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NIACC Student Senate to Hold Annual Coat Drive

Mason City, IA – North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC) Student Senate is sponsoring a Coat Drive on campus, December 1 to 9, with all items and monetary donations going to NIVC Services to distribute to those in need of winter wear. Students will also be at Hy-Vee East Wednesday, December 3 from 11:00 a.m.-1:00

Local & State Sports


Hillegas Inks With Iowa State

Charles City, Iowa – Just a week after finishing her high school volleyball career, Charles City Senior Hali Hillegas signed her letter of intent yesterday to play volleyball at Iowa State University.  Head Comet Volleyball Coach Donna Forsyth made the announcement. Hillegas signed in front of a crowd of family, friends, teammates and coaches.  She


Funeral Announcement

Robert H. Tobin, Sr., 72, Charles City

Robert H. “Bob” Tobin, Sr., 72, of Charles City, passed away on Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at the Floyd County Medical Center with his wife, Rosemary, and daughter, Gloria, at his side. A gathering of family and friends will be held at the Hauser Funeral Home from 4 to 6 p.m. Monday, December 1, 2014.


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ISU Football Tickets Up For Grabs On Monday

Thanks to Steph Shannon of Charles City and his busy schedule, the prize pack for the Nearly Impossible Quiz on Monday November 16th @ 8:35am will also include this sweet treat: To view previous Nearly Impossible Quiz questions and answers, click here.

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  • Juvenile life sentence challenged November 26, 2014
    Attorneys for some inmates serving life sentences in Iowa prisons are keeping an eye on a case before the Iowa Supreme Court. Both the U.S. Supreme Court and the Iowa Supreme court have ruled that mandatory life sentences without parole for juvenile offenders amount to “cruel and unusual punishment” and are unconstitutional. So far, in […]
    Radio Iowa Contributor
  • Deere expects net income to drop November 26, 2014
    Iowa’s largest manufacturing employer is expecting a further decline in equipment sales. The Moline, Illinois-based Deere & Company predicts its annual net income will drop about 40% and revenue from ag and turf equipment — where it gets two thirds of its income — will fall further than it did in fiscal 2014. The company […]
    Radio Iowa Contributor
  • Most of state gets hit with snow November 26, 2014
    It’s one of the busiest travel days of the year and roads across most of Iowa’s western two-thirds are partly to completely snow covered — and the snow’s still coming down in many areas. Meteorologist Miles Schumacher, at the National Weather Service, says it’s getting deep across much of Iowa’s northern half. “It’s looking like […]
    Matt Kelley
  • Northeast Iowa cheese plant expanding November 26, 2014
    The operators of a northeast Iowa cheese plant are preparing to expand. Swiss Valley Farms CEO Don Boelens says they’re putting nearly $21 million into the plant in Luana. “We’re basically replacing some aging cheese-making equipment, and in the process we’ll expand the capacity and capability to do different type of cheeses in the process,” […]
    Dar Danielson
  • ISU economist says South Dakota to see benefit of Rock Island Clean Line November 26, 2014
    An Iowa State University economist says the proposed high-voltage transmission line that would stretch through 16 Iowa counties is likely to help bolster the wind industry in the Dakotas. Economist David Swenson says although the proposed “Rock Island Clean Line” cuts across 500 miles in Iowa and will transport energy from many of the state’s […]
    Pat Curtis

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