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Dillinger Days are back and in need of Actors

Dillinger Days are back and in need of Actors

MASON CITY, IA – Local actors are needed to volunteer for the three Dillinger Bank Robbery Reenactments that will be Saturday, Sept. 20. Reenactments of the 1934 robbery will be at 11 a.m. and 1 and 3 p.m. All ages and genders are needed along with a mother-daughter team. There will be a rehearsal at

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New Hampton plans Fun Fall Events

NEW HAMPTON, IA – New Hampton is ready for fall and they are kicking off with the traditional homecoming parade. It will be a bit sooner than in past years and is coming up next Thurs. Jason Speltz of the New Hampton Chamber has details: Halloween falls on a Friday this year and there is

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Washington School 2nd grade Dino Adventure 

CHARLES CITY, IA – Second graders from Washington School traveled to Rockford to learn about the prehistoric remains of Devonian fossils. The students are in their dinosaur unit and are learning about dinosaurs like triceratops and stegosaurus. During their adventure to the Fossil & Prairie Park Preserve and Center students were able to search and keep

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Unofficial Ballot Results

NEW HAMPTON, IA – Unofficial results of the New Hampton School Special Election from Joan E. Knoll, Chickasaw County Auditor, show both measures on the ballot have been defeated. The final count for Proposition C was 897 YES votes and 1274 voting NO. On Proposition D the tally was 879 YES and 1273 NO. The

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CASA Seeks Child Advocacy Volunteers  

Charles City, Iowa – A child advocacy group is looking for volunteers to assist abused and neglected children in North Iowa.  CASA, which stands for Court Appointed Special Advocates is seeking volunteers who are interested in being trained to serve as child advocates in juvenile court. Program coordinator Susan McKiness explains what CASA volunteer is:

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Town Hall Meeting tonight in New Hampton

Chickasaw Connections and the New Hampton High School chapter of SADD are presenting a Town hall meeting tonight at the Hew  Hampton Middle School. The panel will be hosted by Amanda Goodman and feature speakers representing the school and local law enforcement as well as parents and students. Community feedback is encouraged. The program, entitled

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New Hampton Votes on School Issue TODAY

Voters in New Hampton will head to the polls today to decide the future of their school. At issue is whether to repair or replace the elementary and middle schools. Supporters of the measure say that repairs are too costly and that today students need more space to accommodate modern technology and teaching style.  Opponents, even