After a long wait, Sportsman’s Park has a new scoreboard for home baseball and softball games. Becuase of flooding and wet conditions, installation of the new scoreboard has been put off several times. However, just before the first home games, which are set to take place on Wednesday, the new display was erected May 21. - Photo courtesy Justin DeVore
The Charles City baseball team got its season started off on the right foot last night as it brought home the first victory of the season, a 2-1 decision against Clear Lake.The holiday weekend was cut short of the Comets as they travelled west for the evening. Rainy forecasts held off so spectators could watch a “pitchers duel” game,...
Colton Crooks heaves a chair out of the borrowed CCHS band trailer and down the stairs to its new home at Lincoln Elementary School. Press photo by Amie Johansen
Lincoln and Washington Elementary teachers and staff along with other staff and students from around the district went to work Tuesday morning rearranging the two schools. The grade-alike reconfiguration — approved by the Charles City School Board at its Monday, May 11 meeting —  required roughly half of the elementary school...
The Nashua-Plainfield High School class of 2015 releases confetti, silly string and air horns Sunday in the school gymnasium as commencement comes to a close. — Press photo by Kate Hayden
The best way to make a graduation memorable is to go out with a loud bang. After officials at Nashua-Plainfield announced the class of 2015 to the assembled crowd, students let off a wave of air horns, confetti and silly string with their cap throw, making a colorful snapshot for their friends and families’ cameras. “They’re...
Madison Becker drops her jaw in excitement Sunday as she and her fellow Charles City graduates file out of Comet Gym. Celebration was on everyone’s minds. The next chapter has officially started. A summer of graduation parties and making final memories before classmates go their separate directions lies ahead. — Press photo by Amie Johansen
 Charles City High School graduate Austin Bauer was chosen by his classmates to give a commencement speech. Bauer’s speech was peppered with jokes, impressions and quotes keeping his classmates chuckling.“No doubt, some of you will turn out to be criminals,” Bauer said of his classmates’ future. “But, white...
Galen Roberts, left, and Pastor Paul Phillips, right look to the flag as Daniel Fleming, center, sings the National Anthem at Monday’s Memorial Day Service in Oakwood Cemetery in Floyd. Press photo by Amie Johansen
Small children stared as U.S. Marine Capt. Jacob Paulus walked down the center of Oakwood Cemetery Monday morning in Floyd as he presented the colors. All eyes followed him as he took even strides straight back to his position underneath the flagpole. Wind waved the  gold trimmed flag overhead. The ceremony was one of several ways residents...
Katie Foster runs the 100-meter dash at the state track and field meet in Des Moines on Saturday. Foster finished second place overall, something that even surprised her, she said. Foster earned the Comets 8 points with the finish and plans to be back next year. Press photo by Stephen Koenigsfeld
DES MOINES -- A smile has never been bigger for a state runner-up finish than the one that came from Charles City’s Katie Foster on Saturday.The Comet sophomore finished just 0.4 of a second off of what would have been an unexpected state title in the 100-meter dash. After running four other events at the state track meet, one of which she...
After a long wait, Sportsman’s Park has a new scoreboard for home baseball and softball games. Becuase of flooding and wet conditions, installation of the new scoreboard has been put off several times. However, just before the first home games, which are set to take place on Wednesday, the new display was erected May 21. - Photo courtesy Justin DeVore
Colton Crooks heaves a chair out of the borrowed CCHS band trailer and down the stairs to its new home at Lincoln Elementary School. Press photo by Amie Johansen
The Nashua-Plainfield High School class of 2015 releases confetti, silly string and air horns Sunday in the school gymnasium as commencement comes to a close. — Press photo by Kate Hayden
Madison Becker drops her jaw in excitement Sunday as she and her fellow Charles City graduates file out of Comet Gym. Celebration was on everyone’s minds. The next chapter has officially started. A summer of graduation parties and making final memories before classmates go their separate directions lies ahead. — Press photo by Amie Johansen
Galen Roberts, left, and Pastor Paul Phillips, right look to the flag as Daniel Fleming, center, sings the National Anthem at Monday’s Memorial Day Service in Oakwood Cemetery in Floyd. Press photo by Amie Johansen
Katie Foster runs the 100-meter dash at the state track and field meet in Des Moines on Saturday. Foster finished second place overall, something that even surprised her, she said. Foster earned the Comets 8 points with the finish and plans to be back next year. Press photo by Stephen Koenigsfeld
CC’s Cody Reiher runs the third leg of the boys’ shuttle hurdle. The relay placed 10th, and missed the finals by 0.22 of a second. - Press photo by Stephen Koenigsfeld
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 7:00am
After a long wait, Sportsman’s Park has a new scoreboard for home baseball and softball games. Becuase of flooding and wet conditions, installation of the new scoreboard has been put off several times. However, just before the first home games, which are set to take place on Wednesday, the new display was erected May 21. - Photo courtesy Justin DeVore
Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - 8:41pm
Colton Crooks heaves a chair out of the borrowed CCHS band trailer and down the stairs to its new home at Lincoln Elementary School. Press photo by Amie Johansen
Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - 7:04pm
Galen Roberts, left, and Pastor Paul Phillips, right look to the flag as Daniel Fleming, center, sings the National Anthem at Monday’s Memorial Day Service in Oakwood Cemetery in Floyd. Press photo by Amie Johansen
Monday, May 25, 2015 - 10:07pm

The Charles City Press

801 Riverside Drive
Charles City, IA 50616
Telephone: (641) 228-3211
Fax: (641) 228-2641

Sign Up For Breaking News

Stay informed on our latest news!

Manage my subscriptions

Subscribe to Charles City Press Breaking News feed
Customize This