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FLOYD COUNTY EMPLOYERS URGED TO SUBMIT HOME BASE IOWA ENROLLMENT

CHARLES CITY, IA - The Charles City Area Development Corporation is currently enrolling Floyd County businesses in the Home Base Iowa program.  Home Base Iowa is a statewide program designed to assist persons discharged from military service transition into civilian ...

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RAGBRAI rider dies in northern Iowa

GRAETTINGER, Iowa (AP) — A participant in an annual bicycle ride across Iowa has died due to a medical condition. Bob Libby, medical director for The Register's Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa, told The Des Moines Register (http://dmreg.co/WBl82x ) the ...

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Charles City Awarded State Energy Grant

CHARLES CITY, IA - Charles City is keeping up with the times and continues to improve. City Administrator Steve Diers was very excited to announce to the Council at Mon nights meeting that the City had  just received word last ...

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Floyd Co EMA Cautions: Be Aware of RAGBRAI on Thurs

FLOYD COUNTY, IA - The 42 second Registers Annual Great Bike Ride Across Iowa is currently making its way across North Iowa and is scheduled to be in Floyd County tomorrow following an overnight stop off in Mason City tonight. Floyd ...

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Chamber Board Nominations due this Fri

CHARLES CITY , IA - The Charles City Area Chamber of Commerce is seeking Chamber Board nominations for the 2014-15 fiscal year. Board members will serve a three-year term beginning October 1, 2014. There are three seats opening up for the new ...

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Fair Historian Remembers  60 yrs ago 

Charles City, IA - As another Fair Season comes to a close in Floyd County, a long time fair attendee talks about how things used to be, compared to today. Betty Staudt of rural Marble Rock, called a fair historian ...

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Floyd Co EMA Cautions: Be Aware of RAGBRAI on Thurs

FLOYD COUNTY, IA - The 42 second Registers Annual Great Bike Ride Across Iowa is currently making its way across North Iowa and is scheduled to be in Floyd County tomorrow following an overnight stop off in Mason City tonight. Floyd County Emergency Management Coordinator wants to make sure that everyone is prepared and that the

Local & State Sports

Baseball on the Pitchers Mound Close Up with room for copy

Local Baseball Teams Ousted

In a game heard right here on KCHA Friday night, the Charles City Comet baseball team opened up postseason play with a District game against Decorah in Waverly. The Comets fell behind early, but were able to hang with the perennial powerhouse Vikings throughout the game to make it an exciting one. All and all

State News

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RAGBRAI rider dies in northern Iowa

GRAETTINGER, Iowa (AP) — A participant in an annual bicycle ride across Iowa has died due to a medical condition. Bob Libby, medical director for The Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa, told The Des Moines Register (http://dmreg.co/WBl82x ) the 63-year-old man died Monday while riding near Graettinger, a small northern Iowa city in

Politics

Terry Branstad

Branstad has $4 million in campaign chest

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad says he has over $4 million in the bank for his re-election campaign. Branstad announced Tuesday that he raised over $700,000 during the most recent state fundraising period, which ended Monday. He has more than $4 million on hand for his general election campaign. The Republican governor

Obituaries

Marvin J. Ehlers, 82, Rockford

Marvin J. Ehlers, 82, of Rockford died at his home Sunday, July 20, 2014. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 pm, Friday, July 25, 2014 at Fullerton Funeral Home, 123 2nd ST. SE Mason City. Officiating will be Rev. Martha Bennett. Visitation will be from 4 until 8:00 pm Thursday at the funeral home

Announcements

Floyd Co BOS

Floyd Co BOS Workshop update 

Charles City, IA – The Floyd Co Board of Supervisors held a workshop meeting Mon morning and discussed several items in detail. Supervisor Roy Schwicherath commented on the updated Home Base Iowa proposal that was presented by Tim Fox: There was also a lengthy insurance presentation by Holmes and Murphy, as the Board reviews their

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Floyd Co EMA Cautions: Be Aware of RAGBRAI on Thurs

FLOYD COUNTY, IA - The 42 second Registers Annual Great Bike Ride Across Iowa is currently making its way across North Iowa and is scheduled to be in Floyd County tomorrow following an overnight stop off in Mason City tonight. Floyd County Emergency Management Coordinator wants to make sure that everyone is prepared and that the

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