AUDUBON COUNTY — “We are out here to save lives,” said Audubon County Sheriff Todd Johnson, and that was why officers were carrying Narcan, a drug that can save the life of an individual who has overdosed on Fentanyl, if administered quickly enough after the overdose.

CARROLL – Zeth Lee Petersen, 25, of Audubon, charged with six felony charges after a break in that took place at the Manning Service Center on July 23, will go to trial on those charges on Oct. 19, according to court records

ATLANTIC — A report of a shooting Sunday night in Atlantic led to the arrest of Julian Joe Gallegos, Jr., 53, of Albuquerque, New Mexico with no injuries reported


DES MOINES — A body, found in rural Adair County on July 1, has been positively identified as that of Timothy Fechter, 58, who had been reported missing to the Creston Police on June 20.


GREENFIELD — Division of Criminal Investigation agents and deputies with the Adair County Sheriff’s Office are conducting a death investigation in the southeast corner of Adair County. Earlier this afternoon, the body of an adult was discovered alongside a rural road. Law enforcement is trea…


As if the COVID-19 pandemic has not been bad enough, it seems an uptick in fraud schemes is making a bad situation even worse for a lot of people…even in small town Audubon. Since the pandemic began over a year ago, Audubon State Bank has seen an increase in familiar scams, such as:

CEDAR RAPIDS — Iowa plans to launch an effort to rebrand affordable housing as simply housing for those people “who keep our communities thriving and vibrant,” according to an Iowa Finance Authority spokeswoman.

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Armed with research showing Iowans support more affordable housing in their communities and neighborhoods, the IFA plans to launch Welcome Home Iowa later this year to highlight the benefits of housing diversity.

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 …

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The NFL is set to propose changes to the $1 billion concussion settlement on Wednesday after an outcry over test score adjustments known as “race-norming,” which make it harder for retired Black players to win dementia awards that average $500,000 or more.

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Nikolas Cruz is scheduled to plead guilty to 17 counts of first-degree murder Wednesday for the 2018 shooting massacre at a Florida high school, as his attorneys turn their focus to saving him from a death sentence.

BEIRUT (AP) — He was only a year old when his panicked father picked him up and they fled with his mother from the gunfire rattling their neighborhood. It was the day Lebanon’s civil war started 46 years ago. His family’s apartment building in Beirut was on the frontline.