By Jill Veerkamp, St. Charles Press Editor Father Tim Biren has passed through the St. Charles community many times.  Although he has mostly lived in the southwestern part of Minnesota, the Roman...
Mike Buringa, head coach for the St. Charles varsity softball team, founded the Gamblers five years ago in order to provide players with an opportunity for development over the summer, above and...
By Jill Veerkamp, St. Charles Press Editor A local axiom states, ‘It never rains on the Gladiolus Days parade.’  This year, the phrase was put to the test as weather reports predicted a weekend beset...
By Jill Veerkamp, St. Charles Press Editor St. Charles has a new Teen Miss Gladiolus Days Queen.  On Monday, August 21, Elle Karlen received the top crown, after an evening of close and intense...
By Jill Veerkamp, St. Charles Press Editor In October of 1950, square dancing enthusiasts in the St. Charles area formed the Whitewater Whirlers.  It was a big hit at the outset and a Christmas party...

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By Jill Veerkamp, St. Charles Press Editor Every day, around 5,000 vehicles use Highway 74 (Whitewater Avenue) to pass through St. Charles. Even with marked crosswalks, many pedestrians feel they...
By Jill Veerkamp, St. Charles Press Editor In 1996, President Bill Clinton defeated Bob Dole to win a second term in office. The Summer Olympic Games were held in Atlanta, Georgia. The movie, “...
By Jill Veerkamp, St. Charles Press Editor In 1970, Dr. Norman Borlaug received the Nobel Peace Prize for his work in developing disease resistant, semi-dwarf wheat varieties.  Also known as the...
By Jill Veerkamp, St. Charles Press Editor Last summer and early fall, a long-time Saratoga Township landmark was removed from the landscape.  At the intersection of County Road 35 and County Road 6...
By Jill Veerkamp, St. Charles Press Editor St. Patrick’s day is once again upon us, and with the festivities, comes green beer, parades, and of course, bagpipes.  Although bagpipes are more...
By Jill Veerkamp, St. Charles Press Editor “A Better You…A Better Me!” was a musical revue that demonstrated the importance of strong character through music, narration, and short scenes.  Including...
By Jill Veerkamp, St. Charles Press Editor After two years of performing cover songs, recently Diesel Drive kicked up their band to the next level and has begun to record and release original music...
By Jill Veerkamp, St. Charles Press Editor Due to a decision last year from the Minnesota Legislature, Minnesota has joined the long list of states to hold caucuses or primaries on “Super Tuesday.” ...
By Jill Veerkamp, St. Charles Press Editor The St. Charles School Board met for a regular meeting on Monday, February 8th at 6 p.m. in the High School library.  After the meeting was called to order...
By Jill Veerkamp, St. Charles Press Editor In honor of Valentine’s Day, The St. Charles Press is featuring an area couple that has stood the test of time and has been married for sixty-seven years. ...

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