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Floyd Co Supervisors address Courthouse Safety

Floyd Co Supervisors address Courthouse Safety

Charles City, IA – Courthouse Safety was a hot topic at the recent Floyd Co Supervisor meeting, as Active Shooter training and the addition of more and advanced security cameras were both on the agenda. Sheriff Rick Lynch believes the training is important for the courthouse employees and that Rick Busch is very knowledgeable on what

Kids Wait For Candy During Halloween Parade

Halloween in New Hampton Oct 30th

NEW HAMPTON, IA – Next week the New Horizons Chamber, the Park and Rec Dept and the Lyons Club are partnering to bring the spirit of Halloween to all of the littlest ghouls and goblins in New Hampton. Jason Speltz is excited to be a part of creating a fun event that will also be

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Alert Iowa Messaging System

DES MOINES | Officials with the Iowa Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management on Tuesday announced the development of an Alert Iowa statewide mass notification and emergency messaging system. The new alert system can be used by state and local authorities to quickly disseminate emergency information to residents in counties that utilize the system,

Charles City Receives Certificate of Equality

CHARLES CITY, IA – Charles City has been identified as one of 16 cities in the state of Iowa that has achieved gender equity on all key appointed boards and commissions. Funding for this identification project has been provided by the Friends of the Commission on the Status of Women. Florine Swanson is a Vision 2020