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BOS waiting on more info from PJ Greufe and Associates

BOS waiting on more info from PJ Greufe and Associates

CHARLES CITY, IA – Floyd County retained the services of Human Resource Company PJ Greufe and Associates last fall and are currently deciding how, or if, to continue their services. Supervisor Roy Schwickerath says they have definitely benefitted but  now but it’s time to reassess the needs of the county: The supervisors met recently with

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Moderate Risk For Severe Storms This Afternoon/Evening

Charles City, IA –  The Storm Prediction Center has now issued a moderate risk for severe thunderstorms across the area this afternoon into tonight. Destructive winds, tornadoes and large hail are all possible, mainly after 5pm for the local area. Keep it tuned to KCHA/KCZE and online right here for complete updates. Latest Weather Story


Nashua Woman Wins Big With IA Lottery Scratch Ticket

Des Moines, Iowa – The first of 12 top prizes of $100,000 in the Iowa Lottery’s new “$100,000 Mega Crossword” instant-scratch game was claimed Wednesday by a northeast Iowa woman. Kayla Packard of Nashua said she is an occasional lottery player, but decided to try the new scratch game and the decision paid off. “Actually


Greene River Days promises Fun for All

Greene, IA – Greene is all set for another Fun filled River Days Celebration. The excitement kicks off this evening at 5 with activities for all ages. Greens River Days Committee member Katie has details on tonights schedule:   The River themed activities continue tomorrow with the “Whatever Floats Your Boat” race, and creativity counts:

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New Hampton Public Informational Forum this Sat

  NEW HAMPON, IA – A new organization has formed in New Hampton called KIDS which stands for “Keep Improving District Schools”. They are planning an informational forum for the public this weekend. Committee member Mitch Laures (L- OW- ERS) has details:   Come out for a free lunch and school tour this Sat from 11-1,

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NH Triathalon Deadline Approaching

NEW HAMPTON, IA – There is lots to do in New Hampton this summer and Rick Kramer from the Park and Rec Dept is very excited about the triathalon coming up next month: Heartland Days kicks off today (Thurs) with the popular Farmers Market their new location. They are featuring a kids carnival theme: Farmers


Osage PD Serves Two Warrants, Both Jailed

Osage, IA – Two Osage residents are behind bars after being served warrants on Tuesday. Osage Police arrested 34 year old Jason Lawrence Stepke of Osage on a warrant for contempt of court for child support. Stepke was transported to the Mitchell County Jail to begin his 30 day sentence. Officers later cuffed 34 year