30 July 2019
The folly of applying socioeconomics to class sports

The folly of applying socioeconomics to class sports


By John Burbridge sports@charlescitypress.com A former colleague of mine asked me about the differences and similarities of prep sports in Iowa to...
25 July 2019
City Notes: City projects continue to move forward

City Notes: City projects continue to move forward


B y Steven Diers, Charles City Administrator Here are the latest updates on some ongoing city projects: Fiber to Home Project/Local high-speed int...
GROB: Fighting is always better with friends

GROB: Fighting is always better with friends


By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com This past weekend, I flew to Atlanta to visit a friend for a couple of days. It was a spur-of-the-moment tr...
 
24 July 2019
Letters to the Editor, Wednesday, July 24

Letters to the Editor, Wednesday, July 24


Column should have had both sides By Lori Weiss, Greene All can say is I am so irate by the (column) James Grob wrote in the Press on Thursday (Ju...
18 July 2019
GROB: You can love it or leave it, if your name is Trump

GROB: You can love it or leave it, if your name is Trump


By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com “If you’re not happy here, then you can leave. As far as I’m concerned, if you hate our country, if y...
26 June 2019
GROB: Some belated Father’s Day thoughts

GROB: Some belated Father’s Day thoughts


By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com My first solid memory of a lesson learned from my father came in the fall of third grade, after a tragic pe...
 
23 June 2019
Allowing students to officiate sub-varsity sporting events is the right call

Allowing students to officiate sub-varsity sporting events is the right call


By John Burbridge sports@charlescitypress.com Sometimes you just want to kill the umpire. I’m exaggerating, of course … just a little. T...
Delbert Pratt

Delbert Pratt


Delbert Pratt age 77 of Nashua, IA died Tuesday, June 18, 2019, at Linn Haven Rehab and Healthcare in New Hampton. A Mass of Christian Burial will ...
20 June 2019
City Notes: Deadline for business plan contest nearing fast

City Notes: Deadline for business plan contest nearing fast


By Tim Fox, Executive Director, Charles City Area Development Corp. One facet of the Charles City Area Development Corporation’s business engagemen...
 
13 June 2019
City Notes: Recommend city invest in future through site buy

City Notes: Recommend city invest in future through site buy


By Dean Andrews, Mayor, Charles City The news of the week is certainly the closing of the Simply Essentials plant in Charles City. I really don’t h...