Participants at Mitas’ Alice in Wonderland themed booth pose at last year’s SpookWalk. — Contributed photo
There are no streets to cross or flashlights to hold for families who want to take part in a still-growing fall tradition.  Children are invited to dress in their Halloween costumes and bring their treat bags for the 19th annual SpookWalk trick-or-treat event from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 23. More than 30 local business and...
The Enabnit cattle congregate in a pasture outside the woodlands that hold Tosanak Recreation Area.
About seven acres that Floyd County officials thought they purchased to create Tosanak Recreation Area actually belongs to the Enabnit family, a Floyd County District Court judge decreed Friday. Judge Gregg Rosenbladt took more than a month to issue his ruling in the lawsuit brought against the county and the Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation...
Part of the 62 acres the Charles City School District is trying to purchase will be used for an outdoor classroom. — Press photo by Chris Baldus
The Charles City School District's plan to build sport fields and establish an outdoors classroom on 62 acres off Clark Street took a step forward Tuesday morning. It has some hurdles ahead, however.The Floyd County Board of Adjustment unanimously approved the district's conditional use for the part of the acreage in St. Charles Township...
Charles City Middle School. — Press file photo
Revive Community Development Co. LLC. will make a presentation on Thursday to the committee tasked with finding a new use for the Charles City Middle School, the 500 N. Grand Revitalization Team.Revive is based in Davenport and specializes in repurposing historic buildings. The purpose of the presentation is to gain more insight on the best way to...
Nashua-Plainfield’s Briley Fisher, above, left, and Aubrey Bienemann, celebrate a point during their Corn Bowl Conference match at St. Ansgar earlier this season.  — Press photo by Ryan Kronberg
Nashua-Plainfield’s volleyball team begins the tournament trail tonight. The Class 1A No. 9 Huskies open Class 1A postseason action tonight hosting Riceville, with first serve set for 7 p.m. at the Nashua-Plainfield Gym. Nashua-Plainfield won both meetings this season, defeating the Wildcats 2-0 (21-6, 21-8) at the Nashua-Plainfield...
Front, from left, Mackenzie Wilson, Makayla Nierling, Peyton Reams, Sadie Ruzicka, Tayler Schmidt and Samantha Arenas and back, Coach Jaime Caffrey, Bailee Bortz, Emma Williams, Nicole Loftus, Kelby Katcher and Sydney Loeckle. — Contributed photo
 The Charles City freshman volleyball team recently completed a very successful season. Coach Jaime Caffrey’s team went 6-0 in the Northeast Iowa Conference and earned the NEIC Tournament Championship.  They ended the season with a 31-1 match record and a 62-6 game record. Along with the conference title, they were the Marshalltown...
Participants at Mitas’ Alice in Wonderland themed booth pose at last year’s SpookWalk. — Contributed photo
The Enabnit cattle congregate in a pasture outside the woodlands that hold Tosanak Recreation Area.
Part of the 62 acres the Charles City School District is trying to purchase will be used for an outdoor classroom. — Press photo by Chris Baldus
Charles City Middle School. — Press file photo
Nashua-Plainfield’s Briley Fisher, above, left, and Aubrey Bienemann, celebrate a point during their Corn Bowl Conference match at St. Ansgar earlier this season.  — Press photo by Ryan Kronberg
Front, from left, Mackenzie Wilson, Makayla Nierling, Peyton Reams, Sadie Ruzicka, Tayler Schmidt and Samantha Arenas and back, Coach Jaime Caffrey, Bailee Bortz, Emma Williams, Nicole Loftus, Kelby Katcher and Sydney Loeckle. — Contributed photo

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Participants at Mitas’ Alice in Wonderland themed booth pose at last year’s SpookWalk. — Contributed photo
There are no streets to cross or flashlights to hold for families who want to take part in a still-growing fall tradition. 
 

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