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Duck Race Delayed Due To Safety Concerns 

Duck Race Delayed Due To Safety Concerns 

Charles City, Iowa – The Cedar River has receded quite a bit since last week,  but is still to high for the safety of the ducks…. the Rubber Ducks of the Caring Connections River Race that is. This year marks the 5th annual Race which is a popular event and major fundraiser according to Program

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New Iowa Laws Set Into Motion

DES MOINES  IOWA  – A number of new Iowa laws take effect Wednesday including new law would allow grocery stores and liquor stores with the proper permit to sell craft beer in refillable containers, known as ‘growlers.’ Another law would likely allow sledding in more public parks next winter by protecting cities from liability if people are

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Mental Health Facilities Close in Iowa

DES MOINES IOWA  – Two state-run mental health treatment facilities closed their doors and laid off all their workers Tuesday night, according to the union that represents some of the facilities’ workers. The mental health institutes in Mount Pleasant and Clarinda closed Tuesday, the final day of the state’s fiscal year. Gov. Terry Branstad announced


Murder Suspect Apprehended in Charles City 

Charles City, Iowa – The Charles City Police conducted a joint operation with Federal Agents Tues morning in Charles City that ended in apprehending a murder suspect. Charles City Police Chief Hugh Anderson released the following information about the incident: Following a search that lasted  less than an hour, Anderson says they located the person they

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School Construction Update from BLDD

Charles City Iowa  – It’s an exciting time for the Charles City School District with the actual construction phase finally getting underway last week. Jean Underwood is the project manager with BLDD Architects and gave an update on the project at last weeks school board meeting: Underwood says the project is on schedule and should

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New Donation Stickers Benefit Fireworks Fund 

CHARLES CITY –  IOWA   In an effort to bolster donation opportunities and make donating redeemable cans and plastic bottles as easy as possible, the Outreach Committee of Community Revitalization is introducing a special sticker that can be attached to a bag of cans/bottles and simply dropped off any time that is convenient to you. Chamber

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