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...
Artist Tracy Sweet poses with the first painting he donated to the Charles City Arts Center's permanent collection. Press photo by Kate Hayden
As volunteers from the Charles City Arts Center searched through the permanent collection, artist Tracy Sweet was looking for a particular print: a watercolor of some childhood cowboy boots, with a rough-wood frame built by his father. “When I got them out to paint them, I thought, eh, I’m not going to paint some little kids’...
Charles City School Board candidate Doug Lindaman is in the Floyd County Jail accused of sexually abusing a 17-year-old boy in 2011.Lindaman, who pleaded guilty in 1988 to two counts of lacivious acts with a child, is scheduled to appear in Floyd County Magistrate Court on Friday.Floyd County Attorney Rachel Ginbey filed a criminal complaint on...
From left to right: Jim Ott's sons Paul and Gary, grandson Gideon and wife Stacey stand next to the donated grain bin rescue tube. Not pictured: daughter Karen, daughter-in-law Kasey and granddaughter Paisley. Press photo by Kate Hayden
In a Marble Rock grain elevator, Jon Shannon is caught. Corn piles up to just above his waist, trapping his legs and giving him nothing to pull himself out with, or even just hang on to. But Shannon is in good spirits, laughing and talking as his rescuers maneuver across the unstable surface and tie a harness underneath his arms. Shannon can be...
It’s time to shake off the cobwebs and dive in head first — literally.The Charles City swimming and diving team has its first meet of the season with Waterloo East coming to town tonight. The Comets have been working this summer and will see their first live action in the pool at 5 p.m.Head coach Amy Johnson is returning to the...
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.
Artist Tracy Sweet poses with the first painting he donated to the Charles City Arts Center's permanent collection. Press photo by Kate Hayden
From left to right: Jim Ott's sons Paul and Gary, grandson Gideon and wife Stacey stand next to the donated grain bin rescue tube. Not pictured: daughter Karen, daughter-in-law Kasey and granddaughter Paisley. Press photo by Kate Hayden
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
Sportsmen’s Park is home to the Charles City baseball and softball teams. As all the fields in the Press’ coverage area do, Sportsmen’s Park gives the good ol’ homey Iowa feel, bringing the community together on nights like this. — Press file photo
Wednesday, July 22, 2015 - 12:30am

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