04 February 2016
State qualifiers take local stage

State qualifiers take local stage


Sure would, Sherwood? Actors mix wordplay among eight teams By Kate Hayden khayden@charlescitypress.com Imogen Herdman (Olivia Ayers) may...
28 January 2016
Filled with charm: Behind the creation of raku pottery

Filled with charm: Behind the creation of raku pottery


By Amie Johansen amie@charlescitypress.com Clay: hard, fragile, pliable and rigid. To hear Charles City resident and local potter Jon Schnec...
Local artists donate to ‘Empty Bowls’ fundraiser

Local artists donate to ‘Empty Bowls’ fundraiser


By Amie Johansen amie@charlescitypress.com For roughly 10 years Charles City residents have enjoyed homemade soups and hand thrown pottery from ...
 
Nature, shapework in the collector’s eye

Nature, shapework in the collector’s eye


Science and art tied together in local artist's work By Kate Hayden khayden@charlescitypress.com Artist Dennis Petersen is a born collect...
Comets in the groove

Comets in the groove


Charles City Jazz Ensemble pulls off gracious hosts, swinging jazz at state festival By Kate Hayden khayden@charlescitypress.com Student ...
25 January 2016
CCHS speech heads to state

CCHS speech heads to state


Eight student groups advance after earning top district ratings over the weekend To the Press The Charles City High School speech team advan...
 
22 January 2016
Poetry on the ranch

Poetry on the ranch


Chickasaw couple organizes eleventh year of fundraiser  By Kate Hayden, khayden@charlescitypress.com When it began ten years ago, Gerry a...
15 January 2016
Upcoming spring performances keeps CC music students sharp

Upcoming spring performances keeps CC music students sharp


By Kate Hayden, khayden@charlescitypress.com With the jam-packed schedule of holiday carols and season concerts behind them, the music students at C...
13 January 2016
Sound off!  CCMS students bring their best to Solo Festival

Sound off! CCMS students bring their best to Solo Festival


By Kate Hayden, khayden@charlescitypress.com They practiced their eighth notes and sustaining their tone; they turned their instruments for solos an...
 
08 January 2016
Student by design

Student by design


High schoolers invent their own style in Studio Arts course Senior Breuklyn Opp’s first major sewing project last year was also her first prom dr...