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Local Girl Linksters Qualify for State Meet

Local Girl Linksters Qualify for State Meet

Northeast Iowa is becoming a premiere area for girls golf the last couple of years, and yesterday was no exception. Both the Charles City Comet and Nashua Plainfield girls golf teams qualified for their respective state golf tournaments. The Comet girls competed in Waverly at their Municipal Golf Course against a very tough field. Behind

Close up view of golf ball on tee on golf course

Area Prep Golf Results

The Charles City Comet boy’s golf team completed their season at home with the Northeast Iowa Conference Golf meet at Cedar Ridge yesterday. The Comets were able to land two golfers in the top fifteen to earn all-conference honors as both Skyler Koebrick and Nate Lasher accomplished the feat. The Charles City Comet girls golf


Drive 4 UR School is Back!

Ford Motor Company and Mike Molstead Motors are teaming up once again to put on a Drive 4 UR School Event tomorrow. Fundraising Chair for the Charles City Schools Booster Club, Kim Arndt, explains the event and how it benefits the schools. Charles City has yet to raise the full $6000 in previous events, so


CC Comet Girls Track Preview (part 2)

Featuring part two of our preview of the Charles City Comet Girl’s Track and Field Team. Head Coach Darren Bohlen says the Northeast Iowa Conference features some stiff competition again this year and it all starts with perennial powerhouse Decorah. Although the Vikings will be the heavy favorite, Coach Bohlen says don’t count out this


Ducks Unlimited Banquet Set for Saturday in Floyd

The 35th Annual Ducks Unlimited Banquet will be held tomorrow at the Floyd Community Center.  The banquet schedule will be similar to years passed according to D.U. Committee Member Lee Schwartzkopf. Along with the raffles and auctions the banquet will be catered once again by the Fredrika Locker.  Schwartzkopf says he expects the meal to


Comet Girls Golf Preview (part 1)

We now continue our preview of the Charles City Comet Spring Sports Programs.  We dive into one of the most decorated programs, especially as of late, the Comet girl’s golf team.  Like other spring programs, Mother Nature has not cooperated very well this Spring and Head Comet girl’s golf coach Eric Johanningmeier says although they

comet bowl

CC Community Fund Fundraiser a Success

The Charles City Community Fund held its annual bowling tournament this past Saturday at the Comet Bowl.  Event organizer Kim Carmen was very pleased with not only the participation, but with the monetary amount raised. The money raised from the bowling tournament as well as other money raised by the Charles City Community Fund is