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Fair is all about the kids

If Sarah Merrifield could teach the “fair uninitiated” one thing, it would be this: Those projects — whether they be livestock, photos, foods, whatever — don’t just happen overnight.“These kids put so much time into their projects,” said the Chick

SHIIP ready to help with Medicare questions, concerns

 Let’s face it, Medicare is confusing.  It’s even more confusing when changes in the law occur.  Sometimes those changes are easy to understand.

Sheriff’s department hires new county deputy

 The Chickasaw County Sheriff’s Department just grew by one with the addition of Adam Hanson to the team. Hanson grew up in New Hampton and after acquiring his degree from Hawkeye Community College he took a position at the Nashua Police Departmen

Church shows ‘tangible’ love’ to Mikkelson Park

 Rick Kramer may have best summed up the work done by a local church group this past weekend at Mikkelson Park.The New Hampton Parks and Recreation director’s take on the painting of playground equipment by the members of Prairie Lakes Church?“It

Lawmakers take on water quality at an ‘academy’

 Some would say state lawmakers dropped the proverbial ball on water quality in 2015, but State Rep.

Ambulance Service owner updates board

 Chickasaw County Ambulance owner Jeremy McGrath informed the Chickasaw County Board of Supervisors that the ambulance has been busy with mental health transports and he is looking at getting a secure car that would be more useful for transports t

Board takes no action on FCMG

 The owner of Facilities Cost Management Group made an impassioned plea and told New Hampton School Board members they would not get the “best value” if they terminated its contract with his company.And those audience members who hoped the board w

Library celebrates a lot of milestones

 Saturday afternoon was busy around Nashua but many came out to the Nashua Public Library Open House for a celebration and air conditioning.

The circus comes to Nashua this August

 Lions, tigers and bears in Nashua, oh my! Start making plans to attend the circus which will be in town this summer and an exciting event for the whole family. The Culpepper and Merriweather Circus will be in Nashua on Aug.

Chamber looks to create new, more efficient area website

 The Nashua Area Chamber of Commerce members are currently working with Breakthrough Web Design in Mason City for a new Nashua chamber website which would be able to link to other websites in the area and keep the public informed of all events.The

Storm leaves trail of damage in Nashua area

 A fast-moving storm that moved through the Nashua area late Saturday night and early Sunday morning packed a powerful punch.Winds gusting as high as 60 miles per hour left a number of property owners dealing with downed limbs, but law enforcement

Governor touts ag importance

 If Gov.

Couple continues to stay active as vendors

 This very talented Nashua couple stays active even after retirement.

FSA seeks nominations

 Ron Pethoud wants you, especially if you’re a farmer who uses Farm Service Agency programs.And how exactly does the Chickasaw County FSA executive director “want you?”Either as a candidate for the upcoming County Committee election or as a voter.

Dam fine conclusion

 Whew, take a deep breath Chickasaw County, the parties are over and you survived “Festival Month.”From Alta Vista to Fredericksburg to New Hampton to Lawler to Nashua, we had ourselves quite a month, with the final installment Water Over the Dam

Board gets earful on FCMG

The crowd may have been small when it came to Monday night’s special New Hampton School Board meeting, but it was pretty united.In short, residents told board members that if a bond referendum has any chance of passing, Facilities Cost Management

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