Author Archives: Chris Berg

Love's Travel Stop

Plans Underway For New Truck Stop In Floyd

Floyd, Iowa -The community of Floyd is beginning to feel the love with the possibility of a new truck stop taking shape. City council members on Tuesday discussed Love’s Travel Stop and their intent to enter the community. According to initial plans, the new truck stop would be located directly across from the 218 Fuel

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Tools for the future: Crop Fair Feb. 12 in Mason City

Johnston, Iowa – A local Crop Fair featuring an array of speakers and exhibits, will help area growers deal with volatility in agriculture, according to event organizers with the Iowa Corn Growers Association (ICGA) and Iowa Corn Promotion Board (ICPB). The Feb. 12 “Tools for the future” Crop Fair, set for North Iowa Area Community

Funeral Announcement

Maxine Riden, 89, Charles City

Maxine Riden, 89, of Charles City, died Tuesday, January 20, 2014, at the 9th Street Chautauqua Guest Home in Charles City. Funeral services for Maxine Riden will be held 11:00 a.m. Saturday, January 24, 2015 at Trinity United Methodist Church. Pastor Jim Beranek will officiate. Burial will be at Sunnyside Memory Gardens in rural Charles

blueprints, construction - a collage as the concept of a success

Tax Benefits Will Help Cambrex Expand, Create New Jobs

Charles City, Iowa – The Iowa Economic Development Authority board has awarded $1.5 million in tax benefits to Cambrex Charles City for an expansion project. Tim Fox, executive director for the Charles City Area Development Authority says that expansion to increase manufacturing and warehousing at the pharmaceutical company will bring 32 new jobs to the

Floyd County Courthouse

Floyd County Drug Trials Delayed To March

Charles City, Iowa – The trials of 31 year old Travis D. Houck and 38 year old Jeromy J. Comstock has been continued to March 10th. The two men face charges after allegedly disposing of counterfeit methamphetamine and other items. Houck and Comstock are accused of possession with intent to manufacture or deliver counterfeit methamphetamine,

Register Key Concept

Online Voter Registration Coming Soon For Iowans

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – An Iowa commission has approved a rule that will allow people with a state driver’s license or photo ID to register online to vote. The Iowa Voter Registration Commission unanimously agreed Tuesday to allow a system that will let qualified voters register on a website. Information from the state Department

Funeral Announcement

Rev. Paul M. Hasvold, 81, Decorah

Rev. Paul M. Hasvold, age 81, of Decorah, IA, died Monday morning, January 19, 2015 at Aase Haugen Senior Services in Decorah. Memorial Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, January 24, 2015 at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Decorah with Rev. April Ulring Larson officiating. Visitation will begin at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, one

Funeral Announcement

Darleen A. Kingsbury, 84, Mabel, MN

Darleen A. Kingsbury, age 84, passed away on Friday January 16, 2015 at the Harmony Health Care in Harmony, Minnesota. Friends may call at the Lindstrom Funeral Home in Harmony, MN on Thursday, January 22, 2015 during the hours of 2 – 4 P.M. Burial will be at a later date in the Mabel Lutheran

Funeral Announcement

Joyce L. Christen, 78, Decorah

Joyce L. Christen age 78, died at her home in Decorah on Sunday morning, January 18, 2015. Memorial services will be held at 6:30 P.M. Tuesday, January 20, 2015 at Decorah Lutheran Church in Decorah. Visitation will begin at 5:30 P.M. Tuesday, one hour before the service, at Decorah Lutheran Church. She will be missed