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Funeral Announcement

Harry Balk, 85, Charles City

Harry Balk, 85, of Charles City, died Monday, May 25, 2015, at his home surrounded by his loving family. Through their faith in Jesus Christ, the family has been able to let Harry go and know that he is at peace in the Lord’s hands. A funeral Mass for Harry Balk will be held 11:00

Funeral Announcement

Leona E. Rogers, 96, Osage

Leona E. Rogers, age 96, of Osage, died Sunday, May 24, 2015, at Faith Lutheran Home in Osage. A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, May 29, 2015, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Osage with Father Raymond Burkle officiating. Burial will be at Sacred Heart Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4:00

Funeral Announcement

James “Jim” Sheffner, 65, Fredericksburg

James “Jim” Sheffner age 65 of Fredericksburg died Friday, May 22, 2015, at his home. Services will be held 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 30, 2015, at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church – Richfield, rural Sumner. Interment will be in Rose Hill Cemetery, Fredericksburg. Friends may greet the family 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. Friday, May 29, 2015,

Funeral Announcement

Marvel D. Erion, 84, Alta Vista

Marvel D. Erion, age 84, of Alta Vista, IA passed away on Saturday, May 23, 2015 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester, MN due to injuries sustained from an accident. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 AM on Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at Zion Lutheran Church in Alta Vista, IA with Pastor Vincent Fricke

Gavel on court desk

Starr Pleads Not-Guilty In Charles City Assault Case

Charles City, Iowa – 26-year-old Lavonte Starr of Charles City has pleaded not guilty after allegedly attempting to strike a police officer with his van at Lantern Park Apartments in April. Starr was charged with assault on a peace officer with a dangerous weapon and first-degree criminal mischief. He also faces misdemeanor charges of operating

View of row of old refrigerators for recycling

MidAmerican Energy offering cash for old appliances

Des Moines, Iowa – How much money are your appliances costing you? Older models use two to three times the power of new ones. That’s why MidAmerican Energy Company offers residential electric customers a free Appliance Recycling program that turns old appliances into cold, hard cash. Customers with a working refrigerator, freezer or room air

Floyd County Courthouse

FC Board Of Supervisors Meeting Agenda For May 26th, 2015

Charles City, Iowa – The Floyd County Board of Supervisors will meet on Tuesday May 26th, 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 May 11, 12, and 18, 2015 minutes Review/Action regarding approval of claims Review/Action regarding Resolution