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BREAKING: Simply Essentials to close August 5

Charles City, Iowa – In a notice to employees Thursday, Simply Essentials will be closing its plant and all other operations on August 5.

A total of 513 employees will be laid off or terminated.  It includes the Charles City complex, operations office and ranch work site locations.

The notice says the ‘layoffs/terminations are expected to be permanent.’

It did not specify the reason for shutting down the plant.

This is a developing story, check back to our North Iowa News sites for later developments.


Chris Berg

Chris was born in Webster City and raised in Charles City. As a young kid, he would always be caught singing along to songs on the radio. He says he's good at karaoke but we think otherwise. ;) In his free time, he enjoys beginning new projects at home and hardly ever finishing them. Chris lives in Charles City with his wife Vicki, daughter Brynlee and son Jaxon.
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