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Quilter finds joy in all aspects of art

Jean Lowe, of New Hampton, has been quilting now for about 38 years with no sign of stopping as she turned 90 this year.Lowe said she first began quilting on her own in the 70s.

Superior Lumber appreciates its customers

Superior Lumber in New Hampton celebrated its 10 year anniversary with a customer appreciation lunch last week.New Hampton store manager Andy Hintgen and Charles City store manager Tom Fellerer were on hand to grill and serve hot dogs.The Charles

Rita H. Kobliska diesa at 96

Rita H. Kobliska, age 95 of Alta Vista, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016 at Colonial Manor in Elma.A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, Oct.

Heartbreak at home

This one is going to sting for a while, no doubt about it. But the New Hampton football team must try to put Friday’s heartbreaking 21-20 loss to Crestwood behind it, for there’s still much to play for when it comes to the 2016 season. “I’m proud

Absentee Ballots available for Nov. 8 general election

Absentee ballots are now available in the Chickasaw County Auditor’s Office for the General Election held on November 8, 2016.  Polls will be open 7:00 A.M. to 9:00 P.M.

WOF to hold Pumpkin Fest in Fredericksburg in October

The Women of Fredericksburg are working hard to finalize plans for the annual pumpkin patch event.The Women of Fredericksburg have been holding Halloween activities for about the past 20 years, first as Women of Today.

Facilities Committee tour of new school may lead to later vote in New Hampton

Members of New Hampton’s Facilities Committee arrived at Charles City Middle School Wednesday evening not sure what to expect; they left impressed.And that may mean a potential referendum in New Hampton may be pushed back to February.For the past

Trojans win over Central

Turkey Valley spoiled Homecoming for Central of Elkader Friday as the Trojans remained undefeated with a 42-20 win.Cody Hackman threw two touchdown passes, ran in two scores on quarterback sneaks and, while on defense, intercepted three passes fro

Alta Vista man dies after his truck overturns

An Alta Vista man was remembered for his willingness to serve his community and his neighbors this week after he died Monday morning when a cement truck he was driving rolled into a ditch along a Chickasaw County road.James “J” Olsen was 40.“He wa

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