Baserunners laugh with head coach Lindsey Staudt during a called time on Monday night. The Warriors started off postseason play against conference opponent Northwood-Kensett, but took care of things early, eventually winning 9-0. — Press photo by Stephen Koenigsfeld
During Monday night’s 9-0 shutout win against Northwood-Kensett, Rockford put together one of its most complete games it has had since the beginning of the season, said head coach Lindsey Staudt.Everything was working.Centerfielder Sarah Parcher wasted no time providing the spark the Warrior have talked about needing to get their fire going...
The Comets regroup in the infield before the start of an inning on Saturday in their game against Mt. Pleasant. The Comets won the game, 7-3, their only win during the four-game tournament. Charles City was up against some of the best competition in the state, including No. 6 (5A) Waukee on Saturday. — Press photo by Stephen Koenigsfeld
IOWA CITY — The Comets were up against some of the toughest teams in the state on Saturday in Iowa City as they took on three tough opponents outside of the region.The Comets found their first and only win of the weekend tournament agianst Mt. Pleasant on Saturday afternoon. They were able to provide some fireworks of their own, scoring...
Andy Schaapveld (left) and Matt Williams ran the Firecracker 5K on Saturday morning with American Flags. Their hope, they said, was to bring a light, patriotic sense to the race, and to give some relief to those who worked hard. — Press photo by Stephen Koenigsfeld
As the sun peaked over the tree tops along the Charley Western Trail on Saturday morning, runners huffed, gasped and stumbled across the finish line for the Firecracker 5K.It was a runner’s paradise kind of morning, with a slight breeze giving some relief to the sweaty striders.Charles City native Jacob Day crossed the finish line in first...
Drew Mitchell hits a single in the sixth inning of Game 1, scoring Nate Lasher with the game-winning run. — Press photo by Chris Baldus
The Charles City baseball team got to go head-to-head (twice) with the Northeastern Iowa Conference leader on Friday night. The Comets won the first game 2-1, but lost the second 14-3.Levi Blaine was keyed in on Friday night. The Comets’ ace threw all seven innings, allowing just one run on four hits. Blaine also struck out seven batters in...
From left to right: Torey Kielman, Barbara Thomsen and Tracy Sweet take a break from assembling the galleries for Friday evening's showing.
The retrospective journeys of local artists Tracy Sweet, Torey Kielman and Barbara Thomsen will all be on display at the Charles City Arts Center, beginning with an open house tonight at 5 p.m. The three artists have all been heavily involved in volunteering at the Arts Center, teaching adults’ and kids’ classes, and putting on...
Visitors watch as a model robot by vendor Genesis shows off it's programming on the workfloor of L&J Industries. Press photo by Kate Hayden
L&J Industries employee Jacie Garden had a lot to be smiling about Thursday as community members and business partners lined up in front of the business to celebrate its 50th anniversary.Owners Chris and Lisa Garden inherited the business, originally named L&J Welding in 1965, from Chris' parents Jim and Lisa. It is now in it's...
Baserunners laugh with head coach Lindsey Staudt during a called time on Monday night. The Warriors started off postseason play against conference opponent Northwood-Kensett, but took care of things early, eventually winning 9-0. — Press photo by Stephen Koenigsfeld
The Comets regroup in the infield before the start of an inning on Saturday in their game against Mt. Pleasant. The Comets won the game, 7-3, their only win during the four-game tournament. Charles City was up against some of the best competition in the state, including No. 6 (5A) Waukee on Saturday. — Press photo by Stephen Koenigsfeld
Andy Schaapveld (left) and Matt Williams ran the Firecracker 5K on Saturday morning with American Flags. Their hope, they said, was to bring a light, patriotic sense to the race, and to give some relief to those who worked hard. — Press photo by Stephen Koenigsfeld
Drew Mitchell hits a single in the sixth inning of Game 1, scoring Nate Lasher with the game-winning run. — Press photo by Chris Baldus
From left to right: Torey Kielman, Barbara Thomsen and Tracy Sweet take a break from assembling the galleries for Friday evening's showing.
Visitors watch as a model robot by vendor Genesis shows off it's programming on the workfloor of L&J Industries. Press photo by Kate Hayden

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