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Marble Rock welcomes back old soda fountain

Marble Rock welcomes back old soda fountain


The Marble Rock Historical Society is holding an Independence Day event from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday to welcome back the historic soda fountain to ...

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Gov. Reynolds thanks Floyd County health workers for role in fighting pandemic

Gov. Reynolds thanks Floyd County health workers for role in fighting pandemic


By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com Iowa’s governor said a big part of the state’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic has relied on ...

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Racist remarks aimed at Charles City High School ballplayer prompt forceful response

Racist remarks aimed at Charles City High School ballplayer prompt forceful response


By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com Racist remarks yelled at an African American Charles City ballplayer at a recent away game have drawn...

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Cadets sweep season series against Comets

Cadets sweep season series against Comets

By John Burbridge sports@charlescitypress.com CHARLES CITY — Last softball season, Charles...

Comets get back on track with 3-2 win over Panthers

By John Burbridge sports@charlescitypress.com CHARLES CITY — Amidst a well-played game,...

Go-Hawks take 2 from Comets

By John Burbridge sports@charlescitypress.com WAVERLY — If you had to pick the Charles City...

Huskies go the distance but still lose big to Comets

By John Burbridge sports@charlescitypress.com CHARLES CITY — To be fair to the Oelwein...

Comets win 5th straight

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Charles H. Jensen

Jerome Schlader

Curtis Charles North

Richard L. Immel

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No soup this year, but ‘Empty Bowls’ fundraiser a success for CCAC, food pantry

No soup this year, but ‘Empty Bowls’ fundraiser a success for CCAC, food pantry


By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com The only thing people missed out on was the soup. But it is called “Empty Bowls,” after all. Th...

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‘Beauty and the Beast’ canceled, Stony Point Players consider alternative summer show

‘Beauty and the Beast’ canceled, Stony Point Players consider alternative summer show


By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com The Stony Point Players will wait at least one more year to tell the “tale as old as time.” The Ch...

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Empty Bowls fundraiser goes online

Empty Bowls fundraiser goes online


By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com The Charles City Arts Center's annual Empty Bowls Fundraiser, which was called off last month due to COVI...