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Carroll Library Foundation President Cecelia Comito Monday handed the final check of $82,281.78 for the nonprofit organization’s $2.5 million contribution to the $6.8 million construction of a modern library and new City Hall.

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The Thomas Jefferson Board will host its third and most likely the final “Meet Your Legislator” at 10 a.m. Saturday. The legislative forum will be held at the Thomas Jefferson Gardens Welcome Center in Jefferson.

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Carroll, something of an emerald city in Iowa, known for its lush lawns and consistently landscaped homes, may not have to endure another summer of water-use restrictions based on early local levels in the Dakota Aquifer, the city’s source of water.

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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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Just days after approving a budget for next fiscal year, the City of Carroll learned it is scheduled to receive $1.4 million through the $1.9 trillion federal stimulus package Congress passed this week. President Biden today signed the legislation, one of the largest government relief packag…

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There is a tentative plan for Lanesboro to buy drinking water from Lake City after significant problems surfaced in Lanesboro’s aging water treatment and distribution system, according to Eric Wood, the city administrator of Lake City.

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The Thomas Jefferson Gardens Board will be hosting another “Meet Your Legislator” event at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 13. This is the third year the Thomas Jefferson Gardens Board has provided this community service.

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Carroll’s top law enforcement official is a strong advocate for legislation advancing in the Iowa Statehouse that would allow residents to carry concealed weapons without permits — and to buy guns from private citizens without a permit to own firearms.

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Carroll City Council members Monday will consider a $500,000 engineering contract with RDG Planning & Design, a prominent Midwest firm, for work associated with planned improvements to the Carroll Recreation Center.

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State Sen. Craig Williams and Rep. Brian Best will answer residents’ questions at the third Carroll Chamber of Commerce legislative forums, being held virtually at 10 a.m. Saturday.

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The Austin, Texas-based company charged with helping to fill vacant storefronts and attract other businesses to Carroll currently is recruiting 30 to 40 prospects, the Carroll City Council learned Monday night.

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JEFFERSON: At age 87, U.S. Sen. Charles Grassley, first elected to office during the Eisenhower administration, smiled broadly when pressed by audience members about a potential re-election campaign next year in a town hall at Landus Cooperative in Jefferson this past week.

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With strong public school districts and a Catholic school system, Kuemper, with a statewide brand, Carroll County is at something of a “ground zero” in the brewing battle over school choice through the use of tax credits or so-called vouchers, State Rep. Brian Best, R-Glidden, said Saturday.

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On the home page of his campaign website, freshman State Sen. Craig Williams, R-Manning, declared for the last year that he’d fight for the school-choice legislation he voted for Thursday in the capitol.

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Lanesboro’s municipal drinking water has an elevated amount of arsenic because of a recent equipment failure at its water treatment plant, according to the Iowa Department of Natural Resources.

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Carroll City Council members, well into discussions on the budget for next fiscal year, clearly have reached a consensus on modernizing the Rec Center with the financial tools they have at their disposal rather than putting a more far-reaching plan before the full community with a referendum.

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A Yale city employee falsified reports and failed to test the city’s drinking water for most of last year, according to the Iowa Department of Natural Resources.

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National Democratic Oval Office front-runner Joe Biden woke up in Carroll on a December 2019 Sunday, attended Mass at St. Lawrence Catholic Church and filled up on Queen Beans oatmeal before continuing a barnstorming tour of Iowa in which the former vice president made the case that he was t…

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The five elected supervisors of Carroll County did not give themselves raises this year but approved modest salary increases for other elected county officials and non-union employees on Monday.

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Carroll City officials have proposed an $18.9 million city budget for next fiscal year that includes a 3 percent increase in property taxes.

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Manning ag businessman Craig Williams was sworn in on Monday to start his first term in the Iowa Senate representing Senate District 6, which covers Audubon, Buena Vista, Carroll and Sac Counties and parts of Crawford County.

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U.S. Rep. Randy Feenstra, the Hull Republican who represents the Carroll area in Congress, says he opposes impeachment of President Trump in the wake of violence at the U.S. Capitol Tuesday.

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Third Ward Carroll City Councilman Clay Haley, a businessman with strong ties to agriculture who says he looks to find a reasonable middle ground between conservative and progressive approaches to government, is seeking a third term at City Hall in November.