The Charles City Pom Squad performs part of its routine during halftime of Friday night’s boys basketball game at Comet Gym. — Press photo by Ryan Kronberg
Twenty-four young ladies took to the floor at Comet Gym Friday night at halftime of the boys basketball game against Waverly-Shell Rock. All eyes from the near capacity crowd were focused on them. They fed off the excitement from the patrons. “It was a lot of energy, knowing you have a million eyes on you,” Hannah...
New Hampton 4-H members Daniel Orthaus, left, Isaac Howe, center, and Cole Orthaus, right, take aim during the Double C Archery Club’s 300 Round shooting tournament on Sunday. — Press photo by Mitchell Hanson
Hobbies can be found in unexpected places. A group of local hobbyists practices their activity of choice — archery — in a rather unpredictable location. The archers cannot be found outside among the woods, nor at a state-of-the-art shooting range. Instead, on certain days of the year, one might hear thumps or whispers from...
Pictured from left are Charles City High School contemporary world issues students Tyreque Baker, Gavin Connell, Adam Stewart, Helen Carey, Josh Halligan and Mike Andrews working Thursday on their social media campaign against modern slavery. — Press photo by Amie Johansen
Josh Halligan said he was surprised to read his lifestyle as a Charles City High School student is supported by 40 slaves, according to the website slaveryfootprint.org.It was part of the research he and his classmates in teacher Rob Pittman’s contemporary world issues class have done leading up to the launch of their social media campaign...
Contract proposals from Charles City union employees and the city varied significantly on salaries, vacation days and overtime hours at Thursday’s initial negotiation meeting.  This meeting was a chance for both the city and Teamsters Local Union No. 238, representing the Charles City Fire, Police and Public Works Departments, to...
An IRS scam has reached Charles City.  Interim Police Chief Hugh Anderson said the police department took reports of a scam coming from a 722 area code. Dispatch has been taking calls reporting this scam all week, with at least nine calls Wednesday morning, Anderson said.  The Floyd County Sheriff’s Office has taken...
The toys have been collected and now volunteers are working to sort through the hundreds of Floyd County Toys for Tots donations.  Wednesday night at the First Wesleyan Church in Charles City, volunteers sifted through the holiday season donations. Hauling in boxes and bags like an Iowan offshoot of the North Pole’s toy making...
The Charles City Pom Squad performs part of its routine during halftime of Friday night’s boys basketball game at Comet Gym. — Press photo by Ryan Kronberg
New Hampton 4-H members Daniel Orthaus, left, Isaac Howe, center, and Cole Orthaus, right, take aim during the Double C Archery Club’s 300 Round shooting tournament on Sunday. — Press photo by Mitchell Hanson
Pictured from left are Charles City High School contemporary world issues students Tyreque Baker, Gavin Connell, Adam Stewart, Helen Carey, Josh Halligan and Mike Andrews working Thursday on their social media campaign against modern slavery. — Press photo by Amie Johansen
Members of Charles City’s boys bowling team watch as Tyler Brockney throws a ball during the Baker games in Friday’s match against Waverly-Shell Rock at Comet Bowl. — Press photo by Ryan Kronberg
Monday, December 22, 2014 - 6:00am
Charles City’s Nick Jacobs works to finish off the pin of Lisbon’s Peyton Willenbring during their match at 195 pounds Saturday at the Battle of Waterloo at Young Arena. Jacobs won by pin in 1:32.  — Press photo by Ryan Kronberg
Monday, December 22, 2014 - 6:00am
Waverly-Shell Rock’s Jake Velky snags a ball away from Charles City’s BJ Foster during the first half of Friday’s NEIC game at Comet Gym. — Press photo by Ryan Kronberg
Monday, December 22, 2014 - 6:00am
The Charles City Pom Squad performs part of its routine during halftime of Friday night’s boys basketball game at Comet Gym. — Press photo by Ryan Kronberg
Monday, December 22, 2014 - 12:52am
New Hampton 4-H members Daniel Orthaus, left, Isaac Howe, center, and Cole Orthaus, right, take aim during the Double C Archery Club’s 300 Round shooting tournament on Sunday. — Press photo by Mitchell Hanson
Monday, December 22, 2014 - 12:50am
Charles City’s Dakota Hewitt scores back points during his match against Oelwein’s Sayer Woodson at 126 pounds. Hewitt won by a pin in 2:25. — Press photo by Ryan Kronberg
Friday, December 19, 2014 - 4:00am
Pictured from left are Charles City High School contemporary world issues students Tyreque Baker, Gavin Connell, Adam Stewart, Helen Carey, Josh Halligan and Mike Andrews working Thursday on their social media campaign against modern slavery. — Press photo by Amie Johansen
Friday, December 19, 2014 - 1:12am

Sports

Members of Charles City’s boys bowling team watch as Tyler Brockney throws a ball during the Baker games in Friday’s match against Waverly-Shell Rock at Comet Bowl. — Press photo by Ryan Kronberg
 Charles City’s boys bowling team rolled a near perfect game in the fourth of the five Baker series.It gave the Comets an opportunity to pull out a nice home win over its rival.Waverly-...

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