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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 of taking a rock and using it as a weapon in an assault against

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Floyd County Supervisors Meeting Agenda for April 22nd 2014

Charles City, IA – The Floyd County Supervisors will hold their meeting on Tuesday April 22nd beginning at 9:00am in the Floyd County Courthouse Board Room. Note there will be no meeting on Monday April 21st, 2014. The items on the agenda include… Approve agenda Public Comment Updates on various boards/commission/activities since last meeting Review/Action

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Caring Connections Full Moon 5k Run/Walk Friday

Charles City, IA – The 2nd Annual Caring Connections Full Moon 5k Run/Walk is set for Friday night beginning at 8:00pm, taking place at the Wildwood Clubhouse in Charles City. The 5k will begin at Wildwood, head north on the Charley Western Bike Trail, cross Gilbert and run alongside the Cedar River, crossing the new

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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CC Parks Soon Could Be Smoke Free

Charles City, IA – A tobacco free policy has been written and revised by the Charles City Park Board and is now awaiting a final review that will take place at the May 21st meeting. The tobacco free policy outlines a plan to prohibit smoking in some of Charles City’s public parks. The policy aims

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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


Truck Driver Dies After Crash In Winneshiek County

Calmar, IA – A semi truck driver from Wisconsin died Tuesday from injuries he suffered in a single-vehicle crash on Hwy 150 just south of Calmar. 65 year old Colin Kinziger of Pound, WI died at the Winneshiek Medical Center in Decorah. The accident was reported at about 4:40pm Tuesday a quarter-mile south of B-32.

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Convicted Sex Offender Collects More Charges

West Union, IA – Timothy Parker, who is a convicted sex offender now faces additional charges. The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office first arrested Parker back in 2010 where he plead guilty to two counts of 3rd degree sexual abuse and was sentenced to 20 years in prison. Law enforcement on March 20th filed three more