04 October 2022
FISCHER: Here today, gone tomorrow

FISCHER: Here today, gone tomorrow


As indicated from last week, I've had a lot of changes to my routine lately. Last week was another one. As an avid gamer, I'm not a huge fan of mos...
COMMUNITY NOTES: New electronic records system will improve patient care, access

COMMUNITY NOTES: New electronic records system will improve patient care, access


By Dawnett Willis, CEO, Floyd County Medical Center There are a lot of exciting changes taking place at Floyd County Medical Center. Today, I am plea...
Letter to the Editor: State Senate candidate Wolff opposes proposed CO2 pipelines

Letter to the Editor: State Senate candidate Wolff opposes proposed CO2 pipelines


By Jenn Wolff, Waverly lowans across Senate District 29 (Bremer, Butler, Chickasaw, and most of Floyd counties) are saying "No!" to the carbon pipel...
 
27 September 2022
Letters to the Editor: Jacob, Carter, Bergstrom

Letters to the Editor: Jacob, Carter, Bergstrom


Free Veggies program another great success By Susan Jacob, Charles City To the Citizens of Floyd County: I am amazed at the generosity of peop...
Fischer: Not old, and not new

Fischer: Not old, and not new


By Travis Fischer, [email protected] As one of the wisest philosophers of our time once said, “The years start coming and they don’t...
20 September 2022
COMMUNITY NOTES: Charles City Lions Club has been serving area for 101 years

COMMUNITY NOTES: Charles City Lions Club has been serving area for 101 years


By Barry Levey, Club President You have probably heard of the Charles City Lions Club, but do you really know of the achievements and contributions t...
 
06 September 2022
Community Notes: National Fire Prevention Week is coming up; plan your exit

Community Notes: National Fire Prevention Week is coming up; plan your exit


By Charles City Fire Chief Eric R. Whipple National Fire Prevention week is right around the corner, Oct. 9th through the 15th, and I would like to s...
01 September 2022

Football makes the forthcoming fall/winter season more bearable


By John Burbridge [email protected] Organized baseball with umpires calling balls and strikes is the sport I participated in the most ...
22 July 2022
Community Notes: City water department deals with new regulations

Community Notes: City water department deals with new regulations


By Cory Spieker, Charles City Water Superintendent and Street Superintendent Lead and Copper Testing The Lead and Copper Rule started in the 199...
 
19 July 2022
Community Notes: The city’s new WRRF is up and running

Community Notes: The city’s new WRRF is up and running


By Dan Rimrod, WRRF Superintendent Big changes have happened since last July’s Community Notes at the newly named Water Resource Recovery Facility....