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.
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.
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.
With the help of a $1,000 grant from Rotary International, the Carroll Rotary Club recently donated to $2,085 to Carroll Area Child Care Center to purchase play equipment.
The 62nd-annual Carroll Band Day parade that was set for Saturday is canceled because of the threat of storms, the Carroll Chamber of Commerce has decided.
Although Ed Smith’s own attempt at playing a musical instrument may have been short-lived, that experience only heightened his respect of those who do have that talent.
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.
To ensure every student has access to basic bathroom products such as shampoo, deodorant, mouthwash and more, the Carroll Lions Club put together and donated hygiene kits to local schools.
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.
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.
The amount of money that voters agreed to spend to construct a new jail last year was about $7 million, according to a presentation that was part of the bond referendum campaign that summer.
It’s possible that a new county jail might be built away from downtown Carroll after bids for the project greatly exceeded what county supervisors intend to spend.
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.