02 June 2020
Charles City mayor cites vandalism incident, urges ’empathy’ in addressing George Floyd demonstrations

Charles City mayor cites vandalism incident, urges ’empathy’ in addressing George Floyd demonstrations


By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com Charles City Mayor Dean Andrews took the opportunity at Monday evening’s City Council meeting to ...
01 June 2020
Bicycle Ride of Silence goes on, alone or in family groups

Bicycle Ride of Silence goes on, alone or in family groups


By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com The Ride of Silence was also a solitary ride this year for many as COVID-19 restrictions altered t...
Charles City Chautauqua staff and residents tested for COVID-19 virus

Charles City Chautauqua staff and residents tested for COVID-19 virus


By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com More than 200 staff members and residents at the Chautauqua Guest Homes in Charles City were tested...
 
Floyd County Fair announces changes: No entertainment, single-day livestock events

Floyd County Fair announces changes: No entertainment, single-day livestock events


To The Press The Floyd County Fair will operate this summer without ground entertainment or grandstand attractions, and all livestock shows will be s...
Charles City sets hearing on Charley Western Trail bridge replacement

Charles City sets hearing on Charley Western Trail bridge replacement


By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com The second round of bids to rebuild the Charley Western Trail Bridge again came in higher than the ...
Floyd County courthouse reopens; supervisors pass ATV ordinance

Floyd County courthouse reopens; supervisors pass ATV ordinance


By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com The door to the Floyd County Courthouse was unlocked this morning (Tuesday), but not all county depar...
 
31 May 2020
Charles City July 4th celebration to have non-traditional look; no parade, fireworks postponed

Charles City July 4th celebration to have non-traditional look; no parade, fireworks postponed


To The Press There will be a community Fourth of July celebration in Charles City this summer, but it probably won’t look like previous years, an...
28 May 2020
Charley Western bridge cost still higher than estimate, but lower than first bid

Charley Western bridge cost still higher than estimate, but lower than first bid


By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com The second round of bids to rebuild the Charley Western Trail Bridge again came in higher than the ...
Decision expected soon on Charles City July 4 activities

Decision expected soon on Charles City July 4 activities


By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com Charles City will have some sort of Fourth of July celebration, but what it will look like is still...
 
Charles City reopening for business as COVID-19 restrictions are relaxed

Charles City reopening for business as COVID-19 restrictions are relaxed


By Mary Pieper, Special to the Charles City Press As Gov. Kim Reynolds continues to loosen COVID-19 restrictions, more and more businesses and othe...