30 June 2020
Letter to the Editor: Supervisors seek Floyd County residents to serve on boards and commissions

Letter to the Editor: Supervisors seek Floyd County residents to serve on boards and commissions


By Roy Schwickerath, Floyd County Supervisor The Floyd County Board of Supervisors is looking for Floyd County citizens who would be interested in se...
Community Notes: 19th Amendment centennial event: 100-plus-1 years in the making

Community Notes: 19th Amendment centennial event: 100-plus-1 years in the making


By Cheryl Erb, President, National 19th Amendment Society The Centennial Year of the 19th Amendment, the amendment which gave women the right to vo...
23 June 2020
Community Notes: The winds of change are blowing

Community Notes: The winds of change are blowing


By Phillip Knighten, Charles City Councilman and Be The Bridge-Charles City Organizer I remember it like it was yesterday. Sitting inside my pickup t...
 
01 June 2020
Lois Anne Wedeking

Lois Anne Wedeking


Lois Anne Wedeking, 68, passed away at the University of Minnesota Hospital on May 23, 2020 from complications of heart disease. Lois was born Aug. 26...
28 May 2020
More Rhyme than Reason in nation’s first restart of prep sports

More Rhyme than Reason in nation’s first restart of prep sports


By John Burbridge sports@charlescitypress.com Every age has its share of great poets. It’s just the heyday for great baseball poetry was during th...
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
Letter to the Editor: Franken best choice for U.S. Senate nominee

Letter to the Editor: Franken best choice for U.S. Senate nominee


By J. R. Ackley, Marble Rock I have never seen a candidate more qualified for senator than Admiral Mike Franken. His education is first rate, with de...
Letter to the Editor: Franken most qualified to take Ernst’s seat in U.S. Senate

Letter to the Editor: Franken most qualified to take Ernst’s seat in U.S. Senate


By Susan Nelson, Marble Rock Democrats have four candidates to choose from in their Senate primary. The winner will try to defeat Sen. Joni Ernst in ...
Letter to the Editor: Floyd County made mistake letting VA director leave

Letter to the Editor: Floyd County made mistake letting VA director leave


By David Payne, Charles City What are the county commissioners thinking, when a very valuable employee is leaving the Veterans Affairs office in the ...
 
19 May 2020
Community Notes: Charles City projects continue despite virus

Community Notes: Charles City projects continue despite virus


By Mayor Dean Andrews Charles City With all of the COVID-19 restrictions in place these days, it seems like life is proceeding at a much slower pace ...