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Garbabge truck and Bulldozer on a landfill site

Charles City Spring Cleaning Dates Set; Follow The Guidelines Here

Charles City Spring Cleaning Dates Set; Follow The Guidelines Here

Charles City, Iowa – Spring is here and it’s time to start cleaning! This is the 20th year that Charles City has joined forces with Jendro Sanitation Services for Spring Cleanup. Collections will start on Tuesday, April 21st and will continue through Thursday, April 23rd. Please place items you wish to discard on the curb


Drive 4 UR School is Back!

Ford Motor Company and Mike Molstead Motors are teaming up once again to put on a Drive 4 UR School Event tomorrow. Fundraising Chair for the Charles City Schools Booster Club, Kim Arndt, explains the event and how it benefits the schools. Charles City has yet to raise the full $6000 in previous events, so

comet bowl

CC Community Fund Fundraiser a Success

The Charles City Community Fund held its annual bowling tournament this past Saturday at the Comet Bowl.  Event organizer Kim Carmen was very pleased with not only the participation, but with the monetary amount raised. The money raised from the bowling tournament as well as other money raised by the Charles City Community Fund is


The Bull Wins Farm Bureau Grocery Race

A bucket list item for many people is running around a grocery store like a crazy person like they used to do on Supermarket Sweep.  That was the scene yesterday at the New Hampton Fareway Store as the Chickasaw County Farm Bureau sponsored the Great Grocery Cart Race.  Your friends at 951 The Bull and


NH Parks and Rec Announces Spring Programs

It’s no secret that our area is having a hard time shaking winter weather this year, but it isn’t stopping the New Hampton Parks and Recreation Department from preparing for their spring and summer programs.  The program flyer is ready to go and program coordinator Tara Hackman says it will be spread around very soon.