Comets play the cadets Friday night in Cresco

Here we go! The 2018 Iowa prep football season kicks off Friday night for Charles City High School. The Comets travel to Cresco to play the Cadets. Game time is 7:30 p.m. The weather might become a problem, however. Here is the forecast from the National Weather Service for Cresco: Friday Showers and thunderstorms likely,…

Rockford Athletics’ Golf Tournament Fundraiser is Aug. 18

News Release ROCKFORD — Get your 4 person team together for our annual 18-Hole 4-Person Best Shot Golf Tournament Fundraiser honoring Rockford’s first Football Playoff Team (2008)! Join us on August 18th at Linn Grove Golf Course in Rockwell, IA.  Shotgun start 9AM. Everyone welcome! $25 per player (Limit 30 Teams)  Carts can be rented at golf course.…

Floyd Co furnace replacement program accepting applications

News Release The 2019 Floyd County furnace replacement program is now accepting applications Applications are now being accepted for the 2019 Floyd County Furnace Replacement program.  Applicants must be income qualified, own and occupy their home, be current on property taxes and homeowner insurance and the existing furnace must be at least 10 years old.…

Area churches begin announcing VBS dates, themes

Area churches are announcing their Vacation Bible Schools. Here are some: Trinity United Methodist Church, Charles City Theme: “Shipwrecked” Dates: June 18-22 everyday form 8:30-11:30 a.m. with the final program at 5 p.m. Friday, June 22 Contact: 641-228-5368   St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, Charles City Theme: “Shipwrecked” Dates: July 31-Aug. 3, 2018 from 5:30-8…