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By Thomas Nelson, tnelson@charlescitypress.com Charles City Rotarians teamed with Charles City High School students to plant trees around town. The landscaping class at the Charles City...

By Thomas Nelson, tnelson@charlescitypress.com The Floyd Fire Department received 16 new air tanks and breathing apparatus from a FEMA grant Monday. The new tanks will replace ones...

Press staff report The Floyd-Mitchell-Chickasaw Solid Waste Management Agency landfill is no longer landfilling corrugated cardboard, although it will now accept it for recycling. There will...

By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com A Floyd County jury convicted Antoine Williams of murder in the second degree Wednesday morning. Williams, 36, of Charles City, had...

By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com Antoine Williams testified for almost two hours Tuesday morning, explaining what happened in the days leading up to and on the...

By Thomas Nelson, tnelson@charlescitypress.com It's local election season and in Charles City the voters will have a choice between two candidates for mayor. The regular city...

By Kate Hayden, khayden@charlescitypress.com Seventh-grade student Miracle Kolheim and her classmates didn't seem so sure about the raw honey sitting on a table in Jim...

By Kate Hayden, khayden@charlescitypress.com In the back of the Charles City High School art room, blue tape on the floor is slowly being covered over...

By Thomas Nelson, tnelson@charlescitypress.com The Charles City Council approved a contract with Jendro Sanitation to switch to rolling totes for city garbage collection, effective April...

 By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com One after another Monday, witnesses for the defense variously described Antoine Williams as gentle, kind, soft-spoken, peaceful, non-aggressive and non-violent. The mother...

By Kate Hayden, khayden@charlescitypress.com U.S. Representative John K. Delaney, D-Maryland, tried to cover a lot of ground over the table at Aromas Coffee. Taking questions from...

By Thomas Nelson, tnelson@charlescitypress.com The Charles City Fire Department hosted a pancake breakfast fundraiser Sunday morning. The pancake breakfast has been around for a number of...

By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com The state's new "stand your ground" law will not apply to the murder trial of Antoine Williams, the judge ruled Friday,...

By Kate Hayden, khayden@charlescitypress.com What pushes women to run for elected office? Morningside College professor Valerie Hennings asked a group of women seated in the NIACC Center...

By Kate Hayden, khayden@charlescitypress.com They're creepy and they're kooky. Mysterious and spooky. The family we all love to wonder at is coming to Charles City's stage, thanks to...

By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com A key witness in the first-degree murder trial of Antoine Williams on Thursday said he saw Williams apparently shoot the...

By Kate Hayden, khayden@charlescitypress.com The first primary campaign for president is already underway. Democratic candidate and U.S. Rep. John K. Delaney, D-Maryland, has 10 scheduled stops across...

By Kate Hayden, khayden@charlescitypress.com A Charles City man is in the Cerro Gordo County Jail after allegedly leading police on a chase exceeding 100 miles per...

By Kate Hayden, khayden@charlescitypress.com Over a year after the "classrooms of the future" became reality at the Charles City Middle School, high school classrooms are getting...

By Thomas Nelson, tnelson@charlescitypress.com  The city is one step closer to voting on the new Jendro Solid waste agreement that would change from bags to...

By Thomas Nelson, tnelson@charlescitypress.com A lot of hunting safety is common sense, following the weapon safety rules and properly preparing, but sometimes that common sense...

By Kate Hayden, khayden@charlescitypress.com There was a lot of excitement on Wednesday among radiology staff at the Floyd County Medical Center. It comes down to new software in...

By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com The first-degree murder trial of Antoine Williams of Charles City began Wednesday morning with the defense saying it would show that...

Iowa craft beer sampling, German food and fun on tap To the Press Raise your glass and toast the season as Charles City’s version of Oktoberfest...

By Kate Hayden, khayden@charlescitypress.com Charles City High School musicians will explore the sights and sounds of New York City during this year's spring break trip,...

By Kate Hayden, khayden@charlescitypress.com A farm's application to install a 18,000-gallon anhydrous ammonia storage tank has been tabled as Floyd County supervisors review "discrepancies" in...

By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com A boy injured by a round fired at a Chickasaw County gun range is in stable condition with “non-life-threatening” injuries, according...

By Thomas Nelson, tnelson@charlescitypress.com Children and parents all got to enjoy games and hayrides in Nashua Sunday at the Borlaug Learning Center. The 4-H Family Harvest...

By Kate Hayden, khayden@charlescitypress.com Tuesday marks the start of a 14-day voting period for public employees in Iowa — and the outcome will shape the...

  By Thomas Nelson, tnelson@charlescitypress.com A fire completely destroyed a Rockford house from Sunday, Oct. 8, to Monday, Oct. 9. "We're not sure, exactly, where the fire...