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Carroll Man Arrested After Causing Disturbance In Downtown Jefferson Saturday

A Carroll man face charges in Greene County District Court after causing a disturbance in downtown Jefferson Saturday evening. The Jefferson Police Department was dispatched to the intersection of Lincoln Way and Vine Street at approximately 8:40 p.m. in response to a report to the dispatch center of a subject harassing people in the area. Upon arrival, law enforcement made contact with the individual and identified him as 45-year-old Anthony Lee Kies. Authorities say Kies refused to comply with the officer’s commands, and he was taken into custody. Kies was booked into the Greene County Law Enforcement Center on charges of disorderly conduct and interference with official acts, simple misdemeanors.
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Lyle Stork, 60, of Glidden

Funeral services for Lyle Stork, age 60, of Glidden, are pending at the Dahn and Woodhouse Funeral Home in Glidden.
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Teen Cited Following Two-Vehicle Collision Friday Evening In Carroll

No injuries were reported in a two-vehicle collision Friday evening in Carroll. Officers with the Carroll Police Department were dispatched at approximately 7:38 p.m. to the scene of the accident at the intersection of Court and 2nd Streets. Their initial investigation determined a 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix, operated by a 17-year-old male driver from Arcadia, was traveling eastbound on 2nd. At the same time, a 2015 Chrysler 200C, driven by a 16-year-old female from Lidderdale, was traveling southbound on Court and failed to yield to the oncoming vehicle. The Chrysler collided with the driver’s side of the Pontiac, resulting in disabling damage to both cars. The female driver was cited for failure to yield to vehicle on right and driving with a revoked license.

Calhoun County Road Department Closed A Section Of Ogden Avenue Until Wednesday

The Calhoun County Road Department is closing a section of Ogden Avenue outside of Rockwell City. The construction will run nearly a mile between 300th street and 310th street. Construction began this (Monday) morning and is expected to be completed by Wednesday, June 29. Motorists will have to find a different route while construction is taking place. Individuals wanting more information can contact the Calhoun County Road Department at 712-297-8322.

Breda American Legion’s Annual Independence Day Celebration Doubles As Post #607’s Centennial

The Breda American Legion is celebrating more than our nation’s independence this Fourth of July weekend as they mark 100 years of serving and supporting area veterans, veteran families, and local communities. Bob Fasbender, a longtime Post #607 member, says their organization was chartered on March 2, 1922 and has grown into one of the most active posts in western Iowa.

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.

Catherine Zimmer of Carroll

Catherine Zimmer, age 93, of Carroll, died Saturday, June 25, 2022 at Regency Park Nursing Home in Carroll. Mass of the Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 29, 2022 at Holy Spirit Church – St. John Paul II Parish in Carroll. The celebrant will be Fr. Kevin Richter. Music will be by Jane Heithoff and Keziah Janssen. Lector will be Bill Eich. Gift Bearers will be Amanda Zimmer and Chris Zimmer. Eucharistic Minister will be Tom Simons. Casket Bearers will be Tom Simons, Stan Kerkhoff, Gerald Hahn, Bill Eich, Pat Renze and Dr. Alicia Olson. Burial will be at 1:30 p.m. at St. Ann’s Cemetery in Vail. The Carroll Catholic Daughters of the Americas will form an honor guard for the funeral mass.

Frances LaBelle Foreman, 94, of Schaller, formerly of Galva

Frances LaBelle Foreman, age 89, of Schaller, formerly of Galva, passed away on Wednesday, June 22, 2022 at the Buena Vista Regional Medical Center of Storm Lake. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, June 29, 2022 at 11:00 AM at the St. John’s Lutheran Church of Galva with the Rev. Paul D. Egger officiating.

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.

North Main Street Patching Project In Carroll Begins Monday Morning

Carroll city officials are reminding drivers that several blocks of North Main Street will be closed to motor vehicle traffic beginning this (Monday) morning for the start of road construction. Crews from Ten Point Construction will be working on Main from 14th Street northwards. The bulk of the project is focused on full-depth patching along this segment of the roadway. The 18th Street intersection will be kept open as much as possible, but officials are advising motorists to be aware of the potential for delays through mid- to late-July.

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 Dan’s son John...

CCSD Board Of Education Approves Addition Of Entry-Level Drive Training For New Bus Drivers

The Carroll Community School District (CCSD) Board of Education met this (Monday) afternoon for a special meeting regarding end-of-year billing and other topics. One of the main topics the board reviewed was the addition of entry-level driver training. Transportation Director Jeff Cullen says back in February, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Association (FMCSA) introduced new rules regarding new bus drivers.

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.

Denison to celebrate its immigrant community in first-ever heritage festival

A western Iowa city will hold its very first Immigrant Heritage Festival tomorrow. People in Denison will get the chance to celebrate the small town’s diverse communities. The festival will feature everything from cultural dances to a parade to the unveiling of the community’s newest mural — a work of local art that reads “Immigration is Beautiful.” The inaugural event will also feature food trucks, performances by high school students and activities for kids.

Saddle Up! Western Days Kicks Off Tonight In Lake City

Western Days from the Top Rail Saddle Club and Lake City Betterment Association is back in Lake City starting today (Friday). Now in its 63rd year, Western Days has become one of Iowa’s premier rodeos and draws crowds in the thousands. The fun begins at 7 p.m. tonight with a free pool party at the Lake City Aquatic Center for swimmers between seven and 19 years old. The beer garden and street dance kick-off at 8 p.m. in the square with music from Big Daddy Addy. Nancy Janssen, a Top Rail member, says it is full steam ahead once things start tonight (Friday).

Greene County magistrate court, week ending June 24

In Greene County magistrate court judgments for a $105 fine with a $15.75 surcharge were entered against Nicholas James Charlson of Des Moines on a charge of theft- fifth degree and on a charge of criminal mischief- fifth degree. He must pay $112.61 restitution to the city of Churdan on the theft charge and $300 restitution, also to the city of Churdan, on the criminal mischief charge. He must also pay $153.06 restitution for his court appointed attorney’s fees and $324.54 court costs.