Charles City’s Levi Blaine trots to first base after flying out during the Comets’ 5-2 loss to Cedar Falls on Wednesday at Sportsmen’s Park. The Comets were coming in with momentum after beating Class 2A No. 1 Clear Lake on Monday, but fell to the Tigers. - Press photo by Stephen Koenigsfeld
It might not have been the Field of Dreams, but the setting at Sportsmen’s Park for the Comets’ home opener against Cedar Falls was pretty close.The first summer night paired with the first mosquito bite made for a homey evening, even as Charles City fell to Cedar Falls 5-2. After a momentum building win against No. 1 Clear Lake (...
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Iowa residents can fish without a license June 5-7 in the Iowa Department of Natural Resources' free fishing weekend.The first weekend of June each year, free fishing weekend allows Iowans try fishing without buying a license. All other regulations remain in place.DNR staff will be at popular fishing spots across the state...
A railroad truck and a pickup collided shortly after noon Tuesday at a railroad crossing on Lancer Avenue (T-38) near 210th street. No injuries were reported, but the pickup was totaled.The Floyd County Sheriff's Office investigated the vehicle accident at 12:21 p.m., and found a 2003 Freightliner straight truck being operated on the railroad...
After a long wait, Sportsman’s Park has a new scoreboard for home baseball and softball games. Becuase of flooding and wet conditions, installation of the new scoreboard has been put off several times. However, just before the first home games, which are set to take place on Wednesday, the new display was erected May 21. - Photo courtesy Justin DeVore
The Charles City baseball team got its season started off on the right foot last night as it brought home the first victory of the season, a 2-1 decision against Clear Lake.The holiday weekend was cut short of the Comets as they travelled west for the evening. Rainy forecasts held off so spectators could watch a “pitchers duel” game,...
Colton Crooks heaves a chair out of the borrowed CCHS band trailer and down the stairs to its new home at Lincoln Elementary School. Press photo by Amie Johansen
Lincoln and Washington Elementary teachers and staff along with other staff and students from around the district went to work Tuesday morning rearranging the two schools. The grade-alike reconfiguration — approved by the Charles City School Board at its Monday, May 11 meeting —  required roughly half of the elementary school...
The Nashua-Plainfield High School class of 2015 releases confetti, silly string and air horns Sunday in the school gymnasium as commencement comes to a close. — Press photo by Kate Hayden
The best way to make a graduation memorable is to go out with a loud bang. After officials at Nashua-Plainfield announced the class of 2015 to the assembled crowd, students let off a wave of air horns, confetti and silly string with their cap throw, making a colorful snapshot for their friends and families’ cameras. “They’re...
Charles City’s Levi Blaine trots to first base after flying out during the Comets’ 5-2 loss to Cedar Falls on Wednesday at Sportsmen’s Park. The Comets were coming in with momentum after beating Class 2A No. 1 Clear Lake on Monday, but fell to the Tigers. - Press photo by Stephen Koenigsfeld
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After a long wait, Sportsman’s Park has a new scoreboard for home baseball and softball games. Becuase of flooding and wet conditions, installation of the new scoreboard has been put off several times. However, just before the first home games, which are set to take place on Wednesday, the new display was erected May 21. - Photo courtesy Justin DeVore
Colton Crooks heaves a chair out of the borrowed CCHS band trailer and down the stairs to its new home at Lincoln Elementary School. Press photo by Amie Johansen
The Nashua-Plainfield High School class of 2015 releases confetti, silly string and air horns Sunday in the school gymnasium as commencement comes to a close. — Press photo by Kate Hayden
Victoria Downey accepts the Typecast Award for being typecast as a preacher's kid for the part of Ariel in Footloose. She enjoyed the award with her stage father from the musical, Jonathan Baxter, and her real minister father, Michael Downey.
Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 1:53am
Charles City’s Levi Blaine trots to first base after flying out during the Comets’ 5-2 loss to Cedar Falls on Wednesday at Sportsmen’s Park. The Comets were coming in with momentum after beating Class 2A No. 1 Clear Lake on Monday, but fell to the Tigers. - Press photo by Stephen Koenigsfeld
Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 1:47am
The Nashua-Plainfield girls’ golf team holds up its state qualifier banner Wednesday after winning the Class 1A, Region 4 championship. Pictured from left, front row, are Hailey Schmitz and Kelsey Poppe; back row, Hannah Holthaus, Sara McMichael, Kayla Dietz and Lauren Ebert. - Contributed photo
Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 1:37am
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Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 12:49pm
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 12:00pm
CC’s Cody Reiher runs the third leg of the boys’ shuttle hurdle. The relay placed 10th, and missed the finals by 0.22 of a second. - Press photo by Stephen Koenigsfeld
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 7:00am

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