18 March 2020
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...
Plenty of places in Charles City area for carryout or delivery meals

Plenty of places in Charles City area for carryout or delivery meals


By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com It may not be possible to go out for a sit-down meal in a restaurant or fast-food establishment in ...
17 March 2020
Charles City restaurants fear unknown, hope for the best

Charles City restaurants fear unknown, hope for the best


By Kelly Terpstra, kterpstra@charlescitypress.com There were no gutter balls in Jim Hunn’s game on Tuesday afternoon at Comet Bowl. The longti...
 
Floyd County Medical Center announces visitor limits

Floyd County Medical Center announces visitor limits


By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com Starting today, Floyd County Medical Center will be implementing restrictions on patient visitors and non-p...
Charles City Senior Center to close down until April 13

Charles City Senior Center to close down until April 13


By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com In what might be the last public event in Charles City for a few weeks, about 25 people at the Charles Ci...
Iowa enacts health emergency plan closing bars, restaurants

Iowa enacts health emergency plan closing bars, restaurants


By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com and The Associated Press Gov. Kim Reynolds on Tuesday ordered restaurants, bars, fitness centers, the...
 
Charles Theatre Closed

Charles Theatre Closed


The Charles Theatre in Charles City announced Monday that it was closing its doors until April 3 due to the COVID-19 virus. In a social media p...
16 March 2020
Shutdown: Charles City schools closed until April 13

Shutdown: Charles City schools closed until April 13


By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com What was characterized as an extra week of spring break Sunday night became a month-long shutdown by Mond...
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...