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Drug Take Back Event scheduled in Charles City

Drug Take Back Event scheduled in Charles City

CHARLES CITY, IA – The Charles City Police Force is sponsoring a drug take back day. The event is geared towards getting drugs that are unused out of places where they could inadvertently fall into the wrong hands. Officer William Vetter is with the CCPD and says that it’s a problem that many people are

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A District court judge rules New Hampton Light Plant violated Iowa’s whistleblower statute

NEW HAMPTON, IA – A ruling  by District Court Judge Margaret Lindgren has been filed in the wrongful termination suit between Jacob Hackman and the Light Plant. After a 7 1/2-day trial, a jury found that Hackman had been wrongfully terminated by Light Plant General Manager Brian Quirk, but Lindgren had taken the whistleblower count under advisement.

The Jordan River Messiah’s Food Pantry in Charles City receives pork loins from Allyson Ladd with Iowa Select Farms. This week alone, approximately 48,000 pounds of pork is being donated to food pantries across the state.

CC, Other Iowa Food Pantries Receive Pork Donation

Iowa Falls, Iowa – Empty freezers in Iowa food pantries will soon be full as the Deb and Jeff Hansen Foundation and Iowa Select Farms is donating approximately 48,000 pounds of fresh, boneless pork loins to help feed Iowa families in need. The pork is being delivered this week to local community organizations, food shelves

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Iowawatch Sunday Mornings…

CHARLES CITY, IA – The common core education standards have drawn criticism from some who claim the standards infringe on local control. Tamara (tuh-mar-uh) scott of the concerned women of america told iowawatch simply having standards does not guarantee students will learn.   Iowa’s core education standards for k-12 students are attracting a lot of

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Nashua has PD opening 

NASHUA, IA – The Nashua City Council discussed the hiring process for a new police officer at Monday nights council meeting. The police department is looking for a new officer following the termination of Kara Schilling earlier this month. No one is making any comment on why Schilling was terminated. Advertising for a new officer


Fundraiser for Gervais Syndrome this Sat

HEW HAMPTON, IA – The Chickasaw Wellness Complex is supporting a local family this weekend, in their efforts to find a cure for a tragic form of epilepsy known as Gervais syndrome. Emily Kleiss of the CWC talks about a fundraising event this Sat that everyone is encouraged to attend: For more information contact the

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Floyd Co Appoints New VA liaison 

CHARLES CITY, IA – The Floyd County Supervisors have appointed Doug Kamm as the new board liaison to the Veteran Affairs Office. Kamm recently attended his first VA meeting and he describes his understanding of the role of liaison: Kamm says the decisions that the county board of supervisors make are dictated by Iowa Code

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Floyd Co Seeks new EMC

CHARLES CITY, IA – Floyd County is again on the lookout for an Emergency Management Coordinator. Michael Morlan has resigned his post and will be moving to a warmer climate next month: Morlan has been on the job in Floyd County for a little more than a year and will be done Oct. 1st.


Steve King supports Obama

Charles City, Iowa – With all of the bipartisan strife that we have become so accustomed to it is a bit of a change to see representatives from both sides of the political debates coming together at least to some degree. Congressman Steve King who represents Iowa’s 4th congressional district says that he is supporting