08 July 2020
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...
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...
Charles City fiber optic broadband still working on financing

Charles City fiber optic broadband still working on financing


By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com In some possible schedules from as little as two months ago, it was expected that financing would be ...
 
07 July 2020
Charles City Council takes first step in limiting outside access to Shaw Avenue dump site

Charles City Council takes first step in limiting outside access to Shaw Avenue dump site


By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com The Charles City Council took the first step Monday evening in putting some teeth into a rule that on...
The heat is on for area farmers

The heat is on for area farmers


Between a rainy June and a sweltering start to July, ISU Extension agronomist says there are challenges for crops By Bob Fenske, Of the Nashua Report...
06 July 2020
Charles City High School plans commencement ceremony Sunday

Charles City High School plans commencement ceremony Sunday


By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com They’ve already received their diplomas, but this Sunday evening the members of the Charles City ...
 
History comes to life in Marble Rock on July 4

History comes to life in Marble Rock on July 4


By Mary Pieper, Special to the Charles City Press The past came to life on July 4 in Marble Rock as visitors passed through the town’s five museu...
05 July 2020
More of Washington Elementary visible as part of summer project

More of Washington Elementary visible as part of summer project


By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com Washington Elementary School in Charles City is getting a new streamlined look with the removal of ...
Reaction spreads to Charles City High School ballplayer taunted by racist remarks

Reaction spreads to Charles City High School ballplayer taunted by racist remarks


By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com A Charles City High School athlete who was the target of racial comments at a recent away ballgame sa...
 
01 July 2020
Gov. Reynolds thanks Floyd County health workers for role in fighting pandemic

Gov. Reynolds thanks Floyd County health workers for role in fighting pandemic


By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com Iowa’s governor said a big part of the state’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic has relied on ...