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A red sex link chicken in a large chicken coop for egg production on a farm in the midwest United States.

Iowa cancels bird shows at Iowa State Fair, county fairs

Iowa cancels bird shows at Iowa State Fair, county fairs

Des Moines, Iowa (AP) – There will be no chickens or ducks at the Iowa State Fair this summer and no poultry shows at county fairs in Iowa this year as the bird flu continues to infect birds. Iowa Department of Agriculture officials on Thursday prohibited all live bird exhibitions at fairs and live bird

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MidAmerican Energy offering cash for old appliances

Des Moines, Iowa – How much money are your appliances costing you? Older models use two to three times the power of new ones. That’s why MidAmerican Energy Company offers residential electric customers a free Appliance Recycling program that turns old appliances into cold, hard cash. Customers with a working refrigerator, freezer or room air

Floyd County Courthouse

FC Board Of Supervisors Meeting Agenda For May 26th, 2015

Charles City, Iowa – The Floyd County Board of Supervisors will meet on Tuesday May 26th, 2015 beginning at 9:00am in the Floyd County Courthouse Board Room. Items on the agenda include: Approve agenda Public Comment Review/Action regarding approval of May 11, 12, and 18, 2015 minutes Review/Action regarding approval of claims Review/Action regarding Resolution

Funeral Announcement

Margaret “Peg” Bowe, 63, Osage

Margaret “Peg” Von Tersch Bowe, born August 11, 1951, in Osage, Iowa, passed away Saturday, May 16, 2015, as a result of a motorcycle accident. Cremation has taken place. A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, May 22, 2015, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Osage with Father Raymond Burkle officiating. Inurnment

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Rockford Woman To Be Sentenced In July For Injuring Child

Charles City, Iowa – A Rockford woman who plead guilty to injuring her infant son will be sentenced in July. 23-year-old Stephanie Fatland pleaded guilty two counts of child endangerment causing bodily injury. Court records indicate that a third count of child endangerment was dropped as part of a plea agreement. Court records indicate that


KIMT’s Adam Frederick To Provide Storm Spotter Training

Charles City, Iowa – KIMT Storm Team 3 chief meteorologist Adam Frederick will be in Charles City on Friday May 22nd to provide severe weather training to anyone interested in the Charles City area. The storm spotter training will take place at Mitas Tires, 1200 Rove Avenue in Charles City on Friday beginning at 1:30pm.

A red sex link chicken in a large chicken coop for egg production on a farm in the midwest United States.

Bird flu could cost nearly $1 billion in Minnesota and Iowa

Des Moines, Iowa (AP) – Agriculture economists say bird flu could cost the two states hardest hit, Iowa and Minnesota, nearly $1 billion and the virus is still spreading. The estimates include sales losses to feed suppliers, trucking companies, and processing plants. Economists say exact figures are difficult to know because it’s unclear how long

Funeral Announcement

Lynn K. Idler, 66, Bassett

Lynn Kenny Idler, age 66 of Bassett, IA passed away on Sunday, May 17, 2015 at his home surrounded by his family. Services will be held at 10:30 AM on Thursday, May 21, 2015 at the Ionia Funeral Home in Ionia, IA with Chaplain Brad Wysomierski officiating. Burial will be at Riverside Cemetery in Charles

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CC Park & Rec Meeting Agenda For Thursday May 20th, 2015

Charles City, Iowa – The Charles City Park & Recreation board will meet on Wednesday May 20th, 2015 beginning at 5:00pm in the City Hall Council Chambers. Agenda items include: Approval of Agenda Approval of Minutes – April 22, 2015 Discuss Construction of Dugouts at IC Ballfields and Board Action Needed Report on Riverfront Activities

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