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Council Seeks White Water Equipment Vendor for Charles City

Council Seeks White Water Equipment Vendor for Charles City

CHARLES CITY, IA – White water sporting events have become commonplace at Charles City but the Chamber recently learned of a business closing that could cause some serious problems for people looking to rent equipment to use on the river this summer. City Administrator Steve Diers explains: The topic came up for discussion at last


Emerald Ash Borer a looming threat

CHARLES CITY, IA – With the Emerald Ash Borer being found last fall in Bremer Charles City officials are concerned and have decided its time to revamp the City’s tree ordinance. City Administrator Steve Diers shares what was discussed at a recent workshop meeting: The City will be looking into revising what trees will be

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Big “Welcome Home” for Vietnam Vets in 2015

Charles City, IA – With Memorial Day once again here to remind us to honor all Veterans who have served, and especially those who made the ultimate sacrifice, it is important to note that not all Veterans have received the honor they deserve. Some north Iowa Veterans and business folks have decided it is time


Emergency Medical Services Week

  This week, May 18 through the 24, marks Emergency Medical Services week. It is a way to not only recognize those who work and volunteer their valuable time and services to their communities but is also a way to inform the public who depend on these services when the time arises. EMS is a vital community

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Car Nights are back in Charles City

CHARLES CITY, IA – With warm weather in the air Car Nights are back at Dave’s Restaurant. Dave Holschlag is a long time classic auto enthusiast and says it all started back in 2004: Holschlag is a member of the local car club but this is something he does all on his own with some

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ISU Extension has great Program for Gardeners

Charles City, IA – The ISU Extension and outreach program kicks off summer fun with a terrific ag and horticulture programs. Outreach specialist, Leslie Milius has details: The class is being offered on Wed May 28th from 5:30 to 7:00 pm. For more information or to sign up call the Extension Office at 228-1453.


CC Façade Master Plan Nears Completion

Charles City, IA – The Charles City Council met Mon night and a public hearing was held on the Façade Master Plan. Myrtle Nelson is the Senior Planner with NIACOG and gave an update on the project: A total of 17 buildings wound up getting a face lift with the program which was a few

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College Credit Courses return to CC

Charles City, IA – NIACC has been offering Community Education classes at Charles City for some time and now Pam Durrwacher, who is a NIACC instructor, says they are very pleased to announce the return of Credit classes that can be used to work towards various degrees: The NIACC computer center at Charles City had

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NH Heartland Days will feature a New Event

New Hampton, IA – New Hampton is busy getting ready for their annual Heartland Days Celebration next month and this year they are featuring a new and exciting event. Jason Speltz of the NH Chamber says everyone is looking forward to the First Annual Bacon Fest which promises to be full of creativity: Speltz says