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Looking for Nominations for Volunteer Awards

Looking for Nominations for Volunteer Awards

Charles City, IA – Iowa has recognized 52 cities as Main St Iowa Communities and Charles City is proud to be one of those. Mark Wicks of the Chamber Development says that is not all that Charles City has been noted for: Applications are currently being accepted for the Man of the Year and Woman

Terry Branstad 3.4.15

Charles City Receives Certified Connected Community Recognition

CHARLES CITY, IA – Charles City was recognized on Wednesday by Gov.Terry Branstad as a Certified Connected Community for its efforts to improve broadband access. This network potentially could bring high-speed Internet from broadband hubs and access points in Chicago or other large population centers to communities in northeast Iowa. This regional network could result in lower

Darrel and Vi Albrecht


New Hampton, IA – It seems a bit ironic that the Great Depression, aptly described as a dismal, gray period in our history, lent its name to a plethora of rainbow-colored, ornate glassware, but that is exactly what happened. At a time when numerous American manufacturers were folding due to the prevailing economic stress, a

Spring in the air

Spring Events arrive in Charles City

Charles City, Iowa – With the arrival of March Charles City is gearing up for spring which is, officially, less than 3 weeks away. Mark Wicks of the Chamber Development says they are kicking off March with “It’s a Spring Thing”, which will be a fun way to showcase downtown businesses: Another annual event is