Love’s Travel Stops Is Open In Floyd; Features Godfather’s Pizza & Subway

Floyd, Iowa – Love’s Travel Stop opened for business yesterday in Floyd, located at the intersection of the Avenue of The Saints and Monroe Street. General Manager Michael Peterson said nearly 40 people including local residents have been hired at the travel stop, which also features Subway and Godfather’s Pizza. Peterson said the store is […]

School Districts Join Iowa Big North; Partnering To Excel In Project Based Learning

Pictured above include: Rihanna Folkerts, Osage, Madison Davis, Charles City, Wes Wegman, New Hampton, Jordan Holthaus, New Hampton Charles City, Iowa – High school students in Charles City, Osage, and New Hampton school districts are participating in a new program called Iowa Big North. The districts are partnering together to excel in the area of […]

Charles City School Board Receives Better Boardsmanship Award

Charles City, Iowa – The Charles City School Board was recently presented a Better Boardsmanship Award presented by the Iowa Association of School Boards. Board members include President Scott Dight, Vice-President Jason Walker, Lorraine Winterink, Jim Frisbee and Robin Macomber. That’s Jason Walker who spoke about the importance of attending the conventions each year. Dight […]

Unemployment benefits system going to “the cloud”

Des Moines, Iowa – RadioIowa – Iowa officials have formed a partnership with two other states on a “technology upgrade” to process unemployment insurance payments from companies and checks to laid-off workers.  Iowa Workforce Development director Beth Townsend says the state’s current system is operating off a computer server that was built in 1973. Townsend’s […]