Charles City’s annual ChickFest is approaching on Saturday, April 4, promising a festive day of springtime shopping. A hallmark of the season’s growing greens and flowering foliage, ChickFest is sponsored annually by the Charles City Area Chamber of Commerce. It promotes small-town businesses and encourages local commerce....
As the world seemingly speeds up, people find themselves longing for the way things were — especially when it comes to the things they eat.  Jay Jung, Farm Bureau Insurance agent and part-time farmer, has been raising chickens since he was a freshman at Charles City High School.    “We want to provide an...
Twenty percent of kindergarteners don’t receive preschool education and the Charles City Community School District is aiming to change that by offering tuition-free preschool for four-year-olds beginning this fall.The District will offer statewide voluntary preschool program for all 4-year-olds beginning this fall and families are already...
Tuesday morning, the student body of Immaculate Conception School gathered in the gymnasium to surprise Laurie Field. Unbeknownst to Field, her student Dylan Shultz wrote an essay nominating her for KIMT’s Golden Apple Award.  According to Shultz, the essay was not a difficult one to write. He especially appreciates all of the help...
On Saturday, 25 Charles City High School choir students will compete in solo and ensemble at Crestwood.  In order to help students prepare, Charles City High School Choral Director Brad Beale set up a sort of mock solo and ensemble Monday afternoon. “The purpose is to prepare for the full shebang,” Beale said. ...
The Starr Home on the corner of North Grand and Highway 18 will be closing.  The facility is capable of housing 13 residents comfortably, Jerry Joerger, Starr Home board treasurer, said.  At least nine or 10 residents are needed to sustain the building. According to Joerger, there have only been five residents at Starr Home for...
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On Wednesday at approximately 12:52 p.m., a two vehicle single-fatality occurred on the Avenue of the Saints, just east of the Nora Springs exit


There are four asphalt-paving projects scheduled for this summer. Two of these areas are Hart Street and Riverside Drive where water main replacements occurred during the winter of 2014.

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