featured

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

featured

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.

breaking

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…

featured

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:

top story

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.

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…

featured

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 …

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.