Author Archives: Kit Cameron

Charles City High School

School Board is discussing Proposed Calendar Changes

School Board is discussing Proposed Calendar Changes

Charles City, Iowa –  With the recent legislative mandate that schools in Iowa will not start before Aug 23rd the topic of the Charles City School calendar came up at Mondays school board meeting. Superintendant Dr. Dan Cox has been looking at the pros and cons of different start dates  and has proposed what he

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Update on Fire Chief vs Pedestrian Accident  

Charles City, Iowa – The Floyd County Sheriffs Dept and  the County Attorney Office have completed their investigation of an incident that occurred on March 17 when a pedestrian was struck by the Charles City Fire Chief. 36 Year old Fire Chief Eric Whipple was driving a city owned 2010 Dodge Charger northbound at the


3rd Annual Caring Connections Full Moon 5K

Charles City, Iowa – Caring Connections-Mentor a Child, a non-profit community based youth mentoring program serving Floyd County, will be hosting the 3rd Annual Full Moon 5k Run/Walk on Friday, May 1st at 8:00 pm. Last year’s event brought a wide variety of nearly 300 participants from several communities in Iowa and Minnesota, and runners

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Waucoma Spring Fling this Weekend   

Waucoma, Iowa – Come check out the Waucoma Spring Fling vendor show to be held at the new Waucoma Event Center on April 18 from 10 to 3:00. The event is to benefit the American Cancer Society.    A number of vendors have already signed up for the show with part of the table proceeds to be

Preschool News

FMC ECI Area Board to Hear Preschool Presentations

Charles City, Iowa –  Members of the FMC Early Childhood Iowa Area board will learn more about preschool providers in Floyd, Mitchell, and Chickasaw counties when they meet Monday, April 20th. Preschool providers from the local 3-county area who participate in the FMC ECI scholarship program will visit with board members about their operations at the


Local Kids take on Battle of the Books

Charles City, Iowa – The Area Education Association Battle of the Books was held on Fri. Six Charles City Middle School students competed Friday improving  their ranking from the previous year. The middle schoolers who participated were Nicole Concepcion. Justin Heyer and Caden Collins. Brooklyn Tynan, Katie Schwickerath and Anastasia Baldus.