26 April 2018
Plant a tree with Floyd County Conservation

Plant a tree with Floyd County Conservation


By Thomas Nelson, tnelson@charlescitypress.com Ackley Creek Park, a couple of miles outside of Marble Rock, will host a volunteer day for tree plan...
12 April 2018
It’s technically spring in Iowa

It’s technically spring in Iowa


By Heidi Reams, Floyd County Conservation Naturalist Spring?? The calendar says that it’s officially spring in Iowa, yet the weather doesn’t seem...
07 March 2018
A feast for robins

A feast for robins


A flock of about a dozen robins gathered in a yard in the 3000 block of Clark Street Wednesday to enjoy a feast of crabapples. The birds were eati...
 
28 February 2018
Charles City and Iowa Soybean Association partner for a sponsored project

Charles City and Iowa Soybean Association partner for a sponsored project


By Thomas Nelson, tnelson@charlescitypress.com A watershed management plan could be funded through a sponsored project that Charles...
22 February 2018
$17K  donated to Tosanak cabin fund

$17K donated to Tosanak cabin fund


Press Staff Report The modern Tosanak cabin is $17,000 closer to its $120,000 goal. Hanson Foundation of Forest City has donated $5,000 and Kinn...
31 January 2018
The full, blue, blood, super moon eclipsed

The full, blue, blood, super moon eclipsed


By Thomas Nelson, tnelson@charlescitypress.com Wednesday morning saw a once-in-a-lifetime event. The moon was full, red, large and eclipsed all at ...
 
24 January 2018
Could Iowa have a state fossil?

Could Iowa have a state fossil?


By Thomas Nelson, tnelson@charlescitypress.com Most people are familiar with state birds (Iowa's is the American Goldfinch) and state flowers (Iow...
18 January 2018
Turkey Tracker Banquet Saturday

Turkey Tracker Banquet Saturday


Press Staff Report The Floyd County Turkey Trackers will have a banquet this Saturday, Jan. 30 at 5 p.m. The event will be at the Elks Lodge and...
Northern lights spotted over Charles City late Monday

Northern lights spotted over Charles City late Monday


By Kate Hayden, khayden@charlescitypress.com Some Charles City residents had a rare treat spotting the northern lights late Monday night. Jac...
 
13 December 2017
Pets get cold, too

Pets get cold, too


By Thomas Nelson, tnelson@charlescitypress.com It's that time of year again. Where the temperature is so cold your skin hurts. And if your skin is ...