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New Hampton Plans Sept Golf Outing

New Hampton, Iowa – With schools opening once again across the area, its time for fall activities to get underway in New Hampton. Jason Speltz of the New Horizons Chamber says that with the very busy end of summer they decided to move the annual Chamber Golf Outing to hopefully make scheduling a little easier:

Local & State Sports


Iowa State loses to FCS North Dakota St. 34-14

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Maybe Iowa State should just quit playing FCS teams. A loss to FCS Northern Iowa in last year’s opener set the tone for what became a disastrous 3-9 season. Now, the Cyclones face the challenge of recovering from a similar season-opening loss — this one to North Dakota State, winner of

State News

Emergency Work

Motorcyclist dies in Omaha after Iowa crash

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — A motorcyclist has died in an Omaha, Nebraska hospital after crashing on a Council Bluffs roadway. Omaha television station KETV says (http://bit.ly/1vynpKg ) the crash happened Saturday afternoon on the 16th street ramp onto Interstate 29, near the Pottawattamie County Sheriff’s Office in western Iowa. The biker was taken to


Legislative Chambers

After Sorenson case, lawmakers back ethics rules

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa legislative leaders don’t plan to change ethics rules for political work after a former state senator admitted to lying about receiving payments to switch his support from one Republican presidential candidate to another. The U.S. Department of Justice announced last week that former Sen. Kent Sorenson pleaded guilty to


Funeral Announcement

Agnes L. “Aggie” Winger, 86, Decorah

Agnes L. “Aggie” Winger, age 86, of Decorah, Iowa, died Friday, August 29, 2014 at Barthell O.E.S. Home in Decorah. Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, September 5, 2014 at Decorah Lutheran Church with Rev. Bryan Robertson and Rev. David Sorensen officiating. Burial will be in Washington Prairie Lutheran Cemetery in rural


Floyd Co BOS

Floyd Co BOS Workshop update 

Charles City, IA – The Floyd Co Board of Supervisors held a workshop meeting Mon morning and discussed several items in detail. Supervisor Roy Schwicherath commented on the updated Home Base Iowa proposal that was presented by Tim Fox: There was also a lengthy insurance presentation by Holmes and Murphy, as the Board reviews their


Justin DeVore

CC Schools Hire New Information Specialist 

CHARLES CITY, IA – Charles City School has hired a new information specialist. Justin DeVore is very excited about his new position covering local events for the school and hopes to expand the local access channel: You can contact DeVore at the High School in Charles City.

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