Local News

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CHARLES CITY, IA –   On September 27th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Charles City Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public another opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs.  Bring your medications for disposal to

Local & State Sports


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


Fans Can Meet “Bachelor” Chris Soules before Iowa Corn Cy-Hawk Series Game

Johnston, Iowa – In the state of Iowa, it isn’t uncommon at all to meet a corn farmer. However, it is uncommon to meet a farmer that has become a national phenomenon. Chris Soules, a farmer from Arlington, Iowa, isn’t your average corn farmer. Thanks to his participation in the most recent edition of ABC-TV’s


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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


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.



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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History Walk takes people back in time 

MASON CITY, IA – With todays “out with the Old and in with the New” mentality, it’s nice to know that, once in a while, you can still slow down and step back in time. The Guided History Walk is a popular fund raiser for the Historic Elmwood St Joseph that allows for just that,

18th Annual SpookWalk