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By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com About 40 people gathered Sunday afternoon to discuss race, community, stereotypes and building a bridge between cultures. Many of the people at...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jerry Lewis, the manic, rubber-faced showman who jumped and hollered to fame in a lucrative partnership with Dean Martin, settled down...

By Kate Hayden, khayden@charlescitypress.com Pottery, painting, photography, baskets — bells? Sure enough, the bells were ringing out at Art-a-Fest Saturday morning as six members of the...

By Kate Hayden, khayden@charlescitypress.com Organizer Keisha Cunnings had 200 backpacks on deck at this year's Back to School Bash — and still, she said, there...

By Kate Hayden, khayden@charlescitypress.com Two suspects in the May burglaries of a church and the YMCA have entered guilty pleas in Floyd County District Court. Justin Gulian...

By Kate Hayden, khayden@charlescitypress.com Leah Richter is one of multiple artists to be featured at the 2017 ArtaFest, held on Aug. 19 at Charles City’s Central...

By Kate Hayden, khayden@charlescitypress.com After growing up on the Bill Riley Talent Search stage, Harrison Sheckler has one more chance to be a Riley champion. Sheckler...

By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com People in the Charles City area around midday Monday, Aug. 21, will be able to witness a partial view of...

Staff report The sixth annual Back to School Bash pops up on Friday in Central Park — and families will want to line up early...

By Thomas Nelson, tnelson@charlescitypress.com Bethany Alliance Church is celebrating a "love week" by working to help members of their church in and around Charles City. This is...

By Thomas Nelson, tnelson@charlescitypress.com A chronic nuisance ordinance was discussed during a Charles City Council planning session Wednesday evening. This was not the first time this...

By Thomas Nelson, tnelson@charlescitypress.com The Floyd County Conservation Board will begin to raise money for a new cabin at the Tosanak Recreation Area.  The total cost...

By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com Events over the last several years have shined a light on racial tensions and race relations in the United States, coming...

By Kate Hayden, khayden@charlescitypress.com The new location for Treasure Chest is spacious, bright and just across the parking lot. Treasure Chest and Comprehensive Systems celebrated the...

By Kate Hayden, khayden@charlescitypress.com Byrony Forbes is one of multiple artists to be featured at the 2017 ArtaFest, held on Aug. 19 at Charles City’s Central...

Staff Report Three people were injured Sunday morning in an accident at the intersection of Highways 18 and 218 near the city of Floyd. The crash happened...

By Thomas Nelson, tnelson@charlescitypress.com Charles City Police Officer Bill Vetter will be retiring for the second time. Vetter's first retirement was from the United States Marine...

By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com An idea that began almost five years ago took a major step forward Tuesday afternoon as a gazebo was installed in...

By Kate Hayden, khayden@charlescitypress.com Rep. Todd Prichard, D-Charles City, is suspending his campaign for governor. Prichard announced his decision Tuesday afternoon, citing responsibilities to his family,...

By Thomas Nelson, tnelson@charlescitypress.com Do you have what it takes to be a firefighter? Thirteen members of the Charles City community attempted to prove their answer to...

By Kate Hayden, khayden@charlescitypress.com The Charles City Community School District is seeking volunteers for the School Improvement Advisory Committee. The district is seeking two parents with...

By Kate Hayden, khayden@charlescitypress.com If you were planning on viewing the solar eclipse through sunglasses, Charles City optometrist Dr. Bradley Ellingson hopes you reconsider. That's because...

By Kate Hayden, khayden@charlescitypress.com High Tech High humanities teacher Rusty Walker paced between groups of Iowa teachers on Monday, mostly listening. The New Hampton and Charles City educators...

By Kate Hayden, khayden@charlescitypress.com Bill Haywood is one of multiple artists to be featured at the 2017 ArtaFest, held on Aug. 19 at Charles City's...

By Thomas Nelson, tnelson@charlescitypress.com Blunt Street is host to the Charles City Farmer's Market week in and week out. Chef Ted Smallie said he made a...

  Staff Report The Nashua Fire Department held a controlled burn Saturday, Aug. 12 at the old Coop building near Main Street. The burn was rescheduled when a...

Staff report Charges are pending after a reported assault in Charles City led to recovered narcotics during a search warrant, according to the Charles City...

By Kate Hayden, khayden@charlescitypress.com When high school teacher Robert Pittman took his Charles City expeditions class to Backbone State Park last spring, he left impressed. "This...

By Kate Hayden, khayden@charlescitypress.com There isn't really a broad word for "art" in the Meskwaki tribal language as there is with the English language. "It's always...

 By Thomas Nelson, tnelson@charlescitypress.com A group of Charles City youths and adults traveled to the Caribbean for a mission trip. Bethany Alliance Church and the Rev....