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Keeping Kids Safe 

CHARLES CITY, IA – Keeping kids safe…everyone agrees on that. But in today’s world of social media where information is delivered virtually instantaneously to everyone, sometimes people get caught up in a frenzy and clear perspective can be clouded. On the heels of a recent event that occurred, where a person is alleged to have

Local & State Sports

volleyball

Tonight’s Area Volleyball Match-ups (9/11)

The Charles City Comets will be on the road for a triangular meet in Mason City. The Comets will play both the Mohawks and Clear Lake. Charles City comes in with a record of 11-2 overall, Mason City and Clear Lake are both 3-6. First match is set for 5pm. The Nashua Plainfield Huskies will

State News

Old household appliances disposed of in metal scrapyard

Recycling program from MidAmerican Energy offers cash for old appliances

Des Moines, Iowa – Is there an energy hog hiding in your home? Check your basement or your garage: do you have an old refrigerator or freezer stashed there? How about a window air conditioner you don’t need any more? Keeping a spare refrigerator or freezer running can add $100 or more to a home’s

Politics

different paths converge

VA Office poised to move past conflicts with New Director

CHARLES CITY, IA – With strong men, and women, come strong and sometimes differing opinions on how to get things done. Nowhere is that more evident than with Veterans Affairs. Dennis Sanvig is the current chairman of Floyd County Veteran Affairs commission and he touches on some of the history of the problems that have

Obituaries

Funeral Announcement

Ruby G. Galing, 76, Alta Vista

Ruby Grace Galing, age 76 of Alta Vista, IA passed away on Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at Mercy Medical Center in New Hampton. Funeral services for Ruby will be held at 11:30 AM on Saturday, September 13, 2014 at Conway-Markham Funeral Home in Elma with Father Steve Garner officiating. Burial will be held in St.

Announcements

IowaDNR

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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School Buses

Keeping Kids Safe 

CHARLES CITY, IA – Keeping kids safe…everyone agrees on that. But in today’s world of social media where information is delivered virtually instantaneously to everyone, sometimes people get caught up in a frenzy and clear perspective can be clouded. On the heels of a recent event that occurred, where a person is alleged to have

18th Annual SpookWalk
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