19 August 2019
Charles City woman convicted of trying to kill her mother

Charles City woman convicted of trying to kill her mother


By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com A Charles City woman was found guilty Monday of attempting to kill her mother by injecting her with i...
Retrieving Freedom stops by CC Library with service dogs to help children read

Retrieving Freedom stops by CC Library with service dogs to help children read


By Kelly Terpstra, kterpstra@charlescitypress.com The relationship between a dog and human can be a special bond. Keegan Birkicht and her servic...
18 August 2019
Pooch plunge/doggie dip

Pooch plunge/doggie dip


By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com More than 75 dogs and about twice as many people enjoyed the Lion's Field Swimming Pool in Charles ...
 
Cedar Valley Art and Heritage Fest combines pioneer feel with eclectic art

Cedar Valley Art and Heritage Fest combines pioneer feel with eclectic art


By Kelly Terpstra, kterpstra@charlescitypress.com Shannon Graham remembers hunting trips with his father as a teenager. Graham would often be sh...
Party in the Park still a success as Community Revite event keeps going strong

Party in the Park still a success as Community Revite event keeps going strong


By Kelly Terpstra, kterpstra@charlescitypress.com The tie that binds. That’s Charles City’s Party in the Park. The Community Revitalizati...
15 August 2019
‘Stacks with snacks’ mini-golf concludes summer reading program at CC Library

‘Stacks with snacks’ mini-golf concludes summer reading program at CC Library


By Kelly Terpstra, kterpstra@charlescitypress.com Area teens attended the final summer reading program event scheduled for the season at the Charle...
 
Charles City Watershed Management Plan to address improving water quality

Charles City Watershed Management Plan to address improving water quality


By Kelly Terpstra, kterpstra@charlescitypress.com Everyone benefits from clean water. Reducing soil erosion and limiting the amount of pesticide...
N-P FFA member claims top prizes for restored tractor, equipment in Des Moines

N-P FFA member claims top prizes for restored tractor, equipment in Des Moines


By Bob Fenske, Nashua Reporter Editor When Shane Hillesheim saw the tractors his 1957 Oliver Super 55 was up against, he had hope. “I didn’t...
14 August 2019
Dubuque construction company submits $17 million low bid for WRRF project

Dubuque construction company submits $17 million low bid for WRRF project


By Kelly Terpstra, kterpstra@charlescitypress.com Portzen Construction out of Dubuque submitted the low base bid for just under $17 million to constr...
 
Airport group discusses taxiway options, approves annual report

Airport group discusses taxiway options, approves annual report


By Kelly Terpstra, kterpstra@charlescitypress.com Business has been good for Bill Kyle and the North Cedar Aviation Authority. Corporate jets fl...