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America’s Hometown 4th of July Celebration Kicks Off July 3rd

America’s Hometown 4th of July Celebration Kicks Off July 3rd

Charles City, Iowa – Charles City is set to kick off a fantastic multi-day 4th of July Celebration.  The fun begins July 3 and runs through July 5!  There will be food, live music, games, inflatables and MORE! Friday, July 3rd – Kids Day will take place in Central Park with KCHA’s Chris Berg being the emcee.

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Capitol Comments from Rep. Todd Prichard

Des Moines, Iowa – The legislature completed the session on June 5th this year. The process now gives the governor 30 days to sign or veto bills passed by the Legislature. Governor Branstad has threatened to veto $55 million approved by the Legislature for K-12 schools next year. The additional money was the result of

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Construction of New School Officially Begins Today 

CHARLES CITY IOWA  – Construction begins today on the new Charles City Middle School. Construction crews will begin preparing the site for construction this (Thursday) morning.  School Board Member Scott Dight says that this marks an important beginning for Charles City students: The Charles City Middle School will be constructed behind the high school, and


Carrie Lane High School Changes to “Program”

All Iowa High schools must meet all of the requirements of Chapter 12 of Iowa Administrative Code 281 and since Carrie Lane High School does not meet these specific requirements had to be reclassified as Carrie Lane Program. This step was officially taken at Monday nights school board meeting. Superintendent Dan Cox says that the

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New School Food Service Director Position Created

Charles City, Iowa – Charles City Schools has created a new position in the food service department. The food service director was a part time position but now will be offered as a 10 and a half month contract plus benefits. Cox recommended offering a salary of $39,600. The negotiations committee recommended offering a $41,400

Party In The Park

Party in the Park this Friday Night

Charles City, Iowa – The 2015 Party in the Park summer series is in full swing in Charles City with the next party set for Friday, June 26, in Central Park from 5-9 p.m. It promises to be a can’t-miss event, with special activities including a dunk tank, an opportunity for the kids to “Touch-A-Truck,” recognition

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Chickasaw County Deputies Getting Body Cameras

New Hampton, Iowa – Chickasaw county Supervisors recently approved the purchase of body worn cameras for the Sheriffs Dept.  Sheriff Todd Miller says the cameras have been ordered and should be arriving shortly: Miller said they are still developing the policies and procedures that will determine exactly how and when the cameras will be worn.

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