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Exchange Club is very busy in Charles City   

Charles City, IA – There are many volunteer organizations devoted helping others and one of those is somewhat new to Charles City. Ann Kabele is president of the Exchange Club and talks about their mission: The Exchange Club sponsors community service and fund raising activities though out the year and they will be involved with

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

Nora M. Upton, 65, Decorah

Nora M. Upton, age 65, of Decorah, died Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at Aase Haugen Senior Services in Decorah. Memorial Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Monday, December 1, 2014 at Fjelstul Funeral Home in Decorah with Pastor Doug Bryce officiating. Visitation will begin at 1:00 p.m. Monday, one hour before the service, at


Contest Word Raffle Drawing Jackpot Prize

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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  • Dubuque artists envision outdoor ‘Creative Commons’ November 28, 2014
    Officials in Dubuque have applied for a federal grant to help finance development of a new city park. Steve Ulstad is part of the group pushing for a new “Creative Commons” in Dubuque that would be equipped with a light and sound system similar to a public park in Las Vegas. “If you wanted to have […]
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  • Iowan among Marines to be memorialized in Saigon November 28, 2014
    The last two Americans killed in the Vietnam War, including an Iowan, will be memorialized at the site of the old U.S. Embassy in Saigon. Marines Darwin Judge and Charles McMann were guarding an airport gate during the final evacuation when their post was attacked, making them the last combat deaths of the war. Douglas […]
    Pat Curtis
  • When Black Friday’s over, plan to Shop Small, Dine Small tomorrow November 28, 2014
    Big box stores across Iowa are packed with Black Friday shoppers today, but another effort is gaining momentum tomorrow — Small Business Saturday. Pat Brown-Dixon, the regional administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration, says merchants who own and run their own shops are also eager to have your patronage. She suggests making it a […]
    Matt Kelley
  • Oak Ridge Boy recalls tales from Elvis to Elvira (AUDIO) November 28, 2014
    The bass singer for the Oak Ridge Boys, known for his “oom-pa-pa-oom-pa-pa-mau-mau” bass solo in the song “Elvira,” says he’s thrilled the band is still drawing huge crowds after four-plus decades of touring. Richard Sterban and the other “boys” will be making two stops in Iowa this week. Sterban says the four first began as […]
    Matt Kelley
  • Advocates seek legislative action to help foster care kids November 28, 2014
    About 5000 children and teenagers are currently in Iowa’s foster care system. “When youth enter the child welfare system, their lives are in crisis,” says Jacob Carmi, a former foster care kid. “Most are very scared.” Carmi is now a leader in a group called AMP, which stands for Achieving Maximum Potential. AMP helps teenagers who are […]
    O. Kay Henderson

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