01 July 2020
Marble Rock welcomes back old soda fountain

Marble Rock welcomes back old soda fountain


The Marble Rock Historical Society is holding an Independence Day event from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday to welcome back the historic soda fountain to ...
Gov. Reynolds thanks Floyd County health workers for role in fighting pandemic

Gov. Reynolds thanks Floyd County health workers for role in fighting pandemic


By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com Iowa’s governor said a big part of the state’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic has relied on ...
Racist remarks aimed at Charles City High School ballplayer prompt forceful response

Racist remarks aimed at Charles City High School ballplayer prompt forceful response


By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com Racist remarks yelled at an African American Charles City ballplayer at a recent away game have drawn...
 
Former Rockford teacher investigated for mishandling money

Former Rockford teacher investigated for mishandling money


By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com A state audit requested by Rudd-Rockford-Marble Rock School District has identified more than $25,000...
29 June 2020
SOIL CONSERVATION: Iowa NRCS undergoes reorganization plan

SOIL CONSERVATION: Iowa NRCS undergoes reorganization plan


By Kurt Simon, Iowa State Conservationist, USDA-NRCS In December, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue signed off on the Iowa NRCS staff reorga...
SOIL CONSERVATION: Farmers, landowners encouraged to apply for funding for water quality practices

SOIL CONSERVATION: Farmers, landowners encouraged to apply for funding for water quality practices


To The Press Farmers and landowners can now sign up for cost share funds through the Water Quality Initiative. The funds can be used to help insta...
 
SOIL CONSERVATION: In a year of changes, NRCS still focused on soil and water quality

SOIL CONSERVATION: In a year of changes, NRCS still focused on soil and water quality


By Susan Kozak, Director, Division of Soil Conservation and Water Quality Wow – a lot can change in a year! At this time last year, I was the ...
SOIL CONSERVATION: Meet the staffs

SOIL CONSERVATION: Meet the staffs


Meet the new district conservationist and soil conservationist My name is Katie Yule, and I am the new district conservationist in th...
 
SOIL CONSERVATION: Naig says state continues to grow conservation efforts

SOIL CONSERVATION: Naig says state continues to grow conservation efforts


By Mike Naig, Iowa Secretary of Agriculture As I reflect over the past year, 2019 presented Iowans with many challenges due to weather conditions, ye...