STORM LAKE: What happens if you’re in your 30s and you realize you made the wrong career choice?
Having the Carroll Softball Complex fields idle until recently because of the coronavirus pandemic gave Carroll Rotary Club members and other volunteers an opportunity to step up to the plate and give the concession stand and dugouts a much-needed new coat of paint.
Steven Heuton pulls the rope of his lawn mower to start up the engine. The summer sun is hot, but with breaks for ice-cold water, the 10-year-old gets the job done, navigating trees, hills and sheds as he mows lawns for free.
Restaurants may have closed their doors for weeks due to the coronavirus pandemic; however, a coffee group of retired Carroll men has found a comfortable new home.
A chance encounter, and a warm conversation, with one of television’s familiar faces has inspired a former Carroll mayor to attempt some look-alike fun as he’s camped indoors during the coronavirus crisis.
True blue to the very end. Deb Davis’ career took an unwanted, sudden turn, but she always remained a police officer at heart.
When Sammie Walsh, 17, stopped to tie her shoe while exploring Cusco, Peru, this summer, two women in colorful dresses swarmed her and pressed a baby alpaca into her arms.
Ready with her strategy, Whitney Reever of Glidden walked Frankie, her 1,250-pound, 18-month-old Maine-Angus heifer, into the show ring at the Iowa State Fair last month.
On a recent sunny day in Carroll, four college students picked up gum wrappers, scraps of paper and other trash around the Carroll Recreation Center and Carroll Athletic Field, chattering in Estonian all the while.