16 February 2016
Dressed for the part: CCHS choir begins fundraisers

Dressed for the part: CCHS choir begins fundraisers


Department to replace choir robes from 1988 By Kate Hayden khayden@charlescitypress.com Replacing old choir robes can be a process for mo...
11 February 2016
Shining light brightens Haitian walls

Shining light brightens Haitian walls


Area artist adapts cultural style for orphanage chapel mural   By Kate Hayden khayden@charlescitypress.com A few buckets of paint, a ...
04 February 2016
Codebreaker: Shapes and shadows build artists’ foundation in latest exhibit

Codebreaker: Shapes and shadows build artists’ foundation in latest exhibit


By Kate Hayden khayden@charlescitypress.com John Sikula wants you to get lost. Well, not literally –– he’d like to see you hang around...
 
State qualifiers take local stage

State qualifiers take local stage


Sure would, Sherwood? Actors mix wordplay among eight teams By Kate Hayden khayden@charlescitypress.com Imogen Herdman (Olivia Ayers) may...
28 January 2016
Filled with charm: Behind the creation of raku pottery

Filled with charm: Behind the creation of raku pottery


By Amie Johansen amie@charlescitypress.com Clay: hard, fragile, pliable and rigid. To hear Charles City resident and local potter Jon Schnec...
Local artists donate to ‘Empty Bowls’ fundraiser

Local artists donate to ‘Empty Bowls’ fundraiser


By Amie Johansen amie@charlescitypress.com For roughly 10 years Charles City residents have enjoyed homemade soups and hand thrown pottery from ...
 
Nature, shapework in the collector’s eye

Nature, shapework in the collector’s eye


Science and art tied together in local artist's work By Kate Hayden khayden@charlescitypress.com Artist Dennis Petersen is a born collect...
Comets in the groove

Comets in the groove


Charles City Jazz Ensemble pulls off gracious hosts, swinging jazz at state festival By Kate Hayden khayden@charlescitypress.com Student ...
25 January 2016
CCHS speech heads to state

CCHS speech heads to state


Eight student groups advance after earning top district ratings over the weekend To the Press The Charles City High School speech team advan...
 
22 January 2016
Poetry on the ranch

Poetry on the ranch


Chickasaw couple organizes eleventh year of fundraiser  By Kate Hayden, khayden@charlescitypress.com When it began ten years ago, Gerry a...