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Halloween will be just a bit early in New Hampton

Halloween will be just a bit early in New Hampton

NEW HAMPTON, IA – With Oct upon us….Halloween is just around the corner….and Tara Hackman of the New Hampton Park and Rec dept says they are very excited about the plans for this year, and have made a bit of change, a change of date that is for Trick or treat night and other Halloween

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Floyd Co Seeks new EMC 

CHARLES CITY, IA – With the recent resignation of Michael Morlan, Floyd County is now accepting applications for a new Emergency Management Coordinator. County Supervisor Chairman Roy Schwickerath says they are actively looking and encourages anyone interested in the position to contact the auditors office for details: Schwickerath says they hope to be able to

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Candidate Forum to be held in Charles City

CHARLES CITY – With elections coming up on Nov. 4, voters in Floyd County are being invited to come and meet all of their candidates for Floyd County Supervisor and Floyd County Attorney council at a public forum on Wednesday, Oct. 15, at 7 p.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church, 601 Milwaukee St. The event

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21st century model classrooms prototyping

CHARLES CITY (IOWA) What does a 21st century classroom look like? Charles City Community Schools will be testing prototype classrooms as the district continues design work on a new single campus school. BLDD Architects will transform a 6000 square foot warehouse in Charles City into a mockup learning environment to see first hand what students,


No state codes covering EMS care

FLOYD, IA – If a fire breaks out in your home or business or you need the police, you probably have come to rely on the knowledge that help is only a phone call away. But what if it’s a medical emergency? Most people are not aware that emergency medical assistance is not “guaranteed” in

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Mosquito/Public Health Pest Management Course Offered

CHARLES CITY, IA – Floyd County will host a Mosquito/Public Health Pest Management Continuing Instructional Course (CIC) for commercial pesticide applicators Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014. The program will be shown at locations across Iowa through the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Pest Management and the Environment (PME) program. The local site for the Oct.

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Decorah named 2014 All-Star Community 

DECORAH, IA – The Iowa League of Cities recognized the city of Decorah as a 2014 All-Star Community at the League’s Annual Conference & Exhibit, which was held in Council Bluffs from September 24-26. The All-Star Community Award is the most prestigious honor given by the League to cities. Entries are judged by a panel