20 February 2024
FFA Week: Litterer reflects on time as FFA District Sentinel

FFA Week: Litterer reflects on time as FFA District Sentinel


By Travis Fischer, tkfischer@charlescitypress.com Charles City’s Jada Litterer is reflecting on her time as an officer in the North Central FFA Dis...
FFA Week: Charles City horticulture class growing new flowers for downtown

FFA Week: Charles City horticulture class growing new flowers for downtown


By Travis Fischer, tkfischer@charlescitypress.com Spring is just around the corner and the Charles City horticulture class is working to make sure ...
19 February 2024
Charles City Arts Center hosts “From the Heart” event

Charles City Arts Center hosts “From the Heart” event


By Travis Fischer, tkfischer@charlescitypress.com It was an intimate gathering at the Charles City Arts Center as people enjoyed the “From the He...
 
Ten Charles City FFA members advance in leadership development competition

Ten Charles City FFA members advance in leadership development competition


To The Press Charles City FFA students participated in sub-district competition for the FFA Leadership Development Events Monday in Rockford. Ten s...
Regional spring flood risk below normal as Floyd County remains in ‘extreme drought’

Regional spring flood risk below normal as Floyd County remains in ‘extreme drought’


By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com The risk for flooding this spring is below normal, and will depend on future precipitation, accordi...
17 February 2024
Your guide to which bills survived the first Iowa legislative ‘funnel’ (and which didn’t)

Your guide to which bills survived the first Iowa legislative ‘funnel’ (and which didn’t)


By Robin Opsahl, Iowa Capital Dispatch Most of the priority bills proposed by Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds and Republican legislators made it through the f...
 
15 February 2024
Charles City tourism committee awards grants for summer projects and events

Charles City tourism committee awards grants for summer projects and events


By Travis Fischer, tkfischer@charlescitypress.com The Charles City Hotel/Motel Tax Tourism Steering Committee awarded grants to area organizations du...
Area fire departments called to Wednesday afternoon fires

Area fire departments called to Wednesday afternoon fires


By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com The Charles City Fire Department was called to a grass and brush fire at a rural residence in the 1...
Area veteran authors book about life after service

Area veteran authors book about life after service


By Travis Fischer, tkfischer@charlescitypress.com A retired area teacher and Marine Corps veteran has written a memoir about his experience before,...
 
Charles City Preschool will offer midday transportation next year

Charles City Preschool will offer midday transportation next year


By Travis Fischer, tkfischer@charlescitypress.com The Charles City Community School District will be offering midday transportation for next year’s...