14 July 2019
Family fun and games offered at Party in the Park

Family fun and games offered at Party in the Park


By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com The music group Highway 9 rocked Central Park while kids and families participated in games Friday, as it...
Flippin’ flapjacks and flyin’

Flippin’ flapjacks and flyin’


By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com Pancakes, sausages and some local air travel on a Sunday morning. The Charles City Lions Club put on i...
Dr. Grimm retiring after 46 years as dentist in Charles City

Dr. Grimm retiring after 46 years as dentist in Charles City


By Kelly Terpstra, kterpstra@charlescitypress.com There have been tears shed, laughs shared and plenty of warm hugs. Dr. Greig Grimm, a dentist ...
 
11 July 2019
Revamped Floyd County Fair ready to roll next week

Revamped Floyd County Fair ready to roll next week


By Kelly Terpstra, kterpstra@charlescitypress.com The heart of any county fair is its participants. That includes cows, pigs and horses. Sure...
Minnesota man gets probation after chase that injured officer

Minnesota man gets probation after chase that injured officer


By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com A Minnesota man who earlier pleaded guilty to reduced charges after a traffic chase where a Charles C...
‘R’ is for ‘Reading’ by the ‘River’ …

‘R’ is for ‘Reading’ by the ‘River’ …


Library youth services director Stacey Leerhoff reads some books to children during an outdoor reading picnic — known as “Read and Feed” —...
 
Colorful pollinator plot attracting attention

Colorful pollinator plot attracting attention


By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com Patches of bright yellow and orange flowers have been attracting the attention of vehicles travelin...
10 July 2019
Aw, shucks! Local fresh sweet corn still about a week away

Aw, shucks! Local fresh sweet corn still about a week away


By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com Few things are more iconic to Iowa than sitting down and crunching into the steaming, buttery kernels on ...
Planes and pancakes will be on the runway Sunday

Planes and pancakes will be on the runway Sunday


By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com For more than 20 years, Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta has been the busiest airport ...
 
Barnish Bargain Bin and More offers a wide array of resale items

Barnish Bargain Bin and More offers a wide array of resale items


By Kelly Terpstra, kterpstra@charlescitypress.com When an opportunity arises and the timing is right – go with it. That’s why John and Trish...