25 March 2020
When the world doesn’t stop for you, it’s hard to stop for it

When the world doesn’t stop for you, it’s hard to stop for it


By John Burbridge sports@charlescitypress.com About a month and a half before the world turned upside down, my own little one was upended. After ...
18 March 2020
GROB: Coming together, from six feet apart

GROB: Coming together, from six feet apart


By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com My youngest daughter turns 25 years old today and I don’t know what to tell her, other than “Happy Bi...
15 March 2020
In an Age of Mythical Champions, COVID-19 is not a myth

In an Age of Mythical Champions, COVID-19 is not a myth


By John Burbridge sports@charlescitypress.com There are teams of destiny. The Milwaukee Bucks aren’t one of them. Nearly a half-century has pas...
 
12 March 2020
Community Notes: City administrator offers update on important projects

Community Notes: City administrator offers update on important projects


By Steven Diers, City Administrator, Charles City Fiber to Home Project/Local high-speed internet Step by step we are getting closer to launching ...
05 March 2020
Community Notes: Census is important to the city as well as the country

Community Notes: Census is important to the city as well as the country


By Dean Andrews, Mayor of Charles City I would like to use this week’s Community Notes to provide you all with information on the upcoming U.S. Cen...
GROB: Abstract thoughts on my 52nd birthday

GROB: Abstract thoughts on my 52nd birthday


By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com “Tick-tock, doo-do-do-doo-doo. Tick-tock, doo-do-do-doo-doo.” The countdown began. Those noises in...
 
27 February 2020
Supports NIACC bonding referendum March 3

Supports NIACC bonding referendum March 3


By Jim Lundberg, Charles City I am writing this letter asking for your support of the NIACC referendum. For 37 years I have witnessed firsthand the i...
Community Notes: City budgeting shows projects and purchases

Community Notes: City budgeting shows projects and purchases


By Keith Starr, Charles City Council This is the time of year that many people are glad that it stays light longer. For the city staff they are se...
GROB: Teachers are losers, or so I’ve heard

GROB: Teachers are losers, or so I’ve heard


By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com If you can’t say something nice, don’t say anything at all. A teacher taught me that. A loser teac...
 
20 February 2020
Community Notes: Arts Center helps enrich community through visual and performing arts

Community Notes: Arts Center helps enrich community through visual and performing arts


By Emily Kiewel, Director, Charles City Arts Center First I’d like to give a big thank you to our current and past volunteers and members. The Char...