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Hog farmers now required to report PED outbreaks

Des Moines, IA – RadioIowa – The U-S Department of Agriculture is now requiring hog farmers to report outbreaks of a viral disease that has spread across the country and killed thousands of pigs in the past year. Porcine epidemic diarrhea virus or PED, has not previously been considered a “reportable” disease in part because

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Caring Connections Full Moon 5K Results from Friday Night

Charles City, IA – The Caring Connections Full Moon 5K Run and Walk was held Friday night with around 266 individuals taking place. The top finishers in every age group included… – Alex Rich – Torey Stallsmith – Brad O’Neil – Dan Sargent – Tom Wohlers – Paul James – Aiden Shannon – Kaylee Cerwinske


Lane restrictions on Iowa 9 near Riceville begin Monday

New Hampton, IA – An asphalt resurfacing project on Iowa 9 in Howard County will impact traffic from the east city limits of Riceville to just east of the intersection of U.S. 63 and Iowa 9 beginning at 7 a.m., Monday, April 21, until early fall, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s

Man shot, killed in Iowa Falls standoff

Iowa Falls, IA (AP) — A man was shot and killed following a standoff in Iowa Falls Thursday, authorities reported. Iowa State Patrol spokesman Sgt. Scott Bright said the shooting happened Thursday outside a private home. The man was shot by law enforcement. Bright said authorities had been trying to talk to the man, who


Charles City Woman Uses Rock As Weapon, Goes To Jail

Charles City, IA – 22 year old Sandra Campbell of Charles City was hauled to jail on Tuesday and charged with intimidation with a dangerous weapon (a Class C felony) after allegedly using a rock to injure someone. Campbell is accused of taking a rock and using it as a weapon in an assault against

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Caring Connections Full Moon 5k Run/Walk Friday

Charles City, IA – The 2nd Annual Caring Connections Full Moon 5k Run/Walk is set for Friday night beginning at 8:00pm, taking place at the Wildwood Clubhouse in Charles City. The 5k will begin at Wildwood, head north on the Charley Western Bike Trail, cross Gilbert and run alongside the Cedar River, crossing the new