores because she tripped on a pothole and fell in the parking lot of its Carroll store, according to court records.

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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.