01 June 2020
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...
28 May 2020
More Rhyme than Reason in nation’s first restart of prep sports

More Rhyme than Reason in nation’s first restart of prep sports


By John Burbridge sports@charlescitypress.com Every age has its share of great poets. It’s just the heyday for great baseball poetry was during th...
27 May 2020
School district working on reentry strategy

School district working on reentry strategy


By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com This has been an unusual spring for school districts across the country. Now they have to prepare for th...
 
26 May 2020
GROB: I’m pretty sure God wants me to wear a mask

GROB: I’m pretty sure God wants me to wear a mask


By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com Although I miss the fellowship of Sunday worship, in some ways, I actually like attending online church ser...
25 May 2020
Final dinner for Class of 2020

Final dinner for Class of 2020


A drive-thru barbecue was held Friday evening at Charles City High School, where graduating seniors received a meal prepared by the “high school...
One year after tornado, rebuilding continues at fairgrounds

One year after tornado, rebuilding continues at fairgrounds


2020 Floyd County Fair expected to go on as scheduled
By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com This year it’s COVID-19 restrictions. Last year, i...
 
Charles City observes Memorial Day in virtual event drawing on many players

Charles City observes Memorial Day in virtual event drawing on many players


By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com The appearances were “virtual,” but the sentiments expressed were actual in an out-of-the-ordin...
Chautauqua Guest Homes in Charles City will test residents and staff

Chautauqua Guest Homes in Charles City will test residents and staff


To The Press Chautauqua Guest Homes announced that COVID-19 testing will be conducted on all residents and staff at its facilities in Charges City ...
21 May 2020
Class of 2020 will pick up diplomas Sunday, formal ceremonies to come at a later date

Class of 2020 will pick up diplomas Sunday, formal ceremonies to come at a later date


By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com Charles City High School Principal Bryan Jurrens is calling it a “pseudo-graduation.” “This is our...
 
Play Ball! Iowa set to be first state to allow student-athletes back onto the field

Play Ball! Iowa set to be first state to allow student-athletes back onto the field


By John Burbridge sports@charlescitypress.com CHARLES CITY — As the only state in the union with summer high school sport seasons, Iowa is set...