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Informative hitting clinic teaches children skills

The hitting clinic that took place last Saturday at the Husky Wellness Center proved to be very informative.Optimum Level Softball out of Coralville put on the clinic.

Extravaganza has found a niche in area

If Heather Maurer has learned anything when it comes to the annual Wedding Extravaganza Rapid Printers puts on each winter, it is that longer is not necessarily better.“What we’ve found over the years is that most brides come in the morning,” she

Referendum questions galore

The crowd may have been small, but the number of questions certainly wasn’t at the penultimate referendum informational meeting last Thursday evening.About 50 New Hampton Community School residents attended the meeting to learn more about the prop

Author educates on effects of global warming

Author David Thoreson visited the New Hampton Public Library last Thursday night to speak about the book that features many of his photos and journal entries from sea, Over the Horizon!

Cowboys back in town

The 12th year of Cowboy Poetry welcomed new and returning performers to Lawler for two performances as well as one afternoon performance in New Hampton on Saturday.On Friday night, Gerry Mishak was happy to say that he saw faces in the crowd that

Veterans section supports Quilts of Valor

New Hampton Tribune General Manager Kim Bucknell (left) presents Quilts of Valor local chapter member Denise Sinnwell with a check for $500 as part of the proceeds from the newspaper’s annual Veterans Day Commemorative Edition, a special section t

‘Midmester’ comes to middle school

English, math, social studies and math are out – in a way, at least — and classes like “Disaster Zone: Preparing to Help Your Community,” “Follow the Yellow Brick Road” and “Enviro-Maniacs” are in at New Hampton Middle School.The school kicked off

New Hampton ump named state’s best

Bill Boyd wanted to “stay in the game” and umpiring gave him that opportunity.And now, years later, the New Hampton man is Iowa’s umpire of year as Boyd was bestowed the honor this past weekend at the Iowa Baseball Coaches Association annual conve

Librarians make pitches to the county

The many libraries in the county take care of the residents through books, movies and programs as well as technology.To do so, however, they rely on the funding they can find and had their yearly meeting with the Chickasaw County Board of Supervis

A whole lot of snow

This storm definitely didn’t miss Chickasaw County; in fact, Old Man Winter threw a little more at us than originally expected.New Hampton received eight inches of snow during the storm that hit the area on Tuesday night and continued throughout t

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.

Nashua Speech students receive II rating

The foggy conditions outside did not stop the District Large Group Speech Contest on Saturday and traveling to Waverly was a must.

Nashua Council approves tearing down two of Main Street’s older buildings

The Nashua City Council voted last week to approve tearing down two Main Street buildings because they are dangerous and a public nuisance.City officials contacted the owners of buildings at 304 and 308 Main Street, and they did not dispute the pu

Supervisors make number of committee assignments

The Chickasaw County Board of Supervisors has made the following committee assignments:E-911 Chairperson: Steve Geerts and Jacob Hackman as alternate.Emergency Management Commission: Steve Geerts and David Tilkes as alternate.Chickasaw County Chil

Dancers celebrate successful season

The New Hampton Dance Team came away from state competition with a bang last month as its hip-hop team placed third out of 12 teams in the division.“It was a close one!” said New Hampton Dance Team Coach Emma Schwickerath.

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