27 October 2020

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GROB: I won’t tell you who you should vote for

GROB: I won’t tell you who you should vote for


By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com If President Donald Trump is re-elected next week, our nation will not crumble into dust or incinerate in a...
26 October 2020

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Board discusses expansion of School-To-You program

Board discusses expansion of School-To-You program


By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com Attending class from home might not just be a temporary tactic employed to battle safety considerations cau...

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Parade called off, but local WW2 vet honored virtually

Parade called off, but local WW2 vet honored virtually


By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com The “Honor Cruise” didn’t go on as planned, but plenty of people still took a moment to thank Art Zan...
 

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Floyd County board, Charles City police chief discuss moving dispatchers – and keeping them happy

Floyd County board, Charles City police chief discuss moving dispatchers – and keeping them happy


By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com The new Floyd County Law Enforcement Center being built includes space for a county radio dispatch of...

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‘Generational shifting’: How Charles City School District changed busing for costs, staffing and student safety

‘Generational shifting’: How Charles City School District changed busing for costs, staffing and student safety


By Kate Hayden, Iowa Watch Vicki and Matt Bruening live on a Floyd County acreage with six children ranging from a fourth-grader to a sophomore in ...

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Charles City automotive dealer nominated for national award

Charles City automotive dealer nominated for national award


To The Press Mike Molstead, owner and president of Mike Molstead Motors Inc. in Charles City, has been nominated for a national automobile dealers aw...
 
22 October 2020

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CCHS to present old-time radio show next weekend

CCHS to present old-time radio show next weekend


By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com The Charles City High School Drama Department will present “The North Cedar Old Tyme Radio Revu...

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Drive-by parade planned for Sunday to honor Charles City WW2 vet

Drive-by parade planned for Sunday to honor Charles City WW2 vet


By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com Art Zanotti of Charles City is familiar with parades. On June 4, 1944, cheering crowds wildly applaude...

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School district reports first positive COVID test since Sept. 28

School district reports first positive COVID test since Sept. 28


By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com The Charles City Community School district received notification Thursday from Floyd County Public Health t...
 

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Cornfield sentinels south of Charles City

Cornfield sentinels south of Charles City


Press photo by Bob Steenson A combine finishes up the final row in a cornfield south of Charles City this week, as tall wind generators stand sentr...