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Radon Proclamation signing 1.8.15

Iowans at “high risk” for radon in homes

Iowans at “high risk” for radon in homes

Des Moines, Iowa – Iowa is believed to have the largest percentage of homes in the U.S. with radon levels above what the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) calls “acceptable.” Mindy Uhle, with the Iowa Department of Public Health, says at least half of the homes in the state have an elevated radon level. Radon is

Dusty Rolando

County Road Department is on the Job  

New Hampton, IA – The Chickasaw County Board of Supervisors met and County Engineer Dusty Rolando gave his monthly report. One issue that is addressed and evaluated every year is the practice of having some county workers drive county vehicles home. Rolando says it is definitely a good idea for the county and he believes

Tara Hackman

NH Park and Rec Winter Programs  

New Hampton, IA – It’s time to start thinking about the Dad Daughter Dance in New Hampton coming up in Feb, which will be here before  you know it. Tara Hackman of the New Hampton Park and Rec Dept says they are already taking applications and you don’t have to be “strictly a dad daughter


Safety first with Winter Sports 

New Hampton, IA – With wintery temps back in place many outdoor enthusiasts are once again thinking of winter activities likes hunting and ice fishing. Mark Waterlander is the a conservation officer with the Dept of Natural Resources and says reminds everyone of some common sense safety measures when going out on the ice: Waterlander


CC Chamber Planning Exciting 2015

Charles City, IA – The Charles City Chamber is already making plans for 2015. A fun filled game day at UNI is planned for January where locals can come out and support Charles City native Nate Buss who is currently playing for the Panthers. Chamber Director Mark Wicks has details: Seating will be limited so