By Kate Hayden, khayden@charlescitypress.com As Nathan Stauffer began farming his family's land just outside of Greene, Stauffer realized finding electric motor parts for repair took farmers across the region — to Mason City, Waverly or his hometown of Sumner. "With some of the repairs that...
To the Press USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is seeking proposals for Conservation Collaboration Grants (CCG) to help address Iowa’s most pressing natural resource concerns. Proposals are due March 31. NRCS will select proposals that leverage USDA and partner resources...
Workshop offers businesses guidance on military employee requirements By Kate Hayden, khayden@charlescitypress.com A new training opportunity is available to employers of military service members. Employer Basic Training is offering a morning workshop for businesses who employ active military members. Employers are asked...
Judge: 'Your paper is a great reflection of your community' Staff Report DES MOINES — Five awards for the Charles City Press in the 2017 Iowa Better Newspaper Contests were announced Friday at the Iowa Newspaper Association’s convention. Charles City placed second in...
To the Press NASHUA — Farm management specialist Steve Johnson and aquaculture, aquaponics and fisheries specialist D. Allen Pattillo will speak at the annual meeting of the Northeast Iowa Agricultural Experimental Association (NEIAEA) at the ISU Northeast Research Farm near Nashua. The program...
By Chris Baldus, cbaldus@charlescitypress.com RUDD —The sign behind them is off a 1914 school building that’s no longer there. "It was the original building," Dan Sinning, vice president of the Rudd Community Betterment Corp., said. "When we got it, the roof was...
To the Press The thrill of the deal could be yours this year at the Charles City Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual auction fundraiser, and you can do it online this year. That’s right, anyone can take part in this...
To the Press Eighty-eight of 99 Iowa counties notified DNR in January that they plan to evaluate construction permit applications and proposed locations for animal confinements by using the master matrix. With 11 exceptions, all counties will use the matrix during the...
By Kate Hayden, khayden@charlescitypress.com On Facebook, he's known as Trainer Joe. But personal trainer Joseph Low can be more easily found at the Charles City YMCA, where he works with between 15-18 regular clients each week on fitness goals and consultations. Low does...
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