11 August 2020
Community Notes: A crazy year at the Floyd County Museum

Community Notes: A crazy year at the Floyd County Museum


Jennifer C. Thiele, Director, Floyd County Historical Society and Museum What a crazy year, with closures, reopening and partial closures. Even with ...
04 August 2020
Community Notes: Water superintendent provides an update on related issues

Community Notes: Water superintendent provides an update on related issues


By Cory Spieker, Superintendent, Charles City Water Department Consumer Confidence Report The Consumer Confidence Report (CCR) is a yearly report th...
GROB: The imperfect vision of 2020

GROB: The imperfect vision of 2020


By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com We should have known it from the start. We should have known there was going to be something wrong with ...
 
21 July 2020
Letter to the Editor: Appreciates quick police response on Avenue

Letter to the Editor: Appreciates quick police response on Avenue


By Dennis Niezwaag, Charles City Very early Sunday morning I drove onto the Avenue of the Saints headed south. I noticed a tractor trailer headed the...
Letter to the Editor: Accept an expert’s advice

Letter to the Editor: Accept an expert’s advice


By Frank Rottinghaus, Charles City None of us are experts in every field and successful people know when to seek out and follow an expert's advice. ...
30 June 2020
Letter to the Editor: Supervisors seek Floyd County residents to serve on boards and commissions

Letter to the Editor: Supervisors seek Floyd County residents to serve on boards and commissions


By Roy Schwickerath, Floyd County Supervisor The Floyd County Board of Supervisors is looking for Floyd County citizens who would be interested in se...
 
Community Notes: 19th Amendment centennial event: 100-plus-1 years in the making

Community Notes: 19th Amendment centennial event: 100-plus-1 years in the making


By Cheryl Erb, President, National 19th Amendment Society The Centennial Year of the 19th Amendment, the amendment which gave women the right to vo...
23 June 2020
Community Notes: The winds of change are blowing

Community Notes: The winds of change are blowing


By Phillip Knighten, Charles City Councilman and Be The Bridge-Charles City Organizer I remember it like it was yesterday. Sitting inside my pickup t...
01 June 2020
Lois Anne Wedeking

Lois Anne Wedeking


Lois Anne Wedeking, 68, passed away at the University of Minnesota Hospital on May 23, 2020 from complications of heart disease. Lois was born Aug. 26...
 
28 May 2020
More Rhyme than Reason in nation’s first restart of prep sports

More Rhyme than Reason in nation’s first restart of prep sports


By John Burbridge sports@charlescitypress.com Every age has its share of great poets. It’s just the heyday for great baseball poetry was during th...