Senior Connor Crooks smiles as she sees her teammates awaiting outside the dugout after she hits a home run. Crooks tied the game up 1-1 in the first of a doubleheader Thursday night, in which the Comets won both, 4-3 and 4-3.  — Press photo by Stephen Koenigsfeld
As Sportsmen’s Park goes quiet and parents, friends and fans leave, only a few sounds remains. ‘Fwip, thump, “good hit,”’ a voice echos. Senior Bizz Wolfe sits on a five-gallon bucket, loading practice softballs into the pitching machine for Jamie Sindlinger to hit right back at her. She raises her hand, lets...
Jacob “Shorty” Greenzweig, junior, kicks up his leg as the moves to hop and jump in time with the drum cadence. The jump is an extra flare added to the visual appearance of the Charles City High School marching band.  — Press photo by Amie Johansen
Seventy-six trombones in the big parade — perhaps not quite 76 trombones, but definitely a band, several convertibles, classic cars, fire trucks, pick-up trucks and candy. “(There are) 103 (entrants) right now,” Teri Lokenvitz, of the Charles City Area Chamber of Commerce, said. According to Lokenvitz, she expects even more...
The Huskies complete a 6-6-4 double play to cap off the inning in game one of a doubleheader against North Butler on Wednesday night. After an up and down game, the Huskies were able to pull a three-run, two-out rally down in the sixth to get out to a 7-3 lead. — Press photo by Stephen Koenigsfeld
The Huskies were able to wrap up some confidence after sweeping Corn Bowl Conference foe North Butler on the road Wednesday night, 7-5 and 11-9 victories.In the first game, it was seesaw kind of match. Pitchers Mason Hyde and Tyler Merfeld went at it in the rubber match. The Huskies jumped out to small 1-0 lead before opening it up to 3-0 in...
As recreational anglers move into the midsummer season, the Iowa Department of Natural Resources' invitations for public comments expire Thursday, July 2, for the 2015 draft of the state impaired waters listing.The 2015 impaired waters list, which the DNR officially updates every two years with testing information from the Cedar River, should...
Caleb Hageman watches a wild pitch go to the backstop during the Comets’ 4-1 victory against North Fayette Valley on Tuesday night.  — Press photo by Stephen Koenigsfeld
BJ Foster was 2-for-3 with a run scored in the Comets’ 4-1 win against North Fayette Valley on Tuesday night. But more importantly, Foster’s teammates said his hot bat lately has been a much needed spark in the offense.After losing five-straight before earning two bounce-back wins against Waukon and North Fayette Valley, the Comets...
The First Citizen's Bank team members pass through a hula-hoop at one of the stations along the bed race course last year. Press file photo
Your carriage: a mobile, somewhat controllable bed frame on wheels. Your team: four chosen friends, family members or co-workers above age sixteen with visions of glory, or at least the town bragging rights of the weekend. Your obstacles: well, that’s the surprise, said Chamber of Commerce director Mark Wicks. “It’s exactly what...
Senior Connor Crooks smiles as she sees her teammates awaiting outside the dugout after she hits a home run. Crooks tied the game up 1-1 in the first of a doubleheader Thursday night, in which the Comets won both, 4-3 and 4-3.  — Press photo by Stephen Koenigsfeld
Jacob “Shorty” Greenzweig, junior, kicks up his leg as the moves to hop and jump in time with the drum cadence. The jump is an extra flare added to the visual appearance of the Charles City High School marching band.  — Press photo by Amie Johansen
The Huskies complete a 6-6-4 double play to cap off the inning in game one of a doubleheader against North Butler on Wednesday night. After an up and down game, the Huskies were able to pull a three-run, two-out rally down in the sixth to get out to a 7-3 lead. — Press photo by Stephen Koenigsfeld
Caleb Hageman watches a wild pitch go to the backstop during the Comets’ 4-1 victory against North Fayette Valley on Tuesday night.  — Press photo by Stephen Koenigsfeld
The First Citizen's Bank team members pass through a hula-hoop at one of the stations along the bed race course last year. Press file photo
Lewiston Monument Company engraver Lee Kennedy adds another 70 names to the Floyd County Veterans Memorial outside of the Floyd County courthouse.
Friday, July 3, 2015 - 5:00am
Senior Connor Crooks smiles as she sees her teammates awaiting outside the dugout after she hits a home run. Crooks tied the game up 1-1 in the first of a doubleheader Thursday night, in which the Comets won both, 4-3 and 4-3.  — Press photo by Stephen Koenigsfeld
Friday, July 3, 2015 - 5:00am
Mary Schmallen, left, holds one of the 100 dresses she sewed to be given to Haitian orphans. Sue Ayres, right, attends the Haiti trip each year and will bring the dresses on their next trip in January.
Thursday, July 2, 2015 - 11:00pm
Jacob “Shorty” Greenzweig, junior, kicks up his leg as the moves to hop and jump in time with the drum cadence. The jump is an extra flare added to the visual appearance of the Charles City High School marching band.  — Press photo by Amie Johansen
Thursday, July 2, 2015 - 5:00am
The Huskies complete a 6-6-4 double play to cap off the inning in game one of a doubleheader against North Butler on Wednesday night. After an up and down game, the Huskies were able to pull a three-run, two-out rally down in the sixth to get out to a 7-3 lead. — Press photo by Stephen Koenigsfeld
Thursday, July 2, 2015 - 12:08am
Caleb Hageman watches a wild pitch go to the backstop during the Comets’ 4-1 victory against North Fayette Valley on Tuesday night.  — Press photo by Stephen Koenigsfeld
Wednesday, July 1, 2015 - 1:00am

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