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High School Students Use Dance To Educate Peers On Culture  KCHA News

Charles City, Iowa – Yesterday at 11:16 am, the Charles City High School's World Cultures Class put on a flash mob. That's the Maori people's Haka dance of ...

Charles City High School seniors attend 'Adulting 101'  KIMT 3

CHARLES CITY, Iowa - Gavin Connell is about to graduate high school and head to college, but when it comes to being an adult, he didn't know how much work ...

East High assistant principal Bryan Jurrens named Charles City High principal  Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

WATERLOO — Bryan Jurrens, head assistant principal at East High School in Waterloo, has been named principal at Charles City High School.

Charles City Schools Selects Mike Fisher To Become New Superintendent  KCHA News

Charles City, Iowa – The Charles City Community School District Board of Education announced on Tuesday that Mike Fisher has been appointed ...

Charles City High School named one of the best in Iowa  KCHA News

Des Moines, Iowa – U.S. News & World Report's 2018 ranking of the best high schools were announced recently, and Charles City High School is among the ...

Charles City principal resigning for AEA job  Mason City Globe Gazette

CHARLES CITY | Charles City High School principal Josh Johnson announced Monday he will be resigning from his position June 30.

Charles City School District Teaming Up With CCPD To Keep Drugs Off Campus  KCHA News

Charles City, Iowa - The Charles City School District announced a new partnership with the Charles…

Charles City Middle School students reflect after school walkout  KIMT 3

CHARLES CITY, Iowa- Charles City middle schoolers were back in class Thursday after around 50 students participated in a school walkout Tuesday.

Calvin Larson, 93, Charles City  KCHA News

Calvin Larson, 93, of Charles City, passed away Monday, November 12, 2018 at 9th Street Chautauqua Guest Home in Charles City. A funeral Mass for Calvin ...

Charles City High School hosts FFA workshop  KIMT 3

CHARLES CITY, Iowa - Over 170 students from 15 Iowa school districts converged on the Floyd County Fairgrounds Friday for the Charles City FFA Leadership ...

National ranking of best high schools includes Charles City, Rochester, and Stewartville  KIMT 3

KIMT-TV 3 - Four high schools in North Iowa and southeastern Minnesota have made the 2018 "Best High Schools" list from U.S News and World Report.

Charles City School Board Officially Welcomes New Principal  KCHA News

Charles City, Iowa- Bryan Jurrens loves community. From living in Waverly, to educating at Waterloo East and now running Charles City High School, Jurrens ...

Charles City Police and Schools forming new K9 partnership  KIMT 3

Partnership allows officer Dario Gamino and new K9 narcotics dog Jordy to train on school campuses after hours, as well as conducting random daytime drug ...

Charles City High School announces homecoming court  Mason City Globe Gazette

CHARLES CITY | Charles City High School has announced its 2017 homecoming court.

Northeast Iowa high schools among state's top in U.S. News rankings  Globe Gazette

WATERLOO — Four Northeast Iowa schools hit the top 30 for the state in U.S. News & World Report's 2018 ranking of Best High Schools.

Kimberly Marzen (1961-2018)  Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

CHARLES CITY — Kimberly Dawn “Kim” “Kimmie” “Kimmer” Marzen, 57, of Charles City, died Monday, Aug. 13, at Floyd County Medical Center.

John Richard Gohr, 68, Charles City  KCHA News

John Richard Gohr, 68, of Charles City Iowa, died Monday, April 23, 2018 peacefully at home following a long illness. A funeral Mass for John Gohr will be held ...

Iowa students participate in youth straw poll  KIMT 3

Over 230 schools and 50000 students are taking part in a mock election, voting for their favorite candidates in Iowa's gubernatorial and U.S. House of ...

Charles City train depot soon to be a faded memory  KIMT 3

CHARLES CITY, Iowa - As the Canadian Pacific railroad considers demolishing a more than 100 year old train depot in Mason City, another North Iowa city is ...

CCHS Rolling to the State Tournament  KCHA News

Charles City, IA – Bowling became a sanctioned sport at Charles City High School only a handful of years ago. You wouldn't be able to tell, though, by the ...

Charles City school board fires teacher after long hearing  WCF Courier

CHARLES CITY — A lengthy hearing held in closed session Monday by the Board of Education led to the termination of teaching and coaching contracts for ...

Ranae Hejna, 45, Floyd  KCHA News

Ranae Hejna, 45, of Floyd, passed away Friday, August 10, 2018 at the Mayo Clinic Hospital-Methodist Campus in Rochester, Minnesota. A funeral Mass for ...

Lou Staudt (1960-2018)  Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

SHELL ROCK — Louis John Staudt, 58, of Shell Rock, died Monday, Nov. 12, at St. Mary's Hospital in Rochester, Minn.

Prototype Classrooms at Charles City High School  KCHA News

Charles City, IA – The new Charles City Middle School has changed the way students learn. The classrooms are more open, allowing for students to work ...

UPDATE: Student with firearm arrested near Charles City High School  Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

CHARLES CITY | A Charles City High School student was apprehended without incident early Thursday afternoon after allegedly displaying a firearm near the ...

Dianne Behnke (1950-2018)  Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

WAVERLY -- Dianne "Dee" Adelle Behnke, 67, of Waverly, died at home Thursday, Aug. 9, after a battle with cancer.

New opportunities for CNA students initiated by Iowa BIG North  KCHA News

Charles City, Iowa - The Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals has approved an application…

Veterans Day Program at Charles City Middle School  KCHA News

Charles City, IA – Nov. 11 is a day to honor those brave men and women who have fought for this country. Veterans Day. Charles City schools will be doing their ...

Iowa Supreme Court meets in Charles City to hear high school baseball case  Globe Gazette

CHARLES CITY | The Iowa Supreme Court wrestled the issue of risk in high school baseball during a special session in Charles City on Tuesday.

Construction for Tiny House Project is about to Start  KCHA News

Charles City, IA - A few groups of students at Charles City High School are…

Mark A. Manning, 53, Charles City  KCHA News

Mark A. Manning, 53, of Charles City, passed away Monday, October 9, 2017 at Mercy Medical Center-North Iowa in Mason City surrounded by his loving family.

Jacob “Jake” Mahnesmith, 28, Nashua  KCHA News

Jacob “Jake” Mahnesmith, 28, of Nashua, passed away unexpectedly Friday, April 20, 2018 due to injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident. A memorial ...

Charles City's Carrie Lane High School offers alternatives  Mason City Globe Gazette

CHARLES CITY - When Tyler Tonelli moved back to Charles City from Arizona, he decided to complete his senior year at Carrie Lane High School.

New CCHS principal says district has bright future  Mason City Globe Gazette

CHARLES CITY | Josh Johnson, the new principal at Charles City High School, said it was just the opportunity he was looking for.

Rodney “Rod” Mulcahy J.D., 45, Charles City  KCHA News

Rodney “Rod” Mulcahy J.D., 45, of Charles City, passed away Monday, May 22, 2017 in Charles City, Iowa. A funeral *service* for Rod will be held 10:30 A.M. ...

Charles City teen signs contract with Sony Music  Globe Gazette

CHARLES CITY — Seventeen-year-old Malik Knighten of Charles City only began singing and playing guitar two years ago, but he's getting the chance to ...

My North Iowa: Schools, enrollment figures and education facilities  Globe Gazette

Mason City Community School District enrollment, 2017-18: 3,728. North Iowa Christian School: 64. Purdue University, formerly Kaplan University: 29,000, ...

Martin “Tim” Garthwaite, 76, Charles City  KCHA News

Martin “Tim” Garthwaite, 76, of Charles City, died Friday, May 26, 2017 at Mercy Medical Center-North Iowa in Mason City. Tim's family and friends will be ...

Todd Idler, 43, Ionia  KCHA News

Todd Idler, 43, of Ionia, passed away Tuesday, April 3, 2018 at his home with his loving family by his side. A funeral *service* for Todd Idler will be held at 10:30 ...

Cedar Valley bands perform at weekend marching festivals  WCF Courier

WATERLOO — High school bands from across the Cedar Valley hit the road this weekend to participate in marching festivals and competitions.

2018 ISU graduate Wyatt Forsyth to lead VS Ag/FFA

The next Vinton-Shellsburg Ag teacher and FFA advisor will graduate next month from Iowa State, and comes highly recommended by his professors and ...

Jadon Wulff, 14, Charles City  KCHA News

Jadon Wulff, 14, of Charles City, passed away Friday, October 14, 2016. A funeral *service* for Jadon and his grandmother Marilyn Wulff will be held 10:30 a.m. on ...

Charles City middle school pool eyed for budget cuts  Mason City Globe Gazette

CHARLES CITY | Jill Connell started to cry when talking to the Charles City School Board Monday night about what the swimming pool at the middle school ...

Jazz Concert Postponed Due to Ice  KCHA News

Charles City, IA – The Charles City High School music department was supposed to host a concert last night at the 500 North Grand Auditorium. This was ...

Fred Hubbell and Rita Hart stop in Mason City  KIMT 3

Iowa Governor Candidate Fred Hubbell introduced Rita Hart as his running mate for Lieutenant Governor.

Family files claim in fatal Floyd crash  WCF Courier

FLOYD — The family of a Charles City man who was killed in a motorcycle accident near Floyd in 2016 have filed a claim against the state over the U.S..

Jerry Hartwell, Charles City  Mason City Globe Gazette

Jerry Hartwell. CHARLES CITY — Jerry Hartwell, 68, of Charles City, passed away Monday, May 23, 2016, at the Floyd County Medical Center in Charles City ...

James “Jim” Martinson, 49, Charles City  KCHA News

James “Jim” Martinson, 49, of Charles City, passed away Sunday, January 8, 2017, in Charles City. Funeral services for Jim will be held 2:00 p.m. Friday, ...

Robert 'Bob' Mitchell, Charles City  Mason City Globe Gazette

Robert 'Bob'Mitchell. CHARLES CITY — Robert “Bob” Mitchell, 80, of Charles City, passed away Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016, at the 9th Street Chautauqua Guest ...

NE Iowa boy dead after accidental shooting near Clarksville  KCHA News

Clarksville, Iowa - One person is dead after an accidental shooting near Clarksville. Butler County…

Crooks announces run for Floyd County sheriff  Mason City Globe Gazette

CHARLES CITY — Jeff Crooks, chief deputy with the Floyd County Sheriff's Office, has announced he is running for sheriff this year as an independent ...

McDonald's donates $30,000 for parking at Floyd County Fairgrounds building  Mason City Globe Gazette

CHARLES CITY | McDonald's in Charles City has donated $30000 to pay for paving a portion of the outside of a new building at the Floyd County Fairgrounds to ...

Mason City shooting trial witness: 'I watched my best friend drop to the ground'  Globe Gazette

MASON CITY | A witness in Revell Toney's attempted murder trial became emotional on the stand Thursday morning as he talked about seeing the victim being ...

Larry Niemann (1938-2017)  Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

Larry William Niemann of Denver died Friday, Jan. 6, 2017, at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn.

College trapshooting: Hawkeye squad having a blast at regional  Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

CEDAR FALLS — The first impression for Scholastic Clay Target Program national director Tom Wondrash has been a pleasant one.

Clarence Bray  Mason City Globe Gazette

Clarence 'Gene' Bray. October 31, 1930-Sunday, July 2, 2017. FLOYD | Clarence “Gene” Bray, 86, of Floyd, passed away Sunday, July 2, 2017 at the Floyd ...

Bruce M. Stewart, Floyd  Mason City Globe Gazette

Bruce M. Stewart. FLOYD — Bruce M. Stewart, 64, of Floyd, passed away Tuesday, May 24, 2016, at Mercy Medical Center-North Iowa in Mason City. A funeral ...

Alex J. Kuhn, Mason City  Mason City Globe Gazette

MASON CITY — Alex J. Kuhn, 34, of Mason City, IA, died Friday, July 15, 2016. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, July 21, 2016, at Trinity.

Amy E. Boley Heiter (1989-2015)  Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

CHARLES CITY -- Amy Elizabeth Boley Heiter, 25, of Cedar Falls, formerly Charles City, died Wednesday, April 29, at Floyd County Medical Center, Charles City ...

High school bands preparing for state marching festival  Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

WATERLOO — High school marching bands have been honing drills and fine-tuning music in preparation for Saturday's showcase of their field shows.

Normand Klemesrud  Mason City Globe Gazette

CHARLES CITY | Normand Klemesrud, 67, Floyd County Attorney, died Sunday, August 17, 2014, in Mason City.

Brady Fritz to wrestle at North/South All-Star Meet  Tama News-Herald - Toledo Chronicle

South Tama's Brady Fritz will be featured as one of the athletes wrestling at the North/South All-Star Wrestling Meet on Saturday March 2.

Hampton-Dumont students explore culinary classes  Mason City Globe Gazette

HAMPTON | Wearing black chef coats, a dozen Hampton-Dumont High School students learned how to make piping tubes out of parchment paper and how to ...

Russell Schroeder Jr.  Mason City Globe Gazette

OSAGE | Russell Schroeder, Jr., 68, of Osage, formerly of Charles City, passed away Monday, August 24, 2015, at his home surrounded by his loving family.

Wendell Bennett (1929-2017)  Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

WATERLOO — Wendell F. Bennett, 87, of Waterloo, died Monday, Jan. 9, at NorthCrest Specialty Care from complications of a fall.

Lynn K. Idler (1949-2015)  Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

BASSETT -- Lynn Kenny Idler, 66, of Bassett, died at home Sunday, May 17.

Britt veteran returns to Vietnam 50 years after serving in war (with photos)  Globe Gazette

BRITT | The sights and sounds of war still haunt Bob Steenlage 50 years after serving in Vietnam.

Allan ‘Al’ Bode  Mason City Globe Gazette

Charles City — Allan “Al” Bode, 67, of Charles City, Iowa, died Sunday, March 10, 2013, at Rochester Methodist Hospital in Rochester, Minn.

Monty J. Frana (1971-2014)  Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

CEDAR FALLS -- Monty Joseph Frana, 43, of Cedar Falls, died at home Friday, Sept. 19.

Michael ‘Mike’ L. Zubrod  Mason City Globe Gazette

CHARLES CITY — Michael “Mike” L. Zubrod, 39, of Charles City died Monday, September 23, 2013.

Unbeknownst to most, Alex Kuhn battled depression; the Prestage debate in Mason City didn't help.  Globe Gazette

One word summarizes the most divisive issue in the history of Mason City: Prestage.

HOME COOKING: Chef returns home to Charles City, opens fine-dining bistro with his fiancee  Mason City Globe Gazette

CHARLES CITY — The Three C Bistro, which opened recently in Charles City, truly has something for everyone.

Build-A-Bear Workshop promo draws nearly 1,000 people to Rochester mall  KIMT 3

Law enforcement was on hand at the Apache Mall because of the overwhelming turnout.

Fitzgerald-Wendel  Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

CHARLES CITY — Lachele “Lucy” Fitzgerald and Cory Wendel were married June 11 in Desoto. Parents of the couple are Sean and Melinda Fitzgerald of ...

Nashua-Plainfield, Charles City take part in new-look state duals  Mason City Globe Gazette

DES MOINES — Al Frost is a duals guy. The Nashua-Plainfield wrestling coach loves everything about dual tournaments from the gamesmanship to a dual ...

Prep wrestling: Some of state's best showcased in North/South All-Star meet  Mason City Globe Gazette

CHARLES CITY — Charles City's Brody Tupy and Max Forsyth entered the 38th annual North/South All-Star wrestling meet at Charles City High School ...

Steven A. Honken  Mason City Globe Gazette

MASON CITY | Steven Andrew Honken, 56, of Mason City, IA, died Friday, July 10, 2015, at Mercy Medical Center–North Iowa.

Helen E. Hirsch  Mason City Globe Gazette

ROCKWELL | Helen E. Hirsch, 87, of Rockwell, died Monday morning, Dec. 15, 2014, at the Muse Norris Hospice Inpatient Unit.

NIACC John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center Hosts Youth Entrepreneurial Academy  KIOW

The North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC) John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center (JPEC) conducted the Youth Entrepreneurial Academy (YEA) on ...

Jane L. Dight, Rockford  Mason City Globe Gazette

Jane L. Dight. ROCKFORD — Jane L. Dight, 74, of Rockford, passed away Thursday, July 21, 2016, at Mercy Medical Center-North Iowa in Mason City.

Kelly takes over Lancers wrestling program | High School Wrestling -  Quad City Times

Drew Kelly had heard about North Scott's wrestling tradition and seen some in person. When it came to visiting Eldridge, as someone who grew up in a small ...

'He was always there' | Waverly Newspapers  Cedar Valley Daily Times

He was called dedicated and a “gentle giant” by those who knew him, but his big heart and his care for the community will be his enduring legacy.

Iowa veteran receives medals for Vietnam service, 48 years later  Globe Gazette

CEDAR RAPIDS — It was about 48 years late, but Thursday proved a good day for Doyce Bailey.

Shari Kinseth  Mason City Globe Gazette

Shari A. Kinseth. May 4, 1941 - July 21, 2017. La Jolla, CA | Shari A. Kinseth, formerly of Belmond, IA. This wonderful lady with a sweet smile and heart of gold, ...

Exotic dance club set to open in Nora Springs  Mason City Globe Gazette

NORA SPRINGS — An exotic dance club known as a “juice bar” is set to open in downtown Nora Springs.

Strip club drives Nora Springs family from 2nd-floor apartment  Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

NORA SPRINGS — Brianne Henkes said she was walking with her cousin from her apartment to Casey's across the street last month when she received an ...

NXN Heartland Girls Team Scores: Wayzata Holds Strong  MileSplit

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Veterans Days events planned in North Iowa  Mason City Globe Gazette

Wednesday is Veterans Day and many North Iowa communities will hold observances. They include:

They Served With Honor: North Iowa's Vietnam Veterans  Globe Gazette

The Globe Gazette will publish 50 stories — starting on Veterans Day — about North Iowa's Vietnam Veterans. The stories will appear on Sundays and ...

German students pay visit to St. Ansgar  Mason City Globe Gazette

ST. ANSGAR | Five high school students from Germany are experiencing the life of a high school student in the community of St. Ansgar.

ALLSPACH: Quite a life for Le Mars' Gunther  Sioux City Journal

Butler University and Virginia Commonwealth University, either the common man on the grander scale of the game of college basketball that is reigned over by ...

Above the club: Pole Barn Theater noise drives Nora Springs family from second-floor apartment  Mason City Globe Gazette

NORA SPRINGS — Brianne Henkes said she was walking with her cousin to Casey's across the street from her apartment last month when she received an ...

Nation's Top 100 Senior Girls Recruits Returning For Outdoor Track & Field

Check out the nation's top 100 senior girls recruits by event returning for the outdoor track season. California state champ sprinter Lauren Rain Williams still ...

Girls' regional basketball: Round three goes to Wapsie  Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

FAIRBANK, Iowa --- North Iowa Cedar League rivals Denver and Wapsie Valley split a pair of regular-season girls' basketball battles.

Nation's Top 100 Senior Girls Recruits Returning For Indoor Track & Field

Check out the nation\'s top 100 senior girls recruits by event returning for the upcoming indoor track & field.

Nation's Top 100 Indoor Track & Field Returnees - Girls Distance

Check out the nation\'s top 100 indoor track & field returnees in the girls distance events.

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