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Funeral Announcement

Mildred Hess, 87, Charles City

Mildred Hess, 87, of Charles City, died Friday, March 20, 2015 at the 11th Street Chautauqua Guest Home in Charles City. Friends may call at the Hauser Funeral Home from 5 to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 26, 2015 where a prayer service will be held at 6:30 p.m. Pastor Jane Keel from Messiah Lutheran


Bacon Lover? You’re In Luck!

Clear Lake, Iowa – The 2nd annual North Iowa Baconfest, brought to you by Eckrich Deli Meats in Mason City is set for Saturday April 18th at the historic Surf Ballroom in Clear Lake. Tickets are now available for $20 online at and at 201 N. Federal Ave, downtown Mason City. The event will

Funeral Announcement

Bernice Tapley, 86, Elma

Bernice Tapley, 86, of Elma, died March 14, 2015, at the Mitchell County Regional Health Center in Osage. Funeral services for Bernice Tapley will be held 2:30 p.m. Thursday at Hauser Funeral Home. Pastor Robert Scheurer from Saint Paul Lutheran Church in Marble Rock will officiate. Burial will be held in Riverside Cemetery at Charles

Funeral Announcement

Phyllis A. Benyo, 90, Nashua

Phyllis A. Benyo age 90 of Nashua, died Saturday, March 14, 2015, at her home. A memorial mass will be held 10:30 a.m.Thursday, March 19, 2015 at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Nashua with interment at a later date. Friends may greet the family from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. at Hugeback-Johnson – Olson Chapel in

Funeral Announcement

Guy C. Lines, 104, Nashua

Guy C. Lines age 104 of Nashua, Iowa died Saturday, March 14, 2015, at Cedar Health in Charles City. Funeral Services will be held 10:30 a.m. Thursday, March 19, 2015, at Hugeback Johnson Funeral Home – Olson Chapel in Nashua, with interment in Greenwood Cemetery, Nashua. Friends may greet the family 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Charles City Middle School

CCMS 2nd Trimester Honor Roll

Charles City, Iowa – Charles City Middle School releases its honor roll for the second trimester of the 2014-15 academic school year. In order to be on the Charles City Middle School honor roll a student must have a trimester grade point average of at least 3.00, a full class load at the middle school,


Osage Schools To Hold Budget Hearing

Osage, Iowa – The Osage School Board will be holding a budget hearing this evening, beginning at 6:30pm in the Media Center at Lincoln Elementary. The district is tentatively looking at a possible 3 cent increase in the current property tax rate to $12.38 per $1,000 of assessed property valuation.

Jail Cell With Open Door And Bunch Of Keys

Traffic Stop Leads To Drug Charges

Charles City, Iowa – A drug investigation in Charles City resulted in three people being arrested. The Floyd County Sheriff’s Office on Friday arrested 21 year old Dalton Betsinger of Charles City on a charge of possession of drug paraphernalia following a traffic stop near the intersection of South Main and Second St. 30 year