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Charles City High School

School Board is discussing Proposed Calendar Changes

School Board is discussing Proposed Calendar Changes

Charles City, Iowa –  With the recent legislative mandate that schools in Iowa will not start before Aug 23rd the topic of the Charles City School calendar came up at Mondays school board meeting. Superintendant Dr. Dan Cox has been looking at the pros and cons of different start dates  and has proposed what he

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Update on Fire Chief vs Pedestrian Accident  

Charles City, Iowa – The Floyd County Sheriffs Dept and  the County Attorney Office have completed their investigation of an incident that occurred on March 17 when a pedestrian was struck by the Charles City Fire Chief. 36 Year old Fire Chief Eric Whipple was driving a city owned 2010 Dodge Charger northbound at the

Pole Down

Updated: Downed Pole Causes Power Outage Wednesday

Charles City, Iowa – A downed pole behind Subway is causing a few power outages early Wednesday in the downtown area. MidAmerican Energy along with the Charles City Police Department and the Charles City Fire Department are on scene. Power was out at Subway and at Kwik Star along with the stoplights at the intersection


NIACC Choral Society to Present Annual Spring Concert

Mason City, Iowa – The North Iowa Choral Society is proud to present its 21st Annual Spring Concert – “All Creatures Great & Small” – on Sunday, April 26, at 3:00 p.m. in the North Iowa Area Community Auditorium under the direction of Linda Ferjak. This season the ensemble is excited to feature music from


3rd Annual Caring Connections Full Moon 5K

Charles City, Iowa – Caring Connections-Mentor a Child, a non-profit community based youth mentoring program serving Floyd County, will be hosting the 3rd Annual Full Moon 5k Run/Walk on Friday, May 1st at 8:00 pm. Last year’s event brought a wide variety of nearly 300 participants from several communities in Iowa and Minnesota, and runners

Relay for Life HOPE

Waucoma Spring Fling this Weekend   

Waucoma, Iowa – Come check out the Waucoma Spring Fling vendor show to be held at the new Waucoma Event Center on April 18 from 10 to 3:00. The event is to benefit the American Cancer Society.    A number of vendors have already signed up for the show with part of the table proceeds to be