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Perseid meteor shower

Geminid Meteor Shower Ramps Up This Weekend

Geminid Meteor Shower Ramps Up This Weekend

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — It’s time for the December sky show. The annual Geminids (JEM’-i-nids) meteor shower — the most intense of the year — will peak Friday night. But the best viewing may be early Saturday, once the moon sets. Between 100 and 120 meteors are expected every hour at peak time. But

Prichard Official 2013

Prichard Appointed To Key Committees In Iowa House

Des Moines, Iowa – House Democratic Leader Mark Smith of Des Moines has appointed Representative Todd Prichard of Charles City to several key posts for the upcoming 2015 legislative session. Prichard was selected by his peers to serve as an assistant leader earlier this month. He was selected to serve on the Ways and Means,

Funeral Announcement

Evelyn Hauser, 89, Clarksville

Evelyn Hauser age 89 of rural Clarksville, Iowa, died Wednesday, December 10, 2014, at Mercy Medical Center – North Iowa in Mason City. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, December 13, 2014, at St. John United Church of Christ-Pleasant Hill, rural Nashua. Friends may greet the family 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. Friday, December 12,

Funeral Announcement

William “Roger” Minnis, 89, Riceville

William “Roger” Minnis age 89, of Riceville, IA, passed away at the Patty Elwood Center in Cresco, IA, on Wednesday December 10, 2014 where he had been cared for since March of 2013. Funeral services will be held at the Lindstrom Funeral Home in Riceville on Saturday, December 13, 2014 at 10:30 A.M. with Pastor

Funeral Announcement

Charles “Cuda” Shindelar, 58, Charles City

Charles “Cuda” Shindelar, 58, of Charles City, died Tuesday, December 9, 2014, at the Floyd County Medical Center in Charles City. Funeral services for Charlie Shindelar will be held 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Hauser Funeral Home. Reverend Gary Mayer of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church will officiate. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery at Charles

Funeral Announcement

P. Leon Ogilvie, 84, Marble Rock

P. Leon Ogilvie, age 84, of rural Marble Rock, passed away Sunday, December 7, 2014, at Rockwell Community Nursing Home. A funeral service will be held at 10:00am, Friday, December 12, at Faith Baptist Church, 1807 S Kentucky Ave, Mason City. Officiating will be Pastor David Callison of Faith Baptist Church in Mason City and

Charles City School Website Snap 12-8-14

Charles City Schools Asks For Feedback On Website

Charles City, Iowa – The Charles City Community School District is working to revamp the form, structure, appearance and content of their website for the district and four schools. The school district is asking for input on what works well and what can be improved. In order to best serve the parents, students, staff, and

Funeral Announcement

Donald P. Scribner Jr., 58, Greene

Donald P. Scribner Jr. age 58 of Greene, IA, died Thursday, December 4, 2014, at the Floyd County Medical Center in Charles City. Funeral Services will be held 7:00 p.m. Monday, December 8, 2014, at Hugeback Johnson Funeral Home – Olson Chapel in Nashua. Friends may greet the family 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. prior to

Funeral Announcement

Ruth Demro, 87, Nashua

Ruth Demro, age 87 of Nashua, Iowa died Friday, December 5, 2014, at Cedar Vale Assisted Living in Nashua. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday December 10, 2014 at St. John Lutheran Church, Nashua with interment in Oak Hill Cemetery, Nashua. Friends may greet the family 3:00 – 7:00 p.m. Tuesday December 9th at