Author Archives: Kit Cameron

Veteran Ball Cap

VA is looking for the Rightful Owner 

Charles City, IA – The Veteran Affairs office is looking for some help in reuniting a veteran with one of his prized articles of clothing ….his ball cap. Veteran Affairs Director Maria Dieke says the hat was dropped off by another veteran and they are trying to find the owner: You can see a picture

Veteran Funeral

Honoring a Veterans Final Wish 

Charles City, IA – As Veteran Affairs Director for Floyd County Maria Dieke deals with a variety of issues each week, and the latest involves the last wishes of a local Veteran. Dieke talks about the situation is working on: Dieke says that Ernie’s brother Cecil who is a fellow veteran, really wants to find

Healthy-Living-Apple

Charles City awarded grant from IDPH

Charles City, IA – Charles City has been awarded a grant from Iowa Department of Public Health to encourage, increase and improve physical activity and nutrition in the community. Residents of the Charles City community are invited to join an Asset Mapping activity on February 24 at 5:30 p.m. in city hall council chambers located at

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PARTISANSHIP IN VOTING  AND VOTING TRENDS 

DES MOINES, IA – DATA FROM THE IOWA SECRETARY OF STATE SHOWS THAT 37 PERCENT OF IOWANS WHO VOTED IN LAST NOVEMBER’S GENERAL ELECTION VOTED A STRAIGHT-PARTY TICKET. LORAS COLLEGE POLITICAL SCIENCE PROFESSOR CHRISTOPHER BUDZISZ (BUD-SIS) SAYS IT HELPS FEED A VOTER’S NEED FOR INFORMATION ABOUT CANDIDATES. IOWA IS ONE OF ONLY A DOZEN STATES

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IACEC Legislative Day

Des Moines, IA – The Iowa Association of County Extension Councils has planned their annual Legislative Day for Wednesday, February 25 at 9:30 am. The goal is to have at least three council members and extension supporters from each of our member counties this year. For details: http://www.iacec.info/inside-iacecgovernment-relations . IACEC will reimburse drivers $50 for

Michael Tupper

FFA Offers Great Opportunities

New Hampton, IA – February 21 thru the 28th is National FFA Week and no one is more excited about FFA and the opportunities it has to offer than Michael Tupper. Tupper is a 2014 graduate of New Hampton and serving as the Northeast State Vice President of the Iowa FFA Association and he talks

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