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Absentee ballots now available

Absentee ballots for the New Hampton School Special Election are available at the Chickasaw County Auditor’s Office.

Supervisors approve of new ambulance contract

Chickasaw Ambulance Service owner Jeremy McGrath has terminated the existing contract with Chickasaw County and has proposed a new one.The Chickasaw County Ambulance Council met to discuss the contract and McGrath found that some of the wording wa

IDC officials make pitch on referendum

Industrial Development Corporation President Jamie Wegner made his pitch Monday at the IDC Annual Meeting.So, too, did New Hampton Economic Development Director Tammy Robinson.Both urged members to vote yes in the upcoming Feb.

Ambulance Council OKs new contract

The Chickasaw County Ambulance Council voted 4-3 to sign a new contract with the Chickasaw Ambulance Service.Voting for the contract, and saying the county needs an ambulance, was Derek Day, Steve Geerts, who said he was voting yes on behalf of th

County VA director to retire

Dave Jacobsen, who has served as the Chickasaw County Veterans Affairs Director for seven years, has decided to submit his letter of resignation.Jacobsen met with the Chickasaw County Board of Supervisors to go over the department’s budget asking

Fun Day held in Plainfield

The Plainfield Library held a fun day during Christmas break to allow for children ages Pre-K through 6th grade to enjoy a day out of the house.

Council talks, approves ordinances for city

Ordinances, ordinances and more ordinances were the topic of conversation at the Nashua City Council on Tuesday evening when they passed three new ordinances for the City.

Lantz earns Eagle Scout honor status

Eagle Scout is the highest achievement or rank attainable in the Boy Scouting program of the Boy Scouts of America.

County to city of Nashua: Pay up on communications bill

The Chickasaw County Sheriff’s Department is having a hard time getting the Nashua Police Department to pay for the communication services they are using.A few years ago previous Chickasaw County Sheriff Todd Miller and current Chickasaw County Sh

Fredericksburg’s Pizza Palace closes

Closing the Pizza Palace establishment in Fredericksburg was not an easy decision said Stacey Kunce who owns the restaurant with her husband Mark.

Championship day!

As New Hampton wrestling coach Nick Hemann made his way down the line to congratulate member of the 1957 state championship team, he almost lost it when he came to Larry Straw.“To see tears welling up in Larry Straw’s eyes, right there, this was s

Retirees will miss ‘second’ families

Over the years, the terminology used for those who call Comprehensive Systems’ group home has changed.But as far as Mary Langreck and Val Kolbet are concerned, the people who live at their home on New Hampton’s west side have never been clients, r

Deputies will be able to make ‘saves’

Ken Rasing figures if one “save” occurs, the work that went into obtaining a public health grant to put a defibrillator in each squad car used by the Chickasaw County Sheriff’s Office will have been worth it.“What we do know is that if someone has

Foremen may have to leave trucks at work

Every year the Chickasaw County Board of Supervisors approve the Chickasaw County Secondary Roads foremen to take their work trucks home to better be prepared in the case of emergency.However, this year, the board is questioning the need for this

Happenings at the library

Happy New Year from the New Hampton Public Library!

Supervisors not sold on TRIBE

After first meeting with the Board of Supervisors a couple weeks ago, TRIBE Trail Committee members Rick Kramer and Megan Baltes returned to request funding from the county.But at least one supervisor isn’t sure the county should provide funds for

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