Charles City School Board candidate Doug Lindaman is in the Floyd County Jail accused of sexually abusing a 17-year-old boy in 2011.Lindaman, who pleaded guilty in 1988 to two counts of lacivious acts with a child, is scheduled to appear in Floyd County Magistrate Court on Friday.Floyd County Attorney Rachel Ginbey filed a criminal complaint on...
From left to right: Jim Ott's sons Paul and Gary, grandson Gideon and wife Stacey stand next to the donated grain bin rescue tube. Not pictured: daughter Karen, daughter-in-law Kasey and granddaughter Paisley. Press photo by Kate Hayden
In a Marble Rock grain elevator, Jon Shannon is caught. Corn piles up to just above his waist, trapping his legs and giving him nothing to pull himself out with, or even just hang on to. But Shannon is in good spirits, laughing and talking as his rescuers maneuver across the unstable surface and tie a harness underneath his arms. Shannon can be...
It’s time to shake off the cobwebs and dive in head first — literally.The Charles City swimming and diving team has its first meet of the season with Waterloo East coming to town tonight. The Comets have been working this summer and will see their first live action in the pool at 5 p.m.Head coach Amy Johnson is returning to the...
An empty hallway of the Charles City Middle School. File photo
Amelia Management, LLC has  submitted an expression of interest to purchase a portion of the Charles City Middle School building at 500 N. Grand Ave. A special School Board meeting to discuss the letter of interest has been called for this Thursday to be held in the middle school auditorium, open to the public. The agenda item has been...
Its pumps, underground gasoline tanks and rental inner tubes are long gone. The carwash is closed. But, the former Davico station next to the Floyd County Courthouse is drawing more interest than it has in quite a while.The Floyd County Board of Supervisors voted 3-0 Tuesday to pay $5,000 to keep the 0.33 acres off the market until April 1, 2016,...
Aromas plans to move from their current building down along Main Street, opening for service in the new storefront by Sep. 1. Press photo by Kate Hayden
Like the smells of Aromas’ roasting beans, rumors about the favorite coffee shop have been floating across town. Bryan Elsbury, owner of Aromas, confirmed the drifting rumor: Aromas is moving. Bryan and Cara Elsbury recently purchased the building at 214 N Main St. — formerly home to Cedar Valley Printing. “We took possession on...
From left to right: Jim Ott's sons Paul and Gary, grandson Gideon and wife Stacey stand next to the donated grain bin rescue tube. Not pictured: daughter Karen, daughter-in-law Kasey and granddaughter Paisley. Press photo by Kate Hayden
An empty hallway of the Charles City Middle School. File photo
Aromas plans to move from their current building down along Main Street, opening for service in the new storefront by Sep. 1. Press photo by Kate Hayden
Elizabeth Elin, Elizabeth Platte and Heather Wilson are Charles City’s three new teachers. Elin and Platte will teach at Lincoln Elementary school. Elin will third grade special education and Platte will teach fifth grade. Wilson has taken the middle school counselor position.
Thursday, August 20, 2015 - 11:00pm
Foster Grandparents is a well known and loved program in Charles City schools. “Grandparents” volunteer their time in the schools helping students with projects, reading, math and any other forms of assistance and support for the students and teachers they serve. Thursday Foster Grandparent volunteers met in the Charles City NIACC center for their annual before school inservice.
Thursday, August 20, 2015 - 11:00pm
A doe stands, curious, but not frightened by an idling pickup. As fall approaches, and hunters take to the woods, she will become more watchful and less trusting.
Wednesday, August 19, 2015 - 11:00pm
Forests are a wonderland of diverse plants and animals. Proper care and good forest management can increase the health and well being of wooded areas. District Foresters Greg Heidebrink and Jason Walker along with Trees Forever Field Coordinator Meredith Borchardt will help landowners better understand their forested areas today at 1 p.m. at the Fossil and Prairie Center.
Wednesday, August 5, 2015 - 11:00pm
Tricky fishing conditions didn’t stop Craig Krall from an outing of success on the Cedar River just below Nashua.
Wednesday, August 5, 2015 - 11:00pm
Jay Jung and his son Bennett stand with Jung’s spring turkey harvest. Hunting is just one the many outdoor hobbies Jung enjoys.
Wednesday, July 22, 2015 - 11:00pm
Sportsmen’s Park is home to the Charles City baseball and softball teams. As all the fields in the Press’ coverage area do, Sportsmen’s Park gives the good ol’ homey Iowa feel, bringing the community together on nights like this. — Press file photo
Wednesday, July 22, 2015 - 12:30am

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