The Carroll man accused of a fatal, drunken crash in November has asked a
judge to move his vehicular homicide trial from Carroll County due to
pre-trial publicity of the case that has led to “misinformation, gossip,
rumors and speculation” by potential jurors, according to court
The 10th annual Tony Acklin Memorial Golf Outing on Saturday, June 27,
at the Coon Rapids Country Club set records, with 135 participants and
The smoke that hung in Carroll County’s air as the sun rose this morning
was similar to that of the Los Angeles metro area, which has the
most-polluted air in the country.
The City of Carroll is getting a new $179,000 street sweeper. But the
weekly sweeping of downtown Carroll and monthly schedule for the
residential areas of the city will continue.
Carroll Police Chief Brad Burke, just minutes into the job Monday night,
said city residents can expect a continuity of service under his
As the pale blue water sparkled, time seemed to stand still as kids, standing around the new Lake City pool, held their breath.
Not even a battle-hardened retired Army brigadier general, wearing uniform with a chest full of military decorations, could overcome the emotion of the moment.
Ed Smith delighted in the role of tour guide this week, taking
Carroll-area patients and supporters of St. Anthony Regional Hospital —
and U.S. Rep. Steve King, R-Kiron — through the west-central Iowa
medical center’s new $2.9 million rehabilitation services wing.
A 21-year-old man has made a plea deal on charges that he had provided
alcohol to an underage youth who later was involved in a collision that
killed two teenage girls.
A new $750,000 water tower now graces the Breda skyline. It should be
operational by Oct. 1, replacing the 1910 water tower in the city of 483
people, said Mayor Michael Schwabe.
Iowa State University President Steven Leath says the school should
cancel season tickets of football fans who make racist comments in the
stands or outside of Jack Trice Stadium.
“Go back to Univision!”
“You probably don’t pay taxes!”
Jenny Reicks, local creator of handmade soap and mother of four, created Lotions and Lathers, a natural bath line locally made containing less than a handful of ingredients. What started as a bonding opportunity between Reicks and her then-11-year-old daughter, Lexi, grew into a side business with products featured in the local We the Dreamerz boutique and now on the brand’s website.
Carroll’s Planning and Zoning Commission, seeking to get a jump on
emerging technology, is drafting a recommendation on proposed
regulations for the development of wind- and solar-energy production in
Not even a late-afternoon cloudburst could keep Carroll County Relay for
Life from marching to more than $165,000 in fundraising for the
American Cancer Society.
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