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Keeping Kids Safe 

CHARLES CITY, IA – Keeping kids safe…everyone agrees on that. But in today’s world of social media where information is delivered virtually instantaneously to everyone, sometimes people get caught up in a frenzy and clear perspective can be clouded. On the heels of a recent event that occurred, where a person is alleged to have

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Prescription Medication Take Back Day

CHARLES CITY, IA –   On September 27th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Charles City Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public another opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs.  Bring your medications for disposal to

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CCHS to present Footloose this fall

CHARLES CITY, IA – Charles City High School students will have an opportunity to ‘kick off their Sunday shoes’ this fall as they start preparations to present ‘Footloose’ the musical. Students auditioned for the musical production with Linda Brandt, Jennifer Burton, and new high school choir director Brad Beale. During try-outs students sang as a

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Sexual Abuse Trial Set For Nora Springs Man

Charles City, Iowa – 39 year old Robbie DeMaris’ sexual abuse trial is now scheduled for Sept. 23 in Floyd County District Court. DeMaris of Nora Springs is charged with seven counts of third-degree sexual abuse, a Class C felony. Court records state that he’s accused of sexually abusing a woman on multiple occasions between

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Rudd Woman Pleads Not Guilty To Charges

Charles City, Iowa – 31 year old Lacey Holtz has entered a written plea of not guilty in Floyd County District Court to charges of enticement of a minor, child endangerment and assault with a dangerous weapon. No trial date has yet been set. Floyd County court records state that Holtz allegedly enticed a minor

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New Hampton plans Fun Fall Events

NEW HAMPTON, IA – New Hampton is ready for fall and they are kicking off with the traditional homecoming parade. It will be a bit sooner than in past years and is coming up next Thurs. Jason Speltz of the New Hampton Chamber has details: Halloween falls on a Friday this year and there is