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Leading by example

The preschool boy looked up at New Hampton High School senior Michael Drewelow Tuesday morning and quite honestly stared.Finally, he spoke in a hushed tone and said, “Wow, you’re really tall.”Hey, nothing gets past preschoolers, for let’s face it,

Tupper takes a big step at the FFA convention

For a brief moment Tuesday evening, Michael Tupper wasn’t as cool as the proverbial cucumber.“I was a little bit of a nervous wreck,” the 2014 New Hampton High School graduate said.

Enrollment takes tumble

It wasn’t the enrollment news New Hampton Community Schools was looking for, but it did provide a lesson in how mobile society has become.Superintendent Jay Jurrens delivered the bad news — New Hampton’s certified enrollment had dropped by 1.8 per

Vocal students travel to festival to perform

The Top of Iowa Conference Vocal Festival was held on Oct.

Museum to hold Spooky Village this Saturday

Kids of all ages have been waiting and now it is back by popular demand.The Old Bradford Pioneer Museum’s Spooky Village will be opening again this year on Oct.

Body of missing Plainfield woman may have been found

State medical examiners are testing found human remains thought to belong to Cloris Mehmen of Plainfield, Bremer County Emergency Management confirmed Thursday morning.The remains were found near Horton by a farmer picking corn, Emergency Manageme

Senator visits research farm and ISU extension office officials

U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst visited the Iowa State University Northeast Iowa Research and Demonstration Farm, rural Nashua, last Thursday.

Jendro Sanitation will continue serving Nashua

Community members have been asking for months now and the decision has finally been made.

Public shows off their biggest vegetables

Morris Landscaping and Garden Center is excited to announce the winners of the 2016 Largest Vegetable Contest which they have held for the last three years.Harvest time is the best time to brag about how well the garden did and show pictures of th

Ernst blasts Trump but he has her vote

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TRIBE Trail lands key grant

The proposed TRIBE Trail took a giant step toward becoming a reality last week when officials were notified that it had received a $75,000 grant.“It’s a big one, and really gets us to work on ‘Phase 1’ of the project,” New Hampton Parks and Recrea

Light Plant dons pink hats to support Breast Cancer Awareness Month

If you pass a New Hampton Light Plant employee working on a power line or trimming a tree these days, don’t look twice.Yes, those hard hats are pink.October is Breast Cancer Awareness and the “color” marking breast cancer is pink, and a few weeks

Bringing awareness to the county

When visiting the courthouse this month you will see an additional display on the first floor - a purple silhouette with a story to tell.

Homeland Energy Solutions celebrates big milestone

As of August, Homeland Energy Solutions in Lawler has made over the 1 billion gallons of ethanol that was all produced locally! Kevin Howes, plant manager, said Homeland Energy Solutions has expanded through optimization first and then capital inv

Tribune set to honor veterans on ‘their day’

The New Hampton Tribune will once again honor area veterans during Veterans Day week with a commemorative special section.Tribune General Manager Kim Bucknell announced recently that the newspaper would once again publish its Veterans Day Commemor

It’s a perfect night for a hike

The weather was perfect — well, almost — and the Exhibit A was the number of people who turned out for Tuesday evening’s Halloween Hikes at Twin Ponds Nature Center.“A frost last night would have cut down on the mosquitoes,” Chickasaw County Conse

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