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Lane restrictions on Iowa 9 near Riceville begin Monday

Lane restrictions on Iowa 9 near Riceville begin Monday

New Hampton, IA – An asphalt resurfacing project on Iowa 9 in Howard County will impact traffic from the east city limits of Riceville to just east of the intersection of U.S. 63 and Iowa 9 beginning at 7 a.m., Monday, April 21, until early fall, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s

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Man shot, killed in Iowa Falls standoff

Iowa Falls, IA (AP) — A man was shot and killed following a standoff in Iowa Falls Thursday, authorities reported. Iowa State Patrol spokesman Sgt. Scott Bright said the shooting happened Thursday outside a private home. The man was shot by law enforcement. Bright said authorities had been trying to talk to the man, who


Charles City Woman Uses Rock As Weapon, Goes To Jail

Charles City, IA – 22 year old Sandra Campbell of Charles City was hauled to jail on Tuesday and charged with intimidation with a dangerous weapon (a Class C felony) after allegedly using a rock to injure someone. Campbell is accused of taking a rock and using it as a weapon in an assault against

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Caring Connections Full Moon 5k Run/Walk Friday

Charles City, IA – The 2nd Annual Caring Connections Full Moon 5k Run/Walk is set for Friday night beginning at 8:00pm, taking place at the Wildwood Clubhouse in Charles City. The 5k will begin at Wildwood, head north on the Charley Western Bike Trail, cross Gilbert and run alongside the Cedar River, crossing the new

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CC Parks Soon Could Be Smoke Free

Charles City, IA – A tobacco free policy has been written and revised by the Charles City Park Board and is now awaiting a final review that will take place at the May 21st meeting. The tobacco free policy outlines a plan to prohibit smoking in some of Charles City’s public parks. The policy aims

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Iowa cows generate electricity with help from Alliant Energy

Cedar Rapids, IA – Iowa customers of Alliant Energy are getting some of their electricity from cows. The more than 2,400 head of cattle at Sievers Family Farms near Stockton are among the latest to start generating renewable energy in the state. In total, Alliant Energy has partnered with 520 Iowa customers to create renewable


Truck Driver Dies After Crash In Winneshiek County

Calmar, IA – A semi truck driver from Wisconsin died Tuesday from injuries he suffered in a single-vehicle crash on Hwy 150 just south of Calmar. 65 year old Colin Kinziger of Pound, WI died at the Winneshiek Medical Center in Decorah. The accident was reported at about 4:40pm Tuesday a quarter-mile south of B-32.