12 December 2019
School board approves ‘Flexibility Fund’ expenditures

School board approves ‘Flexibility Fund’ expenditures


By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com Over $60,000 worth of non-budgeted or unexpected items were financed by the Charles City Community School D...
Elementary students make fleece blankets, donate them to the police

Elementary students make fleece blankets, donate them to the police


To the Press Students at Lincoln Elementary School in Charles City are not only applying the math skills they’re learning to make fleece blankets...
Iowa developer interested in building $13 million assisted living center in Charles City

Iowa developer interested in building $13 million assisted living center in Charles City


By Kelly Terpstra, kterpstra@charlescitypress.com Mark Holtkamp has big plans for Charles City. The Solon developer is interested in building a ...
 
Charles City man not guilty on felony child sex charge, guilty on two misdemeanors

Charles City man not guilty on felony child sex charge, guilty on two misdemeanors


By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com A Charles City man was found not guilty on a felony charge of sexual acts with a child after a jury t...
Charles Theatre raises ticket price to $3 for adults, $2 for kids, seniors

Charles Theatre raises ticket price to $3 for adults, $2 for kids, seniors


To the Press The Charles Theatre in Charles City has announced that it will increase the cost of ticket prices by $1, effective Jan. 1. At the q...
11 December 2019
Charles City Telecommunications Utility board of trustees holds first meeting

Charles City Telecommunications Utility board of trustees holds first meeting


By Kelly Terpstra, kterpstra@charlescitypress.com The first meeting of the Charles City Telecommunications board of trustees was significant from t...
 
School district resumes discussion of high school renovations

School district resumes discussion of high school renovations


By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com Air conditioning isn’t typically a major conversation topic during a December cold spell in Iowa. It...
Kids get to Shop With A Cop for extra gifts this Christmas

Kids get to Shop With A Cop for extra gifts this Christmas


By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com A couple of dozen smiling people were wandering through the aisles of the Charles City Kmart store ...
Charles City’s Bob Thomson still making his mark on business world

Charles City’s Bob Thomson still making his mark on business world


  By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com At a time when most people who make it that far are enjoying retirement and taking it eas...
 
10 December 2019
Lighted tour of homes an early Christmas gift for many transit riders

Lighted tour of homes an early Christmas gift for many transit riders


By Kelly Terpstra, kterpstra@charlescitypress.com There was no shiny wrapping paper to tear into and not a bow in sight, but this Christmas present...