Charles City businessman Jim Davis, at left,  shares a laugh with developer Charley Thomson, middle right, during the ground-breaking ceremony Monday for McQuillen Place in downtown Charles City. — Press photo by Chris Baldus
Ground was broken today for the McQuillen Place building to be constructed in downtown Charles City.  Preliminary work for the new commercial/residential space planned for the corner of North Main and Clark Streets will begin within the week and construction is projected to take 18-24 months.  At today’s ceremony, the project...
Charles City’s new athletic complex to be built across the street from the high school has caused a few questions to arise. Superintendent Dr. Dan Cox has given answers to a few of the most common questions: Q: How is it's construction going to be paid for? A: There are two committees being convened by the Activities Director...
Rockford quarterback Zack Westendorf breaks the tackle of Riceville’s Jacob Black in the first quarter of Friday’s Eight-Player District 3 game in Rockford. Westendorf scored on a 19-yard run on the play in the Warriors’ 42-0 win. — Press photo by Ryan Kronberg
ROCKFORD — The final home game for seniors went according to plan for Rockford.Seniors AJ Staudt, Collin Kuhlmeier and sophomore Weston Engels led the way on defense, while junior quarterback Zach Westendorf paced the offense as the Warriors breezed to a 42-0 win over Riceville in Eight-Player District 3 play on Senior Night in Rockford....
Nashua-Plainfield’s Reece Reams sets up his blocks during the first half of Friday’s Class A District 3 game against Belmond-Klemme in Nashua. Reams rushed for 143 yards on 13 carries with one touchdown in Nashua-Plainfield’s 44-16 win. — Press photo by Ryan Kronberg
NASHUA — Forty-eight minutes separated Nashua-Plainfield’s football team from something it has never done  before.The Class A No. 6 Huskies needed all of about 16 minutes to make sure it became a reality.Nashua-Plainfield locked up its first-ever district title with a 44-16 thumping of Belmond-Klemme in Class A District 3 action....
Charles City’s volleyball players celebrate after winning the Northeast Iowa Conference Tournament championship Saturday in Waukon. — Press photo by Ryan Kronberg
WAUKON — Charles City’s volleyball players gathered around the Northeast Iowa Conference Tournament title plaque.As it was pulled out of the envelope, the girls let out several whoops and hollers, with Comet patrons cheering on.The Class 4A No. 6 Comets won their second Northeast Iowa Conference Tournament title in three seasons with a...
Charles City’s Dylan Isakson reacts after converting the two-point conversion try in the third quarter of Friday’s game at Comet Field against Decorah. The two points gave the Comets a 27-13 lead at that point.  Press photo by Ryan Kronberg
Charles City’s students anxiously waited on the edge of the track.Comet players and coaches slapped the pads, shared a few high fives and hugs.Once the postage handshake was complete, the players, students and coaches on the field, and the patrons up in the seats, let their share of cheers erupt.Not only was it a rare win over rival Decorah...
Charles City businessman Jim Davis, at left,  shares a laugh with developer Charley Thomson, middle right, during the ground-breaking ceremony Monday for McQuillen Place in downtown Charles City. — Press photo by Chris Baldus
Rockford quarterback Zack Westendorf breaks the tackle of Riceville’s Jacob Black in the first quarter of Friday’s Eight-Player District 3 game in Rockford. Westendorf scored on a 19-yard run on the play in the Warriors’ 42-0 win. — Press photo by Ryan Kronberg
Nashua-Plainfield’s Reece Reams sets up his blocks during the first half of Friday’s Class A District 3 game against Belmond-Klemme in Nashua. Reams rushed for 143 yards on 13 carries with one touchdown in Nashua-Plainfield’s 44-16 win. — Press photo by Ryan Kronberg
Charles City’s volleyball players celebrate after winning the Northeast Iowa Conference Tournament championship Saturday in Waukon. — Press photo by Ryan Kronberg
Charles City’s Dylan Isakson reacts after converting the two-point conversion try in the third quarter of Friday’s game at Comet Field against Decorah. The two points gave the Comets a 27-13 lead at that point.  Press photo by Ryan Kronberg

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GREENE — West Hancock jumped out to a 30-0 halftime lead and cruised to a 36-0 victory over North Butler in Class A District 3 football action Friday.The Eagles scored a pair of touchdowns...

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