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There are seven total candidates running for Carroll City Council and the mayor position for the Nov. 2 election. This Wednesday, Oct. 20, from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., those seven candidates will sit down for a forum hosted by the Carroll Chamber of Commerce and Carroll Area Development Corpora…

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Carroll Police Chief Brad Burke said the city has received no complaints or had any issues with a temporary waiver that allows customers and employees of Wendl’s Weapons on the east side of the city to discharge firearms in the city limits — in an indoor gun range.

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Carroll City Council members on Monday approved the first of three necessary readings of a 7.5 percent increase to memberships at the Recreation Center for 2022.

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After waking up at 4 a.m. today for his morning run, Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-New Hartford, a family farmer and Iowa’s longest-serving U.S. senator, announced on Twitter he is running for re-election to continue his work of representing Iowans in the U.S. Senate.

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Carroll City Manager Mike Pogge-Weaver, a leading local official who shepherded a roster of public works projects and other City Council priorities in five years in the position, is one of four finalists for city manager in Marion, a city of 41,000 people — the 13th largest in Iowa — that bo…

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Carroll City Council members Monday unanimously approved the annexation of 111 acres north of the city that one of the more-prominent developers and land investors in Iowa, LeMar Koethe of Urbandale, plans to develop into homes and potentially apartment complexes.

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Former Carroll County Supervisor Mark Beardmore, a long-time businessman in the region, is running for mayor of Carroll, pledging to bring the fiscal conservatism and eye toward low taxes he has long advocated.

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Carroll City officials are considering applying for a $600,000 to $700,000 federal grant through the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan, the massive pandemic relief President Biden signed earlier this year, to fund a series of improvements at Merchants Park — a feature local leaders see as a…

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Carroll residents and members of the business community are invited to a public reception from 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. on Wednesday, September 8, to meet the four candidates interviewing to be Carroll’s next parks and recreation director.

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Jamie Wuebker, who has worked as a paramedic, an emergency room nurse in Carroll and Denison, and a volunteer firefighter, is the new leader of the Carroll County Ambulance Service.

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Carroll City Council members Monday night formed a consensus around a desire to keep the historic stone features in the two 1954 bridges crossing Storm Creek in Graham Park in what likely would be a blended project of new construction and preservation.

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The owner of the wildly popular Bordenaro’s Meat Market says he will seek the Ward 1 Carroll City Council seat in the upcoming fall election.

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A former longtime police sergeant who took a health-related retirement last year says she will seek the at-large Carroll City Council seat in this fall’s election.

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As a child and teenager growing up in Carroll, Jerry Fleshner knew only one mayor — the late Bill Farner, a pioneering businessman and community icon. The youthful Fleshner assumed Farner would be mayor forever.

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Carroll City Council members will consider on Monday the purchase of a new camera that scouts cracks and blockages and other problems in the city sanitary lines.

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Tax abatement for residential construction and improvements could be expanded from the old core of Carroll to the full city under a plan City Council members are considering.

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Phil Thompson looks back on his time in Iraq as an 18-year-old Army private and equates it to “drinking water from a fire hose.”

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The Carroll City Council Monday night approved a contract with Ten Point Construction of Denison for street restoration work, including full-depth concrete patching, at five locations in Carroll.

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Jay Norgaard — a grandson of the late Mayor Bill Farner, one of the more prominent leaders in the history of the city — is planning to seek what will be an open 1st Ward Carroll City Council seat in the Nov. 2 election.

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BREDA: After the Senate and House recently passed a bipartisan bill to bolster United States investments to compete with Chinese advancements, U.S. Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, said he is, so far, satisfied with President Biden’s approach to Chinese relations.

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Carroll County is seeking an ambulance director after the recent death of Darrell Baker, who led the county’s Ambulance Service for the past several years.

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BREDA: The lion’s share of business for Breda-based Trophies Plus comes from school-related activities, the trophies and ribbons and other trappings of sports success in Iowa to chess in Missouri to a huge contract with the New York City public schools.