19 August 2019
City Council awards $17 million WRRF contract to Dubuque construction company

City Council awards $17 million WRRF contract to Dubuque construction company


By Kelly Terpstra, kterpstra@charlescitypress.com The final plans were approved and the contract was awarded to build a new $17 million water resourc...
Steven Blum to retire after 27 years of treating patients at Floyd County Medical Center

Steven Blum to retire after 27 years of treating patients at Floyd County Medical Center


By Kelly Terpstra, kterpstra@charlescitypress.com Steven Blum enjoyed his time spent as a registered nurse in southeastern Alaska in the mid-’80s...
Charles City woman convicted of trying to kill her mother

Charles City woman convicted of trying to kill her mother


By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com A Charles City woman was found guilty Monday of attempting to kill her mother by injecting her with i...
 
Retrieving Freedom stops by CC Library with service dogs to help children read

Retrieving Freedom stops by CC Library with service dogs to help children read


By Kelly Terpstra, kterpstra@charlescitypress.com The relationship between a dog and human can be a special bond. Keegan Birkicht and her servic...
18 August 2019
Pooch plunge/doggie dip

Pooch plunge/doggie dip


By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com More than 75 dogs and about twice as many people enjoyed the Lion's Field Swimming Pool in Charles ...
Cedar Valley Art and Heritage Fest combines pioneer feel with eclectic art

Cedar Valley Art and Heritage Fest combines pioneer feel with eclectic art


By Kelly Terpstra, kterpstra@charlescitypress.com Shannon Graham remembers hunting trips with his father as a teenager. Graham would often be sh...
 
Party in the Park still a success as Community Revite event keeps going strong

Party in the Park still a success as Community Revite event keeps going strong


By Kelly Terpstra, kterpstra@charlescitypress.com The tie that binds. That’s Charles City’s Party in the Park. The Community Revitalizati...
15 August 2019
‘Stacks with snacks’ mini-golf concludes summer reading program at CC Library

‘Stacks with snacks’ mini-golf concludes summer reading program at CC Library


By Kelly Terpstra, kterpstra@charlescitypress.com Area teens attended the final summer reading program event scheduled for the season at the Charle...
Charles City Watershed Management Plan to address improving water quality

Charles City Watershed Management Plan to address improving water quality


By Kelly Terpstra, kterpstra@charlescitypress.com Everyone benefits from clean water. Reducing soil erosion and limiting the amount of pesticide...
 
N-P FFA member claims top prizes for restored tractor, equipment in Des Moines

N-P FFA member claims top prizes for restored tractor, equipment in Des Moines


By Bob Fenske, Nashua Reporter Editor When Shane Hillesheim saw the tractors his 1957 Oliver Super 55 was up against, he had hope. “I didn’t...