Carroll County Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and Carroll County Solid Waste plan to present a free beginners Composting Workshop to be held on Earth Day, Thursday, April 22, with two sessions available; noon to 1 p.m. or 6 to 7 p.m.
DENISON: Lutheran Services in Iowa (LSI) is hosting an upcoming virtual orientation for Crawford County and surrounding area community members to learn more about foster care and adoption.
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 Iowa Association for Healthcare Quality (IAHQ) is awarding Barb Toohey with the 2021 Quality Professional Award at the IAHQ annual conference this week.
AMES: Landus, a farmer-owned cooperative based in Iowa, is leading a strategy to implement an innovative alternative to traditional mergers and acquisitions for local agricultural cooperatives and independent businesses, optimizing overall performance.
COON RAPIDS: As the coronavirus pandemic took hold and kept the kids at Jackie McCool’s daycare from going to parks or pools for weeks on end, it was the rumble of a big truck that gave them a break from the monotony.
JEFFERSON: The nonprofit associated with Wild Rose Casino & Resorts Jefferson operations Tuesday night distributed $1.18 million to public-minded organizations and cites across 4,190 square miles of western and central Iowa.
Big equipment and construction crews have moved in at Stewart Memorial Community Hospital in Lake City as the hospital’s expansion project is underway.
Jill Schoenherr Melby recently celebrated her bridal boutique’s two year anniversary. She opened the doors to Wild Daisy Bridal in Dunlap to brides, bridesmaids, mother-of-the brides, flower girls and prom-goers seeking personalized service and unique looks. Wild Daisy Bridal is located on I…
Lacey Marie Brandt, daughter of Adam and Kendra Brandt of Manilla, was born alongside Highway 30 on the west side of Carroll at 4:50 a.m. Saturday, March 20, weighing 7 pounds, 12 ounces and measuring 19 inches long.
St. Anthony Regional Hospital now is accepting nominations for its inaugural participation in the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses program.
Despite damp, cool weather, nearly 130 children and their parents braved the elements for the Main Street Manning Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 27.
MANNING: In its three years, Manning’s Chicks with Checks has raised more than $20,000 for Manning projects, with 26 active members to date and a goal of reaching 50 members strong by the end of the year.
Organized only a year ago, 712 Women on a Mission already has donated more than $25,000 to charitable projects benefiting Carroll-area residents.
Graduation and birthday parties, family reunions, a car show and even a Christmas party already are planned for Swan Lake State Park’s new east shelter house, where doors soon will open for the first time.
Everyone who starts a bike ride or stroll at Houlihan Access will have little doubt that Patricia (Houlihan) Drees loved daisies, and that trail — and she wanted others to, as well.
BREDA: The Vietnam veteran who will be the longest-serving national commander of the American Legion in its history paid a visit to Breda last week, where he delivered a message of hope and renewal at one of the state’s more respected posts.
For those who want to celebrate Easter with their kids but still aren’t certain about big crowds, Carroll Church of Christ has a solution.
Challenges facing the Catholic Diocese of Sioux City accelerated so quickly that the Ministry 2025 long-range plan to restructure parishes became outdated soon after it was launched, according to Deacon Mark Prosser, the diocese’s director of pastoral planning.
The Carroll Arts Council, which supports the Carroll Community Theatre, received a $3,600 grant from the Iowa Arts Council under the Iowa Arts & Culture Recovery Grant Program.
Biennially, the New Hope Charity Quilt Auction draws a large crowd of local philanthropists and area artisans. In 2021, this same group will come together, virtually, to continue its support for New Hope’s mission of enriching the lives of individuals with disabilities.
Let’s hear it for the 250th birthday of Ludwig van Beethoven, maybe music’s greatest-ever composer, who wrote more than 700 pieces, including nine symphonies, 32 piano sonatas and one opera.
The Alzheimer’s Association encourages families to know the 10 warning signs of Alzheimer’s and dementia. If you know the signs, you’ll be able to get treatment sooner, which can help provide some relief of symptoms and help maintain independence longer.
Still-brewing controversy over six books Dr. Seuss Enterprises announced it would be pulling over stereotypes and other offensive elements has caused a run on the iconic children’s books, with online resellers and auction sites reporting sales of thousands of dollars for just a few of the volumes.
Half of the City of Carroll’s residents claim German family roots, and another 11 percent have lineage from Ireland, according to an exhaustive study of the city’s demographics by Austin, Texas-based The Retail Coach.
Approximately 110 adults and students from the Carroll area filled two buses, traveled to the Catholic Diocese of Sioux City Chancery Office on Tuesday and participated in a rally opposing a pastoral plan to restructure parishes throughout the diocese.
Former Glidden resident Eric Schumacher hopes his new book, “My Last Name,” heightens people’s compassion for others and recognition of their dignity.
With the isolation people and families are experiencing during the coronavirus pandemic, Family Crisis Centers has seen an increase in domestic violence calls.
Every parish in the Diocese of Sioux City will be promoting the Sacrament of Reconciliation with the March 2 “The Light is On for You” initiative.
Organizers of a rally to protest the Catholic Diocese of Sioux City’s Ministry 2025 plan impacting three Carroll County parishes are encouraged by indications of growing interest in their effort.
In recognition of National Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month, Family Crisis Centers is aiming to reach students at Carroll High School and other area schools with this message: Love doesn’t hurt.
After extensive renovation at the landmark Dahn and Woodhouse Funeral Home on Carroll Street, it is a fitting time to trace the history of the house and consider all the changes through the years. Originally built as the home of George and Sarah Wetherill in 1892, the house was described as …