Charles City's football team is back in the postseason for the first time since 2009.The Comets will travel to Cedar Rapids Xavier in the opening round of the Class 3A playoffs Wednesday night.Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. in Cedar Rapids.Nashua-Plainfield, which won Class A District 3, will host its second-ever playoff game Wednesday.The No. 7...
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John Bradley, president of Revive Community Development, met Thursday evening with the 500 North Grand Revitalization Team to discuss how Revive, if hired, would begin the process of the repurposing the Charles City Middle School.While Revive is a new company, established in June of this year, the five partners all have several years of experience...
Charles City’s Bryce Foxen looks for room to run during last week’s game against Decorah at Comet Field. The Comets are in action at Waverly-Shell Rock in week nine of the high school football season.
The final week of the prep football season has come upon us.Charles City’s mission is simple. A win assures the Comets of their first trip to the postseason since 2009. The Comets can still make the postseason even with a loss, but it would require some help from other teams within Class 3A District 3.Nashua-Plainfield looks to build...
Charles City students in sixth through eighth grade audition for their winter production. — Contributed photo
In the fairy tale criminal justice system, the characters from fairy tales and nursery rhymes are represented by two separate yet equally ridiculous groups: the fairy tale police who investigate fairy tale crime, and the fairy tale district attorneys who prosecute the fairy tale offenders. Students at the Charles City Middle School are...
Volunteers do some maintenance on a cabin in September at Tosanak Recreation Area. — Press file photo
A court decision last week does not put at risk the arrangement that led to the creation of Tosanak Recreation Area, the president of the Iowa National Heritage Foundation said Thursday.“We’re going to do everything we can to move this project forward,” said Joe McGovern. “By no means does this compromise the entire project...
Charles City's boys celebrate after winning the team title at Thursday's Class 3A State Qualifying meet at Hart Ridge Golf Course in Manchester. — Press photo by Ryan Kronberg
MANCHESTER — Thursday’s Class 3A State Qualifying Meet did not unfold according to the best laid plans prepared by Charles City’s boys. Their strong pack was split apart more than it had been in quite sometime.Charles City’s depth and heart, however, rose to the occasion putting the Comets in a familiar situation as State...
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Charles City’s Bryce Foxen looks for room to run during last week’s game against Decorah at Comet Field. The Comets are in action at Waverly-Shell Rock in week nine of the high school football season.
Charles City students in sixth through eighth grade audition for their winter production. — Contributed photo
Volunteers do some maintenance on a cabin in September at Tosanak Recreation Area. — Press file photo
Charles City's boys celebrate after winning the team title at Thursday's Class 3A State Qualifying meet at Hart Ridge Golf Course in Manchester. — Press photo by Ryan Kronberg

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John Bradley, president of Revive Community Development, met Thursday evening with the 500 North Grand Revitalization Team to discuss how Revive, if hi

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Charles City's football team is back in the postseason for the first time since 2009.The Comets will travel to Cedar Rapids Xavier in the opening round of the Class 3A playoffs Wednesday night....

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