20 February 2020
Community Notes: Arts Center helps enrich community through visual and performing arts

Community Notes: Arts Center helps enrich community through visual and performing arts


By Emily Kiewel, Director, Charles City Arts Center First I’d like to give a big thank you to our current and past volunteers and members. The Char...
06 February 2020
Letter to the Editor: Charles City High School lucky to have Lundberg

Letter to the Editor: Charles City High School lucky to have Lundberg


By Charles Redenius, Charles City, I would like to congratulate Jim Lundberg on his recent award for finalist for Outstanding Ag Teacher. He is very ...
Community Notes: Charles City Foster Grandparent Program: Who we are

Community Notes: Charles City Foster Grandparent Program: Who we are


By Sarah Merrifield, Director, Foster Grandparent Program You may have seen more articles lately about the Foster Grandparent Program in the Press du...
 
GROB: Inhale the wonder, breathe out, keep going

GROB: Inhale the wonder, breathe out, keep going


By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com When I was finishing up a phone call with my surgeon the other day, I said something that sounded strange...
05 February 2020
Live from an Iowa satellite caucus

Live from an Iowa satellite caucus


By Susan Jacob, Charles City Prior to 2020 I have only participated in two Iowa caucuses. For the first time ever I attended an Iowa caucus during...
30 January 2020
Letter to the Editor: Former Charles City mayor supports Mayor Pete in caucus

Letter to the Editor: Former Charles City mayor supports Mayor Pete in caucus


By Jim Erb, Charles City As a former mayor of Charles City with 22 years of experience, I am supporting Pete Buttigieg on Feb. 3rd because I believe ...
 
Community Notes: Flood insurance, the Community Rating System, flood safety

Community Notes: Flood insurance, the Community Rating System, flood safety


By John Fallis, Charles City City Engineer The great literary playwright William Shakespeare wrote, “What need the bridge much broader than the flo...
GROB: We’ve got your caucus right here

GROB: We’ve got your caucus right here


By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com I like the Iowa caucus. That’s not to say I like everything about the Iowa caucus. I don’t part...
29 January 2020
TERPSTRA –This one’s for all the chips and salsa, at an extravagant price

TERPSTRA –This one’s for all the chips and salsa, at an extravagant price


By Kelly Terpstra, kterpstra@charlescitypress.com I don’t know what’s in the spinach and artichoke dip in the hospitality suite of Hard Rock Stad...
 
22 January 2020
Methinks we all doth protest too much, athletes just have bigger platforms

Methinks we all doth protest too much, athletes just have bigger platforms


By John Burbridge sports@charlescitypress.com Being a contributing editor who sometimes edits his own copy, and when measures become desperate, is a...