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ISU Agronomist Gives Crop Update 

ISU Agronomist Gives Crop Update 

Floyd County, Iowa – Area farmers are busy getting the crops in and according to Iowa State University Extension Agronomist Terry Basel, so far things are going well for the 2015 season. Basel says the weather has been good and planting is generally ahead of schedule for north central Iowa: Farmers and agronomists are closely

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Heartland Days Has New Events Planned

New Hampton, Iowa – Plans for Heartland Days are well underway and Bacon Fest is back by popular demand. New Horizons Chamber Director Jason Speltz says they are very excited about the advance tickets sales and talks about what people can expect: Tickets are on sale now at the New Horizons Chamber office and from

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Floyd Co Supervisors Update 

Charles City, Iowa – The Floyd County Supervisors held a regular meeting on Tues morning at the Floyd County Courthouse. Supervisor Roy Schwickerath said it was a pretty routine business meeting with discussions held on several matters. One topic that came up was Avian Flu: A hearing was set for later this month regarding removal

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Charles City BBQ Challenge coming June 13

Charles City, Iowa – The tantalizing aroma of barbeque will fill the air in Charles City on June 13 during the Charles City BBQ Challenge. The competition will take place in conjunction with the Charles City Challenge: Whitewater Weekend, as well as the popular Cardboard Boat Race.  The BBQ challenge will take place from noon

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Stebens to Present Award Winning Play  

Mason City, Iowa – Stebens Children’sTheatre is proud to present the award winning play “Still Life with Iris”. This piece is the first play for young audiences to receive the Kennedy Center’s Fund for New American Plays Award.  Tom Ballmer is the Director at Stebens says “Still Life with Iris” is described as a fantastical

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