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Attending St. Bernard Catholic Grade School in Breda, Jill Tiefethaler enjoyed glimpses of the bigger world out there by exploring the pages of National Geographic magazines in the school’s library.

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As a standalone film, “Black Widow” is amazing. When tied in with the rest of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, it’s slightly less amazing, but still a highly entertaining experience.

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There is growing evidence that indicates that people can reduce their risk of cognitive decline by adopting key lifestyle habits.

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BOYER: Tending bar at the last business in a town with fewer than a dozen homes may seem like a hopeless endeavor, but when Margaret Gilmore looks at the half-dozen regulars at the New Country Pumpkin in Boyer on a Sunday afternoon, she sees people who aren’t going anywhere and are proud to …

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You can hear the angels sing ... even an Irish angel with a glint of mischief in her eye. Helen Clare Carey Malloy still has an ornery Irish spark and lots of love and laughter to share as she turns 99 years young on May 4. In a life well lived taking care of others, first through her nursin…

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A Carroll High School alum and former Tiger basketball standout plays a shooting guard on the just-released Disney Plus television series “Big Shot,” a star vehicle for television icon John Stamos.

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George Wilson has kept his gold University of Iowa letter sweater since he was an athlete there in the 1940s.

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Jill Schoenherr Melby recently celebrated her bridal boutique’s two year anniversary. She opened the doors to Wild Daisy Bridal in Dunlap to brides, bridesmaids, mother-of-the brides, flower girls and prom-goers seeking personalized service and unique looks. Wild Daisy Bridal is located on I…

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When the L&M Bowl doors opened in Manning in the fall of 1960, Darwin Haskins was a member of first teams in the Twilighters mixed league and Commercial men’s league.

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BREDA — What special present do you give a vintage-car enthusiast to celebrate a milestone birthday?

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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With Brett Eischeid’s love for motorcycling in mind, his family and friends weren’t going to let him miss this ride.

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Every week, Lou Forward had the same routine: drive into Carroll, go to the grocery store, stop at the bank and drop off cans at the Carroll Redemption Center.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Editor’s note: This is part two of a two-part series about a Carroll girl who suffered from dyskeratosis congenita.

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Editor’s note: This is part one of a two-part series about a Carroll girl who suffered from dyskeratosis congenita.