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By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com Charles City art teachers Tia McInroy and Brian Bohlen have been spending a lot of time at the Charles City Arts...

To the Press Tim Lane, great-great nephew of Carrie Chapman Catt, visited Charles City on Monday to share stories about the local suffrage leader with...

Crews from Charles City and Jendro Sanitation collect mattresses and box springs on the first day of the citywide cleanup in this photo from...

By Kelly Terpstra, kterpstra@charlescitypress.com Final plans were approved and ordinances were amended at Monday’s Charles City Council meeting. That didn’t mean action was taken on every...

By Kelly Terpstra, kterpstra@charlescitypress.com Controlled grass fires are a common site along the rural roadways during springtime in Iowa. One such burn east of Charles City...

To The Press The snow is almost gone, spring is in the air and that means summertime and Party in the Park can’t be far...

By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com A story of a generous gift highlighted a flag-raising ceremony Monday to mark the beginning of National Donate Life Month. The event...

Joseph James Hagarty, 67, of Charles City, died Sunday, March 31, at Floyd County Memorial Hospital. He was born March 19, 1952, in Charles City,...

By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com A Charles City man has pleaded guilty to a charge of second-degree theft for possessing a saxophone that had been...

By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com Conductor Matt McLellan posed a question to the audience during a break in a concert Sunday afternoon in Charles City. In how...

By Kelly Terpstra, kterpstra@charlescitypress.com Custom created works of art are Kris Wegner’s forte. When he finds the time, the expressive creations are a passion he truly...

By Kelly Terpstra, kterpstra@charlescitypress.com Wedding parties, family reunions and countless educational opportunities are some of the functions that the Floyd County Youth Enrichment Center can...

By Pastor Joe Low, Gospel Lighthouse Church, Floyd I don’t know about you, but I am eternally grateful for Jesus Christ reaching into my messy...

By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com Six “colorful” guests arrive at a deserted mansion in New England. A formal British butler, a French maid and an unusually-intense cook...

By Kelly Terpstra, kterpstra@charlescitypress.com For a brief moment last week, Adam Wyborny was terrified that he might not be able to catch another breath. The RRMR...

By Kelly Terpstra, kterpstra@charlescitypress.com Stacey Leerhoff had plenty of questions to ask in her first two weeks on the job as youth director at the...

By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com Progress continues to be made on efforts to establish a state-certified development site in Charles City, and the application is expected...

To The Press The best shopping day of the year in Charles City may have just gotten even better. The ChickFest retail spring tradition offers a...

Members of the Nashua and Charles City fire departments responded to a call early Wednesday evening about 4 miles southeast of Charles City on...

By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com A little over six years ago, some talented musicians in Charles City got together, and one of them said, “let’s start...

By Kelly Terpstra, kterpstra@charlescitypress.com The menu has changed, but the good times for a great cause likely haven’t. Folks from all over the area are invited to attend...

By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com Good news for “Logan’s Law” came this week, in the wake of difficult news earlier this month for Lenny and Wendy...

By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com The sweet sounds of music were all the sweeter Tuesday night at Charles City High School’s “Jivin’ With Jazz” event at...

By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com The second of two men charged with the burglary of two Charles City apartments last June has been sentenced to up...

To The Press Want your own business? Start by making a plan. The Charles City Area Development Corp. board of directors has announced its 2019 business...

To The Press The emergency warning sirens in Charles City are planned to be tested beginning at 10 this morning (Wednesday) as part of Severe...

By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com The word is, the contract "fight" this year took only about 20 minutes. Actually, the negotiations have been ongoing since October. The Charles...

By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com Floyd County supervisors voted Tuesday morning to join numerous other county boards across the state in opposing a bill being...

By Kelly Terpstra, kterpstra@charlescitypress.com Shawn Foutch has transformed many historic school buildings into livable dwellings across Iowa. Foutch, a Johnston developer and owner of JMAE...

By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com After hearing from the public and debating the issue for more than 45 minutes, the Charles City Board of Education approved...