An architecture sketch of City Hall from 1970. The building had one renovation in the 1990s, expanding the police department. Contributed photo
Just weeks after residents had a chance to submit recommendations about the future of Charles City facilities, there is still plenty for community members to consider.FEH Design was hired by Charles City, Floyd County, the Charles City Family Y and the Charles City Community School District near the start of summer, with intent to study whether...
“That house was as dark as the secrets that it kept,” Lynn, a sexual assault victim said. Lynn was the first of three speakers at Monday evening’s Sexual Abuse Forum: Safety is Knowledge Program.Last night was the first time Lynn shared her story publicly — 47 years after the assault. When she was four years old Lynn was...
Hawk Nelson vocalist Jonathan Steingard invites the crowd to sing along. Press photo by Kate Hayden
Central Park in Charles City certainly doesn’t see lights like this past Saturday night that often. Leading off after opening act Bread of Stone, Hawk Nelson and their 2015 album “Diamonds” took over the darkness with heavy bass, dance-able vocals and a light show ripe with pinks, blues and yellows, highlighting the faces of...
Charles City Police Chief Hugh Anderson accepts a check from members of the Northeast Iowa Regional Board of Realtors for $800. The money will be used toward updating body cameras for the Charles City Police Department. Pictured from left: Donna Stewart, Donna Pierce, Jon Jensen, Michael Hammond, Dean Stewart, Hugh Anderson, Lori Stewart, Larry Stewart, Mary Shileny, Ann Kabele, Wendy Luft, Shelly Weiss and Charley Perry.
The Northeast Iowa Regional Board of Realtors presented the Charles City Police Department with an $800 donation. According to Police Chief Hugh Anderson the money will be used to purchase improved body cameras. The body cameras cost roughly $850 and are about the size of a cell phone. They are capable of being synced with the cameras in the squad...
Briley Fisher leaps for a ball on Thursday night. Fisher is one of the Huskies’ main hitters. As a middle hitter, Fisher’s job is to pound the ball down the middle to the opponent. The Huskies were successful in that up-tempo game, defeating Rockford 3-0 in three-straight sets. — Press photo by Steven Koenigsfeld
The crowds were loud, the energy was electric and there was even a whistle-off between the Rockford and Nashua-Plainfield student sections. Thursday night had it all as the No. 15 Huskies topped the Warriors, 3-0.Senior Briley Fisher put it simply in a tweet after the game: “NP Student Section... You ROCK!!! Thanks for helping us get the dub...
Douglas Lindaman of Charles City is escorted out of Floyd County Magistrate Court Friday morning after his initial appearance on a third-degree sexual abuse charge.
UPDATED: By Chris Balduscbaldus@charlescitypress.comThe Charles City School Board candidate charged with third-degree sexual abuse was released from jail on $10,000 bond Friday morning without the supervision requirements sought by the Floyd County Attorney’s Office. Without such requirements, the Charles City Community School District...
An architecture sketch of City Hall from 1970. The building had one renovation in the 1990s, expanding the police department. Contributed photo
Hawk Nelson vocalist Jonathan Steingard invites the crowd to sing along. Press photo by Kate Hayden
Charles City Police Chief Hugh Anderson accepts a check from members of the Northeast Iowa Regional Board of Realtors for $800. The money will be used toward updating body cameras for the Charles City Police Department. Pictured from left: Donna Stewart, Donna Pierce, Jon Jensen, Michael Hammond, Dean Stewart, Hugh Anderson, Lori Stewart, Larry Stewart, Mary Shileny, Ann Kabele, Wendy Luft, Shelly Weiss and Charley Perry.
Briley Fisher leaps for a ball on Thursday night. Fisher is one of the Huskies’ main hitters. As a middle hitter, Fisher’s job is to pound the ball down the middle to the opponent. The Huskies were successful in that up-tempo game, defeating Rockford 3-0 in three-straight sets. — Press photo by Steven Koenigsfeld
Douglas Lindaman of Charles City is escorted out of Floyd County Magistrate Court Friday morning after his initial appearance on a third-degree sexual abuse charge.
Elizabeth Elin, Elizabeth Platte and Heather Wilson are Charles City’s three new teachers. Elin and Platte will teach at Lincoln Elementary school. Elin will third grade special education and Platte will teach fifth grade. Wilson has taken the middle school counselor position.
Thursday, August 20, 2015 - 11:00pm
Foster Grandparents is a well known and loved program in Charles City schools. “Grandparents” volunteer their time in the schools helping students with projects, reading, math and any other forms of assistance and support for the students and teachers they serve. Thursday Foster Grandparent volunteers met in the Charles City NIACC center for their annual before school inservice.
Thursday, August 20, 2015 - 11:00pm
A doe stands, curious, but not frightened by an idling pickup. As fall approaches, and hunters take to the woods, she will become more watchful and less trusting.
Wednesday, August 19, 2015 - 11:00pm
Forests are a wonderland of diverse plants and animals. Proper care and good forest management can increase the health and well being of wooded areas. District Foresters Greg Heidebrink and Jason Walker along with Trees Forever Field Coordinator Meredith Borchardt will help landowners better understand their forested areas today at 1 p.m. at the Fossil and Prairie Center.
Wednesday, August 5, 2015 - 11:00pm
Tricky fishing conditions didn’t stop Craig Krall from an outing of success on the Cedar River just below Nashua.
Wednesday, August 5, 2015 - 11:00pm
Jay Jung and his son Bennett stand with Jung’s spring turkey harvest. Hunting is just one the many outdoor hobbies Jung enjoys.
Wednesday, July 22, 2015 - 11:00pm

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