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Tough sledding

Let’s put it this way: The Nashua-Plainfield cross country team does itself no favors when it comes to its annual home meet.“Our course is pretty challenging,” Nashua-Plainfield coach Jen Kalainoff said, “and then throw in the fact that we have 3A

James "J" A. Olsen Dies At 40

James "J" A. Olsen, age 40, of Alta Vista died Monday, Sept. 26, 2016, from injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident in rural Chickasaw County.A Celebration of Life will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct.

Water everywhere!

Don’t get Nashua Mayor Angie Dietz wrong, she would have done anything to see her city spared the storms that struck the area with a vengeance last week.But the flooding and storm damage that hit the Nashua also, she believes, says something about

Air scrubbing technology comes to county

Reicks View Farms has brought a new technology of odor control to their swine confinement facility at 3030 120th Street, Lawler.Dale Reicks and his employees were excited to be showing off state of the art Air Scrubber Technology that is one of th

LEGO Club begins Oct. 5 at the Carnegie

Calling all master builders! The Carnegie Cultural Center is taking registrations for the Fall 2016 LEGO Club.  This will be the third year that students in grades 3-5 can sign up for this free after-school program.

Best part of Hall is chance to come home

Gina Shannon Stoughton took a good long look around the track Friday night and couldn’t help but smile.“It’s nice to come home,” the newly inducted New Hampton Athletic Hall of Fame member said.

Turkey Valley volleyball plays in third consecutive Saturday tourney

    Two volleyball teams  — Nashua-Plainfield and Clarksville — dropped out of the Dunkerton Tournament that was held Saturday, due to flooding in their towns.    There was no flooding in Jackson Junction, but Turkey Valley nearly became the third

Floren Alton Bravener Dies At 85

Floren Alton Bravener, age 85, of Fredericksburg died Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016, at the Community Memorial Hospital in Sumner.Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept.

Helmuth Ernest Bartels Dies At 88

Helmuth Ernest Bartels, age 88, of Fredericksburg died of natural causes Friday, Sept. 23, 2016, at Ravenwood Specialty Care in Waterloo. Funeral service will be held 10:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 30, 2016, at Peace United Church of Christ with Rev.

Merle Ruth Bennett Dies At 93

Merle Ruth Bennett, age 93 of Nashua, died Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016, at the Cedar Vale Assisted Living in Nashua.A private family burial will take place at a later date.Merle Ruth Bennett was born July 29, 1923, in Nashua.

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