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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