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Update: Additional Charges Filed After Chase and Stand-off Last Weekend

Charles City, IA – More charges were filed Friday against a Charles City man after a high-speed chase and standoff last weekend. According to the Charles City Police Department, 21 year old Franklin Foster was charged with littering upon a public highway (simple misdemeanor), manner of firearm conveyance (simple misdemeanor), 4 counts of felon in

State News

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Iowa cows generate electricity with help from Alliant Energy

Cedar Rapids, IA – Iowa customers of Alliant Energy are getting some of their electricity from cows. The more than 2,400 head of cattle at Sievers Family Farms near Stockton are among the latest to start generating renewable energy in the state. In total, Alliant Energy has partnered with 520 Iowa customers to create renewable

Local & State Sports

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Iowa struts its stuff in West Des Moines

By LUKE MEREDITH – AP Sports Writer WEST DES MOINES — Iowa’s coaching staff has at times raved about its crop of redshirt freshman wide receivers. Hawkeyes fans in central Iowa on Saturday got to see why the unit appears to have such a bright future. Newcomer Andre Harris caught a pair of long touchdown


Henry Lewis, 92, Colwell

Henry Lewis, 92, of Colwell, died Wednesday, April 16th 2014 at the Floyd County Medical Center in Charles City. Funeral services for Henry Lewis will be held 1:30pm Tuesday April 22nd 2014 at the Colwell United Church of Christ. Pastor Debra Lincoln will officiate. Burial will be in riverside Cemetery at Charles City. There will

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