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Springtime Party Winners Announced

Springtime Party Winners Announced

Charles City, Iowa –  The winners of the HyVee Spring time Party, held Fri afternoon in Charles City, have been announced. Congratulations to the following lucky winners: Lyle Rommerehn of Rockford won $100 worth of Gasoline Peg Beaver of Charles City won $100 worth of Groceries Mary Prouty of Charles City won a $100 meat

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Charles City Wins Big at Main St Iowa Awards

Charles City, Iowa – The annual Main Street Iowa Awards was held in the Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center in Des Moines on Friday and proved to be a big event for Charles City. Charles City received the following first-place state awards: Partnerships – for the partnership between Community Revitalization and the Charles City


Police recover Stolen Items

Late Monday night or early Tuesday morning several thousand dollars worth of construction equipment was stolen from Super Landscapes of West Union. A crew from Super Landscapes, out of West Union, have been working along the riverfront. They had secured their equipment Monday night before leaving but when they returned to the job site early

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Joni Ernst Visits Charles City  

Charles City, Iowa – Senator Joni Ernst stopped at Mitas Tires in Charles City on Fri afternoon. Ernst said it was her first time in a large manufacturing plant and she was very impressed: Mitas first came to Charles City in Oct of 2011 and production started in April of 2012. They currently employ about

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Special School Board Meeting Monday morning

Charles City Iowa – Charles City Community School District Board of education will hold a special meeting on Monday, May 4, 2015. They will be meeting at 8:00 a.m. at the Superintendent’s office. The board members will consider and potentially take action on cost-reduction suggestions from Estes Construction and BLDD Architects totaling approximately $181,000.

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Open 4 Business Deadline Approaches

Charles City, Iowa –  The deadline for submitting applications for the “Open 4 Business” contest is Friday, May 15. Any existing or start-up business with a good idea on how they might be able to expand or fill a need for goods or services not currently being offered in downtown Charles City has until 5

Eminent Domain

Iowa Legislators May Put Some Limits on Eminent Domain

Des Moines, Iowa –   Subcommittees in the Iowa House and Senate met jointly and approved identical legislation this week, under which a project seeking eminent domain to build through private properties could get permission only after negotiating voluntary deals for at least 75 percent of the affected land. The legislation must now win committee approval in