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Industrial Park Color Run is on the move

New Hampton’s Industrial Park 5K Color Run is on the move ...

They’re gifts from the heart

New Hampton Police Chief Mike Anderson was almost at a loss of words on Friday morning as he held the gifts the children of Great Plays Daycare had made for area law enforcement officers.“It’s a darn nice gesture,” Anderson said, “and it means a l

Farm Bureau excited about new gauge

With the very eventful off and on rainfalls around the area lately, Chickasaw County Farm Bureau would like to get you more information on the rain gauge in which we had installed at the Norman Borlaug Boyhood Farm on 200th St., north of New Hampt

Does School Board really want best building at best price?

We were asked by the superintendent to help get an addition to the school built.I thought he was genuine in his asking and I took the offer seriously.

Police shootings leave many of us weeping for the country we love

The editorial cartoon that appears with this column was drawn by one of the most famous cartoonists in history.Bill Mauldin, who became famous for his World War II cartoons depicting “Willie and Joe,” won two Pulitzer Prizes for his work, but when

Whole lot of power!

Hawkeye Community College student Morgan Fleming, age 19, has a very different summer than most students - she takes to the track to do some truck pulling.Fleming is a third generation puller with both her grandpa and dad pulling before her and he

Achievement Show wraps up with crowning of queen

The annual 4-H and FFA Achievement Show wrapped up this Sunday with the family BBQ and queen coronation taking place at the fairgrounds.The horse show, that took place Sunday morning, saw quite a bit of rain and had to be moved to the show arena b

Mulford ready for Shrine challenge

For Matt Mulford, the football part of this Saturday’s Shrine Bowl is pretty neat.Yet, this is more than just a football game for Mulford and his fellow players who will take the UNI-Dome turf at 4 p.m.“I mean, I’m definitely looking forward to th

TV’s ‘growing’ season ends

It wasn’t the ending Turkey Valley was obviously seeking, but coach Dan Stepan focuses on the positive after the Trojans’ season came to an end on Thursday.That’s when eighth-ranked Jesup scored early and often on its way to a 13-1 victory over th

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