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County officials suspected their former general assistance director of theft, but a police investigation determined there wasn’t sufficient evidence of a crime, according to testimony at the former director’s unemployment insurance appeal hearing.

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A referendum that tied certain debt financing to the Carroll Recreation Center for modernization of any sort — a rerun of last week’s failed vote on a $13.38 million project or a scaled-down plan — could not take place until September 2021 at the earliest, and more likely would come on the N…

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BREDA: Just three days after her lieutenant visited Templeton Rye, Gov. Kim Reynolds spent well over an hour in the northern part of Carroll County touring Trophies Plus, a company that has survived COVID-19 challenges by relentlessly adapting its inventory while doubling down on its core bu…

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Being able to use money saved over the better part of a decade for a streets maintenance building is in part a legacy left to current elected officials by their predecessors, Carroll City Council members and Mayor Eric Jensen said Monday night in approving plans for the project.

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For about five years, the City of Carroll has socked away local option sales tax dollars and other funds for a planned new $4.9 million streets maintenance building, a Third Street facility Public Works Director Randy Krauel expects to increase efficiencies and services and, most of all, boo…

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The former county employee in charge of distributing money to people in desperate need of assistance gave about $350 to a woman to buy furniture when she moved, even though the woman had enough money to pay for it herself.

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Carroll County Republicans Tuesday night nominated Scott Johnson, a retired longtime employee of the Carroll branch of Collins Aerospace (originally known here as Delavan), to run for the supervisor seat being vacated by Neil Bock.

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Carroll County Conservation Foundation has kicked off a campaign to raise $60,000 to round out funding for construction of Swan Lake State Park’s new east shelterhouse.

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The Carroll city apartments on Main Street just south of downtown — a structure known originally as the City Hotel and breathlessly described by local media as a luxurious lodging destination in the late 1800s before falling into its current disrepair — will be torn down within two months.

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Carroll’s water tower went back in service on the Fourth of July following completion of rehabilitation.

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A modernized Rec Center will feature an expanded gymnasium with an indoor elevated walking track, the most-requested addition in the building for years in local surveys, and an expansion of the pool and revamping of locker rooms and other elements — all designed to collectively give the 1977…

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Carroll City Council members Monday signed off on the use of $7.61 million in local-option sales tax revenues to fund the majority of a plan for a modernized and expanded Recreation Center, one with a second gym, elevated indoor walking track and extended and updated pool and other enhancements.

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The alleged misconduct that led Carroll County’s longtime general assistance director to resign under the threat of termination last month was not “willful or deliberate,” according to an unemployment benefits decision.

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Lisa Wagner, a longtime employee of the Carroll County Tresurer’s office, is expected to be named interim treasurer next month when current Treasurer Jean Seidl leaves.

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City of Carroll voters can cast ballots Sept. 8 on a $5.9 million debt-financing plan that’s central to deciding whether the city will have a modernized and expanded Recreation Center, one with a second gym, elevated indoor walking track and extended and updated pool and other enhancements.

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Facing hot temperatures and a rehabbing water tower, Carroll city officials are asking residents to plan their nonessential water use, including lawn irrigation, for the period of time between 8 p.m. and 6 a.m. daily.

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Voters in the City of Carroll could determine the fate of the local-option sales tax and a $13.38 million renovation and expansion of the Recreation Center on a September ballot if a consensus among council members on sending the measures to the public holds.

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Carroll could have a modernized and expanded Recreation Center by October 2022, one with a second gym, elevated indoor walking track and extended and updated pool and other enhancements, if voters approve two measures in September generating $13.38 million for the project.

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Carroll County’s long-time general assistance director — who was in charge of doling out money to people who are desperate to pay rent, utilities and other vital needs — resigned under the threat of termination for violating the rules of that program, according to county officials.