07 July 2020
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
Marble Rock welcomes back old soda fountain

Marble Rock welcomes back old soda fountain


The Marble Rock Historical Society is holding an Independence Day event from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday to welcome back the historic soda fountain to ...
 
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 ...
Racist remarks aimed at Charles City High School ballplayer prompt forceful response

Racist remarks aimed at Charles City High School ballplayer prompt forceful response


By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com Racist remarks yelled at an African American Charles City ballplayer at a recent away game have drawn...
Former Rockford teacher investigated for mishandling money

Former Rockford teacher investigated for mishandling money


By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com A state audit requested by Rudd-Rockford-Marble Rock School District has identified more than $25,000...
 
29 June 2020
SOIL CONSERVATION: Iowa NRCS undergoes reorganization plan

SOIL CONSERVATION: Iowa NRCS undergoes reorganization plan


By Kurt Simon, Iowa State Conservationist, USDA-NRCS In December, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue signed off on the Iowa NRCS staff reorga...