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Staff Report Freezing rain and snow is expected to impact Floyd County late Sunday, making Monday morning travel difficult, the National Weather Service reports. Periods of...

By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com When the Casey’s General Store on Gilbert Street closes next month it will leave only one Casey’s store in Charles City....

By Kate Hayden, khayden@charlescitypress.com A future floor plan for the Charles City High School will once again come under public scrutiny during Monday's Board of...

By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com A standoff with area law enforcement ended with one person dead, shot by officers Wednesday evening. According to the Bremer County Sheriff’s Office, the...

By Thomas Nelson, tnelson@charlescitypress.com The Floyd County Community Foundation awarded $109,363 to 30 Floyd County organizations at a ceremony Wednesday evening. "$109,000 is being handed out...

Press Staff Report The Floyd County Turkey Trackers will have a banquet this Saturday, Jan. 30 at 5 p.m. The event will be at the Elks...

By Kate Hayden, khayden@charlescitypress.com Some Charles City residents had a rare treat spotting the northern lights late Monday night. Jack Mackay documented the lights' appearance over Floyd County skies at...

By Thomas Nelson, tnelson@charlescitypress.com There is still time to specify to the city what size garbage totes residents would like for the new solid waste collection...

By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com Classic Cleaners is still open, offering dry cleaning, laundry and other services under new management. The Charles City business formerly was owned...

By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com A man currently serving up to 50 years in prison for murder will not have to be returned to Charles City...

By Thomas Nelson, tnelson@charlescitypress.com This year's Cabin Fever Weekend is coming to Charles City Jan. 26-28 and will include a sock and shoe collection for...

By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com A group of area people who traveled to Haiti on a recent mission trip accomplished a lot while down there. Still, there...

Press Staff Report An accident at the intersection of Underwood Avenue and Highway 18 east of Charles City left three people with minor injuries Wednesday evening. Two...

By Kate Hayden, khayden@charlescitypress.com The flu is making headlines again this season, but advice to manage it is reliably basic. Stay home for at least 24...

 By Thomas Nelson, tnelson@charlescitypress.com The Charley Western Bridge is a step closer to being demolished since its partial collapse in April 2017. The Charles City Council...

Staff report Charles City schools will have a two-hour late start on Tuesday, Jan. 16, superintendent Dan Cox announced Monday night. Morning practices and activities...

By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com More than $24,000 was issued Friday in Charles City hotel/motel tax grants to three community projects or events. The Charles City...

Press Staff Report The Floyd County Sheriff's Office reported a busy day Monday as blowing snow caused slippery conditions on area roads. "County roads are 100% snow;...

To The Press The first of eight top prizes of $100,000 available in the Iowa Lottery's "Casino Riches" scratch game was claimed recently by a Charles City...

By James Grob, New Hampton Tribune A Nashua man died after a train collided with the motor grader he was driving Friday morning, west of...

More than $6,000 raised for Floyd County Sheriff's reserve By Thomas Nelson, tnelson@charlescitypress.com About 160 people came to the Elks Lodge Saturday evening to help raise money for Floyd County sheriff's...

  By Kate Hayden, khayden@charlescitypress.com Seventeen sides of the health care industry were on display Friday morning in a student-led STEM-careers fair. Students of Charles City High...

By Kate Hayden, khayden@charlescitypress.com While north Iowa is surrounded by shades of winter, the Charles City Arts Center is inviting residents to experience the warm...

By Kate Hayden, khayden@charlescitypress.com A fine dining experience in Charles City will pull double-duty as a new Dollars for Scholars fundraiser in February. Tickets are on...

Press Staff Report Updated: 8 p.m., Thursday —  The National Weather Service canceled a winter storm warning Thursday evening for much of northcentral Iowa and issued a hazardous...

By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com A young Boone man was sentenced this week to up to five years in prison for injuring a baby that he...

By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com The third person involved in a Charles City home break-in last summer has been sentenced. Deangelo Aaron Hawkins, age 20, of...

By Thomas Nelson, tnelson@charlescitypress.com The Charles City Council began reviewing the city budget Wednesday night and discussed the Parks and Recreation Department, the hotel/motel tax, the library...

By Thomas Nelson, tnelson@charlescitypress.com The Charles City anti-drug group SoFar will hold an open public forum on a city ordinance the group is proposing that...

By Thomas Nelson, tnelson@charlescitypress.com Details are pending, but overall Charles City appears to be moving toward a broadband internet utility. The Charles City Broadband and Telecommunications Commission...