Julie Mayhew stands in the kitchen at the Iowa State University Floyd County Extension Office. Mayhew has been recently hired to help families with limited resources make the most nutritious and cost effective meal possible. — Press photo by Amie Johanson
Julie Mayhew was recently hired as the program assistant for the family nutritionist program at the Iowa State University Floyd County Extension Office.  “I work with limited resources families to improve their dietary practices and manage their available resources more effectively,” Mayhew said.  She earned her...
— Photos from the Floyd County Sheriff's Office
Four men are charged in a pair of beatings Oct. 12 in Floyd that left a Charles City man with a broken nose and an Osage man with a busted tooth. An arrest warrant has been issued for a fifth man, Dakota Gene Gillespie, 19, of Charles City. Charles City residents Jeffrey Thomas Stoddard, 25, Tyler Robert Tonelli, 21, and Cody Lee Cordes...
Nashua-Plainfield's Zade McCall takes a pitch Wednesday night in the Huskies' home playoff game against Wapsie Valley. — Press photo by Chris Baldus
NASHUA — Wapsie Valley’s defense held fast this time around, leaving Nashua-Plainfield with 19 yards to go on fourth down as the clock ticked toward halftime. The next few moments spoke volumes about the Huskies’ second home playoff game in two years. Opting against punting while in Warriors territory, the Huskies sprinted...
Charles City senior captains Levi Blaine, Dylan Isakson and BJ Foster accept the awards following Wednesday’s game against Cedar Rapids Xavier in Cedar Rapids. — Press photo by Ryan Kronberg
CEDAR RAPIDS — For nearly a decade, Cedar Rapids Xavier has played in games that have matter well into October and November.On the other hand, Charles City was back in the playoffs for the first time since 2009.Cedar Rapids Xavier’s experience on the big stage was evident early on.The Saints capitalized on Comet turnovers, as Cedar...
A 40-acre CREP project is being put into place northeast of Charles City. — Press photo by Amie Johanson
Doug Hoeft and his brother own a patch of land a few miles northeast of Charles City. This particular piece of property had two county tiles that ran across it, Hoeft said. The tiles were continually plugged and the Hoeft brothers began to have erosion problems. “During one of the County Supervisors’ meetings, they approached us...
The Rock Grove Cemetery was established just four short years after Rock Grove City was founded.  — Press photo by Sarina Rhinehart
Like certain products — New Coke and Coors Rocky Mountain Sparkling Water— some towns are doomed.  They might be remembered as flukes, flops, failures or simply forgotten entirely. The ones that are remembered take a spot in our collective mental museums, on display to remind us that, despite all our intentions, things...
Julie Mayhew stands in the kitchen at the Iowa State University Floyd County Extension Office. Mayhew has been recently hired to help families with limited resources make the most nutritious and cost effective meal possible. — Press photo by Amie Johanson
— Photos from the Floyd County Sheriff's Office
Nashua-Plainfield's Zade McCall takes a pitch Wednesday night in the Huskies' home playoff game against Wapsie Valley. — Press photo by Chris Baldus
Charles City senior captains Levi Blaine, Dylan Isakson and BJ Foster accept the awards following Wednesday’s game against Cedar Rapids Xavier in Cedar Rapids. — Press photo by Ryan Kronberg
A 40-acre CREP project is being put into place northeast of Charles City. — Press photo by Amie Johanson
The Rock Grove Cemetery was established just four short years after Rock Grove City was founded.  — Press photo by Sarina Rhinehart

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Julie Mayhew stands in the kitchen at the Iowa State University Floyd County Extension Office. Mayhew has been recently hired to help families with limited resources make the most nutritious and cost effective meal possible. — Press photo by Amie Johanson
Julie Mayhew was recently hired as the program assistant for the family nutritionist program at the Iowa State University Floyd County Extension Office. 
 

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N-P REGIONAL VOLLEYBALLWHAT: Class 1A Region 5 Volleyball SemifinalWHEN: Tonight, 7 p.m., Comet GymWHERE: Fort DodgeREGULAR SEASON: Nashua-Plainfield defeated Turkey Valley 2-1 at the Dunkerton...

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