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VA Office poised to move past conflicts with New Director

VA Office poised to move past conflicts with New Director

CHARLES CITY, IA – With strong men, and women, come strong and sometimes differing opinions on how to get things done. Nowhere is that more evident than with Veterans Affairs. Dennis Sanvig is the current chairman of Floyd County Veteran Affairs commission and he touches on some of the history of the problems that have

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CASA Seeks Child Advocacy Volunteers  

Charles City, Iowa – A child advocacy group is looking for volunteers to assist abused and neglected children in North Iowa.  CASA, which stands for Court Appointed Special Advocates is seeking volunteers who are interested in being trained to serve as child advocates in juvenile court. Program coordinator Susan McKiness explains what CASA volunteer is:

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Comet Kids work on being “Superheroes”

CHARLES CITY, IA –  Students in Sheila Ethrington’s 1st grade classroom at Lincoln Elementary school donned their capes and masks this week as they went throughout the school showing off their “superhero skills” of character. Each student made a promise to make the best choices and set an example for other Comet Kids. The exercise

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HS Freshmen Learn Valuable Life Skills

CHARLES CITY (IOWA) Charles City High School freshmen enjoyed a unique learning opportunity  implementing  and experiencing  “respect” this week, and what that really means.  Ninth grade students are assisted in the respect retreat by Youth Frontiers, an organization focused on building communities where students thrive socially, emotionally and academically. Megan Lee Erickson is the Retreat