16 October 2019
Guest View: Class of 1969 gathers for 50th anniversary

Guest View: Class of 1969 gathers for 50th anniversary


By Marilyn Buttjer, Charles City On Aug. 2-3, the class of 1969 celebrated our 50th high school reunion. On Friday, we had two informal gatherings pu...
10 October 2019
GROB: New local Facebook page accentuates the positive

GROB: New local Facebook page accentuates the positive


By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com The profile photo is a beautiful image of the pedestrian bridge by Victory Park at night, lit up, over the ...
03 October 2019
City Notes: An outside perspective

City Notes: An outside perspective


By Mark Wicks, Community Development Director Charles City had some visitors in early May who shared some interesting insights in a recent report d...
 
30 September 2019
Take a Walk on the Wildwood Side

Take a Walk on the Wildwood Side


By John Burbridge sports@charlescitypress.com Ever take a wrong turn and suddenly find yourself in the wrong neighborhood? I somewhat had that ex...
26 September 2019
GROB: Carson King reporter wrote the wrong article

GROB: Carson King reporter wrote the wrong article


By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com Social media giveth, and social media taketh away. Carson King said it himself. “Social media … has ...
18 September 2019
Letter to the Editor: Please thank wonderful planter volunteers

Letter to the Editor: Please thank wonderful planter volunteers


By Nancy Clarke, Planter Committee Chairwoman One of the special aspects of our community are the beautiful planters decorating our parking lots down...
 
12 September 2019
City Notes: Whipple – Take time now to plan and practice home fire escape

City Notes: Whipple – Take time now to plan and practice home fire escape


By Eric Whipple, Charles City Fire Chief National Fire Prevention week is right around the corner, Oct. 6-12, and I would like to stress just how imp...
11 September 2019
TERPSTRA – Hawkeyes may need to ‘scratch where it itches’ to pull one out in Ames

TERPSTRA – Hawkeyes may need to ‘scratch where it itches’ to pull one out in Ames


By Kelly Terpstra, kterpstra@charlescitypress.com Somewhere and somehow Paul Rhoads and Dan McCarney will take a gander at the television set come Sa...
05 September 2019
City Notes: Unsung heroes

City Notes: Unsung heroes


By Mark Wicks, Community Development Director The summer of 2019 is officially in the books with the Labor Day weekend behind us. Before it fades ...
 
Letter to the Editor: Please don’t steal from Community Garden

Letter to the Editor: Please don’t steal from Community Garden


By Patricia Petersen, Charles City My husband and I sold our acreage and moved into Charles City two years ago. Our small lawn doesn’t have much ro...