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Time to Plan End of Summer Events   

Time to Plan End of Summer Events   

New Hampton Iowa  –  The 4th of July and Heartland Days may be over for this year but the New Horizons Chamber in New Hampton is busily working on more summer events. Chamber Director Jason Speltz says they want to keep the popular celebrations but are also looking to add some new ideas into the

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New Iowa Laws Set Into Motion

DES MOINES  IOWA  – A number of new Iowa laws take effect Wednesday including new law would allow grocery stores and liquor stores with the proper permit to sell craft beer in refillable containers, known as ‘growlers.’ Another law would likely allow sledding in more public parks next winter by protecting cities from liability if people are

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Mental Health Facilities Close in Iowa

DES MOINES IOWA  – Two state-run mental health treatment facilities closed their doors and laid off all their workers Tuesday night, according to the union that represents some of the facilities’ workers. The mental health institutes in Mount Pleasant and Clarinda closed Tuesday, the final day of the state’s fiscal year. Gov. Terry Branstad announced

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New Names Being Added To Floyd County Veteran’s Memorial

Charles City, Iowa – The Floyd County Veteran’s Memorial in front of the Floyd County Courthouse will be expanding on Thursday, July 2nd. According to Charles City Patriotic Committee member Art White, additional names will be added sometime during the day on Thursday, weather permitting. The memorial is funded through donations.


Murder Suspect Apprehended in Charles City 

Charles City, Iowa – The Charles City Police conducted a joint operation with Federal Agents Tues morning in Charles City that ended in apprehending a murder suspect. Charles City Police Chief Hugh Anderson released the following information about the incident: Following a search that lasted  less than an hour, Anderson says they located the person they

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School Construction Update from BLDD

Charles City Iowa  – It’s an exciting time for the Charles City School District with the actual construction phase finally getting underway last week. Jean Underwood is the project manager with BLDD Architects and gave an update on the project at last weeks school board meeting: Underwood says the project is on schedule and should