The City of Glidden on Friday, April 3, released this updated public notice regarding COVID-19:
In light of the latest data showing the potential deadly toll of the coronavirus pandemic in Iowa, businesswoman and U.S. Senate candidate Theresa Greenfield is calling for Iowa to join states across the nation in issuing a statewide stay-at-home order to protect the health and safety of Iowans.
The Iowa Board of Medicine voted unanimously today to recommend that Gov. Kim Reynolds issue a shelter-in-place order to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.
DES MOINES: In a continuing campaign to encourage Iowans to vote by mail in the June 2 primary to reduce the spread of the new coronavirus, COVID-19, the office of Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate will mail an absentee ballot request form to every active registered voter in the state.
DES MOINES: Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) wrote to Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds this week asking her to issue a statewide ‘stay-at-home’ order to help protect the health and safety of all Iowans during this ongoing novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
State Rep. Brian Best, R-Glidden, says Gov. Kim Reynolds is making the right decision on what likely will be the biggest judgment call of her public life in not issuing a statewide shelter-in-place order as some other neighboring states have in efforts to mitigate the global coronavirus outbreak.
WASHINGTON, D.C.: U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) is calling for bipartisan action to crack down on scammers who are targeting senior citizens during the COVID-19 pandemic after several instances of fraud arose in Iowa and nationwide.
Carroll City Council members Thursday afternoon unanimously approved a $100,000 emergency funding measure for small businesses in the city affected by the coronavirus outbreak.
Hunters who prefer to buy their licenses from the County Recorder's office should call to buy them soon, given the coronavirus outbreak that prompted county offices to close to the public and to temporarily reduce their staff.
Looking to assist a Carroll business community officials describe as facing “untold stresses” from the economic fallout of coronavirus, Carroll City Council members are expected to take the unprecedented step Thursday of making $100,000 available for grants to local businesses of up to $5,000 each.
Some municipal employees will stay home indefinitely and others will work in alternating shifts to help them avoid contracting and spreading the new coronavirus.
In the event of a sweeping coronavirus spread in Carroll, city officials want essential services — water, firefighting and policing — to continue.
DES MOINES: Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate is extending the absentee voting period to 40 days for Iowans who choose to vote by mail in the June primary.
Businesses that employ between two and 25 people can apply for state grants of up to $25,000 to help offset the negative effects of the coronavirus outbreak, state officials announced today in an afternoon press conference.
Carroll County employees will be required to self-quarantine in their homes for two weeks if they leave the state and are advised to not leave the county for the foreseeable future, county leaders decided today as they considered ways to stem the spread of a new coronavirus that has become a…
New guidelines issued last week by Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds cover property tax payment, eviction and carry-out alcohol as businesses partially close and Iowans are asked to stay home as much as possible to mitigate the new coronavirus COVID-19.
The Carroll County supervisors are poised to hold their weekly meeting at the courthouse as usual next week but are encouraging people to watch online rather than attend.
For the first time in the modern history of Carroll, perhaps in the full history of Carroll, the City Council will meet entirely by phone, with all elected officials and city staff dialing in from their homes or offices or other remote locations.
UPDATE: City Manager Mike Pogge-Weaver clarified Tuesday night that the emergency proclamation prohibition on gatherings of more than 10 people is aimed primarily at social functions, not business activity.
This week, I scheduled a dozen county meetings in keeping with my annual tour across the state to keep in touch with Iowans. Like many events, my meetings are postponed. The coronavirus outbreak is disrupting society and everyday life.
Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds issued a State of Public Health Disaster Emergency activating the public health response and recovery aspects of the State Disaster Emergency Plan effective at noon today.
Iowa congressional candidate J.D. Scholten supports Sen. Mitt Romney’s plan to send a one-time, $1,000 check to every adult American to buoy the economy during the coronavirus outbreak.
DES MOINES: Governor Reynolds today announced assistance for workers and employers impacted by layoffs related to COVID-19. The guidance includes information for employees filing for unemployment insurance claims, as well as information on programs available for employers.
Area schools will close for four weeks at the state’s recommendation following the discovery of “substantial community spread” of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 in Iowa.
Carroll City Manager Mike Pogge-Weaver released the following statement this afternoon regarding the coronavirus:
City officials expect to have a final ordinance initiating a local rental housing inspection protocol prepared for a council vote in the next two weeks.
In the past few days, cases of coronavirus have started to arise here in Iowa, just like we’ve seen in many other states across the country. At this point, there are more than 1,000 cases in the United States, and that number is almost certain to grow.
Neil Bock will not seek another term on the Carroll County Board of Supervisors this fall, which will conclude his more than 24 years in the elected position at year’s end.
Voluntary contributions from downtown businesses, regular funding from the non-profit Carroll Rotary Club, Chamber of Commerce dollars and city funding would be blended to hit an estimated $8,400 annual cost for the operation and maintenance of the restrooms in the Westgate Mall under a plan…
A smoother ride on Grant Road, continued development of the Corridor of Commerce, a repainted water tower and the start of construction on a streets maintenance building are some of the features of an ambitious Carroll Public Works roster of projects for the year.
A Lincoln, Nebraska, developer plans to double its proposed $4.9 million, 20-duplex senior-living cluster in eastern Carroll if it gets the first phase off the ground this year, an official with the company told the Carroll City Council Monday.
Carroll’s two Statehouse lawmakers said the crowd of more than 60 people at the Swan Lake Conservation Education Center Saturday was one of the larger ones they’ve seen in years in the regular Carroll Chamber of Commerce legislative forums.
State Sen. Mark Segebart, a Vail Republican who represents five of the 39 counties in Iowa’s 4th Congressional District, told the Times Herald Saturday he plans to formally endorse U.S. Rep. Steve King, R-Kiron, in a competitive GOP primary slated for June.
A Lincoln, Nebraska, developer is seeking support from the Carroll City Council for a proposed $4.9 million 20-duplex senior-living development in eastern Carroll.
Carroll County leaders are set to approve a second double-digit property tax increase in two years to pay for a new jail and radio communications system, and some are relieved the tax increase wasn’t bigger.
Carroll’s Youth Sports Complex is expected to be a brighter and more energy-efficient feature on the north side of the city by the time softball and baseball seasons arrive.
Carroll’s City Council Monday night delayed implementation of a sweeping new ordinance requiring inspections and permitting of rental properties as landlords and their allies packed City Hall and ran through a laundry list of concerns about costs and what many of them believe to be unwarrant…
State Rep. Brian Best, a Glidden Republican who represents all of Carroll and Audubon counties and the eastern part of Crawford County, is torn on the governor’s proposal for a 1-cent state sales tax increase.
The city’s rate of Carroll residents property-tax bill will remain nearly the same under a budget plan for next fiscal year being considered by the City Council.
The first Carroll Chamber of Commerce legislative forum for the 2020 legislative session, during which Sen. Mark Segebart and Rep. Brian Best will speak to members of the public, will be held Saturday.
Carroll merchants and property owners involved with Westgate Mall recently asked the Carroll City Council for $400 a month, and potentially more financial help with water bills, for the restrooms in that downtown shopping center.
U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) joined President Donald Trump today for the signing of the phase one trade agreement between the United States and China.
The Carroll Chamber of Commerce will host legislative forums in 2020, offering area residents an opportunity to hear directly from local legislators, Sen. Mark Segebart and Rep. Brian Best, to hear first-hand about activities in the legislature and concerns involving pending bills.