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Floyd Co Seeks new EMC 

Floyd Co Seeks new EMC 

CHARLES CITY, IA – With the recent resignation of Michael Morlan, Floyd County is now accepting applications for a new Emergency Management Coordinator. County Supervisor Chairman Roy Schwickerath says they are actively looking and encourages anyone interested in the position to contact the auditors office for details: Schwickerath says they hope to be able to

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The Adult Prom is returning to Charles City 

CHARLES CITY, IA – Almost everyone loves a prom…no matter what your age…and helping out a good cause always feels good too, so when you combine the two, its double the fun.  The Annual Adult Prom, is back for a 3rd year and will be held at the Elks lodge. One of the organizers this

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Candidate Forum to be held in Charles City

CHARLES CITY – With elections coming up on Nov. 4, voters in Floyd County are being invited to come and meet all of their candidates for Floyd County Supervisor and Floyd County Attorney council at a public forum on Wednesday, Oct. 15, at 7 p.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church, 601 Milwaukee St. The event

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When Leaves Turn Colors, Fish Turn On

Des Moines, Iowa – Shorter days, cooler nights and fewer bugs are signs that autumn is getting closer. Fish are starting to go on a feeding frenzy to prepare for winter and next spring’s spawn.  For anglers, that means some of the best fishing of the year is right around the corner. Joe Larscheid, chief

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21st century model classrooms prototyping

CHARLES CITY (IOWA) What does a 21st century classroom look like? Charles City Community Schools will be testing prototype classrooms as the district continues design work on a new single campus school. BLDD Architects will transform a 6000 square foot warehouse in Charles City into a mockup learning environment to see first hand what students,

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No state codes covering EMS care

FLOYD, IA – If a fire breaks out in your home or business or you need the police, you probably have come to rely on the knowledge that help is only a phone call away. But what if it’s a medical emergency? Most people are not aware that emergency medical assistance is not “guaranteed” in

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Mosquito/Public Health Pest Management Course Offered

CHARLES CITY, IA – Floyd County will host a Mosquito/Public Health Pest Management Continuing Instructional Course (CIC) for commercial pesticide applicators Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014. The program will be shown at locations across Iowa through the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Pest Management and the Environment (PME) program. The local site for the Oct.

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Decorah named 2014 All-Star Community 

DECORAH, IA – The Iowa League of Cities recognized the city of Decorah as a 2014 All-Star Community at the League’s Annual Conference & Exhibit, which was held in Council Bluffs from September 24-26. The All-Star Community Award is the most prestigious honor given by the League to cities. Entries are judged by a panel

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Annual Spook Walk Set For October 23rd

CHARLES CITY, IA – With the change of seasons upon us it’s also a time to look forward to the many traditions that we have come to love over the years. One of those traditions is the Annual Spook walk. Adrian Squier, with the Charles City chamber, says this marks the 19th Spook Walk and

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Brother and Sister crowned as Comet Royalty

CHARLES CITY, IA – Screaming Comet Fans packed the gymnasium for the Charles City Home coming Pep Rally Fri afternoon. One of the proudest parents attending the pep rally was Tammy Schmidt, who not only had 2 kids in the home coming court..…but was shocked when her son Tristan and daughter Serena were both selected

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