Charles City volleyball players celebrate after Thursday's win in the Class 4A Region 5 semifinal over Waverly-Shell Rock at Comet Gym.   — Press photo by Ryan Kronberg
Charles City could sense a trip to the regional final slipping away halfway through the fourth set.Waverly-Shell Rock had extended the match with a win the third set and had control of the fourth, looking to force Thursday’s Class 4A Region Five semifinal to a fifth and deciding set.Charles City’s blocking and serving stepped up big...
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...
— Press photo by Ryan Kronberg
Each member on Charles City’s girls swimming team has brought plenty of positive attributes this season.With Saturday’s regional meet approaching, the Comets are looking to utilize their positive attitudes in the pool as they vie for trips to the state meet.Action in the regional meet starts at noon in Fort Dodge.“The whole team...
Charles City’s Michael McKenzie will be just the second Comet boy to run at the state cross country meet four times when he competes in Fort Dodge Saturday. — Press photo by Ryan Kronberg
Michael McKenzie recalled back to the end of his freshman year of cross country.His season ended at the state meet as part of a Charles City boys team which earned a berth there.Those moments he witnessed, soaked up left a very big impression on a smallish young man.While McKenzie’s stature may not be have changed a whole lot since then, his...
— 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 volleyball players celebrate after Thursday's win in the Class 4A Region 5 semifinal over Waverly-Shell Rock at Comet Gym.   — Press photo by Ryan Kronberg
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
— Press photo by Ryan Kronberg
Charles City’s Michael McKenzie will be just the second Comet boy to run at the state cross country meet four times when he competes in Fort Dodge Saturday. — Press photo by Ryan Kronberg
— 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

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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

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I believe that Floyd County can best be served by much needed experience in the Floyd County Attorney's Office in the future.  One candidate stands out as having experience plus in every area of th

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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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