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By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com In what could be regarded as one step toward repurposing and selling the old middle school, the Charles City Community School District...

Employees of Cedar River Signs, Inc. in Charles City put the finishing touches on the front doors of Lincoln Elementary School on Monday. All...

A Charles City resident enjoys some lunch and the weather Monday afternoon on a bench, with a full view of the fast-flowing Cedar River,...

By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com It was “Meme Monday” at Charles City High School and “Mismatch Monday” at Lincoln Elementary School in Charles City as the...

By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com Michael Luick-Thrams believes history is just a mirror into our present world — and often, we don’t like the reflection. “Often times...

By Kelly Terpstra, kterpstra@charlescitypress.com Once the dust settled, there weren’t many objections at a Charles City Council planning session Monday that dealt largely with concrete and...

By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com The Floyd County Medical Center had an overall operating loss of more than $114,000 last year, according to a preliminary...

By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com A Charles City man charged with third-degree sexual abuse was found guilty by a Floyd County jury last week. Michael Joseph Debettignies,...

By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com Homecoming Week is a time to celebrate the present, look toward the future and honor the past. That last part — honor...

By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com It’s still Chucktown Brewfest, it’s just been tweaked a little bit. “It’s the Charles City version of Oktoberfest, only this year we’re...

By Kelly Terpstra, kterpstra@charlescitypress.com If you look and listen, you’ll hear plenty and see a lot at antique shows. A fair, a show, flea market or...

By Kelly Terpstra, kterpstra@charlescitypress.com When a business grows, more space is needed. That means another building is being constructed on site at Hawkeye Preferred Tooling...

By Kelly Terpstra, kterpstra@charlescitypress.com The Floyd County Full Moon 5K scheduled for Friday evening has been canceled because of heavy rainfall and the potential for more...

To The Press Charles City High School has announced its 2018 homecoming court. Ten students will represent the school district during this year’s Homecoming Week, which begins...

By Bob Fenske, Nashua Reporter The challenges just don’t want to go away for area farmers in 2018. They battled snow and rain in April and...

By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com I remember one time when the screams changed everything. It was about 30 years ago, in Iowa City. A female college student...

By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com Rep. Todd Prichard was talking to a group of teachers Wednesday. You could tell by the kinds of questions they asked. He...

By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com Editor’s note: This story is continued from the Wednesday Press because of time and space limitations during production Tuesday evening....

By Kelly Terpstra, kterpstra@charlescitypress.com The Charles City Police Department was alerted about a suspicious person who was potentially armed with a shotgun or possibly wielding a...

By Mira Schmitt-Cash, of the New Hampton Tribune Even though most students today don’t live on a farm, many of them visit farms, and the...

Adam Vinatieri’s gray hairs probably say more about his profession than his age. He’s geriatric in football years – thriving in young man’s league with...

By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com There were no disagreements among four candidates for Floyd County supervisor at a forum Tuesday evening. The candidates, who are running...

By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com The theme this year is “Burning Up the Competition” as the Charles City School District celebrates homecoming with a week packed...

By Kelly Terpstra, kterpstra@charlescitypress.com Jordy, the Charles City Police Department’s new K-9 narcotics dog, will be back in Charles City and on patrol for the...

Press Staff Report Iowa historian and author Michael Luick-Thrams will make two separate appearances in Charles City Monday. Charles City students and the community have an...

By Kelly Terpstra, kterpstra@charlescitypress.com The future is now. The Charles City Council voted to approve the next phase in the proposed $11.5 million fiber-to-the-home broadband internet...

By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com The Lions have checked more than 1,000 kids — that’s 2,000 eyes — with thousands more to go. Charles City preschool children have...

By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com When Charles City teacher Ann Prichard logs in for her online graduate class, sometimes she hears her instructor say, “… and...

By Kelly Terpstra, kterpstra@charlescitypress.com Let there be light. The recent addition of light poles to Memorial Park has made an already beautiful area shine even brighter...

By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com A peer-mentoring program in the Charles City School District is on the rise. Project RISE — which stands for “Respect, Integrity, Success,...