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By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com Riceville Community School District students and staff and day care children were kept away from the Riceville school Thursday in...

Press Staff Report The modern Tosanak cabin is $17,000 closer to its $120,000 goal. Hanson Foundation of Forest City has donated $5,000 and Kinney Lindstrom Foundation has donated $12,000 to...

By Thomas Nelson, tnelson@charlescitypress.com Dennis Petersen chaired his first Park and Recreation Board meeting Wednesday night at City Hall. He was elected to the position by the...

By Thomas Nelson, tnelson@charlescitypress.com The Floyd County Freedom Rock committee is putting together a tribute to veterans, carving their names in bricks that will surround the painted...

By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com The Charles City teachers association and the support staff association asked for pay increases averaging from 3 percent to 3.4 percent...

Press Staff Report A shed fire between Marble Rock and Greene let loose a cloud of smoke visible from Rockford. Fire departments from Charles City, Marble Rock,...

By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com A Charles City man has been charged with burglary in the first degree after allegedly entering a residence and injuring...

By Thomas Nelson, tnelson@charlescitypress.com The Charles City council denied a special use permit and had a tie vote at their Tuesday night session. The special use...

By Thomas Nelson, tnelson@charlescitypress.com Despite having a coach stuck in an elevator, two Charles City speech improv groups performed at the All-State Group Speech Festival at the Iowa...

By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com The retrial of a Charles City man on a sex abuse charge is set to begin Wednesday in Franklin County. Jury...

By Thomas Nelson, tnelson@charlescitypress.com More than $109,000 in grants was awarded by the Floyd County Community Foundation recently. "It started in the early 2000s," said Judy...

By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com  A Minnesota man was charged with second-degree theft Friday after allegedly stealing at car from a Kwik Star in Charles City...

By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com Floyd County voters will be asked their opinion on selling up to $13.5 million in general obligation bonds to finance a...

Press Staff Report The Waverly Palace Theater announced Monday on social media that they're closed effective immediately. The theater is citing a low volume of customers...

By Kate Hayden, editor@charlescitypress.com Big hair is back with a vengeance. The Totally 80's! Totally Murder! Murder Mystery dinner arrives with a bang on Feb. 24,...

By Kate Hayden, editor@charlescitypress.com After months waiting on an appeal to gain back service hours funded by Medicaid, Charles City resident Michelle Waidler says her...

By Thomas Nelson, tnelson@charlescitypress.com Charles City High School Principal Josh Johnson is going to experience a week of Marine Corps Boot Camp. The event is part...

By Thomas Nelson, tnelson@charlescitypress.com A request for a fireworks sales permit on a city parking lot stirred discussion at a City Council planning session Monday...

By Thomas Nelson, tnelson@charlescitypress.com There's a new face at Charles City schools and he has a badge and smile. Officer Duane Ollendick is the Police...

By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com The Iowa Supreme Court has turned down an appeal by a Charles City woman convicted in 2016 of third-degree sexual abuse. The Iowa...

Press Staff Report As Ash Wednesday and Valentine's Day coincided this year, church leaders reminded parishioners that Lent recognizes a unique example of love — Christ's sacrifice...

By Thomas Nelson, tnelson@charlescitypress.com The 2018 All-District Band Concert Tuesday night at North Grand Auditorium filled enough seats so that some audience members resorted to standing...

By Thomas Nelson, tnelson@charlescitypress.com Smiles abounded at assisted living centers Tuesday afternoon as Charles City Immaculate Conception and public school students delivered Valentine's Day "Blessing...

By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com A public hearing on the fiscal year 2018-19 Floyd County budget will be held at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 13. The county...

By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com A Charles City man convicted of first-degree robbery has been sentenced to up to 25 years in prison for an incident...

By Kate Hayden, khayden@charlescitypress.com The Charles City Board of Education approved 10 early retirements on Monday for staff members who had served 11 to 36 years...

By Thomas Nelson, tnelson@charlescitypress.com The Charles City Community School District presented its 34th annual All-City Orchestra Concert Monday evening at the North Grand Auditorium. Despite the...

By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com A divided Floyd County Communications Board approved a recommendation Monday evening to include space for county dispatching services in a new law enforcement...

By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com The Floyd County Medical Center will likely not get funding from the county this year, even after another meeting between hospital...

By Kate Hayden, khayden@charlescitypress.com A majority of Charles City school district members would support renovations to the Charles City High School, the Board of Education...

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