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The VA is looking for Korean War Veterans

The VA is looking for Korean War Veterans

New Hampton, IA – If you’re a Veteran of the Korean War, the VA is looking for you.  Dave Jacobson is the Veteran Affairs Director for Chickasaw County and is encouraging all veterans who served in Korea from 1950-1955 to get in touch with his office: To contact the VA office for more information, call

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Tax Benefits Will Help Cambrex Expand, Create New Jobs

Charles City, Iowa – The Iowa Economic Development Authority board has awarded $1.5 million in tax benefits to Cambrex Charles City for an expansion project. Tim Fox, executive director for the Charles City Area Development Authority says that expansion to increase manufacturing and warehousing at the pharmaceutical company will bring 32 new jobs to the

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Floyd County Drug Trials Delayed To March

Charles City, Iowa – The trials of 31 year old Travis D. Houck and 38 year old Jeromy J. Comstock has been continued to March 10th. The two men face charges after allegedly disposing of counterfeit methamphetamine and other items. Houck and Comstock are accused of possession with intent to manufacture or deliver counterfeit methamphetamine,

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Online Voter Registration Coming Soon For Iowans

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – An Iowa commission has approved a rule that will allow people with a state driver’s license or photo ID to register online to vote. The Iowa Voter Registration Commission unanimously agreed Tuesday to allow a system that will let qualified voters register on a website. Information from the state Department

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Course for Farm Women Starting Feb 5 

Mason City, IA – Annie’s Project-Education for Farm Women is a class that will meet six consecutive Thursday evenings starting February 5, from 6-9 pm at Cerro Gordo County Extension in Mason City. Annie’s Project helps farm women learn about farm management skills in a comfortable setting and is taught and facilitated by women ag professionals.Annie’s