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State “Do Not Rehire” List Growing despite Concerns 

State “Do Not Rehire” List Growing despite Concerns 

Des Moines, Iowa  – Public documents show 67 people have been added to the “do not rehire” list that now includes 943 people ineligible to work in state government.  The list includes workers who were disqualified from state government jobs because they were fired or resigned.  Critics say the process of adding people to the

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New Hampton Summer Programs

New Hampton, Iowa –  Hampton has a wide array of summer programs available for all ages and swim lessons are already underway. Tara Hackman says you can still sign up for July swim classes and she has details other exciting summer programs: For those who like to really look ahead it’s not too soon to

Bill Riley Talent Show

Bill Riley youth talent show July 5

CHARLES CITY, IA  – The Bill Riley Talent Search competition has become a Charles City Fourth of July Celebration tradition, annually drawing some of the top young talent from around North Iowa. That is expected to continue this year with the 2015 talent show set for Sunday, July 5, at 1 p.m. at the Charles

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Charles City Store Manager Gets Top Award

Charles City, Iowa  – Food Marketing Institute announced the winners of its 16th annual store manager awards, Wednesday during a general session at the annual FMI Connect convention in Chicago. The awards event recognizes the ability of individuals to generate exceptional sales growth and outstanding customer service, to attain company goals and to be an integral part of the communities

Dentistry from the Heart

Free Dental Day for Veterans 

Mason City,  Iowa – Many people throughout the country and right here in Iowa, struggle to access oral healthcare when needed, due to barriers like finances, availability, time, or fears. Those barriers kept more than 150 million Americans from visiting a dentist last year. To help address these barriers, Aspen Dental launched the Healthy Mouth

This section of Main Street in Charles City will close for a week beginning Monday April 20 for underground work.

City Discusses Zoning Issues  

Charles City, Iowa  – The Charles City council tried to define the boundaries of what’s acceptable regarding zoning waivers at their Wed planning session. The School District and Karr Properties both are asking to waive some off-street parking requirements of the City’s Zoning Ordinance, citing their respective budgetary constraints. The city attorney said that a

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Beach Bash Weekend at Big Eds

New Hampton, Iowa  –  Big Eds Firehouse in New Hampton is holding a fundraiser this Sunday. Denise Sinwell is one of the event coordinators of the Annual Beach Bash for the The Cure and she tells what they have planned: Sinwell got involved with the cause because her husband and his cousin  Brian Laures of

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