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A variety of topics were discussed during Farm Safety Day, such as bike safety with the New Hampton FFA.
Students from Chickasaw County came to the Big 4 Fair grounds on Friday to learn about farm safety now that harvest season is right around the corner. New Hampton and Sumner-Fredericksburg fifth grade students had the unique opportunity to learn about safety whether it was on a tractor or on the...
New Hampton’s homecoming celebration shifted into high gear on Thursday as a number of events were held, highlighted by the crowning of Ethan Rosonke as the homecoming king. After a day in which high school athletes took part in the annual Celebrity Readers program in the morning and all students...
Kathy Babcock has always been a huge proponent of flu shots, but the administrator of Chickasaw County Public Health and Homecare is doubling her pitch this year for a couple of reasons. First, she points to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s prediction that the flu season, which has...
A St. Ansgar author will share her her latest historical novel set in World War II during a program at the Alta Vista Public Library this  coming Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. Gail Kittleson employs a handkerchief as the fabric that stitches together the stories of two women in her latest book “Until Then...
Changes are coming to the New Hampton Tribune, but the paper’s publisher is emphasizing that the commitment to community journalism and Chickasaw County will not waver. The Tribune is owned and operated by Enterprise Media, which also publishes the Charles City Press and the Nashua Reporter, and...
Planning for homecoming is a daunting task, one fifth-year Student Senate Advisor, Melissa Nelson, knows well.  “The weeks before HOCO are me getting my lists ready, sending emails, updating forms, calling people from the community and the district,” she said, “and probably being a little annoying...
Construction workers are trying to beat the proverbial clock when it comes to New Hampton’s $19.415 million project. That clock is ticking down to the Oct. 19 Northeast Iowa Conference volleyball tournament that the Chickasaws will host, and the hope is the new competition gymnasium will be...
New Hampton High School’s Athletic Hall of Fame will welcome three new members before the Chickasaws’ football team plays Waverly-Shell Rock in the annual homecoming game. Those being inducted this year include 1993 graduate James Rochford, 1999 graduate Casey Tierney and longtime Chickasaw...
It took a while last Monday night, but two boards made up of the same members approved issuing bonds totaling $22.65 million for improvements to the city’s electrical system and the start-up of a municipal-owned telecommunications utility. The New Hampton Light Plant Board approved issuing $14.75...
Retired Army Sgt. Todd Schwickerath embraces his father, Army National Guard veteran Tom Schwickerath, after both received Quilts of Valor last week.
It was a special moment during a special ceremony. Then again, Quilts of Valor programs always bring out the emotions for both the veterans and their families. But the latest ceremony — held at the Chickasaw County Veterans Memorial last Tuesday — provided one of the most memorable moments in the...

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