Author Archives: Kit Cameron

Snowy curvy road with traffic sign

Winter Driving Safety Tips

Winter Driving Safety Tips

Charles City, IA – The day before Thanksgiving is the busiest travel day of the year and its fast approaching . Are you prepared to successfully navigate the frigid temperatures and potentially dangerous and rapidly changing road conditions? When winter hits, your vehicle suffers too, but there are simple steps you can take to help

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Mitchell Co receives Home Base Designation

DES MOINES, IA  – Gov. Terry E. Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds today announced Union County, Mitchell County, Dubuque County and the City of Marion have met the criteria to become designated as Home Base Iowa communities. They also announced all three Regents Institutions—University of Iowa, Iowa State University and University of Northern Iowa— Hawkeye Community College

Small Business Saturday

Shop Small This Small Business Saturday

New Hampton, Iowa – If you’re looking to find some great deals on Black Friday weekend, but not in the mood to drive very far, head to New Hampton for small business Saturday. Jason Speltz of the New Horizons Chamber says they have partnered with the  “shop small campaign” to offer some promotional items for

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American Education Week 

Charles City, IA – In the fast paced world we live in things are not always as simple as we would like them to be. That is nowhere more true than in education today. Some would say let’s just get back to “basics” like, reading, writing and arithmetic. While those are important, Charles City School

Baby Safery Monitor

Baby camera security tip

Des Moines, IA – Security experts have a message for anyone with webcams, baby monitors and home security cameras: change your password now. A website based in Russia is posting live footage of homes and businesses after having used the default login credentials for thousands of cameras. Footage is being collected from security cameras —

New Hampton

New Hampton Extension Update

New Hampton, IA – ISU in New Hampton has a new publication to help everyone stay on track with their health and nutrition and budgets for the upcoming holiday season. I’ve attached a copy for you, but everyone can access it at our website. There’s recipes, gift giving ideas, some tips on how to keep

Diabetes Control

Nov is Diabetes Prev Month

Charles City, IA – November is Diabetes awareness month.  Recent statistics show that about 29 million Americans live with Diabetes or about 9.3% of the population.  Sue Zubrod is with the Floyd Co Medical Center and says the problem is much more serious than most people realize with about 8 million Americans having diabetes yet