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Comprehensive plan getting underway in Charles City  

Comprehensive plan getting underway in Charles City  

Charles City, IA –  The Charles City Council voted last year to partner with NIACOG, the North Iowa Area Council of Governments, to develop a comprehensive plan for the city. Myrtle Nelson is working with the council and talks about the early development stages, which involve the council deciding who will make up the focus

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Mentoring  Program Expanding into Nashua 

New  Hampton, IA – January is National Mentoring Month. New Hampton’s Star Mentoring Program Coordinator Maggie Johnson who took  over as program coordinator in July, and says Youth today face a world that is vastly different from the one in which children grew up even a few years ago. Mentoring programs have received serious attention


NIACC and SBDC offer Start Smart Workshop

Clear Lake, Iowa – North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC) and the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is offering a free two-hour workshop designed for anyone who is considering starting a business.  At Start Smart, participants will learn how to create a business plan, do market research, consider different types of business ownership, and learn

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Learn to grow Flowers in Winter

Charles City, IA – The Floyd County Extension office will be having a workshop on Thursday, January 22 from 5:30-7pm at the Floyd County Extension office about how flower bulb forcing can bring the bright colors and fragrances indoors during the cold winter. Participants will learn about forcing tulips, hyacinths, crocuses, Paperwhite narcissuses and others. 

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