It was close. Real close.Close enough to have given the number three ranked team in class 3A several anxious moments.Close enough to know that if the game had been two minutes longer, a Comet victory would have ensued.Close enough to hurt.Close wasn’t quite good enough for the Charles City Comet boys basketball team as their season...
Nashua-Plainfield started strong again Thursday night in the Class 1A, District 4 championship game against Denver at Aplington-Parkersburg High School. The Huskies powered their way to a 26-12 halftime lead.It was not a safe lead.After an even third quarter, with the Cyclone outscoring the Huskies 11-10, Denver started the fourth quarter with a...
Starting the first week in March, Charles City Middle and High school students will be given more lunch options.  Having an alternative entree choice is not new to the high school, Food Service Director Dawn Wolf said.  Before the state regulations on school lunches were set in place, the Charles City School Food Service was...
Doug Bohlen, of Ionia, and Gerald Schmitt, of Rockford, were recently given the “Longspur Award” at the National Pheasant Fest convention in Des Moines.  Bohlen and Schmitt have been active members of Pheasants Forever since nearly the beginning of the organization.  Pheasants Forever began in Minnesota in 1983...
Cast members of the Charles City Middle School performance of “Law & Order: Fairytale Unit” prepare for their shows on Friday at 7 p.m. and Saturday at 2 p.m. in the middle school auditorium. The performance is free will donation. The show surrounds the Big Bad Wolf, who is going on trial for the destruction of the Three...
In its first year of existence, the Charles City High School boys bowling team has made a name for itself as one of the top bowling teams in the state.  The team competed Monday in the Class 1A state tournament at Plaza Lanes in Des Moines and landed a third place team finish.  In individuals, sophomore Drew Mitchell bowled a...
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