31 March 2020
Tosanak maple syrup ready to enjoy

Tosanak maple syrup ready to enjoy


By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com Some like it on pancakes, others prefer waffles and a select few put in on French toast. Regardless of...
Lions holding contest to create a Charles City flag

Lions holding contest to create a Charles City flag


By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com Call it the Yankee Rose, the Stars and Stripes, the Star-Spangled Banner — or just plain Old Glory — ...
Bankruptcy trustee recommends McQuillen Place be sold to bank

Bankruptcy trustee recommends McQuillen Place be sold to bank


By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com The trustee in the McQuillen Place Co. bankruptcy has recommended that the unfinished Charles City ...
 
30 March 2020
Prichard shares info about new COVID-19 stimulus law

Prichard shares info about new COVID-19 stimulus law


By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com Iowa House Minority Leader Todd Prichard, D-Charles City, held a Facebook Live chat Monday to update cons...
Horse Sense

Horse Sense


An Amish horse hitched to a buggy looked to be keeping a safe social distance Monday in the Hy-Vee parking lot in Charles City as it waited for it...
Charles City educators keep students, community engaged through virtual means

Charles City educators keep students, community engaged through virtual means


By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com This week is “Spirit Week” at Washington Elementary. Monday was “Move It Monday,” where students ...
 
Floyd County will use checklist to determine entry to courthouse

Floyd County will use checklist to determine entry to courthouse


By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com Employees and any potential visitors to the Floyd County courthouse will be asked to complete a short...
29 March 2020
Press to publish twice a week for a while

Press to publish twice a week for a while


Temporary action during efforts to fight coronavirus From the publisher: Effective Monday, March 30, the Charles City Press will temporarily go to a...
26 March 2020
School district adopts new metrics to evaluate performance

School district adopts new metrics to evaluate performance


By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com The state and federal government have established criteria for measuring the success of a school district a...
 
River Bend Wildlife Area to be improved through forestry management plan

River Bend Wildlife Area to be improved through forestry management plan


By Kelly Terpstra, kterpstra@charlescitypress.com Deer, songbirds and rabbits all have a home at River Bend Wildlife Area in Charles City. Nestl...