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By Kelly Terpstra, kterpstra@charlescitypress.com The Iowa Northern Railway still powers its way through the town of Rockford. It’s an early stop on a 253-mile span of...

By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com “Moments of Wonder” will be the theme as the Charles City Arts Center kicks off its 2019 season of featured artists...

To The Press The weather forecast this weekend may be a little frightful, but there are plenty of ways to enjoy some Cabin Fever Weekend...

By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com After several weeks of listening to outside groups and county departments pitch their budget requests for the next fiscal year,...

By Kelly Terpstra, kterpstra@charlescitypress.com Alan Powell says he is losing money. His business in Charles City, Jendro Sanitation, has felt the effects of Chinese tariffs, import...

By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com Whodunit? Was it the maid of honor? The bride or groom? One of the ushers? Maybe it was the flower girl. It’s a mystery...

By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com Charles City’s Bob Kellogg remembers attending local gun shows when he was a kid in the late 1960s and early 1970s. “I...

By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com Another winter storm is expected to dump more snow on the Charles City area through late Tuesday, and we could also see some...

By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com Area residents can get some relief from the frigid weather forecast and help a project to provide carbon monoxide detectors to...

By Kelly Terpstra, kterpstra@charlescitypress.com A single-vehicle accident occurred during lunch hour Friday afternoon near Dairy Queen at the intersection of South Grand and 5th Street...

By Kelly Terpstra, kterpstra@charlescitypress.com Sewer and sanitation — those costs for Charles City customers might soon be on the climb. Raising sewer and garbage/recycling rates were among...

By Kelly Terpstra, kterpstra@charlescitypress.com Lace up the skates or slip on your snow boots. There will be plenty of opportunities to beat the winter doldrums during Cabin Fever...

By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com Crews finished the above-ground demolition Thursday on the three properties along South Jackson Street that will be part of the Floyd...

By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com In fair Verona, where we lay our scene … Well, actually, the scene will be right here in Charles City. It will be...

By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com A winter storm warning with the possibility of significant snowfall is in effect Friday afternoon through Saturday morning in Floyd and other area...

By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com People are outraged. Or so they tell us. Yesterday, I saw an advertisement that purported to be about razor blades, although it didn’t...

By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com The Charles City Fire Department quickly extinguished a fire late Wednesday afternoon at Casa Apartments. A call came in at about 4:15...

By Kelly Terpstra, kterpstra@charlescitypress.com Dennis Tynan is accustomed to dealing with junk. That doesn’t mean he wants his used cars for sale that sit on the lot...

To The Press A high-speed chase on the Avenue of the Saints earlier this week resulted in multiple charges against a Minneapolis man and a...

By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com It's not every day you invite people to an open house at a hog facility. But for the owners of...

By Kelly Terpstra, kterpstra@charlescitypress.com His shoulders are broad. He can carry the load. When you’re holding up the weight of an entire city and a fanbase...

By Kelly Terpstra, kterpstra@charlescitypress.com Winter weather in Iowa can chill right down to the bone. While families can stay warm and toasty by the fireplace, remember...

Press Staff Report The 2019 legislative session opened Monday at the state Capitol with the swearing in of the members. Rep. Todd Prichard, D-Charles City, said...

By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com A whole lot of guns, and a little bit of everything else. “Whether you're a hunter, a sportsman or a collector, we...

By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com A Charles City man fighting a requirement to register as a sexual offender had several motions turned down by a...

Models parade down the runway at a prom fashion show Monday night at the Sleep Inn in Charles City. The show was presented by...

By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com The Charles City Community School District Board of Education took an up-close look at the recently finished indoor rock-climbing wall Monday...

By Kelly Terpstra, kterpstra@charlescitypress.com Spend money to save money — that’s part of the long-term plan that Charles City has in mind for its proposed...

By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com C2G2’s “Game Jam 6” went over just fine Saturday at the Zastrow Room in the Charles City Library. Gamers came and went...

By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com Basking in the success of the new kiosk that marked the 50th anniversary of the Charles City tornado, the Floyd...