The 2014-15 Charles City FFA officer team includes, front from left, President Cully Forsyth and Vice President Hanna Bjelica; second row, Reporter Kylah Crooks, Sentinel Kiah Katcher and Treasurer Connor Crooks; and third row, Committee Chair Aaron Wright, Secretary Chay Sonberg, Committee Chair Michael Bouska, and Committee Chair Alex Schwickerath.   — Contributed photo
The clang that echoed through the shop room came from the left of the tractor, next to the overhead door. A teenager stood over an old disk implement, a tool you pull behind a tractor through a field to loosen the soil for planting.Charles City High School teacher Jim Lundberg has some students giving it an overhaul. A long-ago graduate told him...
Captain Garrett Vetter deployed in March to Georgia (Formally part of USSR) for a six-month deployment.  Vetter will be training the Georgian military forces on fire support and combat-related mission training to their military personnel in order to prepare the Georgian military forces to deploy to Afghanistan.  Vetter...
Three area wrestlers had their final high school grapple during Saturday’s 37th annual North/South All-Star Wrestling Meet. Jake Niichel of Charles City, Tyler Larson of Nashua and Caleb Wedeking of North Butler concluded their wrestling careers — in high school, at least. The three, along with other participants, were all senior...
Makenzi Walker, 8, of Cresco, picks out the right fairy figurine for her fairy garden during Chickfest 2014. — Press file photo
Attention ladies … Charles City is hatching something special just for you on Saturday, April 4.  The Charles City Area Chamber of Commerce and participating businesses are teaming up to offer a full day of fun, pampering and shopping for ChickFest 2015. It’s a day to relax, have fun and just be…chicks. “ChickFest is...
Charlie Comet, the Charles City School District mascot, has been evolving to stay current since the day he was introduced. Although a variety of versions of Charlie and the school’s logo were continually changed, no previous logo or symbol or was ever abandoned.  “Student council found 22 different Comet symbols currently in...
The Starr Home on the corner of North Grand and Highway 18 will be closing.  The facility is capable of housing 13 residents comfortably, Jerry Joerger, Starr Home board treasurer, said.  At least nine or 10 residents are needed to sustain the building. According to Joerger, there have only been five residents at Starr Home for...
The 2014-15 Charles City FFA officer team includes, front from left, President Cully Forsyth and Vice President Hanna Bjelica; second row, Reporter Kylah Crooks, Sentinel Kiah Katcher and Treasurer Connor Crooks; and third row, Committee Chair Aaron Wright, Secretary Chay Sonberg, Committee Chair Michael Bouska, and Committee Chair Alex Schwickerath.   — Contributed photo
Makenzi Walker, 8, of Cresco, picks out the right fairy figurine for her fairy garden during Chickfest 2014. — Press file photo
The 2014-15 Charles City FFA officer team includes, front from left, President Cully Forsyth and Vice President Hanna Bjelica; second row, Reporter Kylah Crooks, Sentinel Kiah Katcher and Treasurer Connor Crooks; and third row, Committee Chair Aaron Wright, Secretary Chay Sonberg, Committee Chair Michael Bouska, and Committee Chair Alex Schwickerath.   — Contributed photo
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