16 March 2020
Despite COVID-19 shutdown, school district to offer day-care for health care workers, lunches for students, other services

Despite COVID-19 shutdown, school district to offer day-care for health care workers, lunches for students, other services


By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com Even though the Charles City schools are shut down due to COVID-19 concerns, the district is providing serv...
Don’t let TP shortage lead to faulty flushes

Don’t let TP shortage lead to faulty flushes


By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com Dan Rimrod is worried about hoarding and a toilet paper shortage. Not necessarily for his own us...
Floyd County lists courthouse procedures for COVID-19 mitigation

Floyd County lists courthouse procedures for COVID-19 mitigation


By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com Floyd County elected officials and other county department heads released a lengthy list of changes a...
 
15 March 2020
CDC: Stop events with 50 or more people

CDC: Stop events with 50 or more people


By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com The national Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) advised Sunday evening that events with...
Governor recommends closing schools for 4 weeks

Governor recommends closing schools for 4 weeks


COVID-19 identified in more community-spread cases By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com Gov. Kim Reynolds recommended Sunday evening that...
In an Age of Mythical Champions, COVID-19 is not a myth

In an Age of Mythical Champions, COVID-19 is not a myth


By John Burbridge sports@charlescitypress.com There are teams of destiny. The Milwaukee Bucks aren’t one of them. Nearly a half-century has pas...
 
No classes: Spring break extended in Charles City due to COVID-19 worries

No classes: Spring break extended in Charles City due to COVID-19 worries


By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com The Charles City School District has cancelled classes due to COVID-19 concerns. In informational releas...
14 March 2020
IHSSA cancels state speech contests due to COVID-19 virus

IHSSA cancels state speech contests due to COVID-19 virus


By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com Thirteen Charles City High School speech students — along with hundreds of students around the state of...
12 March 2020
NIACC will switch to online classes beginning Monday in response to novel coronavirus

NIACC will switch to online classes beginning Monday in response to novel coronavirus


By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com NIACC announced Thursday evening that it will not hold in-person classes next week, March 16 to 20. ...
 
11 March 2020
School district to elaborate on COVID-19 response plan at Monday’s meeting

School district to elaborate on COVID-19 response plan at Monday’s meeting


By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com Charles City Superintendent of Schools Mike Fisher will lead discussion on the district’s response plan f...