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Charles City TAG students to compete this Sat

Charles City TAG students to compete this Sat

CHARLES CITY (IOWA) One Lincoln Elementary School 5th grade talented and gifted (TAG) student is closer to taking home a $50,000 college scholarship, and a Washington Elementary School student will earn a chance later this week to take home the big prize. Kaylee Anderson won the Lincoln Elementary School competition of the National Geographic Bee

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Support Offered for Young area Farmers

New Hampton, IA – The Young Farming Network is offering an informational networking program targeting Young Farmers next month. Randy Nosbisch of the Young Farming Network says have lined up some experts in the field to offer support and assistance for local farming entrepreneurs: Nosbisch believes  networking and supporting  young farmers today is so important


Burglary suspects apprehended

Floyd County, IA – A routine traffic stop in Floyd County helped authorities link two people to several burglaries in the area. 28-year-old Lover Montgomery is being held in the Cerro Gordo County Jail, after being charged in a string of burglaries from Cerro Gordo, Bremer and Worth county. Montgomery was initially pulled over by deputies


Launch & Grow Your Business Program at NIACC

Mason City, IA – If you’ve ever been interested in starting a business, or you would like to grow an existing business, this is the perfect time to make your plans. A class offered through the North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC) John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center, Launch and Grow Your Business, will be offered at


20th Annual Charles City Chili Cook-Off 

CHARLES CITY, IA – The 2015 Great Chili Cook-Off Chefs have been revealed!  Now in its 20th year, the Great Chili Cook-Off invites the public to come and sample the chili recipes of eight local “celebrity cooks,” voting for their favorite on the ballot found on the back of their ticket.  This year’s field features

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Kids Library Programs Starting in Charles City

Charles City,  IA –  The Charles City Library is starting a new Wed afternoon kids reading program. Dana Schwickerath, the children’s librarian, is very excited about the After School book club that starts next week: The winter reading program for kids will also be getting underway next month. Schwickerath gives details on that program as