18 July 2019
Drake student’s trip to Africa a life-changing experience

Drake student’s trip to Africa a life-changing experience


By Kelly Terpstra, kterpstra@charlescitypress.com Emma Williams went on a trip. Not just any journey, mind you. This trek across the ocean tu...
Floyd County Fair Queen has busy week ahead

Floyd County Fair Queen has busy week ahead


By Kelly Terpstra, kterpstra@charlescitypress.com Around 100 contestants will vie for the title of Iowa State Fair Queen next month in Des Moines. ...
The heat makes its presence felt on Day 3 of Floyd County Fair

The heat makes its presence felt on Day 3 of Floyd County Fair


By Kelly Terpstra, kterpstra@charlescitypress.com While thermometers gave a reading just shy of triple digits in the area on Thursday, the heat ind...
 
Press readers remember remarkable moonwalk, 50 years ago

Press readers remember remarkable moonwalk, 50 years ago


By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com I was 11 years old, living in Carroll in the summer of 1969 and already on the way to officially be...
17 July 2019
Midway back at the Floyd County Fair with rides, games and fun for all

Midway back at the Floyd County Fair with rides, games and fun for all


By Kelly Terpstra, kterpstra@charlescitypress.com The midway is back this year at the Floyd County Fair. That means carnival rides and games gal...
Rain showers don’t deter day two of Floyd County Fair

Rain showers don’t deter day two of Floyd County Fair


By Kelly Terpstra, kterpstra@charlescitypress.com The sun poked through the clouds late Wednesday afternoon during day two of the Floyd County Fair...
 
Floyd County gets a look Down Under with ‘Aussie Kingdom’

Floyd County gets a look Down Under with ‘Aussie Kingdom’


By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com Carolyn Lantz isn’t from Australia, but she gives fair-goers an informed and entertaining tour of the O...
Same sights, same sounds as 2019 Floyd County Fair begins

Same sights, same sounds as 2019 Floyd County Fair begins


By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com It was almost as if the Memorial Day tornado never happened. Although afternoon rain showers likely kn...
Charles City man plans dream trip after $100,000 scratch ticket win

Charles City man plans dream trip after $100,000 scratch ticket win


To The Press A Charles City man is planning the trip of a lifetime after winning a $100,000 lottery prize. “I’m definitely going to kill the...
 
16 July 2019
4-H and FFA exhibits signal start to Floyd County Fair

4-H and FFA exhibits signal start to Floyd County Fair


By Kelly Terpstra, kterpstra@charlescitypress.com July is fair time for many counties across the state of Iowa. Floyd County is no exception. ...