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United Fund Campaign Committee begins its annual drive

The 41st annual New Hampton Area United Fund Campaign is underway once again with the committee asking residents to donate to the fund where every dollar goes to work right here in New Hampton and North Iowa.The first United Fund Drive was held in

Police get support for body cameras

New Hampton Police Sgt.

Hospital, businesses team up for commemorative items

During the 100 years of its existence, one of the driving forces behind the success of New Hampton’s hospital has been the support the community has given it.That support, hospital officials say, continues to this day and can be seen in the number

Celebrating a century

One can only imagine the excitement in New Hampton 100 years ago as residents watched the city’s first hospital go up.And next year — Aug.

Donated AED to be placed in squad car

Jeremy and Lacey McGrath have donated an AED defibulater to the Chickasaw Count Sheriff’s Department in hopes of getting one in every squad car.Currently none of the eight squad cars have AEDs in them.“We want to see one in every car because when

Early voting in county is on a record pace

There are times these days when one visits the second floor of the Chickasaw County Courthouse in New Hampton and wonders, “Will there actually be people voting at the polls on Election Day?”As of Tuesday morning, almost 2,100 county residents had

New program at N-P has teachers helping teachers

Nashua-Plainfield’s Teacher Leadership and Collaboration Program (TLC) had their kick-off meeting last Wednesday.In the spring of 2016, N-P was awarded the TLC grant.

Students busy preparing for N-P’s fall play

Crunch time now for the Nashua-Plainfield Drama Department students and all lines need to be memorized, set needs to be put up and dress rehearsals are coming soon.The Nashua-Plainfield High School Drama Department is excited to perform their come

Frightfully good time!

Screams, eerie laughs and chainsaws were the sounds at the Spooky Village on Saturday evening at the Old Bradford Pioneer Village Museum.

Dental Associates in NH will give cash for candy

Kids and parents, earn cash for your candy and support a soldier for Soldiers’ Angels Treats for Troops.

Art Center welcomes new exhibit by a local artist

The Plum Creek Art Center in Fredericksburg is feeling a big empty lately.

IDC marks a busy year

The many small businesses that help make New Hampton so unique were honored on Tuesday night at the annual IDC Appreciation event.This past year New Hampton has welcomed a variety of new businesses as well as seen the expansion of many businesses

Celebrating one billion gallons!

Kevin Howes thanks his lucky stars every day for the Homeland Energy Solutions plant.And it’s not just the fact that he’s the plant manager for the sprawling ethanol plant located just off Highway 24 between New Hampton and Lawler.“I was born and

For Tupper, the journey was worth it

Michael Tupper's dream of becoming a FFA national officer came to an end on Saturday.But — and this is a gigantic but — the quest was well worth it."I'd be lying if I said I wasn't disappointed," Tupper said Sunday afterno

Manufacturers share stories

The idea was simple: Give business leaders a chance to see how other companies do business.“To be honest, we had people at TriMark who had never been to ATEK, we had people from Sparboe who had never been to those two,” New Hampton Economic Develo

Golf carts will now get their third reading

The golf cart ordinance passed its second reading by the New Hampton City Council with Councilmembers Jill Eike and Cory McDonald voting against.The ordinance would allow golf carts and utility vehicles to be on most city streets as long as they m

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