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,...
23 May 2019
Letter to the Editor: Not the time to purchase certified site property

Letter to the Editor: Not the time to purchase certified site property


By Karen Thomas, Charles City I agree with former county Supervisor Mark Kuhn, present county Supervisor Roy Schwickerath and Floyd County Auditor Gl...
City Notes: Charles City Housing and Redevelopment Authority Update

City Notes: Charles City Housing and Redevelopment Authority Update


By Heidi Nielsen, CC Housing Authority Director It’s going to be another busy year at the Housing Office. Plans are underway to replace the tran...
 
09 May 2019
Letter to the Editor: May is National Foster Care Month

Letter to the Editor: May is National Foster Care Month


By Crystal Engstrom, Program Coordinator, CASA of North Iowa, Mason City May is National Foster Care Month, a time designated to acknowledge foster p...
GROB: Appreciate a teacher this week, and every week

GROB: Appreciate a teacher this week, and every week


By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com It’s Teacher Appreciation Week. So it’s time for me to appreciate a teacher. Grandpa Grob. He’s no...
08 May 2019
Required testosterone reduction is a diabolical means to ‘fairness’

Required testosterone reduction is a diabolical means to ‘fairness’


By John Burbridge sports@charlescitypress.com This is my dream interview. I’m standing with Caitlyn Jenner on the north end of Drake Stadium...
 
City Notes: Mayor offers updates

City Notes: Mayor offers updates


This week’s City Notes could be titled “Mayor’s Tidbits,” as I want to give short updates on many of the things going on at City Hall. • ...
02 May 2019
City Notes: Summer recreational opportunities abound in Charles City

City Notes: Summer recreational opportunities abound in Charles City


Steve Lindaman, Park & Rec Dept Director Mother Nature has taken her time allowing spring to arrive, and I hope it is here to stay without any un...
GROB: The view is always scenic up on the teeter-totter

GROB: The view is always scenic up on the teeter-totter


By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com “Oh, come on. Papa! Just try it!” It was like peer pressure, only my peer was a 4-year-old girl. ...
 
25 April 2019
City Notes: Time for a little spring cleaning

City Notes: Time for a little spring cleaning


By Mark Wicks, Charles City Community Development Director The sun is out, the grass is green and the jackets are getting lighter … Hello, spring! ...