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Jason Speltz and Piglet

Kiss A Pig Contest a Huge Success 

Kiss A Pig Contest a Huge Success 

New Hampton, Iowa  – Congratulations to all of the folks who participated in the 5th Annual Kiss A Pig Contest in New Hampton on Thurs evening. Chamber Director Jason Speltz said they were very pleased with the turnout and there were some lucky winners as well: A last minute pledge for $50 was made, if

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Floyd Co Alerts Replaces Code Red System  

Floyd County Iowa –  Floyd County Emergency Management is now offering a new mass notification system called  Floyd County Alerts which is replacing the Code Red system. Floyd County Alerts is designed  to immediately alert residents to dangers as they are occurring.  Floyd County Emergency Management Coordinator, Lezlie McCrabb, is encouraging everyone to get signed

NATIONAL HARBOR, MD - MARCH 6, 2014: Donald Trump speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC).

Donald Trump To Be In Mason City June 4th

Mason City, Iowa –  New York real estate developer and entrepreneur Donald J. Trump will be at Music Man Square in Mason City, Iowa, on June 4. Trump is seriously and actively exploring a potential presidential candidacy for 2016. He will continue to travel around the state of Iowa in the coming months, talking to

Grant Christianson Barn Winner

Exchange Club Raffle Winner

Charles City, Iowa – The Exchange Club of Charles City recently completed a raffle where tickets were sold to win a toy barn.  The barn was built and donated to the Exchange Club by the North Central Correctional Facility in Rockwell City, Iowa.  The proceeds raised are being distributed to the Floyd County Child Abuse

Joni Ernst

Sen Ernst Seeks Pay Cut for Former Presidents 

Des Moines, Iowa  – Former US presidents may well be in for a pay cut if the Presidential Allowance Modernization Act of 2015 becomes law.  Freshman US Senator Joni Ernst introduced the bill last week, which was co-sponsored by presidential hopeful Marco Rubio of FL and Mark Kirk of  IL. Ernst says  it’s time to


Large Turnout for City Planning Session Dog Ordinance Discussion

Charles City, Iowa – City Council Planning sessions are usually not well attended gatherings, but with the discussion of the dog ordinance on their agenda, the Charles City meeting once again drew a number of interested residents. The city is looking into revamping the animal control ordinance which includes looking into defining breeds commonly seen as

Floyd County Courthouse

Floyd Co Supervisors Meeting Update  

Charles City, Iowa – Supervisors held 2 public hearings during their regular board proceedings on Tues. Supervisor Mark Kuhn outlines what the hearings were about: Another item covered was acknowledgement of the hiring of a new County Public Health Home Health Care Nurse: Larissa Koehler is an R.N. who will begin her duties with Floyd

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