17 June 2018
BBQ Challenge awards winners on Saturday

BBQ Challenge awards winners on Saturday


By Kelly Terpstra, kterpstra@charlescitypress.com They say practice makes perfect. In barbecue competition that translates to first place if yo...
14 June 2018
Elks Lodge observes Flag Day

Elks Lodge observes Flag Day


By Kelly Terpstra, kterpstra@charlescitypress.com Bravery, perseverance and justice. Those are just some of the noble traits the colors of the ...
Thursday morning blaze put out at South Main residence

Thursday morning blaze put out at South Main residence


By Kelly Terpstra, kterpstra@charlescitypress.com A fire broke out around midnight Thursday morning at 407 S. Main in Charles City. The fire sco...
 
Charles City Dog Park now all open

Charles City Dog Park now all open


By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com Calling all canines, big and small — the park is open! Both sections of the Charles City Dog P...
Good deed recorded by Charles City Police Chief’s dashboard cam goes viral

Good deed recorded by Charles City Police Chief’s dashboard cam goes viral


By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com Charles City Police Chief Hugh Anderson said he was stopped at a stop sign on Tuesday, and he saw somethi...
Trials delayed again in Alta Vista infant’s death

Trials delayed again in Alta Vista infant’s death


By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com The trials of the parents charged with the death of their infant son in Alta Vista have been postpon...
 
13 June 2018
Reserve police officers making impact in Charles City

Reserve police officers making impact in Charles City


By Kelly Terpstra, kterpstra@charlescitypress.com The Charles City Police Department benefits from the help of its reserve force. Currently the...
Rockford storm throws truck through the air, volunteer firemen rescue driver

Rockford storm throws truck through the air, volunteer firemen rescue driver


By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com Corey Johnson and Jim Moore were weather-spotting late Saturday afternoon, on a country road northwest of...
12 June 2018
Floyd County road repairs continue after weekend storm

Floyd County road repairs continue after weekend storm


By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com The county engineer urged people driving on rural Floyd County roads to exercise caution because th...
 
‘Mustache Dash’ 5K run Saturday a fun way to address a serious issue

‘Mustache Dash’ 5K run Saturday a fun way to address a serious issue


By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com You don’t have to have a mustache to participate, but it helps. The Fourth Annual Sexual Assault Aware...