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Gorman crowned New Hampton homecoming king

Ryan Gorman was crowned New Hampton's homecoming king during a festive coronation ceremony that was held Thursday night.It ended the strangest day of homecoming week as New Hampton did not have school Thursday because of flooding in the area,

Area hit yet again with flooding

The disbelief in Jay Jurrens’ voice on Thursday morning came through loud and clear over the phone.The New Hampton superintendent was somewhere near Ionia, seeing if there was any chance that classes could be held, as he talked about the latest ro

Nashua-Plainfield Homecoming Court announced

Nashua-Plainfield High School students prepare for the big homecoming game this week against the West Fork Warhawks, first with the announcement of the 2016 Homecoming Court.This year’s Homecoming Court consists of  Nathan Murphy, Jared Whitinger,

Treasurer’s report getting closer to finish line

The City of Nashua Treasurer’s Report is only about $1,000 off now and not the $960,000 which was reported the last time LouAnn Murphy talked to the City Council.Murphy gave each Council member a progress report and explained the report is getting

Apples on the Avenue brings back family time with fun filled weekend

There was something for everyone this weekend at Apples on the Avenue.

TV kicks off homecoming week

The annual Turkey Valley Homecoming Kickoff took place Sunday from 4 to 6 p.m.

Something BIG is going on at school

You may have noticed some activity happening in the New Hampton downtown business recently known as the Boos and Straw Insurance Agency, but the building is now filled with students participating in the Iowa BIG North Program.The Iowa BIG program

Chickasaws to welcome four to Hall

New Hampton High School’s Athletic Hall of Fame will be welcoming four new members on Friday night as part of the school’s homecoming celebration.Those being inducted this year include  John Andersen, Dan Boos, Sue Haugen Bravard and Gina Shannon

Homecoming for all!

Melissa Nelson’s goal is pretty simple when it comes to New Hampton High School’s homecoming celebration this week.“We want the whole town involved,” said Nelson, the art teacher who serves as the advisor to the Student Senate that plans the annua

Foundation appreciates Fly-In support

Considering the weather, New Hampton Airport Foundation member Jason Lahmann will call last weekend’s annual “Fly-In Breakfast” a win.On the plus side, almost 200 area residents took part in the breakfast, Foundation members sold quite a few fundr

A little steeple TLC

This is not a job for the feint of heart or anyone who has any semblance of a fear of heights.For several days this week, work has been completed on the Trinity Lutheran Church steeple, and while the Rev.

Community gets broadband update

The New Hampton Light Plant is working with SmartSource Consulting to look into creating a Community Broadband network that will be community-owned and fiber optic in New Hampton.Two town hall meetings and a lunch and learn have so far been held t

Turkey Valley has host of activities for homecoming

Turkey Valley High School will kick off a hectic homecoming week on Sunday with a community wide celebration on the school campus in Jackson Junction.The event begins at 4 p.m.

New Trib GM is excited for opportunity

The new general manager of the New Hampton Tribune and Nashua Reporter is, in a word, excited about her latest assignment.“I can’t wait to get to know the community,” said Kim Bucknell, who began her duties last week.

Supervisors dividing up Rasing’s job

With Ken Raising nearing retirement, the Chickasaw County Board of Supervisors and Board of Health met to discuss the Environmental Health Director position that will soon be vacated.The two boards needed to come to a consensus on a variety of top

Nashua Public Library receives $2,000 Grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation to Support Youth Literacy

The Dollar General Literacy Foundation recently awarded Nashua Public Library a $2,000 grant to support youth literacy.  This local grant is part of $4.5 million in youth literacy grants awarded to approximately 1,000 organizations across the 43 s

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