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...
Four new COVID-19 cases in Floyd County; governor to open movie theaters, bars and high school activities

Four new COVID-19 cases in Floyd County; governor to open movie theaters, bars and high school activities


By The Associated Press Iowa movie theaters, museums, zoos and wedding reception venues will reopen Friday, Gov. Kim Reynolds said Wednesday as she e...
18 May 2020
It’s official: Swimming pool to be closed for the summer

It’s official: Swimming pool to be closed for the summer


By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com Each of the council members expressed disappointment in the decision, but the Charles City Council voted ...
 
14 May 2020
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...