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Ash Trees in Central Park

Ash Trees taken down as a Precaution   

Ash Trees taken down as a Precaution   

Charles City, Iowa – Park and Recreation Board members discussed the removal of ash trees in Charles City at the recent board meeting. The list of trees to be removed includes five in Central Park and as many as 30 in Waverly Hill Park and possibly  an additional 48 trees in Sportsmen’s, Sherman and Lions


Local Retired State Patrol Officer Honored

Charles City, Iowa – On Friday Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa presented the Congressional Badge of Bravery to retired Iowa State Patrol Trooper Mark Domino of Charles City.  Domino was awarded the medal by the U.S. Attorney General for his actions during a bank robbery in Maynard, in Fayette County. On Oct. 30, 2012, Domino

Urban Community Garden

Community Gardens Coming to Charles City  

Charles City, Iowa – At the Monday night council meeting the Charles City council approved the plan for a community garden that will be located at 1308 Clark Street. The community garden committee is now working on acquiring liability coverage. Watering issues for the gardens are still being worked out. The committee had looked at