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New Hampton girls fall to top-ranked Benton Community

New Hampton's tournament run ended Monday night, 10-1 at the hands of top-ranked Benton Community in a game held at Van Horne.

Trojans head into playoffs on tough note

No one can accuse the Turkey Valley baseball team that it played a soft schedule in 2016.The latest buzzsaw the Trojans faced was Dike-New Hartford, the 10th-ranked team in Class 2A, and the Wolverines rolled to a 17-1 win over Turkey Valley in th

Eva Mae Niewoehner dies at 97

Eva Mae Niewoehner age 97 of Fredericksburg, died Wednesday, July 6, 2016 at the Hillcrest Home in Sumner.Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 13, 2016, at St. Peter Lutheran Church - Richfield, rural Sumner, with Rev.

Lennie Leon Franzen dies at 61

Lennie Leon Franzen age 61, of Fredericksburg, died Friday, July 8, 2016 at his home in Fredericksburg.Memorial service will be held 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 13, 2016 at Hugeback-Johnson Funeral Home in New Hampton with Rev.

James (Jim) Edward Sabelka dies at 54

James (Jim) Edward Sabelka, 54, of Denver, died on Friday, July 8, 2016, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City.       Jim was born on June 14, 1962, in New Hampton, the son of Jack and Shirley (Koudelka) Sabelka.

School Board president ‘clarifies’ misunderstandings

In recent weeks, there has been a lot of discussion about the district’s choice of Facilities Cost Management Group (FCMG) as a consultant in a potential district building project.I hope this letter clarifies a few of the misunderstandings that ar

Maybe we just need to learn a lesson from our diamond players

When I arrived at the office on Sunday, my plans for this space were simple.I was going to try to make some sense out of the last week in national news and to plead for some sanity.I awoke on Friday morning with absolutely no hope as I watched peo

Bins generate controversy in F’burg

Continuing discussion on their choice to switch to garbage containers, the Fredericksburg City Council spoke of the idea of still keeping small bags available for households that may not generate a lot of garbage weekly.By switching to the garbage

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