The Carroll Chamber of Commerce will hold a virtual candidate forum on Wednesday, Sept. 30 beginning at 7 p.m. from the Carroll City Council Chambers for Statehouse and county candidates.
Carroll city officials are fielding inquiries from potential buyers on the former City Hotel property in the southern part of downtown Carroll.
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.
More than three out of four people who cast ballots in the Sept. 8 referendums on the extension of the local option sales tax and a modernization plan for Carroll Recreation Center were age 50 and older.
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…
Carroll City officials tonight will consider awarding Badding Construction of Carroll a bid for the 10th phase of the Corridor of Commerce project.
Carroll City Council members and city staff will reconsider how to move forward on potential improvements at the Rec Center during a strategic planning meeting in October.
Former U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack says the Chinese government played President Trump for a fool on farm policy by boycotting American commodities and allowing them to pile up into lower-valued products that China then bought later.
City of Carroll voters rendered a split decision in today’s local election as they passed a continuation of the 17-year-old 1 percent local option sales tax but rejected the city’s plan to use up to $5 million in general-obligation bond debt financing toward a $13.38 million modernization of…
Before he was a two-term governor of Iowa and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, a younger Tom Vilsack, then mayor of Mount Pleasant, heard about Carroll’s indoor Recreation Center and how a rural community in western Iowa had built what amounted to a suburban-sized amenity.
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…
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.
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…
DES MOINES: Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate is distributing personal protective equipment (PPE) and more than $2 million in funds to Iowa counties to utilize for the November 3 general election.
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.
Templeton Family Farms’ Danner brothers knew they were dealing with an old building. But the history-making turn of their demolition job at the now very much former City Hotel in Carroll — which dates to the 1880s — became clear as they found square nails in the structure of the Main Street …
A state formula aimed at boosting regional development means small towns orbiting Carroll benefit greatly from the local option sales tax collections in the county seat.
MANNING: Longtime ag-businessman Craig Williams, the GOP nominee in Iowa Senate District 6, which stretches across Carroll and area counties, says he wants to represent local voices in the Legislature.
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.
Residents visiting Carroll’s City Hall, public library and police department will need to wear a mask beginning today.
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.
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.
Calhoun County has agreed to pay a former employee of its former sheriff $900,000 to settle a civil rights complaint she made against him for alleged sexual harassment and other abusive behavior.
Carroll will not be among the growing number of Iowa counties whose auditors are sending all active registered voters absentee ballot request forms for the November general election.
County leaders appointed Lisa Wagner this morning to replace Treasurer Jean Seidl, who resigned effective today to tend to unspecified personal matters.
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…
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.
The Supreme Court’s decision to block President Donald Trump’s 2017 order ending a program protecting hundreds of thousands of immigrants from deportation left some Iowans feeling excited and encouraged.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Iowa and Des Moines-area leaders convened a news conference Monday to offer messages of unity and condemn violence after days of protests that occasionally erupted into rioting across the state.
Carroll’s City Hall and the Police Department lobby are reopening on Monday to the public during normal office hours of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
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.
U.S. Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, says federal assistance for Carroll-based Windstar, reeling from a loss of business amid the coronavirus, could be on the way.
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.
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.