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CC Freshman experience special Retreat on Wed

CC Freshman experience special Retreat on Wed

CHARLES CITY (IOWA) R-E-S-P-E-C-T that’s the goal for the Charles City High School freshmen on Wednesday when they take a day, go off campus, and have an opportunity to learn about, implement, and experience respect.  It’s a transition exercise for freshmen, a chance for them to move from the middle school, where there is a

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Water Superintendant resigns after less than 2 months

CHARLES CITY, IA – During the Charles City Council workshop meeting on Monday, City Administrator, Steve Diers, announced that Charles City Water Treatment Plant superintendent, Mark Christianson, has resigned from his position. Christianson, who came to Charles City from Humboldt, only began his duties last month and is resigning for personal reasons, which Diers said

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Supervisors Hold special workshop with Trustees

Charles City, IA – The Floyd Co supervisors held a special workshop meeting Mon  night to discuss township insurance issues and township responsibilities in fencing issues. All area township trustees, as well as insurance and county legal representatives, were invited to the meeting that was held at St Mary’s Church in Marble Rock. Supervisor chairman

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Floyd County Board of Supervisors met on Aug 18

CHARLES CITY, IA – The Supervisors expressed condolences for the loss of County Attorney Normand Klemesrud who passed away unexpectedly and commented that Norm was a good friend of many.  They complimented Norm for his ability to analyze a complex issue, focus on its most important parts and provide sound and ethical advice; he will


C City Farmer celebrates 104th Birthday

Local Farmer Celebrates 104th Birthday CHARLES CITY, IA – Have you ever thought “Will I reach 100?´ Well one Charles City Farmer has joined that elite group of centurions….and gone beyond. Today marks Guy Lines 104th Birthday. Guy lives at the Cedar Health Care Nursing Home in Charles City and his friend Dennis Sanvig was


Polk Co Upholds ban on “webcam” abortions

DES MOINES, IA – Polk County District Court Judge Jeffrey Farrell has upheld the Iowa Board of Medicine’s ban on “webcam” abortions as dangerous to women’s health. Thomas More Society had contributed to this victory by testifying and advocating against webcam abortions in 2010 and again in 2013 before the Iowa Board of Medicine. Additionally,