“It’s all a lot of baloney. It’s all unfounded.”
~Carroll County Supervisor
A juvenile detention center in Cherokee supported by Carroll County is on probation for a month because it kept a 17-year-old boy in leg restraints for nearly 48 hours and locked up in solitary confinement for nearly a week.
A dog cannot be deemed “vicious” in Carroll until it bites or attacks a
person or another animal under current city rules. But that could change
Over the last four years Carroll County taxpayers have not been directly
levied for mental-health services even though the county has
contributed $35 per capita. That could change due to a state law
scheduled to go into effect in 2018 requiring counties to directly levy
for mental-health funds.
Chuck Deisbeck, chief executive for Western Iowa Networks, is posing a top-of-mind question for many Carroll County employers.
Carroll’s 4th Ward Councilwoman Carolyn Siemann is using budget
discussions to advance what she believes is an urgent priority for the
city: development of recreational trails.
After hearing the Carroll County Compensation Board’s recommendation for
a 3 percent raise for elected county officials, the Board of
Supervisors unanimously voted to raise wages 2.6 percent, the same
number agreed upon for county unionized workers, for fiscal year 2017.
It all depends on who you’re talking to in Carroll.
Councilwoman Carolyn Siemann, long an advocate for a more expansive
trails system in and around Carroll, Monday night called on her elected
colleagues and city staff to jump-start work.
An alum of Glidden-Ralston High School, Brian Best says he understands the value of the rural Iowa school.
Carroll city officials this year will test the removal of traffic
signals at the intersections of U.S. Highway 30 with Court and Adams
A $5 million remodeling of the indoor pool, addition of a $1.4 million
slide, $500,000 for better locker rooms and a $250,000 theater upgrade
make up a proposed $7.15 million city plan to dramatically modernize the
Carroll Recreation Center.
Mirroring last year’s proposal, the Carroll County Compensation Board
recommended Tuesday a flat 3-percent salary increase for the county’s
Retired Carroll Municipal Golf Course superintendent Dan Smith knows he
probably absorbed the blame for thousands of bad rolls, missed putts,
poor lies and lost balls over his three decades of grooming the 18 holes
Carroll Mayor Adam Schweers and members of the City Council Monday made several appointments to local boards.
The total assessed property value in Carroll County is on the rise — again.
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