Active Shooter Drill Monday (03.04) in Osage School District
Just over a month after a possible threat prompted students and staff to “shelter in place,” the Osage School District is set to conduct an “active shooter” drill. In a letter to parents and community members, Superintendent Barb Schwamann says the “Active Shooter/Rescue Task Force Drill” will be conducted from 5 to 9 pm Monday (03.04) night at Osage Middle and High School. The exercise is “an essential component of our emergency preparedness efforts.”
Windy conditions lead to massive field fire in Bremer County
BREMER COUNTY, Iowa (KCRG) - Officials in Bremer County are warning residents to be careful as the weather warms up and the urge to burn begins. On Sunday, at least eight fire departments battled a large field fire. Investigators say the fire appears to have started from “wind-whipped power lines.”
Floyd County Sheriff’s Office to Auction Off Vehicle Tuesday
The Floyd County Sheriff’s Office will auction off a vehicle Tuesday (03.05). Per court-ordered General Execution, the auction will be held at the Floyd County Sheriff’s Office main parking lot in Charles City at 10:00 am on Tuesday. If the vehicle does not sell, it will be offered again the following day, same time and location and again the following day if needed.
Open Your Homes and Hearts: The Dogs Of Charles City, IA Need You!
Whether you're thinking about adopting a pet or simply delight in watching cute animals, you'd find a plethora of endearing pets awaiting adoption at animal shelters across and close to charles city..
Nashua’s Kelleher Makes Transition from Councilman to Mayor
Within the last five months, Harold Kelleher has gone from City Councilman to the Mayor of Nashua. In October, then-Mayor Alex Anthofer resigned and Kelleher was elevated from Mayor Pro Tem to “acting” Mayor. After Kelleher won re-election to City Council in November, he was officially appointed Mayor in December and will serve out the remaining two years of Anthofer’s term.
Foundation Being Laid for Charles City Housing Projects
Six months after being designated a “Thriving Community,” Charles City officials continue to lay the foundation for new housing developments. With the “Thriving Community” distinction last August from the Iowa Finance Authority (IFA), Charles City was awarded $1 million in Affordable Housing tax credits. The City hopes that will pay off soon.
North Iowa community faces a major cattle crisis
KIMT News Three's Sananda McCall reports on how the issue is impacting neighbors in Elma.
Shed fire south of Nashua put out after spreading to nearby trees
(ABC 6 News) – A shed on fire south of Nashua, IA Saturday afternoon spread to the surrounding trees. According to the Charles City Fire Rescue Facebook, they assisted Nashua Fire on scene at a residence south of town. The cause of the fire is currently unknown. The crews...
Bull News Headlines for Monday, March 4, 2024
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Osage Girls Basketball – Mizzou & MLB Spring Training Top Monday’s Sports Report
Osage girls basketball came to a close Friday night in the Class 4 District 10 championship at Eldon against Owensville. 55 to 40 was the final score but a 20 -win season for the Lady Indians and they had won eight of nine heading into that championship against Owensville, so tip of the cap to all the young ladies on a spectacular season.
Authorities Seek Public’s Help Locating Wanted Northeast Iowa Man
Authorities in northeast Iowa are seeking the public’s help in locating a suspect wanted for a variety of illegal activities. In a Facebook post, the Decorah Police Department asks for assistance in tracking down 26-year-old Brandon Joseph Kimber of Cresco for parole and probation violations in Winneshiek County. Kimber has been known to be in the Decorah and Postville area.
Breaking: Floyd County Burn Ban Now In Effect
For the second time in the last six months, a burn ban is in effect in Floyd County. Floyd County Emergency Management Director Jason Webster submitted the County’s request for the burn ban, per the fire chiefs with districts in Floyd County, Friday (03.01) with the State Fire Marshal’s Office. The approved order put the burn ban into effect at noon Friday.
Today the gas price is close to $2.99 in Floyd as of 2024-03-04. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Monday is $3.352, a week ago the price is $3.264 , according to AAA.
IA Charles City's Most Loveable Cats Eagerly Awaits Forever Homes Today!
Have you been contemplating pet adoption, or simply love perusing adorable pets? A myriad of delightful pets are available for adoption at various animal shelters in the vicinity of charles city..
Ambulance service has desperate need for new workers
KIMT News Three's Brandon Cote spoke with Nora Springs first responders about the concerning hiring trends.
Riceville man pleads guilty over marijuana and enticement
OSAGE, Iowa – A North Iowa man charged with drug and sex crimes is taking a plea deal. Andrew Cade Greeley, 30 of Riceville, is now scheduled to be sentenced on April 23 after pleading guilty to possession with intent to distribute marijuana and enticing a minor. The Mitchell...
Arizona Man Sentenced to Federal Prison for Trafficking Meth in Floyd County
A New Year’s Eve traffic stop for speeding in Floyd County is sending an Arizona man to federal prison for at least a decade. 43-year-old John Qualls of Tucson, Arizona, received the prison term after pleading guilty in September 2023 to possession with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of methamphetamine and 500 grams or more of a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of meth.
Great “Tractor Turnout” for Oliver/White Farm Reunion in Charles City
It was a great “tractor turnout” Thursday (02.29) in Charles City. The Oliver/White Farm tractor plant in Charles City closed in 1993. Some 31 years later, upwards of 100 former employees gathered for a nostalgic look back during an informal get-together at Dave’s Restaurant. Organizer Duane Kilby...
EMS service discusses its need for workers
KIMT News Three's Brandon Cote shows us how the ambulance service is helping accommodate its employees. Rural Iowa town's ambulance service struggling to stay afloat. Nora Springs's ambulance service is searching for more volunteers to join the service to continue serving its community.
Community awaiting answers following deadly Riceville shooting
(ABC 6 News) – A community shaken after gunshots claimed the life of a 34-year-old man. Days have passed with little information, leaving many on edge as to what happened to Acea Spiegeler. “A lot of us are just sad, there’s a few of us that’s just angry,” Spiegeler’s...