CC looking to add bus route to Mason City

CHARLES CITY — The Charles City Council at its Wednesday, Nov.14, planning meeting will discuss adding a public transit bus route to Mason City. The meeting begins at 6 p.m. in City Hall. Below is the agenda report to the council from City Administrator Steve Diers: City transit has now been up and running for…

Hometown Scavenger Hunt set for Oct. 8-19

News Release CHARLES CITY — Ok all you amateur detectives … how well do you know your hometown? Take the Hometown Scavenger Hunt challenge in October and test your knowledge of Charles City as well as your ability to figure out the clues for a chance to win prize money … and have some fun…

Floyd County sees tourism spending increase

News Release CHARLES CITY — The Iowa Tourism Office released new data showing tourism-related expenditures in the state reached $8.5 billion in 2017, a 3.3 percent increase over 2016. Travel-generated expenditures in Floyd County totaled $18.97 million, an increase of 1.88 percent over 2016. Additional data from “The Economic Impact of Travel on Iowa Counties”…