18 April 2019
GROB: Put the bartenders in charge

GROB: Put the bartenders in charge


By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com His name was Joe, and he tended bar at place called Fitzpatrick’s in Iowa City back in the late 1980s. ...
17 April 2019
Charles City Singers to present some musical ‘Americana’ April 28

Charles City Singers to present some musical ‘Americana’ April 28


By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com The Charles City Singers are kicking off their 44th year with a choral sampling of traditional American m...
Local organizations to gift new tornado memorial to Charles City

Local organizations to gift new tornado memorial to Charles City


By Kelly Terpstra, kterpstra@charlescitypress.com A single flagpole rises near the west side of Central Park in Charles City. At the base is a plaq...
 
Charles City FFA attends Iowa Leadership Conference

Charles City FFA attends Iowa Leadership Conference


By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com Charles City’s Blake Frascht was named the Iowa FFA state winner in Beef Production Entrepreneurship Pr...
IC students graduate from Drug Awareness Program

IC students graduate from Drug Awareness Program


By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com Twenty-three Immaculate Conception Elementary School sixth graders “graduated” Wednesday from a...
16 April 2019
City has drafted contract for potential agreement with AMR

City has drafted contract for potential agreement with AMR


By Kelly Terpstra, kterpstra@charlescitypress.com A contract has been drafted. Charles City Administrator Steve Diers met with the Floyd County ...
 
Foster Grandparent volunteers honored and recognized for years of service

Foster Grandparent volunteers honored and recognized for years of service


Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com There’s a new location for the event and a new director at the helm, but the same group of dedicated...
Charles City Middle School cracks down on cellphones, hooded sweatshirts and hats

Charles City Middle School cracks down on cellphones, hooded sweatshirts and hats


By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com If you’re a Charles City Middle School student, that all-important text message you need to send is jus...
15 April 2019
Broadband Commission chooses City Hall as temporary site for data center

Broadband Commission chooses City Hall as temporary site for data center


By Kelly Terpstra, kterpstra@charlescitypress.com City Hall was selected by members of the Broadband Commission Monday as the default location for th...
 
Charles City teacher receives IAAE’s Newcomer of the Year award

Charles City teacher receives IAAE’s Newcomer of the Year award


By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com Charles City Middle School alternative teacher Karleen Sickman was named the Iowa Association of Alternat...