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 ...
GROB: Enjoy the little things, because they’re the big things

GROB: Enjoy the little things, because they’re the big things


I’m 51 years old, but there is no grown-up cereal in my cupboard. Come on over and I’ll show you. Open the cupboard door right now, and you’l...
 
13 November 2019
Guest view – Hospice: It’s not what you might think

Guest view – Hospice: It’s not what you might think


By Heath Bartness, St. Croix Hospice CEO November is National Hospice Month, and for many people it’s also the beginning of the holiday season when...
07 November 2019
City Notes: ‘Communityness’ requires all of us, working together

City Notes: ‘Communityness’ requires all of us, working together


By Mark Wicks, Community Development Director John F. Kennedy is often remembered as one of America’s favorite presidents, despite the fact that he...
31 October 2019
City Notes: Get your furnace replacement application in early

City Notes: Get your furnace replacement application in early


By Tim Fox, Executive Director, Charles City Area Development Corp. The Floyd County Housing Trust Fund is accepting applications within its Furnace ...
 
GROB: Chemo, fake cars, baseball tech, tricks and treats — and vote!

GROB: Chemo, fake cars, baseball tech, tricks and treats — and vote!


By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com As I write this, tomorrow is Halloween. Tonight is Game Seven of the World Series. I’m about to disconnec...
24 October 2019
Letter to the Editor – Supports Rottinghaus for Board of Education

Letter to the Editor – Supports Rottinghaus for Board of Education


By Jim Sanner, Charles City Thank you to Janiece Bergland, Robin Macomber and Pat Rottinghaus for “stepping up” and opting to run for two open s...
City Notes: Code Enforcement helps keep homes and businesses safe

City Notes: Code Enforcement helps keep homes and businesses safe


By Jason Weber and Paul Hughes, Charles City Code Enforcement Happy fall from the Code Enforcement Department. The cooler weather is slowing down som...
 
GROB: Taking one last look at our fictional friends

GROB: Taking one last look at our fictional friends


By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com I was just minding my own business, just watching Monday Night Football this week, when it spiraled out of ...