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Grain bin damage at the intersection of 260th St and Quail Ave, 5 miles south of Charles City

Severe Storms Cause Damage Across Floyd County

Severe Storms Cause Damage Across Floyd County

Charles City, Iowa – Severe thunderstorms packing winds in excess of 60 mph caused damage early Monday morning across Floyd County. The storms began to roll across the area at about 6:30am and packed a punch as it did so. According to the National Weather Service in La Crosse, the Marble Rock Fire Department reported

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Big Lottery Winner in Osage

OSAGE, IA – Duane Hanson bought a lottery ticket last night (Wed) at the Casey’s Story in Osage . When he checked his numbers this (Thurs) morning he found that he had won, and won big. He wasted no time and picked up his daughter and headed straight to the Lottery office in Mason City.

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Washington Elementary Hero recognized

CHARLES CITY, IA – What is a Hero? Well today the Iowa State Patrol honored 4th grade student Jared Cook at a surprise assembly, recognizing him for his act of heroism 2 yrs ago. In August of 2012 Jared was fishing in Lime Springs, with his friend Gunner Starks, when the skies clouded over and lightning

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Floyd Co Fair is in Full Swing

CHARLES CITY, IA – The number of people visiting the Floyd Co Fair are looking good so far according to Fair Board member Ben Johnson, who has also served as a past president. Johnson also says they have had perfect weather so far and a great line of events with lots going on: Friday, the

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Entrepreneur pitches Energy Wheel to CC Council

CHARLES CITY, IA – The Charles City Council was approached by Dale McNair about the idea of placing an “energy wheel” to harness the power of the river into usable energy. McNair is with A-1, an Iowa geothermal company that has been doing the geothermal work on the Parkside Development Net Zero Housing Project. Steve

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Charles City Forms New Water Sports Partnership

CHARLES CITY, IA – Last weekend heralded the launch of a new water sports business partnership in Charles City, just in time for White Water Weekend. The city currently owns the equipment which they are leasing to Land Locks Up and are looking into ways to assist in getting the business off the ground since

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