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Funeral Announcement

Robert A. Slaughter, 73, New Haven

Robert Anton Slaughter, age 73, of New Haven, died Tuesday, August 19, 2014, at Chautauqua Guest Home in Charles City of Lewy Body Dementia. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, August 22, 2014, at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in New Haven with Rev. Steve Garner officiating. Burial will be at

Funeral Announcement

Maxine M. Yarwood, 79, Decorah

Maxine M. Yarwood, age 79, of Decorah, died Monday morning, August 18, 2014 at her home. Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Friday, August 22, 2014 at First Lutheran Church in Decorah with Rev. Melissa Bills officiating. Burial will be in Lutheran Cemetery in Decorah. Visitation will be from 4:00-7:00 P.M. Thursday, August

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Theresa Waters, 90, Osage

Theresa Waters, age 90, of Osage, died Monday, August 18, 2014, at Good Shepherd Health Center in Mason City. A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, August 23, 2014, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Osage with Father Raymond Burkle officiating. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery at Nashua. Visitation will

Cattle Ranch Buildings On River Shore

EPC Adopted Federal Requirements On Animal Feeding Operations

Des Moines, IA – In a unanimous vote, the Environmental Protection Commission adopted rules governing totally roofed confinement feeding operations today. The rules require these facilities to have a federal permit to discharge to waters of the U.S. Called a national pollutant discharge elimination system or NPDES permit, operations that need the permits must meet

Funeral Announcement

Jesse J. Cornelison, 32, West Union

Jesse James Cornelison, 32, of West Union, Iowa died Monday, August 18, 2014 at the Good Samaritan Society in West Union, Iowa. Visitation will be on Friday, August 22, 2014 from 10:00 – 11:00 am at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Postville, Iowa. Funeral Services will be at 11:00 am on Friday, August 22, 2014 at

Beautiful nature at morning in the misty spring forest with sun

Charles City Field Day offers view of conservation practices

Charles City, IA – Ann and Jon Schneckloth care about the land they farm, which shows in the many conservation practices they have installed. Now the rural Charles City couple, along with other experts, will show those successful practices and share what they’ve learned during a field day on September 6. “Planting and managing for


Floyd County Attorney Passes Away

Charles City, IA – Floyd County Attorney Normand Klemesrud passed away on Sunday at Hospice of North Iowa. He was 67. In January, he had announced he was not seeking re-election this fall. Klemesrud was elected as Floyd County attorney in 1992 and resigned in 1994 to return to private practice. Assistant County Attorney Marilyn

Normand Klemesrud, 67, Charles City

Normand Klemesrud, 67, Floyd County Attorney, died Sunday, August 17, 2014 in Mason City. Visitation will be from 3:00 until 8:00 pm Thursday, August 21, 2014 at Fullerton Hage Funeral Home, 401 Blunt Street, Charles City. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am Friday, August 22, 2014 at St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, 200

Funeral Announcement

Charles J. Burgart, 61, New Hampton

Charles J. Burgart, age 61, of New Hampton, IA passed away on Thursday, August 14, 2014 at his home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 AM on Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Lourdes, IA with Msgr. Carl Schmidt celebrating. Burial will be in Our