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CC School New Building Plan 2-23-15

CC School board moves forward with New Gym Plans

CC School board moves forward with New Gym Plans

Charles City, Iowa – The Charles City School board met Monday evening at the middle school and one topic that got a lot of attention was the selection of a plan for the new Middle school gym. A decision was needed this week to keep the project on track. School Superintendent Dr Dan Cox says

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VOTE for Silos and Smokestacks National Heritage Area Best Site

Northeast Iowa – Each year, Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area (SSNHA) celebrates the best in heritage development by presenting Golden Silo Awards to individuals and organizations whose contributions demonstrate outstanding excellence in preserving and sharing America’s agricultural story. The People’s Choice “Site of the Year” is a special award presented to one deserving SSNHA

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Exchange Club lends a Helping Hand

Charles City, Iowa- The Exchange Club is always busy working to improve things around Charles City and their membership drive will soon be coming to an end. One of the members is  Ryan Venz has been with Exchange since 2013. Venz shares why he felt it was a good fit for him: Venz pointed out

Mediacom Decorah Region Outage

Ditch fire causes Mediacom outage Friday night

Decorah, Iowa –  Mediacom video and Internet services went out Friday evening around 6:00pm. Mediacom had responded by 6:30pm with two service technicians heading to Decorah and another heading to a maintenance facility near Sumner. By 7:15pm the technicians had determined that Mediacom had a fiber problem between Waucoma and Sumner. Around 8:00pm the picture

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CC Taking Furnace Replacement Applications

Floyd Co, Iowa – The Floyd County Housing Trust Fund is now it’s taking additional applications for its 2015 Furnace Replacement Program. It’s seeking to qualify five eligible applicants. This will bring the total number of 2015 replacements throughout Floyd County to 29. All homeowners within Floyd County meeting income and other stipulations are eligible

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Severe Weather Awareness Week Begins In Iowa

Charles City, Iowa – We’re likely done with blizzards for a while, but now it’s time for Iowans to focus on being prepared for the challenges of the warm weather months ahead. This is the start of Severe Weather Awareness Week. Meteorologist Kenny Podrazik, at the National Weather Service, says today’s (Monday) focus is on

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Taking Ernie Home Campaign Continues

Charles City, Iowa – Floyd County Veteran Affairs Director Maria Dieke works to make a difference in the lives of veterans…and maybe sometimes that can mean honoring a veteran in death. Ernie Climer was a Floyd County veteran originally from California, who passed away in January. Ernie’s brother Cecil who is a fellow veteran, really