09 September 2016
Storms push annual Gospel festival inside Friday

Storms push annual Gospel festival inside Friday


Jacob Wetterling changed everything There were two boys headed our way. Both wore bike helmets, but one had a rope tied to the shaft of his bike ...
Cozy comforts at the Iowa State Fair

Cozy comforts at the Iowa State Fair


By Kate Hayden | khayden@charlescitypress.com Every year, Betty Staudt has sent in her box of Iowa State Fair submissions to the head of th...
New director begins year with CCHS vocal department

New director begins year with CCHS vocal department


Derek Sturtevant takes the reigns of growing choir department By Kate Hayden | khayden@charlescitypress.com The Charles City High School voc...
 
01 September 2016
CC students visit American Players Theatre for drama trip

CC students visit American Players Theatre for drama trip


High school auditions for school musical set for Sept. 6 and 8 To the Press A busload of speech and drama students began the school year with ...
25 August 2016
CC Singers name Scott Blakenbaker as new director

CC Singers name Scott Blakenbaker as new director


Director hopes to welcome in new members By Kate Hayden | khayden@charlescitypress.com The Charles City Singers have a new director to lead ...
CC quilter earns top prizes at Iowa State Fair

CC quilter earns top prizes at Iowa State Fair


Ana Blickenderfer earns first place, fourth place with paper-piecing creations By Kate Hayden | khayden@charlescitypress.com Charles City qu...
 
19 August 2016
Art-A-Fest: Behind The Booths

Art-A-Fest: Behind The Booths


Charles City’s annual Art-A-Fest remembers one young artist lost, but celebrates a thriving arts community Saturday, Aug. 20 | 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. | C...
Blending two worlds in glass

Blending two worlds in glass


Blending two worlds in glass Retired dental ceramicist Bob Schnieder is continually surprised more dentists in his field aren’t doing glass fus...
From steampunk to kimono

From steampunk to kimono


From steampunk to kimono If shoppers are looking to set themselves apart after Saturday’s Art-A-Fest, Toleka King may have something to offer th...
 
11 August 2016
Nora Springs men earn state recognition for beer, wine

Nora Springs men earn state recognition for beer, wine


Staff report Two Nora Springs men have been recognized at the Iowa State Fair for both winemaking and beer brewing prowess. Shawn Wilkins was a...