23 June 2019
Smoke on the Cedar brings BBQ contest to the Charles City riverfront

Smoke on the Cedar brings BBQ contest to the Charles City riverfront


By Kelly Terpstra, kterpstra@charlescitypress.com “Sweet and sassy. Straight forward, with no fuss.” That’s Hog Waller BBQ. Michael Whitne...
Wet and wild at the Charles City Whitewater Challenge

Wet and wild at the Charles City Whitewater Challenge


By Kelly Terpstra, kterpstra@charlescitypress.com Iowa’s first whitewater park isn’t shy about showing people a good time. Just jump in, hol...
20 June 2019
Dan Wardell wows Charles City during his Reading Road Trip across Iowa

Dan Wardell wows Charles City during his Reading Road Trip across Iowa


By Kelly Terpstra, kterpstra@charlescitypress.com The final score was kids 927 trillion, grown-ups 5 billion. But the contest results really did...
 
Scrap metal mania

Scrap metal mania


By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com The Charles City Lions Club’s first-ever scrap metal drive got off to a roaring start Wednesday and Thu...
It’s a whitewater weekend, plus a lot more

It’s a whitewater weekend, plus a lot more


By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com An exciting weekend of outdoor fun is expected as the community celebrates its eighth annual Charle...
19 June 2019
Clough looks to engage CPPC with community

Clough looks to engage CPPC with community


By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com Melissa Clough, the newest area coordinator for the Community Partnership for Protecting Children (CPPC),...
 
A taste of Hawaii at the Charles City Senior Center

A taste of Hawaii at the Charles City Senior Center


By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com About 40 Charles City residents took a little trip to Hawaii Wednesday. They all dressed for the journ...
Kids bug out learning about insects at Charles City Library

Kids bug out learning about insects at Charles City Library


By Kelly Terpstra, kterpstra@charlescitypress.com If you didn’t think that coconut butterfly shrimp you ate on your last vacation down south wasn...
New dentist takes over Dr. Stephen Earney’s practice after 36 years of business in Charles City

New dentist takes over Dr. Stephen Earney’s practice after 36 years of business in Charles City


By Kelly Terpstra, kterpstra@charlescitypress.com It’s not often that an Iowa Hawkeye and Minnesota Golden Gopher can come to an agreement on som...
 
Law office dog honored as ‘ultimate companion’

Law office dog honored as ‘ultimate companion’


By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com Friday is “Take your dog to work day.” If your pooch or pup needs some pointers on proper of...