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 […]

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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 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 ( ) the 63-year-old man died Monday while riding near Graettinger, a small northern Iowa city in […]

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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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 […]