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By Kelly Terpstra, kterpstra@charlescitypress.com Cactus Bread will soon be back in Charles City — courtesy of your local Pizza Ranch. Pizza Ranch, which saw it’s Charles City...

By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com Everyone needs to occasionally find an escape from the daily grind. For 10-year-old Kyler Meyers of Elma, there is no escape. Not...

The Metal X-Mas Fundraiser show held at Hot Shots Billiards in Charles City on Friday raised $1,000 in donations for the Holiday Cheer program....

By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com It was standing-room only Monday evening at North Grand Auditorium in Charles City as the Comet seventh-and-eighth-grade choral departments joined the...

By Kelly Terpstra, kterpstra@charlescitypress.com Change orders, waivers, rezonings and remodelings. The list was long Monday at the last regular Charles City Council meeting before the...

By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com Citing growing net losses due in large part to changes in Iowa’s privatized Medicaid reimbursement rates, the Floyd County Medical Center...

By Kelly Terpstra, kterpstra@charlescitypress.com Athletes learning and growing in Christ — that’s the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Three such athletes gave their personal testimony on Sunday at...

By Kelly Terpstra, kterpstra@charlescitypress.com The three “F’s” – food, fellowship and fun. They can’t be beat on most occasions. All three came together to make a pretty...

By Kelly Terpstra, kterpstra@charlescitypress.com What if? Jim Marlow shudders to think what it would be like if children didn’t receive any presents come Christmas time. “There’d be...

By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com The Iowa Supreme Court has affirmed the sexual abuse sentence of a Charles City man convicted of raping a 14-year-old...

By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com Two Nora Springs residents were injured in a crash 5 miles west of Marble Rock Friday morning when a pickup truck...

By Kelly Terpstra, kterpstra@charlescitypress.com A driver who apparently choked on a sandwich caused a chain-reaction, five-vehicle pileup into a line of parked cars and trucks shortly...

By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com A Christmas concert was presented Thursday evening by the Charles City Fifth and Sixth Grade Chorus at North Grand Auditorium. The fifth-graders...

By Kelly Terpstra, kterpstra@charlescitypress.com A discussion was started — that much is clear. One of the main agenda items at Wednesday’s City Council planning session dealt with...

By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com Randy Evans is a friendly, easy-going guy with an engaging smile — but he quickly becomes solemn and serious when he...

By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com An ISU engineering student will definitely not be experiencing snow for Christmas. Jack Schwickerath, an Iowa State senior from Charles City,...

A donation from the Floyd Lions Club will help some people have a little merrier Christmas this year. The club donated $500 to the Messiah’s...

By Kelly Terpstra, kterpstra@charlescitypress.com Jalapeno peppers, a dash of hot sauce and a dollop of sour cream — don’t forget the cheese and crackers. That’s one way...

By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com A trial date has been set for a Nora Springs man charged with several instances of sexual abuse with a...

By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com A Mason City man arrested in Floyd County on multiple charges has had a trial date set for early January. Sean...

By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com A Marble Rock man who was later seriously injured as a passenger in a traffic accident in which three people died,...

By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com I love Christmas music. It’s OK if you don’t. I understand if you hate it. I understand if you’re tired of hearing...

By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com Meals on Wheels will continue in Charles City, with Apple Valley Assisted Living taking over the cooking, it was announced...

By Kelly Terpstra, kterpstra@charlescitypress.com Haila Reinhardt of Charles City got an early birthday present on Tuesday evening. “I turn 65 tomorrow,” said Reinhardt. Reinhardt, along with many...

By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com Floyd County will be bringing in millions of dollars in general obligation bond sales to pay for its new law enforcement...

By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com After eight or nine tours, Charles City eighth-grader Anders Haglund agrees that he’s getting to be an old pro at it. “We...

The new members for the 2019 Charles City Senior Citizen’s Board are, front, Clint Meyer, Noriene North, Judy Hauser, Bev Grube and Glenda Lensing;...

By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com An Avenue of the Saints intersection west of Floyd where a teenager and his grandmother were killed in 2016 will get...

By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com Thursday evening, it’ll be official. After a lot of hard labor, a couple of “soft openings” to work out the kinks, reams...

By Kelly Terpstra, kterpstra@charlescitypress.com One wouldn’t think a flatbed trailer, horse-drawn carriage rides and frankincense and myrrh would have much in common. But those three elements...