19 March 2020
Floyd County Medical Center reduces entrance access to fight virus spread

Floyd County Medical Center reduces entrance access to fight virus spread


To The Press Floyd County Medical Center announced restricted access to the hospital entrances in its efforts to mitigate the spread of the novel c...
City departments restrict public access to facilities

City departments restrict public access to facilities


By Kelly Terpstra, kterpstra@charlescitypress.com The doors to City Hall were locked on Thursday. The building that houses several city offices ...
TLC: The Learning Center remains open as essential service

TLC: The Learning Center remains open as essential service


By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com With plenty of precautions, TLC: The Learning Center in Charles City is still open for business as usual....
 
Hundreds line up in the rain for school lunches

Hundreds line up in the rain for school lunches


By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com Students in Charles City might not admit they’re missing school yet, but if the turnout Thursday was an...
Supervisors lock courthouse in COVID-19 action

Supervisors lock courthouse in COVID-19 action


By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com Access to the offices at the Floyd County courthouse will be strictly limited beginning today, afte...
18 March 2020
School District Roundup: Take-home meals available to students starting today

School District Roundup: Take-home meals available to students starting today


By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com Free take-home meals will be available for Charles City students ages 18 and under, beginning Thursday at...
 
No local cases yet, but FCMC prepares for COVID-19

No local cases yet, but FCMC prepares for COVID-19


By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com The administration and staff at the Floyd County Medical Center are all working under the assumption that...
NIACC closing all buildings to protect students from coronavirus

NIACC closing all buildings to protect students from coronavirus


To The Press The North Iowa Area Community College announced its main campus east of Mason City and all NIACC centers will be closed to the public. ...
Charles City School District to offer free child care for essential workers starting Monday

Charles City School District to offer free child care for essential workers starting Monday


By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com Starting Monday, Charles City Community Schools will be providing free child care to families working on ...
 
GROB: Coming together, from six feet apart

GROB: Coming together, from six feet apart


By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com My youngest daughter turns 25 years old today and I don’t know what to tell her, other than “Happy Bi...