25 June 2019
Coronation delayed until next Party in the Park, July 12

Coronation delayed until next Party in the Park, July 12


To the Press The 2019 Floyd County Fair queen will be crowned at the next Party in the Park, July 12, at Central Park in Charles City. The announce...
City Council reviews draft agreement with CCADC for certified site

City Council reviews draft agreement with CCADC for certified site


By Kelly Terpstra, kterpstra@charlescitypress.com The Avenue of the Saints Development Park may be one step closer to fruition after a rough draft of...
School board discusses former athletic field land options

School board discusses former athletic field land options


By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com Now that the Charles City School District is building a new baseball and a softball diamond near the ...
 
Fair selling ‘Twister 2019’ T-shirts

Fair selling ‘Twister 2019’ T-shirts


To the Press Individuals can support the Floyd County Fair rebuilding process by purchasing a “Twister 2019” T-shirt. The fair board will st...
24 June 2019
Development agreement to abate taxes for 500 N. Grand building presented to council

Development agreement to abate taxes for 500 N. Grand building presented to council


By Kelly Terpstra, kterpstra@charlescitypress.com A signature on the dotted line. That may be all that’s left to begin reconstruction on the 500...
Charles City school district sells historic part of old middle school

Charles City school district sells historic part of old middle school


By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com It’s official. The Charles City Board of Education has sold the front, historic part of the build...
 
Bluhm’s graces fairgrounds with donations and a little color

Bluhm’s graces fairgrounds with donations and a little color


By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com Kylie Knecht was an eye-witness to the tornado that tore up the Floyd County Fairgrounds on Memorial Da...
23 June 2019
Charles City recognized for age-friendliness

Charles City recognized for age-friendliness


By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com Nine months ago, former Charles City Mayor James Erb called Iowa AARP Director Brad Anderson and asked hi...
Trash cleanup helps keep the Cedar River bank beautiful

Trash cleanup helps keep the Cedar River bank beautiful


By Kelly Terpstra, kterpstra@charlescitypress.com Charles City is like a second home to Marty Colbert. The Cedar Rapids resident loves to travel...
 
Dogs take a jog in Charles City

Dogs take a jog in Charles City


By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com Close to 100 dogs and their owners took part in the Eighth Annual PAWS Cedar Dog Jog 5K fundraiser Saturd...