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Gary Wilkins

In order to get this right I am writing it myself. I was born in New Hampton, Iowa, in 1932, the son of Charles F. Wilkins and Evelyn Bliss Wilkins. They later divorced.

Finding positives

Chad Sweitzer didn’t like the score, didn’t like it one bit, Tuesday night.  But New Hampton boys basketball coach Chad Sweitzer found some things to like in a 70-39 Northeast Iowa Conference loss to Waverly-Shell Rock.  “That was a good, physical

Chickasaws need to catch break

Matt Schult and his New Hampton girls basketball team aren’t going to push the proverbial panic button.  That doesn’t mean, however, that the Chickasaw girls basketball coach was all that happy with Tuesday night’s 67-31 loss to Waverly-Shell Rock

Chickasaws want that elusive NEIC mat title

To say it’s been a long time since New Hampton won a Northeast Iowa Conference wrestling tournament would be an understatement.  Let’s face it, 2004 was a long time ago; in fact, the seniors on this year’s team were preschoolers the last time New

Park board meets

While the rest of us have been busy shoveling snow and trying to get the ice out of our driveways, the Nashua Parks Board has been busy gearing up for opening camping weekend, prioritizing projects that need completed and getting their events sche

St. Michael’s Church holds bingo night

St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Nashua had Bingo night last Saturday. Many church and community members enjoyed an evening of snacks and bingo.

Elinor D. Kist dies at 86

Elinor D. Kist age 86 of New Hampton died Monday, Jan. 23, 2017, at the New Hampton Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.A Memorial Service will be held 11 a.m. Friday, Jan.

Huskies head into ‘crunch time’

Crunch time has arrived for the Nashua-Plainfield wrestling team, but the question is this: Will good health do the same?  The Huskies battled through a tough final week of the “regular season” last week as they split a pair of duals at North Butl

N-P girls find bright spots in three losses

Persistence finally paid off for Nashua-Plainfield’s Britney Holthaus last week as she pulled herself out of a season-long offensive funk and scored 36 points in a pair of games.  While the Huskies came up short in both games — losing to Mason Cit

Huskies complete a sweep

Nashua-Plainfield coach Justin Eiffler’s oft-stated goal for his team this year is to get 1 percent better each day.  For the most part, the Huskies have achieved the goal.  There have been blips — a cold start last Thursday night in a loss to Mas

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