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Lane restrictions on Iowa 9 near Riceville begin Monday

Lane restrictions on Iowa 9 near Riceville begin Monday

New Hampton, IA – An asphalt resurfacing project on Iowa 9 in Howard County will impact traffic from the east city limits of Riceville to just east of the intersection of U.S. 63 and Iowa 9 beginning at 7 a.m., ...

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Military Woman from Charles City Wins $50,000 Lottery Prize

Military Woman from Charles City Wins $50,000 Lottery Prize

Des Moines, IA – A recent trip to the grocery store was a life-changing event for an Army Reserve soldier from Charles City. Carla Kummer said she went to Hy-Vee, 901 Kelly St. in Charles City, on April 12 for some ...

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Update: Additional Charges Filed After Chase and Stand-off Last Weekend

Update: Additional Charges Filed After Chase and Stand-off Last Weekend

Charles City, IA - More charges were filed Friday against a Charles City man after a high-speed chase and standoff last weekend. According to the Charles City Police Department, 21 year old Franklin Foster was charged with littering upon a ...

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Man shot, killed in Iowa Falls standoff

Iowa Falls, IA (AP) — A man was shot and killed following a standoff in Iowa Falls Thursday, authorities reported. Iowa State Patrol spokesman Sgt. Scott Bright said the shooting happened Thursday outside a private home. The man was shot by ...

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Charles City Woman Uses Rock As Weapon, Goes To Jail

Charles City Woman Uses Rock As Weapon, Goes To Jail

Charles City, IA – 22 year old Sandra Campbell of Charles City was hauled to jail on Tuesday and charged with intimidation with a dangerous weapon (a Class C felony) after allegedly using a rock to injure someone. Campbell is accused ...

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Osage School Board Meeting Agenda for April 21st, 2014

Osage, IA - The Osage School Board will meet on Monday April 21st, 2014 beginning at 6:30pm in room 160 of the Osage High School. For the meeting agenda in PDF format, Click here.

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Lane restrictions on Iowa 9 near Riceville begin Monday

New Hampton, IA – An asphalt resurfacing project on Iowa 9 in Howard County will impact traffic from the east city limits of Riceville to just east of the intersection of U.S. 63 and Iowa 9 beginning at 7 a.m., Monday, April 21, until early fall, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s

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Iowa cows generate electricity with help from Alliant Energy

Cedar Rapids, IA – Iowa customers of Alliant Energy are getting some of their electricity from cows. The more than 2,400 head of cattle at Sievers Family Farms near Stockton are among the latest to start generating renewable energy in the state. In total, Alliant Energy has partnered with 520 Iowa customers to create renewable

Politics

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‘Obamacare’ under attack as conservatives eye 2016

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Republicans eyeing the 2016 White House race battered President Barack Obama’s health care law and nicked each other Saturday, auditioning before a high-profile gathering of conservatives that some political veterans said marked the campaign’s unofficial start. A speaking program packed with potential presidential candidates weighed in on the House Republican’s controversial

Local & State Sports

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Iowa struts its stuff in West Des Moines

By LUKE MEREDITH – AP Sports Writer WEST DES MOINES — Iowa’s coaching staff has at times raved about its crop of redshirt freshman wide receivers. Hawkeyes fans in central Iowa on Saturday got to see why the unit appears to have such a bright future. Newcomer Andre Harris caught a pair of long touchdown

Obituaries

Henry Lewis, 92, Colwell

Henry Lewis, 92, of Colwell, died Wednesday, April 16th 2014 at the Floyd County Medical Center in Charles City. Funeral services for Henry Lewis will be held 1:30pm Tuesday April 22nd 2014 at the Colwell United Church of Christ. Pastor Debra Lincoln will officiate. Burial will be in riverside Cemetery at Charles City. There will

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