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Floyd farmer wins $2,500 for Rockford Fire Department

Floyd farmer wins $2,500 for Rockford Fire Department

  Rockford, Iowa – Mr. Donald Buseman of Floyd County, IA has been selected as a winner in America’s Farmers Grow Communities, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund. The program enrolls farmers for a chance to win $2,500, which is then donated to the farmer’s nonprofit of choice. Donald Buseman selected Rockford Fire Department to receive

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

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Stebens’ Winter Carnival at Music Man Square

MASON CITY, IA – Stebens Children’s Theatre’s major annual fundraiser will be this Sat at Music Man Square. The Mardi Gras-themed event will feature a trivia contest, beer- and wine-tasting, live and silent auctions and live entertainment.  The evening begins at 6 p.m. and Tom Ballmar talks about what is planned: The Winter Carnival is the

Coffee and Code

Spring Events in New Hampton

New Hampton, IA – The Calendar and the forecast may be saying WINTER but Jason Speltz of the New Horizons Chamber reminds everyone that spring IS coming! Speltz talks about some fun events coming to New Hampton in April: And don’t forget coming up on March 6th will be Coffee and Code: For any information