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Floyd County Sheriff

State, Local Law Enforcement Cracking Down On Violators This Weekend

Des Moines, Iowa — Iowa State and local law enforcement will be stepping up efforts and increasing the number of troopers and officers on roadways this Fourth of July holiday weekend as thousands of Iowans are expected to travel. The Fourth of July holiday weekend is typically one of the most heavily traveled times of

Sports

Baseball on the Pitchers Mound Close Up with room for copy

KCHA Sports Report (6/30)

The Saint Ansgar Saints baseball and softball teams handed Nashua Plainfield losses last night in Saint Ansgar.  The baseball game went to the Saints 6-1 while the Saint Ansgar softball team beat the Huskies 12-2 in four innings.  The Saints baseball team is now 15-7 overall this season and they move to 11-2 in Corn

Obituaries

Funeral Announcement

Vivian M. Volker, 92, New Hampton

Vivian M. Volker age 92 of New Hampton, died Saturday, June 27, 2015, at New Hampton Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m. Thursday, July 2, 2015, at Redeemer Lutheran Church in New Hampton with interment in the New Hampton City Cemetery. Friends may greet the family 4:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Community

Floyd County Courthouse

FC Supervisors To Hold Special Meeting on June 30th

Charles City, Iowa – The Floyd County Board of Supervisors will hold a special meeting on Tuesday June 30th beginning at 3:30pm in the Floyd County Courthouse Board Room. Agenda items include: Approve agenda Public Comment Update on various boards/commissions/activities since the last meeting Discussion regarding Mental Health Advocate position Review/Action regarding publication notice for

Interviews

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  • Sanders says he has a ‘strong chance of winning Iowa’ July 3, 2015
    Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders spent the first half of this Friday campaigning in Republican-leaning northwest Iowa. A crowd of over 200 greeted him for an early morning event in Sheldon and about 150 people crowded into the Better Day Cafe in Storm Lake to see Sanders over the noon-hour. “The reason that we’re going […]
    O. Kay Henderson
  • Iowa Job Honor Awards recognize ‘second chances’ July 3, 2015
    A new non-profit group is putting the spotlight on Iowans who’ve made the most of “second chances” and recognizing the companies that have hired them. Kyle Horn is the founder of the “Iowa Job Honor Awards” program. “The case that we attempt to make is not for the indiscriminant hiring of candidates with ‘red flags’ […]
    Radio Iowa Contributor
  • DMACC president selected for leadership role with national nonprofit July 3, 2015
    An Iowan was recently named chairperson of the “leadership council” for a nonprofit organization that’s working to expand economic opportunities to more Americans. Des Moines Area Community College President Rob Denson is now the head of Opportunity Nation’s Leadership Council, whose members include Arianna Huffington and former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich. “To me, it […]
    Pat Curtis
  • Thousands of vintage vehicles vrooooom into Des Moines July 3, 2015
    The largest vintage car show in the Midwest is opening today in central Iowa. The 24th annual Goodguys Heartland Nationals is underway through Sunday at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines. Goodguys spokeswoman Betsy Bennett says many hundreds of shiny vehicles will be on display from all across the country at the event. “This […]
    Matt Kelley
  • Iowa poultry industry boss fears budget cuts will hurt bird flu fight July 3, 2015
    The leader of the Iowa Poultry Association says he’s keeping close tabs on federal lawmakers as they threaten spending cuts to the USDA. One proposal being considered would cut a half-billion dollars, which could include funding for fighting avian influenza. Association executive director Randy Olson says he hopes Congress will provide the needed help to […]
    Radio Iowa Contributor

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