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Accident on Avenue of the Saints claims a life

Nora Springs, IA – The Iowa State Patrol has confirmed one person was killed in an accident on the Avenue of the Saints Thursday afternoon about a mile west of the Nora Springs exit. The collision was reported at 12:32 p.m. at mile marker 194 eastbound. A van apparently rear-ended a road grader. The names

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Cancer Awareness Event Planned at NH VB Game Tuesday

New Hampton, IA – The New Hampton Chickasaws will be taking on more than the Crestwood Cadets at their home game on Tues, with their “Fight the Colors” Cancer Awareness event. Emily Schwickerath is a Sr Volleyball captain and explains where the idea came from: The event is designed as family friendly fundraiser for everyone

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FREE weight loss support group

New Hampton, Ia – With the holiday season just around the corner it can be so hard to start or stay on a diet, but Mercy of New Hampton has just what you need to help you stay on course. They are starting a weight loss support group beginning on Nov 5th. Jenny Monteith says


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Floyd Co Supervisors address Courthouse Safety

Charles City, IA – Courthouse Safety was a hot topic at the recent Floyd Co Supervisor meeting, as Active Shooter training and the addition of more and advanced security cameras were both on the agenda. Sheriff Rick Lynch believes the training is important for the courthouse employees and that Rick Busch is very knowledgeable on what


Funeral Announcement

James “Jim” Helfter, 72, Sherrard, Ill

James “Jim” Helfter, age 72, of Sherrard, Illinois, died Sunday, October 26, 2014, at Trinity Hospital in Rock Island, Illinois. Funeral services will be held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, November 1, 2014, at the Champion-Bucheit Funeral Home in Osage, Iowa, with Pastoral Minister Annette Uker officiating. Burial will be in St. Peter’s Cemetery in New



Natural Resource Commission to meet sept. 11 in Des Moines

Des Moines, Iowa – The Natural Resource Commission (NRC) of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources will meet 12:30 p.m., Sept. 11, at the Wallace State Office Building north parking lot, 502 East Ninth Street, in Des Moines. Commissions will tour the DMACC watershed and Big Creek State Park prior to the meeting leaving the



Kids Day Program at the Museum 

Charles City, IA – The Floyd Co Museum is having a Kids day this Saturday. Museum Director Marianne Townsend says the Day will feature a Thanksgiving Theme with lots of fun things to do: The program will be held Sat morning from 9:30 until 11 a.m. and is open to kids in first through grade.

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