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Jonathan Law was on his way to a meeting in Jefferson when he spotted what appeared at first to be a deer just off the shoulder of U.S. Highway 30.

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All Strings Attached Orchestra Studio will open its 19th concert season in colorful, festive style, presenting “A Festival of Life With Latin American Music” on Saturday and Sunday at the Carroll Recreation Center theater.

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A former Carroll County jailer repeatedly mistreated jail inmates — which included forcing one to sleep in feces — and resigned under the threat of termination this summer, according to state records.

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Encouraged by participation of people spanning a wide range of ages, Carroll Area Iowans for Life President Eugene Handlos said Sunday afternoon’s Life Chain in Carroll demonstrated that the campaign continues momentum toward its goal of protecting all life from conception to natural death.

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Esta Raasch stares down at her parents’ grave in Glidden as rain slides over the rim of her glasses and lands on the grass adjacent to the grave.

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There was a 51-degree temperature difference last week between Monday afternoon and Friday morning, according to National Weather Service data.

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With Brett Eischeid’s love for motorcycling in mind, his family and friends weren’t going to let him miss this ride.

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Carroll County will spend about $5 million over the course of the next decade to pay for a new radio communications system for dispatchers, law-enforcement officers, firefighters, paramedics and others.

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When Carroll County Conservation Naturalist Matt Wetrich presents nature programs, he relishes the opportunity to share awe-inspiring stories.

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When Sammie Walsh, 17, stopped to tie her shoe while exploring Cusco, Peru, this summer, two women in colorful dresses swarmed her and pressed a baby alpaca into her arms.

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Carroll County might spend more than $4 million to replace its antiquated radio system that is used by dispatchers, law-enforcement officers, firefighters, paramedics and others to communicate with each other.

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The lowest bid the Carroll County Supervisors received today for a proposed new jail was $10.9 million, which is $2 million more than what voters agreed to borrow to pay for it.