BaseballCharles City’s ace pitcher Levi Blaine was selected as first team all-district in the Northeast District. Blaine was 8-3 on the season. Comet catcher Dylan Isakson was also recognized as second team all-district. Isakson hit .352 in during his senior campaign.In class 1A, Nashua-Plainfield’s starting pitcher Zach McCall was...
John Winston Lusk of Floyd walks out of Floyd County District Court after a day in trial in May. — Press photo by Chris Baldus
A 74-year-old Floyd man convicted earlier this year of child sexual abuse has been sentenced to 50 years in prison for the crimes.John Lusk was sentenced Friday to the maximum of 25 years on each of two counts of second-degree sexual abuse. Judge DeDra Schroeder also denied Lusk's motion for a new trial.Prosecutors say...
Press photo by Chris Baldus
An uncertain location for the future Youth Enrichment Center didn’t deter groundbreaking on Saturday, as FFA, 4-H members and volunteers promoted fundraising for the building that started with a surprise gift.Gathered in a ring following the hog show, FFA Advisor Jim Lundberg attributed the start of the project to Gil and Donna White, who...
St. John’s Lutheran Church Due Date Quilters have been sewing since last December to complete 54 quilts for 9th Street Chautauqua Guest Home residents. From left: Ruth Farmer, Vera Hinz, Darwin Wagner, Connie Rasmussen, Joyce Wood and Nadonne Buseman. Press photo by Amie Johansen
A group of roughly 10 women made it their mission to bring warmth to the residents of 9th Street Chautauqua Guest Home. A church member of St. John’s Lutheran Church recommended that the St. John’s Due Date Quilters make lap quilts for nursing home residents. “I called (Sue Ayres, Chautauqua Guest Homes administrator) to see if...
A staple of any fair, funnel cakes and fried Twinkies can be found at this year's Floyd County Fair. — Press photo by Kate Hayden
Funnel cakes, corn dogs, walking tacos, snow cones – to a first time fairgoer, the options can be dizzying, but seasoned visitors know where to find their favorite snacks. Food is as much a part of the Floyd County Fair as livestock shows, and it’s even hard for stand managers to keep track of the most popular dishes. “Oh my...
Members of the Charels City pom squad practice their routine on Wednesday afternoon. The squad members have been working on their routine since Tuesday, and will finish up camp today, learning a number to the Charles City Fight Song. — Press photo by Stephen Koenigsfeld
A little bit of sweat, some laughter and a whole lot of determination filled up the Charles City High School gymnasium on Wednesday afternoon. The first of many summer camps was well underway, beginning with the new pom squad.Twenty-two students from Charles City High School have been working with professional  choreographer Sharri Rogers...
John Winston Lusk of Floyd walks out of Floyd County District Court after a day in trial in May. — Press photo by Chris Baldus
Press photo by Chris Baldus
St. John’s Lutheran Church Due Date Quilters have been sewing since last December to complete 54 quilts for 9th Street Chautauqua Guest Home residents. From left: Ruth Farmer, Vera Hinz, Darwin Wagner, Connie Rasmussen, Joyce Wood and Nadonne Buseman. Press photo by Amie Johansen
A staple of any fair, funnel cakes and fried Twinkies can be found at this year's Floyd County Fair. — Press photo by Kate Hayden
Members of the Charels City pom squad practice their routine on Wednesday afternoon. The squad members have been working on their routine since Tuesday, and will finish up camp today, learning a number to the Charles City Fight Song. — Press photo by Stephen Koenigsfeld
St. John’s Lutheran Church Due Date Quilters have been sewing since last December to complete 54 quilts for 9th Street Chautauqua Guest Home residents. From left: Ruth Farmer, Vera Hinz, Darwin Wagner, Connie Rasmussen, Joyce Wood and Nadonne Buseman. Press photo by Amie Johansen
Sunday, July 26, 2015 - 11:06pm
A staple of any fair, funnel cakes and fried Twinkies can be found at this year's Floyd County Fair. — Press photo by Kate Hayden
Friday, July 24, 2015 - 12:00am
McKiness Excavation keeps construction of the new middle school on schedule despite recent rains.
Thursday, July 23, 2015 - 5:00am
Members of the Charels City pom squad practice their routine on Wednesday afternoon. The squad members have been working on their routine since Tuesday, and will finish up camp today, learning a number to the Charles City Fight Song. — Press photo by Stephen Koenigsfeld
Wednesday, July 22, 2015 - 11:01pm
Mike Kuker poses in Nub’s Bait, Tackle & More in Nashua with his 24 inch, 3.10 pound walleye. Kuker reeled in the swimming trophy last Friday.
Wednesday, July 22, 2015 - 11:00pm

Sports

BaseballCharles City’s ace pitcher Levi Blaine was selected as first team all-district in the Northeast District. Blaine was 8-3 on the season. Comet catcher Dylan Isakson was also recognized...

Business

The Board of Directors of Valero Energy Corporation earlier this month declared a regular quarterly cash dividend on the company's common stock of $0.40 per share The dividend is payable on Sept.2,

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