08 June 2024
City Council approves Fourth of July Parade route

City Council approves Fourth of July Parade route


By Travis Fischer, tkfischer@charlescitypress.com EDITOR’S NOTE: This story has been edited to change the time and location for the Elks Lodge Fl...
06 June 2024
Wartburg professor shares love of exotic animals with Charles City Public Library patrons

Wartburg professor shares love of exotic animals with Charles City Public Library patrons


By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com Dr. Michael Bechtel, an associate professor of science education at Wartburg College in Waverly, ha...
Charles City closing in on new fire chief

Charles City closing in on new fire chief


By Travis Fischer, tkfischer@charlescitypress.com The hunt for a new full-time fire chief for the Charles City Fire Department is nearing its end. ...
 
Postponed Charles City Party in the Park sets makeup date

Postponed Charles City Party in the Park sets makeup date


By Travis Fischer, tkfischer@charlescitypress.com A new date has been set to make-up for last week’s canceled Party in the Park. Originally plan...
Sherwin-Williams manager moving up

Sherwin-Williams manager moving up


By Travis Fischer, tkfischer@charlescitypress.com A change in leadership is coming to the Charles City Sherwin-Williams store. Store manager Dak...
Library packs pottery painting program

Library packs pottery painting program


By Travis Fischer, tkfischer@charlescitypress.com The Charles City Public Library hosted a special pottery painting class on Thursday, June 6. A...
 
05 June 2024
UPDATED: Groups arranging public display honoring returning WWII airman’s remains

UPDATED: Groups arranging public display honoring returning WWII airman’s remains


Updating with more precise information on the timing and routes for arrival in Charles City and funeral procession to the cemetery By Bob Steenson, b...
Floyd County 2024 primary election votes made few candidate decisions

Floyd County 2024 primary election votes made few candidate decisions


By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com Tuesday’s primary election did little to clarify the candidates for county races in November in F...
03 June 2024
Last month was wettest May on record for Charles City

Last month was wettest May on record for Charles City


By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com The previous month was the wettest May in Charles City since records began being kept in 1893, acco...
 
PAWS hosts 5K fundraiser

PAWS hosts 5K fundraiser


By Travis Fischer, tkfischer@charlescitypress.com It was a fine day for a walk as a pack of four-legged friends led their people around town for th...