Part of the 62 acres the Charles City School District is trying to purchase will be used for an outdoor classroom. — Press photo by Chris Baldus
The Charles City School District's plan to build sport fields and establish an outdoors classroom on 62 acres off Clark Street took a step forward Tuesday morning. It has some hurdles ahead, however.The Floyd County Board of Adjustment unanimously approved the district's conditional use for the part of the acreage in St. Charles Township...
Charles City Middle School. — Press file photo
Revive Community Development Co. LLC. will make a presentation on Thursday to the committee tasked with finding a new use for the Charles City Middle School, the 500 N. Grand Revitalization Team.Revive is based in Davenport and specializes in repurposing historic buildings. The purpose of the presentation is to gain more insight on the best way to...
Former Kansas City Royals pitcher Bret Saberhagen
Bret Saberhagen grew up with visions of playing baseball at the highest level.He lived it out and then some.Twenty-nine years ago, he was in the middle of one of the greatest moments in Kansas City Royals history. He started a pair of games in the 1985 World Series against St. Louis. Saberhagen won both starts, going 2-0 with a 0.50 earned run...
Nashua-Plainfield’s Briley Fisher, above, left, and Aubrey Bienemann, celebrate a point during their Corn Bowl Conference match at St. Ansgar earlier this season.  — Press photo by Ryan Kronberg
Nashua-Plainfield’s volleyball team begins the tournament trail tonight. The Class 1A No. 9 Huskies open Class 1A postseason action tonight hosting Riceville, with first serve set for 7 p.m. at the Nashua-Plainfield Gym. Nashua-Plainfield won both meetings this season, defeating the Wildcats 2-0 (21-6, 21-8) at the Nashua-Plainfield...
Front, from left, Mackenzie Wilson, Makayla Nierling, Peyton Reams, Sadie Ruzicka, Tayler Schmidt and Samantha Arenas and back, Coach Jaime Caffrey, Bailee Bortz, Emma Williams, Nicole Loftus, Kelby Katcher and Sydney Loeckle. — Contributed photo
 The Charles City freshman volleyball team recently completed a very successful season. Coach Jaime Caffrey’s team went 6-0 in the Northeast Iowa Conference and earned the NEIC Tournament Championship.  They ended the season with a 31-1 match record and a 62-6 game record. Along with the conference title, they were the Marshalltown...
Shovels are set up behind dignitaries at the McQuillen Place ground-breaking Monday in downtown Charles City. — Press photo by Chris Baldus
Charley Thomson grew up in Charles City and landed his first job marking merchandise in the basement of the Ben Franklin five-and-dime store at 123 Main Street. The shop was owned by his father, Bob Thomson.On Monday, Thomson returned to that very spot to celebrate a groundbreaking in his role as a developer. His project will transform the empty...
Part of the 62 acres the Charles City School District is trying to purchase will be used for an outdoor classroom. — Press photo by Chris Baldus
Charles City Middle School. — Press file photo
Former Kansas City Royals pitcher Bret Saberhagen
Nashua-Plainfield’s Briley Fisher, above, left, and Aubrey Bienemann, celebrate a point during their Corn Bowl Conference match at St. Ansgar earlier this season.  — Press photo by Ryan Kronberg
Front, from left, Mackenzie Wilson, Makayla Nierling, Peyton Reams, Sadie Ruzicka, Tayler Schmidt and Samantha Arenas and back, Coach Jaime Caffrey, Bailee Bortz, Emma Williams, Nicole Loftus, Kelby Katcher and Sydney Loeckle. — Contributed photo
Shovels are set up behind dignitaries at the McQuillen Place ground-breaking Monday in downtown Charles City. — Press photo by Chris Baldus

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Part of the 62 acres the Charles City School District is trying to purchase will be used for an outdoor classroom. — Press photo by Chris Baldus

The Charles City School District's plan to build sport fields and establish an outdoors classroom on 62 acres off Clark Street took a step forward Tuesday morning.

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Former Kansas City Royals pitcher Bret Saberhagen
Bret Saberhagen grew up with visions of playing baseball at the highest level.He lived it out and then some.Twenty-nine years ago, he was in the middle of one of the greatest moments in Kansas City...

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