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  1. Floyd County students learn about grain bin safetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 26 | KIMT

    CHARLES CITY, Iowa- After two grain bin deaths occurred in the North Iowa area over the last month dozens of Floyd County students like Alex Havranek of Rockford got a hands on lesson in how to be safe at the annual Floyd County Farms Safety Days. "It's very dangerous to be inside of a grain bin," he said.

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  2. Flood Warning in effect for Cerro Gordo, Floyd, Worth, Franklin, Wright countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2018 | KIMT

    NWS DesMoines ...The Flood Warning has been extended for all or portions of the following rivers in Iowa...Cedar River...Winnebago River...Shell Rock River... Affecting the following counties in Iowa...Black Hawk...Bremer... Butler...Cerro Gordo...Floyd...Worth ...The Flood Warning continues for all or portions of the following rivers in Iowa...West Fork Des Moines River... Affecting the following counties in Iowa...Emmet River forecasts include observed precipitation, as well as expected precipitation over the next 24 hours. ...Flood Warning now in effect until Sunday afternoon... The Flood Warning continues for The Winnebago River at Mason City, or From Beaver Creek near Fertile...to the Shell Rock River near Rockford.

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  3. Warriors ready to take on Don BoscoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2018 | KIMT

    ROCKFORD, Iowa- The Warriors have started the season on fire winning their first two games of the season. That's already two more wins than they had all last year as an 11 man team.

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  4. Rockford's Recovery: Despite Earlier Storm Damage, Football Team Gears Up for Home OpenerRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2018 | KAAL-TV Austin

    It's been nearly three months since severe storms packing winds of around 75 miles per hour toppled trees, blew bleachers into fences and damaged buildings in the north Iowa community of Rockford. Signs of the storm's wrath remain visible, but despite more work needing to be done at Rudd-Rockford-Marble Rock Community School, the Warriors are ready to kick off their football season at home Friday night.

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  5. Separate pleas from duo accused of stealing trucks and burning one of themRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2018 | KIMT

    CHARLES CITY, Iowa A Rockford man charged with 12 crimes in Floyd County is pleading guilty to five of them. Colten Lee Lindley, 23, was arrested in July and accused of working with Jason Duane Burnett, 20 of Rudd, to steal two Dodge Ram Trucks and an International Harvester tractor.

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  6. a Are you from Iowa?a Annual picnic in San Pedro brings out the memories of homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2018 | Press-Telegram

    ... in San Pedro on Saturday, August. 11, 2018. (Photo by Brittany Murray, Press-Telegram/SCNG) JoAnn Lock of Rockford Iowa places her pin on the map along with Iowans and people who love Iowa that attended an Iowa-by-the-Sea Picnic at the U.S.S. IOWA ...

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  7. North Iowa pair accused of more crimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2018 | KIMT

    Colten Lee Lindley, 23 of Rockford, and Jason Duane Burnett, 20 of Rudd, were first arrested in July and accused of stealing two Dodge Ram Trucks and an International Harvester tractor. One of the trucks was torn apart and found on fire on a rural Floyd County Road.

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    Jul 27, 2018 | KIMT

    ... also announcing it will not hear appeals from Anthony Gerard Schmitz, 44 of Ionia, and Michael Jon Winters, 64 of Rockford. Schmitz was sentenced in July 2017 to 10 years in prison for child endangerment resulting in serious injury. Floyd County ...

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  9. Another arrest for stolen vehicles in Floyd CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2018 | KIMT

    Jason Duane Burnett, 20 of Rudd, is charged with ongoing criminal conduct, two counts of 1st degree theft, 2nd degree theft, and 4th degree theft. Authorities say Burnett and Colten Lee Lindley, 22 of Rockford, stole two Dodge Ram Trucks and an International Harvester tractor.

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  10. Rockford man arrested for stolen vehiclesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2018 | KIMT

    Colton Lee Lindley, 22, was arrested Tuesday and stands accused of five counts of possession of stolen property, 2nd degree arson, and ongoing criminal conduct. Authorities say Lindley was involved with the theft of two Dodge Ram Trucks, a trailer, and an International tractor.

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  11. Iowa Wild Announces Full 2018-19 ScheduleRead the original story

    Jul 11, 2018 | Cityview Online

    ... begins with the first of two three-in-three sets, a road game against Grand Rapids and a home-and-home against Rockford. Iowa then plays back-to-back "school day" games, at Rockford before hosting Bakersfield. The home game against Bakersfield ...

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  12. Rockford still cleaning up after stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2018 | KIMT

    The Floyd County town of Rockford has come a long way since a storm over a week ago left behind a trail of destruction. Many of the larger trees that were damaged by strong winds have been hauled off, but there are still some branches needing to be cut.

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  13. Clarksville students help Rockford clean up after major storm damageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2018 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    Clarksville students stepped up to help the town of Rockford with cleanup, after their baseball and softball diamonds were damaged from last weekend's storms. The Rudd Rockford Marble Rock Community School District says they're dealing with $250,000 to $300,000 worth of damage.

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  14. Occupied truck lifted during storm in IowaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2018 | The Messenger

    A northern Iowa man was driving through a storm when his truck was lifted in the air and carried into a farm field. Parker Brumm left Rockford on Saturday before the storm became severe to visit a friend in Nora Springs.

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    Jun 14, 2018 | KIMT

    ROCKFORD, Iowa- Dozens of people are picking up the pieces after Mother Nature made a mess of the Rudd Rockford Marble Rock school ground. And there was a lot of work to be done.

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  16. Rockford 'a special community and we know it' as cleanup continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2018 | KIMT

    ROCKFORD, Iowa- Dozens of people are picking up the pieces after Mother Nature made a mess of the Rudd-Rockford-Marble Rock school ground. And there was a lot of work to be done.

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  17. Volunteers requested to help with storm damage cleanup at Rockford Senior HighRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2018 | KIMT

    ROCKFORD, Iowa A call is out for volunteers to help with storm cleanup at Rockford Senior High on Thursday at 9:00 am. The Rockford Warriors tweeted an announcement from administration Tuesday, asking community members, staff, students, and teachers to bring rakes, gloves, brooms, and anything else that will help with picking up debris around the school.

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  18. Surviving a storm without powerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2018 | KIMT

    ROCKFORD, Iowa- Days after the storm hit the town of Rockford there are still high waters, a lot of storm damage and disbelief from the community. Reese is one of many checking out his town after storms knocked down walls, destroyed baseball fields and broke trees.

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  19. Officials: Electricity Restored To Most of Rockford, Some Iowa, Minnesota Roads Remain ClosedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2018 | KAAL-TV Austin

    One day after severe storms brought flooding, rains, high winds and tornadoes to southeastern Minnesota and northern Iowa, officials highlighted the progress made by volunteers in cleaning up debris but stress the region is not out of the woods yet. In Rockford, one of the hardest hit communities, power was restored to most residents by Sunday evening and many roads in the community of about 800 were cleared of debris, the Floyd County Emergency Management Agency reported.

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  20. Rockford recovers after strong Saturday stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2018 | KCRG

    On Sunday, authorities were asking for volunteers to help recovery efforts, especially in and around the Rockford, IA area. They said they need people with power, chainsaws, trailers and heavy lifting equipment.

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