The Charles City Comets cross country invitational scheduled for today at Wildwood Golf Course in Charles City is cancelled. The invitational was to include middle and high school runners. Schools expected to participate included Decorah, Crestwood, Mason City, Nashua-Plainfield, Saint Ansgar and South WInneshiek.The National Weather Service...
Fire, the PAWS husky who will benefit from fundraising by Rhode Island third graders.
When Julie Taylor opened the check from a Rhode Island third grade classroom, she was certain the donation was meant for someone else.“I was very excited. It’s quite a large donation, and unexpected, which is a nice surprise,” Taylor, director of PAWS Humane Society, said. “I kind of thought, ‘Aw, they got the wrong...
Longshot, M80, Definitely Nuts, Branding Iron and Major Disaster are just a few of the tractors that have participated in the annual Labor Day Saturday Tractor pull at the Cedar Valley Engine Club. Club member Larry Bissen of Stacyville has organized this event for several years. When Bissen was asked why he enjoyed doing this he chuckled and said...
Most outdoorsmen have learned to keep trained eyes on fields, ditches and yards for wildlife. They look for the familiar silhouettes of turkey, deer and of course the beloved Iowa Pheasant. Early risers will find themselves smiling when they hear a rooster’s cackle. Landowners take mental notes, trying to compare what they see and hear to...
This behemoth zucchini is roughly 17 inches long and 4.5 inches in diameter. Reporter Amie Johansen has no intention of eating this gigantuan vegetable, instead she will bring him to the Big 4 Fair to see how he measures up to the competition.
As I’ve written about on many occasions, I decided to try my hand at gardening this year. Thanks to Mother Nature my garden did exceedingly well — I take no credit. Of all the things I planted in my garden, I was most excited for my zucchini. I planted three plants just to be sure that at least one would be fruitful. There are few...
Sydney Hansen (2) leaps for the ball and bumps it over the net in a set against Northwood-Kensett on Tuesday. The Huskies found themselves down 2-0 after two sets, and nearly battled back to force a fifth, but fell short 3-1 in the fourth. — Press photos by  Stephen Koenigsfeld
After digging themselves a 2-0 match hole, the No. 15 Huskies were unable to mount a three-set comeback and fell to unranked Northwood-Kensett, 3-1.Nashua-Plainfield (2-1, 1-1 TOIC) got off to a slower start than normal, said head coach Jill Smith. In a battle between the two teams, neither the Vikings (3-0, 3-0 TOIC) nor the Huskies lead by more...
Fire, the PAWS husky who will benefit from fundraising by Rhode Island third graders.
This behemoth zucchini is roughly 17 inches long and 4.5 inches in diameter. Reporter Amie Johansen has no intention of eating this gigantuan vegetable, instead she will bring him to the Big 4 Fair to see how he measures up to the competition.
Sydney Hansen (2) leaps for the ball and bumps it over the net in a set against Northwood-Kensett on Tuesday. The Huskies found themselves down 2-0 after two sets, and nearly battled back to force a fifth, but fell short 3-1 in the fourth. — Press photos by  Stephen Koenigsfeld
Wednesday, September 2, 2015 - 12:41pm
Briley Fisher leaps for a ball on Thursday night. Fisher is one of the Huskies’ main hitters. As a middle hitter, Fisher’s job is to pound the ball down the middle to the opponent. The Huskies were successful in that up-tempo game, defeating Rockford 3-0 in three-straight sets. — Press photo by Steven Koenigsfeld
Friday, August 28, 2015 - 7:34pm
Elizabeth Elin, Elizabeth Platte and Heather Wilson are Charles City’s three new teachers. Elin and Platte will teach at Lincoln Elementary school. Elin will third grade special education and Platte will teach fifth grade. Wilson has taken the middle school counselor position.
Thursday, August 20, 2015 - 11:00pm
Foster Grandparents is a well known and loved program in Charles City schools. “Grandparents” volunteer their time in the schools helping students with projects, reading, math and any other forms of assistance and support for the students and teachers they serve. Thursday Foster Grandparent volunteers met in the Charles City NIACC center for their annual before school inservice.
Thursday, August 20, 2015 - 11:00pm
A doe stands, curious, but not frightened by an idling pickup. As fall approaches, and hunters take to the woods, she will become more watchful and less trusting.
Wednesday, August 19, 2015 - 11:00pm
Forests are a wonderland of diverse plants and animals. Proper care and good forest management can increase the health and well being of wooded areas. District Foresters Greg Heidebrink and Jason Walker along with Trees Forever Field Coordinator Meredith Borchardt will help landowners better understand their forested areas today at 1 p.m. at the Fossil and Prairie Center.
Wednesday, August 5, 2015 - 11:00pm
Tricky fishing conditions didn’t stop Craig Krall from an outing of success on the Cedar River just below Nashua.
Wednesday, August 5, 2015 - 11:00pm

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The Charles City Comets cross country invitational scheduled for today at Wildwood Golf Course in Charles City is cancelled. The invitational was to include middle and high school runners. Schools...

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