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The Rev. Willy Mafuta wants his churches to become even more involved in their communities.
Willy Mafuta couldn’t help but chuckle when he was asked about snow; after all, the pastor at the United Methodist and United Church of Christ churches in New Hampton and the UCC Church in Ionia was born and raised in the Democratic Republic of Congo. “I’ll never forget when I first saw snow,” he...
Cafeteria equipment, including “serving lines,” will be ready to go once the local fire marshal gives his final OK on the room.
In the perfect world, New Hampton students would be eating their lunches in the middle school’s new cafeteria and playing volleyball in the new competition gym. But Superintendent Jay Jurrens has been around enough new school construction projects to know that “perfect worlds” are really utopias....
The volunteers who make up the Chickasaw County chapter of Spay and Neuter All Pets, better known by its acronym SNAP, totally understand the New Hampton Parks and Recreation Department’s decision to forego the end-of-season Doggie Swim. “With the pool renovations, we get it and supported it,” SNAP...
Cross bearers and Father Brian Dellaert depart the sanctuary after St. Joseph Community School’s weekly Mass on Friday morning when the school celebrated the 115th anniversary of its founding.
The students and staff gathered, as they do every Friday morning, for Mass, but this one was a bit more special as St. Joseph Community School celebrated its 115th birthday. Yet, the school’s principal and her students say there was something bigger to mark, and that’s the fact that the Catholic...
A University of Iowa epidemiology professor told New Hampton Community Schools’ officials that the skin issues it endured last season were not caused by the wrestling room at the Chickasaw Wellness Complex, School Board members learned at its regular monthly meeting last week. Superintendent Jay...
Officials from New Hampton’s Dollars for Scholars program join students, teachers and administrators Friday for a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Chickasaw Legacy Pathway.
It was a groundbreaking ceremony, yet, it was much more. As Dollars for Scholars officials, students and staff members gathered Friday morning at the entrance of New Hampton’s football stadium to turn the first shovels of dirt for the Chickasaw Legacy Pathway, they celebrated more than a path. ...
It took three summers of work and there’s yearly upkeep, but a Lawler family is ready to show their barn during a statewide self-guided tour.
It’s a decision that needs to be made by many farmers and landowners: Do you sink money into a seldom-used barn, or let it go, eventually tearing it down? Barns are a part of Iowa history, and fortunately there are people that are willing to preserve that iconic building that was such a big part of...
If New Hampton residents want to run a “trickle” of water to keep their pipes from freezing this winter, they will have to pay for that water and the sewer treatment for it. The City Council on Monday night decided that the unwritten policy that has been in effect for years in New Hampton will no...
It wasn’t that Penny Andorf wasn’t happy in Black Hawk County; after all, she loved her co-workers and her duties as part of that county’s Public Health Department’s Environmental Health Division. But something really intrigued her about Chickasaw County, so when the county’s Environmental Health...
New Hampton's outgoing homecoming queen, Faith Erdman, gives this year's queen, Abby Robinson, a kiss as Robinson's parents look on. (Bob Fenske/Tribune)
New Hampton had another big day as it continued its week-long celebration of homecoming Friday, but the school saved the two bests for last as Abby Robinson was crowned homecoming queen and the Chickasaws beat Waverly-Shell Rock in the big game. Robinson was crowned by 2018 homecoming queen Faith...

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