22 February 2021
Floyd County Supervisors looking at reducing pay increases, trimming department budget increases, cutting outside group grants

Floyd County Supervisors looking at reducing pay increases, trimming department budget increases, cutting outside group grants


By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com The Floyd County Board of Supervisors spent another three hours Monday morning agonizing over ways ...
21 February 2021
Tree-tapping time at Tosanak

Tree-tapping time at Tosanak


By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com A forecast for above-freezing temperatures at the start of this wee...
18 February 2021
Council looks into improvement project on Grove Street

Council looks into improvement project on Grove Street


By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com The Charles City Council approved a design agreement with SEH Engineers for a possible $135,000 improvement...
 
CCHS speech group uses old school material to earn All-State honors

CCHS speech group uses old school material to earn All-State honors


By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com Some voices from the past helped Charles City High School’s choral reading speech group find its ow...
Parks and Rec getting started early on swimming pool prep

Parks and Rec getting started early on swimming pool prep


By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com Charles City Parks and Recreation Director Tyler Mitchell told the Parks and Rec board at Wednesday's meeti...
City sets public hearing on budget for March 1

City sets public hearing on budget for March 1


By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com The Charles City Council set Monday, March 1, as the date for the public hearing on the city budget for fis...
 
Charles City FFA tackles challenges presented by pandemic

Charles City FFA tackles challenges presented by pandemic


  By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com Jim Lundberg has been around a long time — and Bret Spurgin is no longer a spring chicken —...
N-P, RRMR shared superintendent to retire at end of the school year

N-P, RRMR shared superintendent to retire at end of the school year


By Bob Fenske, Nashua Reporter Editor Keith Turner mulled over the decision this past fall, made his choice in December and now two area school dist...
16 February 2021
Cold Glow

Cold Glow


Have faith, shivering Iowans, according to American author and naturalist Hal Borland, “No winter lasts forever; no spring skips its turn.” ...
 
St. John shares the love on Valentine’s Day

St. John shares the love on Valentine’s Day


For Valentine’s Day on Sunday, St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church in Charles City offered the public a “Share the Love” drive-thru meal. T...