Daily Archives: July 22, 2014

Marvin J. Ehlers, 82, Rockford

Marvin J. Ehlers, 82, of Rockford died at his home Sunday, July 20, 2014. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 pm, Friday, July 25, 2014 at Fullerton Funeral Home, 123 2nd ST. SE Mason City. Officiating will be Rev. Martha Bennett. Visitation will be from 4 until 8:00 pm Thursday at the funeral home

Theresa B. Dietrich, 78, Charles City

Theresa B. Dietrich, 78, of Charles City, died following a stroke Monday, July 21, 2014, at the Floyd County Medical Center in Charles City surrounded by her loving family. A funeral Mass will be held 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 26, 2014, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Charles City. Reverend Gary Mayer will celebrate

Patricia J. Theilen, 73, Sellersburg, IN (formerly of Nashua)

Patricia Jean Theilen age 73 of Sellersburg, IN, formerly of Nashua, died Sunday, July 20, 2014, at the Maple Manor Christian Home in Sellersburg. Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at the Hugeback-Johnson Funeral Home – Olson Chapel in Nashua. Interment will be in St. Peter’s Cemetery, New Haven, IA.

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Charles City Awarded State Energy Grant

CHARLES CITY, IA – Charles City is keeping up with the times and continues to improve. City Administrator Steve Diers was very excited to announce to the Council at Mon nights meeting that the City had  just received word last week that they would be awarded an energy management grant.  Diers says the City Energy

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Updated: North Grand Crossing Repair Postponed

Charles City, IA –  The City of Charles City announced Tuesday that the railroad crossing repair scheduled to begin Monday July 28th has been postponed. Keep it clicked to KCHAnews.com for updates.   *Original Story* Charles City, IA – Additional railroad crossing improvements are planned for North Grand Avenue which will once again close the

RAGBRAI rider dies in northern Iowa

GRAETTINGER, Iowa (AP) — A participant in an annual bicycle ride across Iowa has died due to a medical condition. Bob Libby, medical director for The Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa, told The Des Moines Register (http://dmreg.co/WBl82x ) the 63-year-old man died Monday while riding near Graettinger, a small northern Iowa city in

Chamber Board Nominations due this Fri

CHARLES CITY , IA – The Charles City Area Chamber of Commerce is seeking Chamber Board nominations for the 2014-15 fiscal year. Board members will serve a three-year term beginning October 1, 2014. There are three seats opening up for the new term. Any member of the Chamber of Commerce in good standing is eligible

Grace J. Wagner, 96, Osage

Grace Jeanette Wagner, age 96, of Osage and formerly of Riceville, died Thursday, June 12, 2014, at Mitchell County Regional Health Center in Osage. Cremation has taken place. Graveside inurnment services will be held at 5:30 p.m. Monday, July 28, 2014, at Riverside Cemetery in Riceville with Pastor Gary Gilbert officiating. Those attending the service

Jean J. Silver, 80, Osage

Jean J. Silver, age 80, of Osage, died Thursday, July 17, 2014, at the Faith Home in Osage. A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, July 24, 2014, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Osage with Monsignor John Hemann officiating. Burial will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery. Visitation will be held at

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Fair Historian Remembers  60 yrs ago 

Charles City, IA – As another Fair Season comes to a close in Floyd County, a long time fair attendee talks about how things used to be, compared to today. Betty Staudt of rural Marble Rock, called a fair historian by many, says she’s been coming to the Floyd Co Fair for at least 60

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