16 January 2020
Letter to the Editor: Thanks for supporting Red Kettle campaign

Letter to the Editor: Thanks for supporting Red Kettle campaign


By Salvation Army Board members and organizers, Charles City The 2019 Floyd County Salvation Army Red Kettle has come to a close. We want to than...
09 January 2020
Community Notes: Balancing the needs and wants for Charles City

Community Notes: Balancing the needs and wants for Charles City


By Jerry Joerger, Charles City Councilman I hope everyone had a happy holiday season. Now it is time to get “back to normal” and get to work t...
08 January 2020
Girls wrestling should be a sanctioned high school sport

Girls wrestling should be a sanctioned high school sport


By John Burbridge sports@charlescitypress.com Like most journalists, I root for the story. And if the story features an underdog, all the better....
 
GROB: The gift that keeps on giving

GROB: The gift that keeps on giving


By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com “Are you okay, Uncle James? It’s snowing here, is it snowing there?” I’ve been getting a lot o...
19 December 2019
Pro athletes are not overpaid

Pro athletes are not overpaid


By John Burbridge sports@charlescitypress.com The taxman came a little earlier than for most for three Major League Baseball teams this week. The...
18 December 2019
City Notes: Site certification is a team effort

City Notes: Site certification is a team effort


By Tim Fox, Executive Director, Charles City Area Development Corp. As The Avenue of the Saints Development Park was credentialed within the Iowa C...
 
GROB: A Christmas story — Tidings of comfort and joy

GROB: A Christmas story — Tidings of comfort and joy


By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com The young woman furrowed her brow and rubbed her eyes. Her fingers then straightened her long black hair. ...
11 December 2019
City Notes: Charles City’s most wonderful time of the year

City Notes: Charles City’s most wonderful time of the year


By Mayor Dean Andrews As the holiday season moves ever so closer, I just wanted to highlight some events past and future which will help to make our ...
05 December 2019
GROB: Cool! I get to write a column about Van Halen

GROB: Cool! I get to write a column about Van Halen


By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com I had no idea who Billie Eilish was until last week. I just don’t listen to that kind of music, and ho...
 
14 November 2019
Letter to the Editor: Thanks for help on Fall Festival

Letter to the Editor: Thanks for help on Fall Festival


By the Senior Center Board, Charles City Thank you to everyone who helped in any way to make our 15th annual Senior Citizens’ Fall Festival such a ...