URBANDALE — Family Halloween, a tradition of more than 30 years at Living History Farms, will begin this Friday, October 15. Visitors can trick-or-treat in the 1876 town of Walnut Hill, take a ride in a horse-drawn wagon, hear stories in the historic Flynn Barn, and play seasonal games like …

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EXIRA – Exira-EHK stayed in playoff contention, using a big rally in the second half to upend Boyer Valley 50-47 last Friday in Exira.

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HOUSTON (AP) — Carlos Correa paused a few seconds at the plate, tapping the spot on his wrist where a watch would be, after hitting a tiebreaking home run in the seventh inning that propelled the Houston Astros over the Boston Red Sox 5-4 Friday night in the AL Championship Series opener.

AUDUBON — The Audubon City Council will place a $2.9 million general obligation bond vote on the Nov. 2 election, hoping to get public approval so that a new fire station can be built.

During the weekend of 9/11 The Rose Theater showed the movie, "World Trade Center" as a free-will donation to raise money toward the new Audubon Fire and Rescue fire station building project. Officials with the Rose Theater were able to write a check for $1,522. "Thank you to everyone who su…

St. Anthony Hospice will present the Tree of Love Ceremony in the atrium at St. Anthony Regional Hospital on Sunday, Nov. 7. After not having the Tree of Love Ceremony last year, staff of St. Anthony Hospice are delighted to bring the Tree of Love Ceremony back to Carroll. The Tree of Love c…


AUDUBON — Mayor Barb Jacobsen has extended the Audubon Water Emergency that was set to expire on Oct. 1, for another month, until Nov. 1, because the city is still experiencing low water production.

AUDUBON - Audubon County Public Health will continue rapid COVID-19 testing, Mondays and Fridays 8 a.m. — 10 a.m. They continue to offer free rapid COVID-19 testing for anyone who is experiencing symptoms or who would like to “test out” of quarantine due to a family exposure. Children under …

A crew was working in the street fixing a water issue for the Audubon Court House. The problem resulted in closing most of the courthouse at noon, but the Auditor's office remained open for voting.

AUDUBON — The Audubon City Council will place a $2.9 million general obligation bond vote on the Nov. 2 election, hoping to get public approval so that a new fire station can be built.

RICHMOND, Virginia (AP) — When Donald Trump rallied Republicans this week to vote for Glenn Youngkin for governor in Virginia, the former president called in to a rally of diehard supporters. That may be the closest he gets to campaigning in the most closely-watched election of 2021.

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — President Joe Biden says he would prefer to cut the duration of programs in his big social services and climate change package rather than eliminate some entirely, as Democrats struggle to win support from moderates by trimming what had been a $3.5 trillion proposal.

BERLIN, El Salvador (AP) — At a geothermal power plant near El Salvador’s Tecapa volcano, 300 computers whir inside a trailer as they make complex mathematical calculations day and night verifying transactions for the cryptocurrency bitcoin.

BEIJING (AP) — China on Saturday launched a three-person crew for a six-month mission aboard its space station that is planned at setting a new record for the length of time spent in space by Chinese astronauts as the country moves toward complete the orbiting structure.

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The number of people in Puerto Rico who identified as “white” in the most recent census plummeted almost 80%, sparking a conversation about identity on an island breaking away from a past where race was not tracked and seldom debated in public.

Did you ever play the game Truth and Lies when you were a child? I remember the game quite clearly. One had to state a truth or a lie and others had to guess if it was indeed a truth or a lie. There are current versions of that same game. The game is used as an icebreaker - one tells two tru…

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The first Ratings Percentage Indexes and point differentials have been posted by the Iowa High School Athletic Association, and there are some interesting findings as always.