New Hampton, Iowa – The Airport Lake Park in Chickasaw County is getting some long awaited improvements. County Naturalist Matt Crayne says they are taking bids on the new shower house project which they plan to have finished later this summer: They hope to be able to keep improving the area, but Crayne says some…
The Rockford and Nashua Plainfield girls golf teams were in action Friday as part of a Corn Bowl Conference quadrangular at the Buffalo Run Golf Course in Nora Springs along with Central Springs and Northwood Kensett. Rockford took first place as a team with 175 team strokes, and Nashua was not far behind as they…
Kevin Patterson, 51, of Charles City died Thursday, April 23, 2015 at Saint Mary’s Hospital in Rochester, Minnesota. A memorial service will be held 10:30 a.m. Thursday April 30, 2015 at Hauser Funeral Home. Pastor Dennis Niezwaag will officiate. Friends may call Hauser Funeral home an hour prior to the service on Thursday. Kevin Erwin…
Charles City, Iowa – The Floyd County Supervisors will hold their regular meeting on Tuesday April 28th, 2015 beginning at 9:00am in the Floyd County Courthouse Board Room. Items on the agenda include: Approve agenda Public Comment Review/Action regarding approval of April 13 and 14, 2015 minutes Review/Action regarding approval of claims Review/Action regarding appointment…
- Governor Walker: a national ‘Right to Work’ law a ‘legitimate’ goal April 25, 2015Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker says he has the “courage…and capacity” to take on powerful interests, including unions, at the federal level. Walker, a Republican who is likely to enter the presidential race soon, signed a “right to work” law in Wisconsin this year and he sees a need for a similar federal law. “As much […]O. Kay Henderson
- Reconstruction of Lake Delhi passes one year April 25, 2015The reconstruction of Lake Delhi’s dam got underway one year ago on April 24th. It marked the beginning of the physical process of bringing the lake back after the dam breached and the lake drained in the historic 2010 flood. Lake Delhi Trustee Pat Colgan says, one year later, they’re making some significant progress. Colgan […]Radio Iowa Contributor
- Gravel roads impacted by temperature changes April 25, 2015The change from winter to springtime temperatures and recent rains have combined to create some dangerous conditions on many of Iowa’s rural gravel roads. Dusty Rolando, the engineer for Chickasaw and Floyd Counties, says road crews all over the state are dealing with the annual problem known as frost boils. They’re essentially defective spots in […]Radio Iowa Contributor
- Iowa’s governor signs visitation law inspired by Casey Kasem case April 24, 2015Iowa has passed a groundbreaking law that gives family members a new legal avenue to use if they’re blocked from seeing a relative who is incapacitated. The law is inspired by the case of Casey Kasem, the legendary radio DJ who was host of “America’s Top 40.” Kerri Kasem, his oldest daughter, was at the […]O. Kay Henderson
- Supreme Court dismisses wrongful imprisonment claim by former Davis County coach April 24, 2015The Iowa Supreme Court says a former coach who had his sexual exploitation charge thrown out was not “wrongfully imprisoned.” Patrick Nicoletto was convicted of sexual exploitation by a school employee in 2012 after it was revealed he had a relationship with a 16-year-old student while serving as an assistant high school basketball coach for […]Dar Danielson
- How good is 'Avengers: Age of Ultron'? April 26, 2015The powers of Marvel's all-star superheroes go a bit wobbly in "Avengers: Age of Ultron." Faced with the daunting prospect of topping the surprise and excitement of 2012's The Avengers, the third highest-grossing film of all time, writer-director Joss Whedon mixes some brooding down-time in with the abundant spectacle. To be sure, series junkies will […]
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- 'Galaxy Quest' TV series in the works April 26, 2015A TV series based on the 1999 sci-fi film "Galaxy Quest" is in the works at Paramount Television.
- 'Big Bang' and more you should watch this week April 26, 2015Two of the best actresses on television are back on "The Big Bang Theory" -- one of our six suggested things to watch this week.
- Have mercy! Netflix to stream 'Full House' reunion, spinoff April 26, 2015So, you'd like a "Full House" reunion and spinoff? You got it, dude!
- Protesters in Baltimore damage cars April 26, 2015Demonstrators upset with the Baltimore police handling of the arrest of Freddie Gray, a young man who died from a spinal injury one week after he was detained by officers, marched through the city's streets Saturday.
- Hear Obama's opening jokes at 'Nerd Prom' April 26, 2015
- Earthquake shatters Nepal's largest city April 26, 2015Death toll tops 1,800; 7.8 quake toppled homes, historic buildings FULL STORY Official says people will urgently need food, water, medicine and shelter Experts knew a big one was coming, but not when Google exec among at least 17 killed in avalanches on Mount Everest
- Unarmed man paralyzed after police shooting April 26, 2015CNN's Alina Machado reports on a police dashcam video that shows an officer shooting an unarmed suspect in Palm Beach, Florida.
- Jindal: I'd attend same-sex wedding April 26, 2015Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal said Saturday that his preference for what he calls the "traditional view of marriage" wouldn't stop him from attending the same-sex wedding of a loved one.