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Voting deadline for Home for the Holidays is Friday

Charles City, IA – Businesses around downtown have been encouraged to “dress up” this holiday season. Deb and Jim McNeilus took the challenge to heart and recruited some Santa’s Helpers to help with decorate for this year’s Elf Fest, and their contribution has proved to be a smashing success. Chamber Director, Mark Wicks gives them

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Tonight’s Wrestling Schedule (12/18)

The Charles City Comet wrestling team will be at home tonight for a double dual.  The Comets will take on Oelwein in a Northeast Iowa Conference match up and they will be in non conference action against South Winneshiek.  You can tune into both duals tonight right here on KCHA FM as Jason Etherington will


Funeral Announcement

Timothy L. Dann, 56, Nashua

Timothy Lynn Dann age 56 of Nashua, Iowa died Wednesday, December 17, 2014, at Muse – Norris Hospice in Mason City. Friends may greet the family 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. Saturday, December 20, 2014, at the Hugeback-Johnson Funeral Home – Olson Chapel in Nashua . Burial will be at a later date. Online condolences for


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Prichard Appointed To Key Committees In Iowa House

Des Moines, Iowa – House Democratic Leader Mark Smith of Des Moines has appointed Representative Todd Prichard of Charles City to several key posts for the upcoming 2015 legislative session. Prichard was selected by his peers to serve as an assistant leader earlier this month. He was selected to serve on the Ways and Means,

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  • Winnebago posts first quarter profits, but below market expectations December 18, 2014
    Winnebago Industries is reporting lower-than-anticipated profits for its first quarter. Winnebago CEO Randy Potts cites additional labor costs and delayed delivery of supplies to make the recreational vehicles as the reasons. “A lot of the labor constraints were caused by the supply chain issues and that can be a little bit confusing,” Potts says. “If the […]
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  • Hawkeye coach gets questions about team record, QB starter December 18, 2014
    Iowa football coach Kirk Ferentz got several questions about the team’s lackluster showing and finish to the season during his Learfield Sports bowl call-in show Wednesday. Iowa finished 7-5 and will play in the Taxslayer Bowl in Jacksonville, Florida against Tennessee on January 2nd. One caller said the Hawkeyes have good, coaches, facilities and players […]
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  • Group seeks to refocus attention on 1992 murder of Grinnell College student December 18, 2014
    The kidnapping and murder of a Grinnell College student 22 years ago remains an unsolved case and a new group aims to refocus attention on the crime. The Task Force for Tammy, directed by two Grinnell College graduates who were friends of the victim, wants to jump-start the investigation. Grinnell senior Tammy Zywicki was on her way […]
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  • Pilot program puts student teachers in schools longer December 18, 2014
    Thirty-five student teachers are taking part in a state pilot program to provide more intensive training as they prepare to become full-time teachers. Department of Education Director Brad Buck says the pilot project is part of the legislature’s 2013 education reform bill. It gives the teachers-in-training from the University of Northern Iowa and Dordt College […]
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  • Carbon monoxide detector may’ve saved Le Mars family December 18, 2014
    A carbon monoxide detector may’ve saved the lives of a family in northwest Iowa last night. Le Mars Fire Chief Dave Schipper says they were called out to the home after the carbon monoxide detector started going off. He says levels in the basement of the home were measured at 150 parts-per-million and levels at […]
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