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20th Annual Charles City Chili Cook-Off 

20th Annual Charles City Chili Cook-Off 

CHARLES CITY, IA – The 2015 Great Chili Cook-Off Chefs have been revealed!  Now in its 20th year, the Great Chili Cook-Off invites the public to come and sample the chili recipes of eight local “celebrity cooks,” voting for their favorite on the ballot found on the back of their ticket.  This year’s field features

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100 Day Celebration at CC Elementary

Charles City, IA – The 2014-15 Charles City School year is officially more than half over, with Friday marking the 100th day of the school year. The Elementary kids have a Super Hero Theme this year with the slogan “Character is Our Super Power”.  Superintendant Dan Cox says the kids really like to mark the

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Kids Library Programs Starting in Charles City

Charles City,  IA –  The Charles City Library is starting a new Wed afternoon kids reading program. Dana Schwickerath, the children’s librarian, is very excited about the After School book club that starts next week: The winter reading program for kids will also be getting underway next month. Schwickerath gives details on that program as

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Course for Farm Women Starting Feb 5 

Mason City, IA – Annie’s Project-Education for Farm Women is a class that will meet six consecutive Thursday evenings starting February 5, from 6-9 pm at Cerro Gordo County Extension in Mason City. Annie’s Project helps farm women learn about farm management skills in a comfortable setting and is taught and facilitated by women ag professionals.Annie’s