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By Kate Hayden, khayden@charlescitypress.com What feels more elegant than hearing a live chamber orchestra with your morning cup of coffee? Ten o'clock regulars at Aromas Coffee...

By Kate Hayden, khayden@charlescitypress.com When Democratic gubernatorial primary candidate Fred Hubbell stopped by the family business on Tuesday, MTE Inc. owners Kurt and Sarah George...

By Thomas Nelson, tnelson@charlescitypress.com Charles City residents can expect to see totes delivered to their homes over the coming months, and some prior to the new...

By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com Most Floyd County employees will get another paid vacation day next year because of the way the calendar falls. County supervisors at...

By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com A Charles City man was sentenced to 25 years in prison recently for his conviction on charges of first-degree burglary...

By Kate Hayden, khayden@charlescitypress.com A Charles City Middle School teacher raised $480 with the largest group of supporters during Saturday's Dash for Cash at the...

By Kate Hayden, khayden@charlescitypress.com Now that Jiles, age 2, is growing up with four older sisters, he'll be seeing a lot of purple and pink...

By Thomas Nelson, tnelson@charlescitypress.com Bridges were on the agenda at the Charles City Council planning session Monday night. The Charles City Council discussed the Charley Western...

By Kate Hayden, khayden@charlescitypress.com The projected cost of a future athletic complex for Charles City students will be between $1.1 million and 1.2 million, the Charles City Community...

By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com Floyd County will go back to its architectural and planning consultant for another design option on a new county jail,...

By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com A Charles City man was convicted of first-degree robbery last week in Floyd County District Court for a December 2015...

Press staff report Two bridge projects are on the agenda to be discussed at a Charles City Council planning session Monday evening. The council will consider...

Staff Report A chimney fire at Pin Oak Estates, outside of Charles City, broke out late Saturday afternoon. No injuries have been reported, and the cause...

By Kate Hayden, khayden@charlescitypress.com Around 200 families and children took part in the candy cane search at Central Park, hosted for the second time this...

By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com Antoine Williams was sentenced to up to 50 years in prison Friday for the second-degree murder of a Mason City man...

By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com The Iowa Finance Authority approved a total of $7.4 million in grants this week to 25 local housing trust funds to...

By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com Antoine Williams is scheduled to be sentenced Friday morning for his conviction on second-degree murder charges. Williams’ attorneys have filed a...

By Kate Hayden, khayden@charlescitypress.com The Holiday Train brought a jolt of seasonal spirit to the middle of an otherwise ordinary day for hundreds of Charles City...

To the Press Music students with the Charles City Community School District will be sharing their musical talents this December with an additional 43 public...

Press staff report 1:50 p.m. — Charles City police have arrested a man in connection to the theft of graveside items at Riverside Cemetery, police...

To the Press A Floyd County man may be unwrapping a newer vehicle this holiday season after winning $50,000 in the lottery last week. James Kellogg,...

By Kate Hayden, khayden@charlescitypress.com I don't know why I've wasted time trying to convince myself to like jogging. It's just not the same as practicing to...

By Thomas Nelson, tnelson@charlescitypress.com Charles City continues to consider offering broadband internet access as a utility. Eric Lampland, president of Lookout Point Communications, presented information Wednesday...

By Thomas Nelson, tnelson@charlescitypress.com The Gospel Lighthouse Church in Floyd is putting together a celebration for the Thursday before Christmas, and it's called, yes, "The...

  By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com Three people involved in stealing almost $10,000 worth of property and causing more than $6,000 in damage at a rural property...

By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com Economic development can be fiercely competitive, so people in the business of pursuing business say they need to have every tool...

By Kate Hayden, khayden@charlescitypress.com Imagine Missions of Croix Des Bouquets, Haiti, needs solar panels — and Charles City volunteer Susan Ayers had to find a way...

By Thomas Nelson, tnelson@charlescitypress.com Charles City residents now have another option for their groceries at Bread of Life Market. Located at 809 Wisconsin St., the store...

By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com The Floyd County Compensation Board recommended pay increases for county elected officials ranging from 1.6 percent for supervisors to 2.8...

Press staff report A young Postville man was killed in a single-vehicle accident early Monday on the Avenue of the Saints in Floyd County, the Iowa...