By Jill Veerkamp, St. Charles Press Editor Before Al Timm passed away in January, Rick Vincent of Dice Brothers Racing told him that he planned to hold a motorcycle racing event in his honor. “He...
By Jill Veerkamp, St. Charles Press Editor After a beautiful Saturday and Sunday, rainy weather moved into St. Charles just in time for Memorial Day.  Starting with sprinkles, and later advancing...
By Jill Veerkamp, St. Charles Press Editor There are numerous cemeteries in St. Charles and the surrounding area.  When it comes time to prepare for Memorial Day, the St. Charles American Legion...
By Jill Veerkamp, St. Charles Press Editor As a kid growing up on a small dairy farm in Wisconsin, Amanda Gentry’s dad let her drive a tractor for the first time.  She ended up crashing, which took...
By Jill Veerkamp, St. Charles Press Editor Throughout the 1950s and 1960s, Whitewater State Park hosted annual Boy Scout Camporees.  The camporees were tremendous events, attracting over 1,000 scouts...

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By Jill Veerkamp, St. Charles Press Editor As a student at St. Charles High School, Keith Brogan had a very successful career in FFA.  He served as his chapter’s president and in 1992, he was awarded...
By Jill Veerkamp, St. Charles Press Editor “I can.  We will.”  This short, simple phrase is the 2017-18 theme for the National FFA Organization.  With only four words, the phrase embodies the spirit...
Although Pamela Wendt lives in Rochester, every Sunday afternoon for the past five weeks, she carpooled with friends to the St. Charles senior center for an afternoon of cards.  “I love 500 and...
By Jill Veerkamp, St. Charles Press Editor Following last Friday’s Snow Days coronation at St. Charles High School, newly crowned Queen Elizabeth Muschler was in a slight state of shock.  “It’s...
By Jill Veerkamp, St. Charles Press Editor The start of the spring track and field season is little more than a month away, and St. Charles head coach Eric Klein is already counting down the days.  “...
By Jill Veerkamp, St. Charles Press Editor An evening out at the St. Charles Moose Lodge is a regular, Saturday event for many local people.  However, last Saturday, the menu on offer was anything...
By Jill Veerkamp, St. Charles Press Editor In a typical year, three or four Cub Scouts cross over to become Boy Scouts in the Arrow of Light ceremony held in January.  Last Sunday, however, the St....
By Jill Veerkamp, St. Charles Press Editor Last Saturday evening, the fellowship hall at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church was transformed into a ballroom, complete with space for dancing,...
By Jill Veerkamp, St. Charles Press Editor In the twenty years that Pastor Mark Pluim has been at Heartland Community Church in St. Charles, he has preached roughly one thousand sermons, building up...
By Dakota Swenson, St. Charles Press For the past thirty plus years, St. Charles has hosted an annual holiday tournament to give their fans something to enjoy over the break and give area schools the...

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