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By Thomas Nelson, tnelson@charlescitypress.com Does Charles City need a crosswalk by the theater? The Charles City council considered a pedestrian pathway near by the theater and...

By Kate Hayden, khayden@charlescitypress.com The Charles City High School's landscape design class presented a full design concept to brighten the lawn surrounding the Charles City...

By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com Firefighters battled a huge fire Monday evening that enveloped an egg-producing facility owned by Zoetis in Charles City. Eight area fire departments joined to...

By Kate Hayden, khayden@charlescitypress.com Floyd County will be hosting two more Democratic gubernatorial candidates by the end of the month. On Friday, primary candidate Sen. Nate Boulton,...

By Kate Hayden, khayden@charlescitypress.com Iowa BIG North's partnership between four local school districts is one of 19 newly named STEM BEST Partnerships in Iowa — and...

  By Thomas Nelson, tnelson@charlescitypress.com A large crowd gathered at the Charles City Elks Lodge despite incoming rain and thunder and enjoyed some of Iowa's best...

  By Thomas Nelson, tnelson@charlescitypress.com Halloween is coming up and so are the parties. Transcend, an LGBTQ-friendly group, hosted Halloween Extravaganza. The party was a safe space...

Press staff report Three people were injured in a vehicle rollover accident Sunday morning on the Avenue of the Saints west of Rudd. Three people from Illinois...

By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com Zoetis Inc. in Charles City has received approval from the state for a tax credit as an economic incentive to support...

By Kate Hayden, khayden@charlescitypress.com Grab a cup of coffee, head out to the deck and spend your morning overlooking the Cedar River — and the...

By Kate Hayden, khayden@charlescitypress.com Whether you're looking for a few new light reads or a specific collector's item, there's plenty to sort through at the...

By Kate Hayden, khayden@charlescitypress.com Just off of Highway 18, on "Sew That! Lane," Ana Blickenderfer's new quilting studio is open for business. Sew That! is having...

By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com A citizens committee looking at options for a new Floyd County law enforcement center has decided it favors a one-story...

By Kate Hayden, khayden@charlescitypress.com Candidates for mayor and City Council had a full audience facing them during Thursday evening's forum, held in the Charles City NIACC...

By Kate Hayden, khayden@charlescitypress.com The LifeServe blood drive is coming back to Charles City High School on Oct. 31, thanks to a class dedicated to...

By Thomas Nelson, tnelson@charlescitypress.com Charles City Rotarians teamed with Charles City High School students to plant trees around town. The landscaping class at the Charles City...

By Thomas Nelson, tnelson@charlescitypress.com The Floyd Fire Department received 16 new air tanks and breathing apparatus from a FEMA grant Monday. The new tanks will replace ones...

Press staff report The Floyd-Mitchell-Chickasaw Solid Waste Management Agency landfill is no longer landfilling corrugated cardboard, although it will now accept it for recycling. There will...

By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com A Floyd County jury convicted Antoine Williams of murder in the second degree Wednesday morning. Williams, 36, of Charles City, had...

By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com Antoine Williams testified for almost two hours Tuesday morning, explaining what happened in the days leading up to and on the...

By Thomas Nelson, tnelson@charlescitypress.com It's local election season and in Charles City the voters will have a choice between two candidates for mayor. The regular city...

By Kate Hayden, khayden@charlescitypress.com Seventh-grade student Miracle Kolheim and her classmates didn't seem so sure about the raw honey sitting on a table in Jim...

By Kate Hayden, khayden@charlescitypress.com In the back of the Charles City High School art room, blue tape on the floor is slowly being covered over...

By Thomas Nelson, tnelson@charlescitypress.com The Charles City Council approved a contract with Jendro Sanitation to switch to rolling totes for city garbage collection, effective April...

 By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com One after another Monday, witnesses for the defense variously described Antoine Williams as gentle, kind, soft-spoken, peaceful, non-aggressive and non-violent. The mother...

By Kate Hayden, khayden@charlescitypress.com U.S. Representative John K. Delaney, D-Maryland, tried to cover a lot of ground over the table at Aromas Coffee. Taking questions from...

By Thomas Nelson, tnelson@charlescitypress.com The Charles City Fire Department hosted a pancake breakfast fundraiser Sunday morning. The pancake breakfast has been around for a number of...

By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com The state's new "stand your ground" law will not apply to the murder trial of Antoine Williams, the judge ruled Friday,...

By Kate Hayden, khayden@charlescitypress.com What pushes women to run for elected office? Morningside College professor Valerie Hennings asked a group of women seated in the NIACC Center...

By Kate Hayden, khayden@charlescitypress.com They're creepy and they're kooky. Mysterious and spooky. The family we all love to wonder at is coming to Charles City's stage, thanks to...