Des Moines, Iowa – Our cars are taking a beating as this winter’s freeze-thaw cycle is leading to deep potholes on virtually all of Iowa’s roads. A spokeswoman for the state’s largest auto insurer says smacking a pothole just right may do a lot more than rattle your teeth, as it can translate to an […]
Charles City, Iowa – KCHA employees were guests of the Comet Café on Thursday. The menu consisted of mandarin salad, dinner rolls, beef stroganoff and red velvet cake. High school senior Izzy Worral said she has really enjoyed attending Comet Café throughout her high school years. Teacher Dene Lundberg talked about the class, which has […]
Charles City, Iowa – Floyd County Sheriff Rick Lynch announced on Thursday that he will not seek re-election and has decided to retire from law enforcement on December 31, 2016. Sheriff Lynch has served Floyd County for 24 ½ years and has been the county sheriff for 18 ½ years. Lynch said he is excited […]
Charles City, Iowa – The Charles City Library is asking you to spice up your reading life with a “Blind Date With A Book” event. Library director Jill Martinez explains. Date cards must be completed and returned by Monday, February 29th to be eligible for the prize drawing. The Charles City Public Library can be […]
Des Moines, Iowa – Iowans are known for having a good work ethic but a new survey shows two in five of us didn’t take a single vacation day in all of last year. The report also found people who live in rural areas are less likely to take vacation than those in urban areas. […]
Parkersburg, Iowa – The Vision Iowa Board on Wednesday approved nearly 291-thousand dollars for a project. Spokesperson Jessica O’Riley, says the project is for Parkersburg. O’Riley says the grant pays for a portion of the project. The total project cost for Parkersburg is one-point-seven million dollars.
Charles City, Iowa – A Valentine’s Day Tea was held at St. John Lutheran Preschool on Wednesday morning for students and their guests, which included parents and grandparents. Preschool teacher Whitney Franke talked about the tea. The children performed a musical number for their guests following the tea and guests were invited to join the […]
Charles City, Iowa – The Charles City Police Department will be holding a presentation regarding surviving an active shooter event. Charles City Police Chief Hugh Anderson explains. The presentation will give a short history of active shooter incidents and will focus on how citizens can make a difference if they are present at an incident. […]
Des Moines, Iowa (AP) – Iowa lawmakers have advanced bills that would raise the speed limit on rural roads despite warnings that the change could lead to more fatal crashes. A three-person subcommittee approved two bills Monday that would raise the speed limit on rural, two-lane roads. One bill would increase the speed limit from […]
New Hampton, Iowa – The New Hampton Public Library will be hosting some events throughout the month of February to beat the winter blues. Librarian Pat Ipsen explains. Registration is not required but a call would be appreciated so there enough supplies for everyone. Call the New Hampton library at 394-2184.