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Military Woman from Charles City Wins $50,000 Lottery Prize

Military Woman from Charles City Wins $50,000 Lottery Prize

Des Moines, IA – A recent trip to the grocery store was a life-changing event for an Army Reserve soldier from Charles City. Carla Kummer said she went to Hy-Vee, 901 Kelly St. in Charles City, on April 12 for some supplies and decided to purchase a “Mike’s Picks” scratch ticket as well. That decision

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Swinging for Scholars

A fun filled family fundraiser is planned for this Fri in Charles City. Swinging for Scholars is raising money for the Dollars for Scholars program and will be featuring live music this Friday night at the Elks Club. Board members Jenny Hegal and Becky Meyer are very excited about this new event: In addition to

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Understanding the Power of Media

A presentation on understanding media and its effects on the family will be presented in Charles City on Wed April 30. Dr Douglas Gentile, a child psychologist from Iowa State University and Peter Komendowski, of the Iowa Media Literacy Project will be working together with parents and youth to help them better understand the role

Park and Rec Kicks off Summer Programs

  New Hampton has the summer packets ready for the Baseball soft ball fundraiser. Rick Kramer with the Park and Rec dept has details on that program: Kramer says in addition to programs for kids they have a number of offerings for adults as well: For more information on any of the programs offered by

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FC Supervisors Tour Jail with Inspector Monday

Charles City, IA – Floyd County supervisors heard from Iowa Department of Corrections Chief Jail Inspector Delbert Longley when he met with them during their regular workshop yesterday.  The visit followed an inspection of the jail Longley had done last fall at the Floyd County jail. Chairman Roy Schwickerath read a portion of the statement

A Scrub Sale this week in NH

  Mercy Medical Auxiliary is holding a fund raiser this week for anyone who needs wear Scrubs to work. The one day sale will be Wed and Jenny Monteith has details: Monteith also had an update on the Jewelry fundraiser that was held last week: For any questions call Mercy Medical Center in New Hampton.

Sign up NOW for 5K Fun Run and Walk

 Warmer weather has arrived and Heartland Days will be here before you know. Emily Kleiss of Chickasaw County Wellness is encouraging people of all ages and especially families to sign up early for the 5k Fun Run and walk which is a popular Heartland Days Tradition: Kleiss stresses that the event Is suitable for all

CWD found for first time in wild Iowa deer

Des Moines, IA – RadioIowa – Chronic Wasting Disease, for the first time, has been detected in a wild deer in Iowa. The animal was shot by a hunter in northeast Iowa’s Allamakee County back in early December, but Iowa Department of Natural Resources spokesman Kevin Baskins says his agency just recently learned the deer