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All New Hampton Wards voting in same location

New  Hampton, IA – It is now easier to remember where to vote in New Hampton with all wards now voting in the same location. County Auditor Joan Knoll want to make sure that everyone knows that voting for all Wards, 1 through 4 in New Hampton will be held at the Chickasaw Events Center.

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Volleyball Postseason Update (10/28)

The Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union continued their volleyball playoffs last night with the first round of classes 3A, 4A, and 5A. The Charles City Comet volleyball team received a first round bye last night and will host the regional semi final on Thursday night against Waverly Shell Rock. The Osage Green Devil volleyball


Funeral Announcement

James “Jim” Helfter, 72, Sherrard, Ill

James “Jim” Helfter, age 72, of Sherrard, Illinois, died Sunday, October 26, 2014, at Trinity Hospital in Rock Island, Illinois. Funeral services will be held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, November 1, 2014, at the Champion-Bucheit Funeral Home in Osage, Iowa, with Pastoral Minister Annette Uker officiating. Burial will be in St. Peter’s Cemetery in New



Natural Resource Commission to meet sept. 11 in Des Moines

Des Moines, Iowa – The Natural Resource Commission (NRC) of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources will meet 12:30 p.m., Sept. 11, at the Wallace State Office Building north parking lot, 502 East Ninth Street, in Des Moines. Commissions will tour the DMACC watershed and Big Creek State Park prior to the meeting leaving the

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  • McCain says Ernst’s military service would be ‘asset’ in Senate
    Arizona Senator John McCain is campaigning with Republican U.S. Senate candidate Joni Ernst today. “Iowans are concerned about out national security, about the treatment of our veterans and the need to fix that,” McCain says. “I think they realize that Joni is exactly the kind of person with her experience and background, also in the […]
  • Shenandoah man arrested in 2009 death of girlfriend
    State investigators believe they’ve solved a more than five-year-old murder case in southwest Iowa. Iowa DCI Special Agent in Charge Darrell Simmons says a Shenandoah man was arrested this afternoon for the July 2009 shooting death of 29-year-old Holly Durbin. Simmons says 34-year-old Brian Davis was Durbin’s boyfriend. Davis was long considered the prime suspect, […]
  • Hillary Clinton rallies with Braley backers in eastern Iowa (AUDIO)
    Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton campaigned for Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Bruce Braley in Cedar Rapids this afternoon, speaking to about 400 supporters crowded into a union hall. “This race comes down to one question about all others: Who’s on your side?'” Clinton said, and people in the crowd responded: “Bruce.” Clinton continued: “That’s […]
  • Moville teen being evaluated after threats that led to 4 school lockdowns
    A teenager was taken into custody today for allegedly making threats that led to the lock down of four schools around Sioux City. Woodbury County Sheriff Dave Drew says the parents of 16-year-old Matthew Maxwell of Moville had not heard from him since 9:30 last night. He had reportedly taken a gun to Siouxland Christian […]
  • Iowa opens basketball season Sunday
    The college basketball season tips off this week. The Iowa Hawkeyes host Northwood of Florida in an exhibition game on Sunday afternoon. Mike Gesell, Anthony Clemmons and junior college transfer Trey Dickerson have all been working at point guard. Iowa coach Fran McCaffery says, “All of their games are a little bit different as well, […]

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