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Convicted Sex Offender Collects More Charges

West Union, IA – Timothy Parker, who is a convicted sex offender now faces additional charges. The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office first arrested Parker back in 2010 where he plead guilty to two counts of 3rd degree sexual abuse and was sentenced to 20 years in prison. Law enforcement on March 20th filed three more

Annual Veteran Heritage Day is set in St. Ansgar

St. Ansgar, IA – The 7th annual Veteran heritage Day is set for Saturday April 26th 2014 at the St. Ansgar American Legion. Doors will open at 8:30am and veterans, spouses as well as members of the public are invited to attend. Three discussion groups are also planned, including a World War II group, Korean

Park and Rec Kicks off Summer Programs

  New Hampton has the summer packets ready for the Baseball soft ball fundraiser. Rick Kramer with the Park and Rec dept has details on that program: Kramer says in addition to programs for kids they have a number of offerings for adults as well: For more information on any of the programs offered by


CC Revite Visioning Session Follow Up on April 24

Charles City, IA – The Charles City Community Revitalization will be hosting a community gathering to follow up on the Charles City Visioning Session late last year will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 24 in the Zastro Room at the Charles City Public Library. Residents interested in the future of Charles City are encouraged

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FC Supervisors Tour Jail with Inspector Monday

Charles City, IA – Floyd County supervisors heard from Iowa Department of Corrections Chief Jail Inspector Delbert Longley when he met with them during their regular workshop yesterday.  The visit followed an inspection of the jail Longley had done last fall at the Floyd County jail. Chairman Roy Schwickerath read a portion of the statement

A Scrub Sale this week in NH

  Mercy Medical Auxiliary is holding a fund raiser this week for anyone who needs wear Scrubs to work. The one day sale will be Wed and Jenny Monteith has details: Monteith also had an update on the Jewelry fundraiser that was held last week: For any questions call Mercy Medical Center in New Hampton.