Your morning update: Do you recognize this safe?

The Charles City Police are hoping to find the owner of an empty safe that was found in town. It appears to have been broken into, police say.

The non-emergency number to the CCPD is (641) 228-3366

Good morning it’s Wednesday, April 19, or as we like to call it at North Cedar Quality Auto Service Day. Go celebrate by saying hi to Steve and the crew.

Here is your Charles City area weather forecast from the National Weather Service 

Today — A chance of showers between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1 p.m. Cloudy, with a high near 58. Breezy, with a north wind 7 to 16 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a 

Tonight — Showers and thunderstorms before 1 am, then a chance of showers. Low around 47. East wind 13 to 15 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.


Recognizing Chapman Catt

 A special event at 1 p.m. today on the second floor of the Floyd County Courthouse will celebrate the women’s suffrage movement, the enactment of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, and recognize Carrie Lane Chapman Catt for her efforts in helping women gain the right to vote. 
CCPD officers take oath

Charles City Mayor Jim Erb swore in the cities to newest members of the Charles city Police Department Monday night.



  • Cedar Talks: “The Executive Order,” 6-6:30 p.m., The Pub on Cedar, Charles City. Dr. Donna Hoffman of UNI will talk about executive orders by the president — past and present in this free, non-partisan presentation. Contact: Kate at


  •  Nashua Fireman’s Dance, 8:30-11:30 p.m., Nashua Town and Country Club, 2898 Asherton Ave. Farm Rock performance begins at 8:30 p.m.


  • Painting class, make “Cow Cutie,” 9:30 a.m. Saturday, April 22, The Rustic Corner, 413 N. Main St, Charles City. Instructor: Robin Macomber of Art Box Painting Cost: $45. For more information, click here.
  • Boot Camp for a Cause, 2 p.m., Nashua-Plainfield High School football field, Nashua. Benefit for the Tysdahl family and #TeamKnox. Cost: Give what you can. Being put on by Brandon Marks Fitness.


  • Mother/Son Outdoor Adventure, 1-4 p.m., Sunday, April 23, Tosanak Recreation Area, 2535 Glass Road, Marble Rock. Sponsored by the I.C. PTO. Click here for more details and to register.
  • Charles City Singers Concert, 7:30 p.m., Trinity United Methodist Church, Charles City. “The Journey: Songs of the British Isles.” Advance tickets $5 at First Security Bank & Trust, First Citizens Bank, the Charles City Area Chamber of Commerce, CC Art Center and from members. Tickets at door $7; students K-12 free. Click here for more.


  • Spring Sing, 7:30 p.m., Immaculate Conception School


  • Immaculate Conception Spring Salad Luncheon & Card Party, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 26, at the Columbus Club, 502 Clark St., Charles City. Cost is $7. Serving hot & cold salads, deviled eggs, desserts and drink. Carry outs available. Cards (500 & Bridge) begin at 12:30 p.m. Tickets are available at the I.C. Parish Office and at the door on the day of the event.
  •  St. Michael’s Youth Ministry Annual Spaghetti Supper, 5-7 p.m., Wednesday, April 26, St. Michael’s Parish Center, Nashua. Spaghetti, garlic toast, dessert and drinks. Cost: $7 per person. Tickets may be purchased at the door. Silent auctions and raffles
  • NHS Blood Drive, 2:15-6:15 p.m., Nashua-Plainfield High School Commons. Click here for more details.


  • Nashua-Plainfield Prom — Grand March at 6 p.m. (NPHS Gym), doors open at 5:15 p.m. $1 admission proceeds to FCCLA- Dance 7-11:00 p.m. (NPHS Gym). After Prom (The W in Waverly) Buses load at 11:30 p.m. return at 3:30 a.m.

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