25 November 2020

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District finds way to have gym class from home

District finds way to have gym class from home


By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com An individual should get at least 60 minutes of physical activity per day, according the the U.S Center f...

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Board moves to restructure middle school debt, could save district more than $500,000

Board moves to restructure middle school debt, could save district more than $500,000


By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com The Charles City School District Board of Directors took a step toward possibly saving the district as much...

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Vehicles queue up for free turkey or pulled pork meals day before Thanksgiving

Vehicles queue up for free turkey or pulled pork meals day before Thanksgiving


By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com A long line of cars snaked around three sides of the Charles City Arts Center and down another bloc...
 

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Floyd County COVID-19 cases pass 1,000-case mark

Floyd County COVID-19 cases pass 1,000-case mark


By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com Floyd County set an ominous record this week, marking more than 1,000 COVID-19 cases since the pand...

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Former Floyd County supervisor raises questions on courthouse COVID-19 plan

Former Floyd County supervisor raises questions on courthouse COVID-19 plan


By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com A former Floyd County supervisor has come before the current supervisors, asking them to review polic...

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Letters to Santa accepted at Charles City Santa House, Otto’s Oasis

Letters to Santa accepted at Charles City Santa House, Otto’s Oasis


To The Press Community Revitalization, the Charles City Area Chamber of Commerce and Otto’s Oasis are teaming up to make sure children can get thei...
 

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Charles City’s 2020 Holiday Lighted Parade canceled

Charles City’s 2020 Holiday Lighted Parade canceled


To The Press A change of plans came for Charles City’s traditional holiday kick-off event, courtesy of COVID-19. The Annual Holiday Lighted Para...
24 November 2020

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Charles City Council looks at bonding to pay most of trail bridge replacement cost

Charles City Council looks at bonding to pay most of trail bridge replacement cost


By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com A general obligation bond issue of about $1.5 million will be needed to pay off the Charley Western R...

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Trail enhancements, housing and equity issues lead Charles City Council priorities after workshop

Trail enhancements, housing and equity issues lead Charles City Council priorities after workshop


By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com The priority goals of the Charles City Council, city staff and the public don’t match precisely, bu...
 
23 November 2020

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Charles City Rotary Club helping establish Ellen Bengtson Scholarship

Charles City Rotary Club helping establish Ellen Bengtson Scholarship


By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com The Charles City Rotary Club is helping establish the Ellen Bengtson Memorial Scholarship Fund in m...