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Free Foreign Film Tonight at Arts Center

Free Foreign Film Tonight at Arts Center

CHARLES CITY- The Charles City Arts Center will host a foreign film tonight.  The film, titled Babette’s Feast, is set in 19th century Denmark and tells the tale of two sisters and a refugee they take into their home named Babette. The movie was filmed in 1987 by director Gabriel Axel. Each Wednesday from January

Show Choir Presents “A Night on Broadway”

NEW HAMPTON- The Broadway experience is coming to New Hampton.  The New Hampton Show Choir will present their annual dinner show titled “A Night on Broadway” on February 28th. The dinner show will feature solos and group performances as well as a pork chop meal served by the students. The meal will begin at 6:30pm

Floyd County Courthouse

Taxpayers Will See Decreases in County Levy

CHARLES CITY- Budget talks are wrapping up as Floyd County Supervisors prepare to set a public hearing to certify the fiscal year 2014-2015 budget. This year, tax payers will see a decrease in the general supplemental county levy says Supervisor Roy Schwickerath. Schwickerath says the rural services levy will also see a decrease in the upcoming

Harold H. Thiele, 86, Elma

Harold H. Thiele, age 86 of Elma, Iowa passed away at his home on Tuesday, February 18, 2014 surrounded by his family. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00am on Saturday, February 22, 2014 at Immaculate Conception Church in Elma. Burial will be held at Calvary Cemetery in Elma following the funeral


Blizzard Warnings Issued, Dangerous Conditions Expected

Charles City, IA – After highs in the upper 30’s to lower 40’s on Tuesday and more spring like weather today, mother nature continues to throw curve balls at the area. A Blizzard WARNING is in effect for the entire listening area from Thursday morning through late Thursday night. Latest indications show around 6 to


Non-profit Offers Assistance to Farmers

CHARLES CITY- Area farmers that have experienced a major injury, illness, or natural disaster can apply for free haying and planting assistance through a national non-profit organization. Farm Rescue is a non-profit organization that covers 5 states, one of which includes Iowa. Founder Bill Gross says he created the organization as a way to help