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Charles City Building added to National Histortic Register

CHARLES CITY – A notable and historic commercial property in Charles City has been added to the National Register of Historic Places. The Sherman Nursery Office Building at 1300 Grove Street, along with three stone bridges on the former Sherman Nursery property were officially listed on the National Register as of Nov. 12, 2014, by

Local & State Sports

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State Volleyball Recap (11/12)

In a match heard on KCHA FM last night, the Charles City Comet Volleyball team took on Marion in the first round of the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union State Volleyball Tournament.  The Comets came out of the gate strong and built up a 24-20 lead in set one.  The Indians came rushing back

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Local farmers get a surprise FREE lunch from area business  

Colwell, IA –  Ever heard “there’s no such thing as a free lunch”? We took to the road and followed Kim Carmin in the HyVee van as she delivered free lunches to area farmers this week. Carmin says she heard about another HyVee store that was doing it and her manager said what a great


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Rep. Prichard Elected To Leadership Post

Des Moines, Iowa – State Representative Todd Prichard of Charles City has been selected by his colleagues to serve as an Assistant Minority Leader in the Iowa House of Representatives for the 2015 legislative session. “In just his second term, Rep. Prichard has earned the support and trust of his colleagues at the State Capitol,”


Funeral Announcement

Robert H. Tobin, Sr., 72, Charles City

Robert H. “Bob” Tobin, Sr., 72, of Charles City, passed away on Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at the Floyd County Medical Center with his wife, Rosemary, and daughter, Gloria, at his side. A gathering of family and friends will be held at the Hauser Funeral Home from 4 to 6 p.m. Monday, December 1, 2014.



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


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NH Young Professionals Plan Second Meeting

New Hampton, IA – All young adults between 21 and 40 in the New  Hampton area are invited to attend the second get together of the new Young Professionals group next Tuesday evening in New Hampton. The group was formed in Oct and met at Big Eds. This time they will be gathering at the

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