Glidden’s new addition of nearly 1,500 feet of concrete recreation trail connecting Northland Park and Merle Hay Cemetery is a big step for the community, organizers of the project say.
The games in Carroll Rotary Club’s annual Field of Teams Softball Tournament are mostly for fun. The score that means the most is the tournament’s fundraising success for St. Anthony Regional Hospice.
ROCKWELL CITY: Calhoun County is poised for business growth and welcomes Riley Bleam as the new executive director of the Calhoun County Economic Development Corporation.
COON RAPIDS: Kamryn Lesle, a 2020 IKM-Manning High School graduate currently majoring in animal science at Iowa State University, was named Carroll County Fair queen Thursday night.
The COVID-19 pandemic may have hit the brakes on RPM Club’s car show last year, but organizers are back on the road, returning with their 17th annual show on Saturday, July 24, at Swan Lake State Park eastside shelterhouse.
COON RAPIDS: Farmland owned by the agriculturally innovative Garst family, who famously hosted Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev during the Cold War in 1959, will be sold by auction.
The 23rd annual St. Anthony Golf Classic, held June 28 at the Carroll Country Club, raised a record-breaking $77,362.
AMES: Landus, a farmer-owned cooperative, and Smith Fertilizer & Grain, a privately-owned agronomy, grain, construction and feed retail business, announced this month a collaboration agreement under the new Landus optimization model. Smith Fertilizer & Grain is the fifth company to j…
U.S. News & World Report, a publication known for its annual rankings, places Carroll County 66th in its U.S. News Healthiest Communities platform, a project assessing nearly 3,000 U.S. counties and county equivalents on dozens of health metrics.
The Carnegie Project will host local artist Chad Elliott in a free-will-donation event to help save the Rockwell City Carnegie Library.
Carroll County Fair visitors on Thursday, July 15, can watch 4-Hers present their communication events beginning at 4 p.m. Three exhibits will represent Carroll County 4-H in the communications department at the Iowa State Fair in August. Two exhibits will represent Carroll County 4-H at the…
Service agency New Opportunities, Inc., is overseeing the State Opioid Response Project grant awarded to Audubon, Carroll, Guthrie, Greene and Sac Counties by the state of Iowa.
In west central Iowa, there’s really nothing else that compares. During the next two weekends, two extreme athletic competitions — one on wheels and the other on feet — will take place at Whiterock Conservancy.
Five years ago, Accura Healthcare opened its doors to the local families and residents of Carroll with a newly-established facility. The establishment celebrated its 5th anniversary with a family-oriented get-together on June 16.
The City of Carroll and the Carroll United Soccer Club recently hosted the first Kick It Up soccer tournament Saturday at the Carroll Middle School soccer fields.
JEFFERSON: Three decades that changed the world — and our little patch of it — are featured in a new exhibit, “Dig it! The 1950s, ’60s & ’70s,” that opens on Saturday, July 3, at Greene County Historical Museum in Jefferson.
An exhaustive report just released by Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller’s office, one that involved investigations related to reports to the state of sex abuse by 70 clergy, most of them Catholic priests, yielded an allegation dating to 1979 against a Carroll priest. But the Attorney General’…
An online fundraiser gained more than $16,000 in donations in a single day to benefit the employees of Dobson Pipe Organ Builders in Lake City, which was hit by a major fire this month.
Area softball players and philanthropists Tad and Katie Decker, Kevin Nepple, and Katie and Kyle Cornelius donated the proceeds from the First Annual Carroll SuperDraft to the St. Anthony Foundation this month to benefit patients of the cancer center at St. Anthony Regional Hospital.
Garden View Assisted Living, on the St. Anthony campus in Carroll, Iowa has received the 2021 Bronze – Commitment to Quality Award, which is awarded by the American Health Care Association and the National Center for Assisted Living.
The Carroll Public Library is hosting its 2021 summer reading programs, along with live and virtual events, over the summer with the theme of “Reading Colors Your World.”
AMES: The Landus Board of Directors has appointed Bill Northey to a one-year term as an outside director, eligible for renewal up to a maximum of three years.
LAKE VIEW: Kicking off the Lake View Stone Pier 2021 Summer Concert Series June 5 for its 11th anniversary, Iowa band The Pork Tornadoes performed with opener artist Joshua Sinclair on the historic Stone Pier stage.
JEFFERSON: Landus will be prepared to accept grain from area farmers and will boost safety measures in the wake of a May explosion and ongoing small, but contained, fires at its Jefferson operation, the cooperative’s president and CEO Matt Carstens said in an open community forum last week.
For 19-year-old Taydem Shoesmith, her love for acting began on the stage of Carroll High School, performing in her first one-act play.
The Lake View Police Department is investigating the death of an 18-year-old Texas man who drowned Sunday evening in Black Hawk Lake, Chief Brandon Rinnan said in a news release.
The Rev. Cindy Johnson, pastor of St. John Lutheran Church in Carroll, emphasized in her featured address in the Memorial Day ceremony Monday at Carroll City Cemetery that our country is the United States of America and it’s one nation under God, indivisible.
The ringing of the schoolhouse bell piques our imagination as we think of the early country schools of yesteryear. You can almost hear the sound of the bell as the teacher rang it energetically or pulled on the rope of the bell by the entry door. The bell called young children to class every…
The Carroll Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and Carroll Young Professionals have moved the first Live + Local event, featuring the band 2 ½ Guitars, back one week.
Three nurses at Stewart Memorial Community Hospital, cited for their compassionate patient care and great clinical skills, recently received the DAISY Award.