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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.

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Carroll city officials, hoping to stave off mandatory irrigation restrictions and the policing of other water use, are asking residents and businesses to conserve water as levels are dropping in the aquifer, the city’s underground source of water,

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Concerned about potential legal exposure for a range of reasons across its services, Carroll City Council members have upped the city’s liability coverage from $5 million to $7 million.

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The U.S. Senate — in rare bipartisan move on a substantial matter — last week overwhelmingly approved a legislative package aimed at giving the United States a leg up in the economic race against China by boosting semiconductor production, scientific research and other competitive measures.

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LAKE VIEW: Days before she signed legislation banning the teaching of divisive concepts on race in Iowa schools Gov. Kim Reynolds stood on the shores of Black Hawk Lake, a popular Lake View recreation destination named after a Sauk warrior who lost his birthplace, endured prison and brutalit…

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SAC CITY: U.S. Rep. Randy Feenstra, R-Iowa, visited Sac City Tuesday to bring the infrastructure debate from Washington, D.C. to rural communities.

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A resident of southern Carroll says the City Council may very well have made a lifesaving decision when the elected officials voted Monday to fund a sidewalk and associated guardrail on the easterly side of Main Street and Timberline Road on a curve that can obscure walkers and bikers and mo…

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Saying he fears inflation as the nation recovers from the pandemic, U.S. Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, said Wednesday he won’t support the full national infrastructure plan President Joe Biden is developing with an eye at elusive bipartisan support.

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U.S. Sen. Charles Grassley Wednesday blamed the Biden administration for what the Iowa Republican termed a “crisis” with thousands of migrants at the southern border.

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Carroll City Council members Monday will consider construction of a new sidewalk on the easterly side of Main Street and Timberline Drive on a curve that can obscure walkers and bikers and motorized vehicles to drivers in the southernmost part of Main Street near Rolling Hills Park.

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Three Food Bank of Iowa partner pantries in Carroll County recently received grants totaling $45,002.28 to help meet increased need due to economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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An exhaustive look at what can be done to boost Carroll’s Highway 30 corridor includes suggestions to site a walking/biking trail running from roughly Farner-Bocken in eastern Carroll to Walmart on its western edges as well the potential razing of the former JCPenney location to clear space …

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Carroll city employees — both union and non-union — were expected to receive 3 percent annual salary and pay increases beginning July 1 under a resolution before the City Council Monday night.

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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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The Carroll City Council began its regularly scheduled meeting Monday with members visiting the wastewater treatment plant to get their first look at the system that uses ultraviolet light to disinfect effluent into the Middle Raccoon River.

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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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To meet federal standards that went into place during the Trump administration, the City of Carroll plans to ink an arrangement with a well-known engineering firm for a plan to prevent harm to the city’s water supply.

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Looking for an edge in the increasingly competitive pursuit of hiring new police officers, the Carroll City Council has approved $5,000 hiring bonuses for certified law enforcement professionals.

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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.