Before they filed a lawsuit over ownership of land obstensively part of what is today Tosanak Recreation Area, the Enabnits asked Floyd County to allow them to continue to graze their cattle there.“Mr. Enabnit has cattle on the  property in question,” attorney J. Matthew Anderson  wrote in a letter to the county. “It is...
Before they filed a lawsuit over ownership of land obstensively part of what is today Tosanak Recreation Area, the Enabnits asked Floyd County to allow them to continue to graze their cattle there.“Mr. Enabnit has cattle on the  property in question,” attorney J. Matthew Anderson  wrote in a letter to the county. “It is...
Cats and dogs dominated discussion during the Charles City Council’s Monday evening planning session. Council members grappled over practicality of including cats in the registration clauses of a proposed pet ordinance, and discussed other new clauses.The drafted ordinance is mostly aimed at controlling dog aggression in Charles City, City...
The Girl Scouts provided a visual example of what a new Charles City dog park could look like to city council members on Monday. Contributed photo
Girl Scout Troop 20535 is on to the next step of bringing their dog park dream into reality after presenting their first proposal to the Charles City Council during Monday evening’s planning session. The troop has been discussing for over a year what it would take to set up a dog park on city property next to PAWS Humane Society, and now...
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...
The Girl Scouts provided a visual example of what a new Charles City dog park could look like to city council members on Monday. Contributed photo
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
The Girl Scouts provided a visual example of what a new Charles City dog park could look like to city council members on Monday. Contributed photo
Tuesday, July 28, 2015 - 11:06pm
Josh Johnson, member of the Charles City Lion’s Club, presents Keisha Cunnings with a donation toward the annual Back to School Bash to be held from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. this Saturday, in Central Park.
Tuesday, July 28, 2015 - 11:00pm
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

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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