Audubon, IA

Dan Pemble of Scranton

Dan Pemble, age 87, of Scranton, IA, passed away on Friday, June 24, 2022 at Journey Senior Services in Carroll. Funeral service will be held at 11 A.M. on Tuesday, June 28, 2022 at the United Methodist Church in Scranton with Rev. Angelo Luis officiating. Burial will be in the Paton Township Cemetery.
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Dan Pemble, 87, Of Scranton

Dan Pemble, age 87, of Scranton, IA, passed away on Friday, June 24, 2022 at Journey Senior Services in Carroll. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Dahn and Woodhouse Funeral Home in Scranton.
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Animal Rescue Of Carroll Annual Drive-Through Dinner Is Monday Night

Animal Rescue of Carroll is having their annual drive-through dinner on Monday at St. John Lutheran Church in Carroll. Karen Schouten with Animal Rescue of Carroll, says the event is open to the public, and she adds they will be providing a unique summertime menu. The event takes place at...

Phase 11 Streetscape, Rec Center Bids, And Train Horn Mitigation Back On The Agenda For Monday’s Carroll City Council Meeting

The Carroll City Council will review bids for the proposed Carroll Rec Center improvement project, consider moving forward with the final phase of the Downtown Streetscape Project, and more at tomorrow’s (Monday) meeting. One of the first items of business is formal council approval of the hire of Dan Hannasch as Carroll’s next fire chief. His first official day with the city is July 11, and he will be replacing Greg Schreck, who is retiring next month after a 40-year career with the Carroll Fire Department. City Manager Mike Pogge-Weaver says the council will continue a discussion from their previous meeting concerning the end of the Downtown Streetscape project.

Panora Council City Council Considers Truck Equipment Quote

The Panora City Council will meet Monday. The Council will consider for approval a truck equipment quote for a Ford Leer Topper and utility box and they will consider approving a certain loan agreement providing for the placement and issuance of $2.4 million General Obligation Corporate Purpose Bonds and providing for the levy of taxes. Also, the Council will consider approving a member to the Veteran’s Auditorium Board, clarify the effective date for an annual pay change for employees and discuss proposals regarding Boland Recreation playground proposals for Michael Mills Park.

Five Cass County residents arrested in Fentanyl Distribution Case

(Council Bluffs) Five Cass County, Iowa residents were arrested on federal indictments charging Conspiracy to Distribute Fentanyl. The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Iowa says the arrests are the result of a six-month investigation into a series of fentanyl overdose cases occurring in Cass and Shelby Counties. The investigation identified a fentanyl distribution network that covered Western Iowa and Eastern Nebraska. The investigation into this distribution network remains ongoing.

Dan Pemble, 1935 – 2022

Danny “Dan” Lee Pemble, age 87, of Scranton, passed away on Friday, June 24, 2022, at Journey Senior Services in Carroll. Funeral service will be held June 28 at the United Methodist Church in Scranton with the Rev. Angelo Luis officiating. Casket bearers will be John’s son John...

5 arrested in Cass County for conspiracy to distribute fentanyl

CASS COUNTY, Iowa (WOWT) - Several residents of Cass County have been arrested for fentanyl-related crimes. According to the United States Attorney Richard Westphal of the Southern District of Iowa, five people were arrested for conspiracy to distribute fentanyl after a six-month investigation. The investigation allegedly revealed a fentanyl distribution...

Exira-EHK school board approves multiple bids for upcoming school year

(Elk Horn) The Exira-EHK school board took care of a number of routine items during their June meeting. Superintendent Trevor Miller says Kids in the Village is up and running inside the school. The Board has formally approved a lease agreement for the daycare. “It opened June 1st and they have around 15 kids. Getting the quirks out, but it’s going well and it’s good. It helps out the community and it’s a good partnership with our district.”

Tori’s Angels Foundation Breakfast Begins Early Tomorrow Morning

There will be a breakfast tomorrow in Panora to help fundraise for a local non-profit organization. The Tori’s Angels Foundation will be at the community center from 8am-1pm tomorrow serving pancakes, eggs, sausage links and a beverage option for a free will donation. All proceeds will fund Guthrie County infants, children and adolescents with life threatening challenges.

Lewis Central beats Bellevue West to win the NebPreps 7v7 Championship

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa — Playing on their home field against some of the best teams from across the river, Lewis Central stood their ground and held off Bellevue West, 14-13, to win the NebPreps 7v7 Championship Saturday afternoon. Curtis Witte's interception in the final minute of the game sealed...

Five Cass County, Iowa, residents arrested for conspiracy to distribute fentanyl

CASS COUNTY, Neb. — Five Cass County, Iowa, residents were arrested Friday for conspiracy to distribute fentanyl, according to the Department of Justice. The five arrested on federal indictments were 19-year-old Mason Blaine Loudermilk of Atlantic, Iowa; 28-year-old Chase Daniel Jahnke of Lewis, Iowa; 26-year-old Kelsi Marie Thurman of Lewis, Iowa; 25-year-old Colby Ray Clarken of Atlantic, Iowa; and 19-year-old Collin Jacob Clarken of Atlantic, Iowa, according to court documents.

The CCSD Board Of Education Will Have A Special Meeting On Monday

The Carroll Community School District (CCSD) Board of Education will convene for a special meeting on Monday. Topics on the board’s agenda include approving end-of-year billing, personnel report, considering the addition of entry-level driver training, and more. The meeting beings at noon at Adams Elementary in the board meeting room, and the meeting will be live-streamed over zoom. A link to the full agenda and the meeting link can be found included with this story on our website.

Atlantic and Harlan Split in a Softball Doubleheader

(Harlan) Harlan held off Atlantic in the first game, and the Trojans won the nightcap in a slugfest at Harlan on Thursday night. A storm swept through Atlantic on June 7, halting the game in the top of the fourth between these two Hawkeye Ten Conference rivals. The contest resumed on Thursday night, with Harlan leading 2-1.

AC/GC Baseball/Softball Rough Night At Van Meter Thursday

The Adair-Casey/Guthrie Center Baseball and Softball lose in both double header games at Van Meter Thursday night. ACGC baseball loses to Van Meter in game 1 by a score of 16 to 7 and lose in game 2 by a score of 16 to 5. Charger fans got to see multiple freshman throw some innings including Payton Policky, Jackson Pfrang and Blaise Dorsey. Their record is now (8-14) overall and (4-11) in conference. ACGC baseball will make up postponed games with a double header at Madrid today at 5pm and 7pm.

The 40th Annual Manilla Rough Riders Chuckwagon Barbecue Open Horse Show Is This Weekend

The 40th annual Manilla Rough Riders Chuckwagon Barbecue and Open Horse Show is this weekend in Manilla. The event takes place on the north edge of Manilla at Rough Riders Arena on Sunday. Entry to the Horse Show begins at 11:00 a.m., with the show starting at 12:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Nine events will take place during the show, including junior barrel crawl, spear race, pole bending, barrel race, flag race, and more. The entry fee is three dollars per event or $15 for all of them. Grilled pork and beef sandwiches along with refreshments will be available. Individuals can contact Jay Miller or Dan Schechinger for more information on the event. Those contact points can be found included with this story on our website.