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Organ Donor

Mercy Medical Center – North Iowa Honors Organ and Tissue Donors

Mercy Medical Center – North Iowa Honors Organ and Tissue Donors

Mason City, Iowa – April is National Donate Life Month. Each year during the month of April, local, state, and national events encourage Americans to register to become organ, tissue, and eye donors as well as honor those that have given the gift of life to others. Mercy Medical Center – North Iowa is raising

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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