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The Bull Wins Farm Bureau Grocery Race

The Bull Wins Farm Bureau Grocery Race

A bucket list item for many people is running around a grocery store like a crazy person like they used to do on Supermarket Sweep.  That was the scene yesterday at the New Hampton Fareway Store as the Chickasaw County Farm Bureau sponsored the Great Grocery Cart Race.  Your friends at 951 The Bull and

Vehicular Homicide Trial Set For Osage Man

Osage, IA – A May trial date has been set for 22 year old Tylor Patrick of Osage, who is accused of causing an accident which resulted in the death of a Charles City man. Patrick will stand trial on May 14 in Mitchell County District Court in Osage on a charge of vehicular homicide/operating

Charles City Storm Spotter Training Class Tonight

Charles City, IA – The National Weather Service in La Crosse will hold their annual SKYWARN Storm Spotter training class tonight in Charles City. That’s Zack Taylor, meteorologist at the weather service who says these annual spotter classes cover a lot of severe weather related topics. Taylor and his team recognize that busy schedules can


NH Parks and Rec Announces Spring Programs

It’s no secret that our area is having a hard time shaking winter weather this year, but it isn’t stopping the New Hampton Parks and Recreation Department from preparing for their spring and summer programs.  The program flyer is ready to go and program coordinator Tara Hackman says it will be spread around very soon.


RRMR Schools Approve Budget

Rockford, IA – The Rudd-Rockford-Marble Rock School Board this week approved a $7.3 million budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1. The property tax levy will be $11.64 per $1,000 assessed property valuation, a decrease of 35 cents from the current levy. Total expenses are projected at $7,382,936, while total revenue is estimated at


Stacyville Fertilizer Plant Holding Open House

Stacyville, IA – Northern Country Cooperative will hold an open house from 10am until 2pm on Tuesday, March 25th for its new fertilizer plant in Stacyville. The open house will include tours and also a free lunch from 11am until 1pm. The 13,000 ton dry fertilizer plant doesn’t actually produce fertilizer but rather receives it