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.
A $1.6 million resurfacing and milling project is expected to be completed this year on West Street from Seventh Street to 18th Street and on Grant Road from just north of the Middle Raccoon River bridge to the Union Pacific Railroad lines.
Carroll city officials are preparing for the opening of the city’s outdoor pool, the Carroll Family Aquatic Center, on Friday, May 29. But there likely will be restrictions on the number of people who can enter, and perhaps temporary rules requiring patrons to show a City of Carroll driver’s…
There were more than 1,200 absentee ballot requests in Carroll County as of last week — which was the start of early voting for the June primary election — and almost all of them were by mail.
Restaurants and retail stores in 77 of Iowa’s 99 counties that were ordered to close or to operate under significant restrictions because of the coronavirus pandemic are allowed to reopen today at “50 percent of normal operating capacity,” Gov. Kim Reynolds announced early this week.
Gov. Kim Reynolds and the Iowa Department of Agriculture have launched a new “Pass the Pork” program to connect Iowa pig farmers with Iowans who are food insecure.
JCPenney’s insurance company is suing the city of Carroll for more than $250,000 for the damage a water main break caused to the downtown store in January 2018.
State officials will ease a ban on elective medical procedures starting next week, and Gov. Kim Reynolds said today she would reveal on Monday her plans "about reopening Iowa" during the coronavirus pandemic.
The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship has issued its first round of hemp licenses and seed permits for the 2020 growing season.
WASHINGTON: Sens. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) and Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) joined Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.) and 28 members of Congress on a bipartisan, bicameral letter urging U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Sonny Perdue to take immediate action to assist pork producers and maintain th…
With the Carroll Recreation Center closed under local and state actions as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak, the city is waiving fees and extending memberships for the center.
Obtaining enough medical protective equipment will continue to be a challenge for Iowa, particularly now that the federal stockpile is nearly depleted, Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds said Thursday.
The new coronavirus outbreak is expected to increase county expenses and lessen its income at a time when county leaders already are overseeing two multi-million-dollar projects to build a new jail and optimize emergency communications.
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.