Firefighters spray down a blaze at a private grain elevator off Gar Drive in Charles City. — Press photo by Amie Johansen
It took area firefighters about 10 minutes to knock down the flames at a private grain facility near C&O Tire late Friday afternoon.Sean Christiansen of C&O Tire reported the fire at the facility off Gar Drive about 4:30 p.m.Firefighters were still working on the fire at 5:45 p.m.Updates will be posted as information becomes available....
Huskies’ shortstop Dallas Weiss hits a single in the fourth inning. Weiss’ hit helped build momentum, which was carried over from the third inning, where Nashua-Plainfield scored five runs. The Huskies won 11-5. Press photo by Stephen Koenigsfeld
A game of ups and downs provided Nashua-Plainfield with it’s first victory of the season, 11-5, against Clarksville on Thursday night at home.After two-and-a-half closely fought innings, ones that were being commanded by the pitching staffs, N-P senior Hannah Holthaus provided a spark that for aa five run, two hit inning for the Huskies....
Frontman Kendall Obermier with Farm Rock fans. Contributed photo
“Country rock with an edge” is how sound technician Keven Obermier describes Farm Rock’s scene. Band members hailing from towns across northern Iowa come ready to perform during high energy summer shows, and Party in the Park tonight will be no exception, Obermier said.“We do country music, but it’s not what you think...
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(Charles City, IA) – Join the excitement as paddlers return to Iowa’s first whitewater course for the Charles City Challenge WhiteWater Weekend June 12-14.The Charles City Challenge is anticipated to attract kayakers and stand up paddleboard (SUP) talent from across Iowa and the Midwest. Scheduled events include kayak rodeo, kayak...
Press photo by Amie Johansen
Wednesday evening the Charles City Planning and Zoning Commission met and discussed the Charles City Community School District’s proposed bus barn. The updated and improved bus barn would be placed in the current bus barn location, just off of Clark Street.Prior to Wednesday’s meeting, the school district submitted three waivers. The...
Charles City’s Levi Blaine trots to first base after flying out during the Comets’ 5-2 loss to Cedar Falls on Wednesday at Sportsmen’s Park. The Comets were coming in with momentum after beating Class 2A No. 1 Clear Lake on Monday, but fell to the Tigers. - Press photo by Stephen Koenigsfeld
It might not have been the Field of Dreams, but the setting at Sportsmen’s Park for the Comets’ home opener against Cedar Falls was pretty close.The first summer night paired with the first mosquito bite made for a homey evening, even as Charles City fell to Cedar Falls 5-2. After a momentum building win against No. 1 Clear Lake (...
Firefighters spray down a blaze at a private grain elevator off Gar Drive in Charles City. — Press photo by Amie Johansen
Huskies’ shortstop Dallas Weiss hits a single in the fourth inning. Weiss’ hit helped build momentum, which was carried over from the third inning, where Nashua-Plainfield scored five runs. The Huskies won 11-5. Press photo by Stephen Koenigsfeld
Frontman Kendall Obermier with Farm Rock fans. Contributed photo
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Press photo by Amie Johansen
Charles City’s Levi Blaine trots to first base after flying out during the Comets’ 5-2 loss to Cedar Falls on Wednesday at Sportsmen’s Park. The Comets were coming in with momentum after beating Class 2A No. 1 Clear Lake on Monday, but fell to the Tigers. - Press photo by Stephen Koenigsfeld
Firefighters spray down a blaze at a private grain elevator off Gar Drive in Charles City. — Press photo by Amie Johansen
Friday, May 29, 2015 - 6:54pm
Frontman Kendall Obermier with Farm Rock fans. Contributed photo
Friday, May 29, 2015 - 12:56am
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Friday, May 29, 2015 - 12:52am
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Friday, May 29, 2015 - 12:41am
Victoria Downey accepts the Typecast Award for being typecast as a preacher's kid for the part of Ariel in Footloose. She enjoyed the award with her stage father from the musical, Jonathan Baxter, and her real minister father, Michael Downey.
Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 1:53am
Charles City’s Levi Blaine trots to first base after flying out during the Comets’ 5-2 loss to Cedar Falls on Wednesday at Sportsmen’s Park. The Comets were coming in with momentum after beating Class 2A No. 1 Clear Lake on Monday, but fell to the Tigers. - Press photo by Stephen Koenigsfeld
Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 1:47am

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