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Disk Break Repair

Vehicle Owners Warned about Undercarriage Corrosion  

Vehicle Owners Warned about Undercarriage Corrosion  

Charles City, Iowa – On Wed. the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration closed a five-year investigation into rusting pipes that carry brake fluid in about 5 million older Chevrolet, Cadillac and GMC pickups and SUVs. The agency agency is blaming the problem on rust caused by road salt and a lack of washing and has

Fashion Show

Nursing Home To Hold Spring Fashion Show

Stacyville, Iowa – Stacyville Community Nursing Home will be holding a Shop on State Fashion Show 2 p.m. Sunday, April 19, in the dining room. Shop on State is a volunteer-run store located in Osage that takes in used clothing, household goods and furniture and sells it to the public. The proceeds are given as


Meth Bust in Charles City

Charles City Iowa – Yesterday afternoon the Charles City Police Department and the Floyd County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant in the 200 block of Oliver St. that was, according to Charles City Interim Police Chief Hugh Anderson, meth related. No arrests have been made, but possible charges are pending. In connection with this incident a


U of I to become Tobacco Free

Iowa City, Iowa The University of Iowa will become the first of the state’s three public universities to ban all tobacco products on its campus beginning next fall. School officials announced Tuesday that expanding the smoke-free policy into a tobacco ­free policy has been approved by the school’s president and her cabinet. Smoking cigarettes on

Iowa State Capitol

Revamped Gun Bill approved by Iowa House

DES MOINES, IOWA – The House voted 73-25 in support of a bill that would make sweeping changes to Iowa’s gun laws, including streamlining some rules for gun registrations and permits. It would remove public access to a database of names of people who have permits to carry a weapon and children younger than 14 would