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By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com A Charles City native has been selected as the running mate by the Democratic nominee for governor in the election this...

Bailee Bortz (back left) was crowned 2018 Floyd County Fair Queen on Friday evening, as coronation was held during Party in the Park n...

By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com By noon, it was getting a little hot, but the golfers didn’t seem to mind. Friday morning marked the fourth annual golf...

By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com The Fourth Annual Sexual Assault Awareness 5K “You Must Ask” Dash — or “Mustache Dash,” as it is referred to, was...

By Kelly Terpstra, kterpstra@charlescitypress.com They say practice makes perfect. In barbecue competition that translates to first place if you’re 2 Scubbas BBQ. Many folks from...

By Kelly Terpstra, kterpstra@charlescitypress.com Bravery, perseverance and justice. Those are just some of the noble traits the colors of the American Flag symbolize about the...

By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com Local law enforcement officials are alerting the public that a phone scam has been targeting people in and around Charles City...

By Kelly Terpstra, kterpstra@charlescitypress.com A fire broke out around midnight Thursday morning at 407 S. Main in Charles City. The fire scorched the second story of...

By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com Calling all canines, big and small — the park is open! Both sections of the Charles City Dog Park are now open...

By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com Charles City Police Chief Hugh Anderson said he was stopped at a stop sign on Tuesday, and he saw something happening...

By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com The trials of the parents charged with the death of their infant son in Alta Vista have been postponed again. The trials of...

I have a buddy who’s an artist. He draws, he paints, he carves, he sculpts — he does all the things you’d expect an artist...

By Kelly Terpstra, kterpstra@charlescitypress.com The Charles City Police Department benefits from the help of its reserve force. Currently there are three reserve police officers on...

By Kelly Terpstra, kterpstra@charlescitypress.com McQuillen Place might not be completed yet in Charles City, but walkers by the building should be able to step on...

By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com Corey Johnson and Jim Moore were weather-spotting late Saturday afternoon, on a country road northwest of Rockford, and everything was pretty...

By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com Douglas Lindaman of Charles City has filed motion in Floyd County District Court seeking what would be a fourth trial on charges...

The Rudd-Rockford-Marble Rock Community School District sustained damage to its baseball and softball diamonds, concession stand and other sheds, although there was no structural damage...

By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com The Iowa Board of Mortuary Science has disciplined an area funeral director for allowing an unlicensed person to remove human remains...

By Kelly Terpstra, kterpstra@charlescitypress.com There’s something strange going on at Oakland–Alameda County Coliseum. Is it in the water? Something in the air? Aliens or an...

By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com The county engineer urged people driving on rural Floyd County roads to exercise caution because there are still damaged areas after...

By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com You don’t have to have a mustache to participate, but it helps. The Fourth Annual Sexual Assault Awareness 5K “You Must Ask”...

By Kelly Terpstra, kterpstra@charlescitypress.com Bragging rights will be on the line Saturday as the Fourth Annual Charles City BBQ Challenge pits teams against one another...

By Kelly Terpstra, kterpstra@charlescitypress.com Memorial Park, located at the corner of Brantingham and Clark Street, will see some added improvements in the coming months courtesy...

By Kelly Terpstra, kterpstra@charlescitypress.com Adam Sears oversees about 3,000 acres as director of the Floyd County Conservation. Late Saturday afternoon last week, parts of that area...

By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com The Charles City Community School District Board of Education officially approved the hiring of Bryan Jurrens as principal of the Charles...

By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com Phyllis Meyer sat in Victory Park on Saturday and watched three bicyclists speed through. A young couple talked quietly in the shade...

By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com Floyd County supervisors discussed weekend storm damage at a planning session Monday morning and are scheduled to approve a disaster proclamation...

To The Press The Charles City Community School District announced two new administrators this weekend. Bryan Jurrens has been offered the position of principal of the Charles City...

By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com The National Weather Service announced that there was no confirmed tornado, but the storm that rolled through Rockford late Saturday afternoon...

A large gathering of people visited the Charles City Arts Center on Friday, as Charles City artist Ann Schneckloth greeted the public at her...