23 June 2019
Allowing students to officiate sub-varsity sporting events is the right call

Allowing students to officiate sub-varsity sporting events is the right call


By John Burbridge sports@charlescitypress.com Sometimes you just want to kill the umpire. I’m exaggerating, of course … just a little. T...
Delbert Pratt

Delbert Pratt


Delbert Pratt age 77 of Nashua, IA died Tuesday, June 18, 2019, at Linn Haven Rehab and Healthcare in New Hampton. A Mass of Christian Burial will ...
20 June 2019
City Notes: Deadline for business plan contest nearing fast

City Notes: Deadline for business plan contest nearing fast


By Tim Fox, Executive Director, Charles City Area Development Corp. One facet of the Charles City Area Development Corporation’s business engagemen...
 
13 June 2019
City Notes: Recommend city invest in future through site buy

City Notes: Recommend city invest in future through site buy


By Dean Andrews, Mayor, Charles City The news of the week is certainly the closing of the Simply Essentials plant in Charles City. I really don’t h...
Letter to the Editor: Pork processing plant is part of the problem, not the solution

Letter to the Editor: Pork processing plant is part of the problem, not the solution


By Shannon Walker, Iowa CCI member, Clive When the state’s largest newspaper prints “many rural towns are dying, but a new pork processing plant ...
Letter to the Editor: Urge senator to seek special session

Letter to the Editor: Urge senator to seek special session


By Sen. Joe Bolkom, D-Iowa City People in most other states have much better access to effective medicines made from cannabis than we do here in Iowa...
 
Letter to the Editor: Info available on exchange students

Letter to the Editor: Info available on exchange students


By Diane Souder and Chris Rimrod, Charles City Thank you for running the colored picture of the two exchange students that are ending their year at C...
06 June 2019
GROB: ‘Back in Black’ with an old buddy

GROB: ‘Back in Black’ with an old buddy


By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com Last Friday night, I was ringing “Hell’s Bells.” As the song goes, I wasn’t taking prisoners, an...
05 June 2019
TERPSTRA – I’m no Indiana Jones

TERPSTRA – I’m no Indiana Jones


I’ve always been a sucker for sentiment. I won’t go as far to say that nostalgia runs deep through my veins – but I’ve always been a fi...
 
30 May 2019
GROB: A whirlwind of a weekend for a community newspaper

GROB: A whirlwind of a weekend for a community newspaper


By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com Yesterday, a very nice person found out I was a writer who worked as a reporter for the Charles City Press,...