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By Kelly Terpstra, kterpstra@charlescitypress.com Immaculate Conception Catholic School recently won $1,000 in the UnityPoint Health “Imagine the Amazing” $25,000 back-to-school online voting contest. More than 2,600 K-12...

To The Press Who will win in the Hometown Scavenger Hunt? Find out Sunday, Oct. 21, and enjoy free admission to the Floyd County Historical...

By Kelly Terpstra, kterpstra@charlescitypress.com Stay tuned to Channel 6 IC News for all the latest developments. That’s a reminder a group of Immaculate Conception sixth-graders don’t...

By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com The art and culture of Charles City will soon be in the spotlight — at least for a couple of days. “We’ll...

  Kids of all ages painted pumpkins of all sizes Tuesday afternoon during an event at the Charles City Public Library. The library supplied the...

By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com Have you ever won the lottery? I don’t play all that often, but occasionally I’ll buy a handful of tickets when I...

By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com Author Elaine Weiss took a detour on Sunday. Weiss, an award-winning journalist and writer, made a stop in Charles City to discuss...

By Kelly Terpstra, kterpstra@charlescitypress.com There is no holster or baton strapped to this police officer’s belt, but Jordy is working his beat. Illegal drug users or dealers, beware....

State-wide figure is $8.5 billion By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com Tourism spending in Floyd County increased almost 2 percent in 2017 from the previous year, according...

By Kelly Terpstra, kterpstra@charlescitypress.com Stop, drop and roll, and get out and stay out. Those are just a couple of the warnings and reminders Charles City full-time firefighter...

By Kelly Terpstra, kterpstra@charlescitypress.com Arable, flat land spans as far as you can see in central Ukraine. The former Soviet Republic’s rich, black topsoil rivals that of anywhere...

By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com What makes a community “livable”? AARP, the nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that represents people age 50 and older, has launched a national initiative...

By Bob Fenske and Jennifer Lantz, Of the Reporter As the bus pulled out of Dubuque Saturday, Oct. 6, the Nashua-Plainfield Marching Band members were still...

By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com The Charles City High School Marching Band wrapped up its season last Saturday at the 2018 Iowa State Marching Band Festival...

By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com People come to see the acting, singing and dancing — but none of that would be possible without the people backstage. Rodgers...

By Kelly Terpstra, kterpstra@charlescitypress.com Not one, not two, but four rezoning requests were approved by the Charles City Council on Wednesday. The Charles City Railway Co.’s...

By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com Floyd County officials are looking at the possibility of moving the county offices for the Department of Human Services, Mental...

By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com The Nashua Volunteer Fire Department rescued a 7-year-old girl from a burning house last week. The fire occurred about 9:30 p.m. Wednesday...

By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com Starting at about 7:40 a.m. Saturday, people were lining up outside the Columbus Club building in Charles City. “We always joke, it’s...

By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com They weren’t extinguishing any blazing fires Sunday morning, but they were working over a sizzling griddle and pouring hot cups of...

By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com The biggest problems facing Floyd County in the next several years range from the farm economy, to the challenges of keeping...

By Kelly Terpstra, kterpstra@charlescitypress.com Marilee Monroe is a giver. She’s also a people person. Monroe, who will turn 85 this December, has offered her assistance to help...

By Kelly Terpstra, kterpstra@charlescitypress.com The PAWS Humane Society is still accepting donations for its rummage sale that will be held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at...

  By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com What exactly is Iowa BIG North? It's in its third year, but the school program still draws questions. Essentially, it’s a coalition of students...

By Kelly Terpstra, kterpstra@charlescitypress.com It’s not a race, but there is a finish line. The effort by the Floyd County Conservation Board to raise $120,000 to...

By John Burbridge, sports@charlescitypress.com Some time in the near or distant future, Peggy Sweet plans to retire … so she can work only 40 hours a...

By Kelly Terpstra, kterpstra@charlescitypress.com When disaster strikes, Lezlie Weber is ready. Whenever there is a person in need, she is there to lend a helping hand. It's her...

By Kelly Terpstra, kterpstra@charlescitypress.com For five different decades Saxony has been a part of Charles City. The clothing store features women’s apparel and so much more. “Charles...

By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com A job at McDonald’s is what you make of it. This, according to Jodi Logan. “It’s been good for me,” she said. “It’s...

By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com Growing up in a family that was the second generation owning and running a hardware store, it might have been inevitable that...