A landowner has approached Carroll officials about donating five acres in the city limits for residential property development, Carroll City Manager Mike Pogge-Weaver reports.
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.
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.
Carroll residents are responsible for the service lines from water and sewer mains to their homes — a fact that often surprises many people when problems occur.
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.
Carroll City officials have approved an $18.9 million city budget for next fiscal year that includes a 3 percent increase in residential property taxes.
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.
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…
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.
Carroll City Council members on Monday approved a $500,000 engineering contract with RDG Planning & Design, a prominent Midwest firm, for work associated with major improvements to the Carroll Recreation Center.
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.
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.
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.
U.S. Rep. Randy Feenstra, R-Iowa, today partnered with U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, and introduced Sarah’s Law in the U.S. House of Representatives.
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.
Carroll City officials have set Monday, March 8 for a public hearing on a proposed $18.9 million city budget for next fiscal year that includes a 3 percent increase in residential property taxes.
Austin Farmer with Texas-based Retail Coach came to Carroll on Monday and Tuesday to present retail data to the City Council, boards and local businesses.
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.
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.
GLIDDEN: Sen. Joni Ernst’s daughter now is at the U.S. Military Academy. But not so long ago, Ernst, 50, found herself looking for child-care options as a working parent in southern Iowa, the Republican senator said in Glidden Thursday.
GLIDDEN: U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, this morning ruled out a potential run for the presidency in 2024, saying she just won re-election and currently is suited for the Senate.
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 …
JEFFERSON: U.S. Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, this afternoon described conservative radio broadcaster Rush Limbaugh as an “absolute positive” for the nation’s politics.
U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, says he voted “not guilty” in the second impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump because while Trump “displayed poor leadership,” the House impeachment managers failed to make the case.
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.
State Sen. Craig Williams, R-Manning, and Rep. Brian Best, R-Glidden, will speak during the second Carroll Chamber of Commerce Legislative Forum Saturday.
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.
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.
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.
U.S. Rep. Randy Feenstra, R-Hull, the congressman who represents the Carroll area, today was selected to serve on the House Agriculture Committee.
State Sen. Craig Williams, R-Manning, backs a constitutional amendment he says will correct an Iowa Supreme Court decision favorable to abortion.
Carroll City Council members appear on the verge of approving a partial modernization of the Rec Center, a $7.3 million project that would include construction of a second gymnasium, a raised walking/jogging track and improved locker rooms.
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.
As he took the oath of office today, Joe Biden became at least the eighth president of the United States to have visited Carroll County in person.
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…
State lawmakers should give parents the option to send their children to school for full-time, in-person classes, Gov. Kim Reynolds said in her annual Condition of the State speech last week.
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.
City Councilman Clay Haley, saying he strongly supports reducing train-horn noise in Carroll, wants to wait until March to consider a $20,150 expense to update a plan to do just that.
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.
As a supporter of term limits for public office, Carroll City Councilman Jerry Fleshner said he does not plan to seek a third term this November.
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.
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.