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Floyd County Fair is next week, but the public isn’t invited

Floyd County Fair is next week, but the public isn’t invited


By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com The county fair is a summer high point for many families, but this year the Floyd County Fair – l...

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Socially distanced Fourth of July in Charles City

Socially distanced Fourth of July in Charles City


By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com Spectators were spread out on grassy areas, in parking lots and along roads in the southern part of...

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Gov. Reynolds evaluating new mitigation orders as COVID-19 rises in Iowa

Gov. Reynolds evaluating new mitigation orders as COVID-19 rises in Iowa


By Linh Ta, Iowa Capital Dispatch Gov. Kim Reynolds said she is re-examining the state’s response to COVID-19 in light of the growing positive case...

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Comets top Tribe for 10th win of the season

Comets top Tribe for 10th win of the season

By John Burbridge sports@charlescitypress.com CHARLES CITY — Vying for their first win of...

Comets drop 4th in a row in non-conference loss to Saints

By John Burbridge sports@charlescitypress.com SAINT ANSGAR — A night after a return home...

Comets complete series sweep of Go-Hawks

By John Burbridge sports@charlescitypress.com WAVERLY — Former Cy Young Award recipient and...

AILTC to host Court of Dreams Comeback Classic Invitational, July 31-Aug. 1

Press Staff Report CHARLES CITY — The All Iowa Lawn Tennis Club announced last week that it...

Fans got Comet’s back

By John Burbridge sports@charlescitypress.com CHARLES CITY — With a substantial contingent...

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Russell Nordman

Margaret ‘Meg’ Tjaden

Valentina ‘Val’ Nicolaevna 
Imshinetskaya Ewen

Jerry Peters

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No soup this year, but ‘Empty Bowls’ fundraiser a success for CCAC, food pantry

No soup this year, but ‘Empty Bowls’ fundraiser a success for CCAC, food pantry


By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com The only thing people missed out on was the soup. But it is called “Empty Bowls,” after all. Th...

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‘Beauty and the Beast’ canceled, Stony Point Players consider alternative summer show

‘Beauty and the Beast’ canceled, Stony Point Players consider alternative summer show


By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com The Stony Point Players will wait at least one more year to tell the “tale as old as time.” The Ch...

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Empty Bowls fundraiser goes online

Empty Bowls fundraiser goes online


By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com The Charles City Arts Center's annual Empty Bowls Fundraiser, which was called off last month due to COVI...