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Drive 4 UR School is Back!

Ford Motor Company and Mike Molstead Motors are teaming up once again to put on a Drive 4 UR School Event tomorrow. Fundraising Chair for the Charles City Schools Booster Club, Kim Arndt, explains the event and how it benefits the schools. Charles City has yet to raise the full $6000 in previous events, so


Fayette Co Woman Charged After Assault

West Union, IA – 48 year old Julie Steinbronn of Westgate was hauled to jail earlier this week and charged with first-degree burglary and assault while participating in a felony which are both felonies. Fayette County deputies said she was involved in an assault that was reported at 2am on March 30th on Cass Street


Keith Turner Named New RRMR Superintendent

Rockford, IA – Keith Turner was named the new Superintendent for Rudd, Rockford, Marble Rock. According to the school board, Turner will be serving as both secondary principal and superintendent, which is a part-time position at RRMR. His salary has yet to be determined. Turner takes the place of the retiring Paul Bisgard. Turner was

Two People Charged In Luther College Drug Investigation

Decorah, IA – The Decorah Police Department on Tuesday conducted a search warrant on the Luther College campus as they investigate illegal drug activity. Drug charges are now pending against 19 year old Kenya O’Neal of Ga., and 19 year old Marco Perez-Almanza of Chicago. Officers searched a residence at 9:30 p.m. and found about

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Water advisory for Aplington lifted

Aplington, IA – The Aplington Water Supply and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources have lifted the city’s water advisories that were in effect. Aplington had water samples tested for bacteria on both Monday and Tuesday of this week and the results indicated the water is clean after losing pressure due to a water main

As snow flies in April, data shows March was cold & dry

Des Moines, IA – RadioIowa – We’re two weeks into spring but parts of northern Iowa will be looking a lot more like winter later Thursday as several inches of snow are in the forecast. State climatologist Harry Hillaker is finished compiling the weather data for March and says the just-ended month was much chillier

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Updated: House Fire Claims Life of Charles City man

Charles City, IA – One person is dead following an apartment building fire at 303 5th Avenue in Charles City on Monday afternoon. The Charles City Fire Department was called to a report of a structure fire at 303 5th Avenue in Charles City at approximately 2:40pm and arrived on the scene 4 minutes later


Statewide Wellness Challenge Concludes With Celebrations

AMES, IA – Live Healthy Iowa’s 13th annual 10 Week Wellness Challenge wraps us this week with over 28,000 Iowans taking part. This challenge, designed to instill healthy lifestyle change, allows participants to track their minutes of activity and/or weight loss while in friendly competition with other teams across Iowa. Throughout April, Live Healthy Iowa