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City had little choice with its sewer rates

The bad news if you’re a New Hampton resident or business is you’re sewer bill is going up.The good news is, at least compared to several area cities, that bill could be far worse.The New Hampton City Council approved the third reading of an ordin

Golf carts live to fight another day

The ordinance that will not die remains very much alive after Monday night’s City Council meeting.Council members approved the first reading of an ordinance that would allow golf carts and utility vehicles to be on most city streets — state law wi

Turkey Valley remains unbeaten

After a quarter the score was tied 8-8, but in the second quarter of a District 2 match-up between Turkey Valley and Northwood-Kensett, the Trojans pulled ahead on two long scoring plays.  Cody Hackman ran in a touchdown from 50 yards out and then

A small but talented field

The South Winn cross country team needs to look no further than their own back yard for some of the best competition in the state; Decorah won both the boys and girls team standings in the South Winn Invitational held Tuesday.    While South Winn

DOCS for Hope hospital taking shape

Heather Harms and her husband, Nathan, may be the new doctors at Mercy Medical Center-New Hampton, but in a way, she’s a DOCS for Hope veteran.After all, she first went to Guatemala when she was 12 years old, and in recent years, she’s made the tr

New Hampton bounces back in a big way

Keaton Geerts scored three touchdowns and Josh Fenske added two as New Hampton rebounded in a big way Friday night with a 50-14 victory over Osage.The win improved the Chickasaws to 6-1 overall and 4-1 in Class 2A, District 2 and came a week after

NH runners compete in huge field

    Some people will endure a lot of pain to be in a sport they love.    Take Jake Usher, for example.

Chickasaw girls win the night

Goals for the neighboring volleyball coaches were the same Tuesday at Turkey Valley, to try and improve their teams in some way.

City will stick with bags

Bags — as in the garbage variety — won in a rout Monday night at the New Hampton City Council meeting.Council members voted 6-0 to award a five-year garbage contract to its current vendor, Jendro Sanitation, and to stick with the “bag” system inst

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