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Rotary offers computer recycling

The New Hampton Rotary Club will hold a computer recycling event in cooperation with Goodwill Industries and Dell on Friday, Aug. 12 from 3 to 6 p.m. on the corner of Main and Linn (CarQuest parking lot).

Rotary Club again kicks off its annual shoebox program

The New Hampton Rotary Club is once again a partner in the Shoeboxes for the Children of the Dump international service project.

Fredericksburg hears that old familiar sound

Remember when you got so excited to hear that iconic song of the ice cream truck?

Airport Lake gets new playground equipment

Airport Lake has seen a face lift with the addition of new playground equipment being installed.Chickasaw County Conservation Director Brian Moore said three weeks ago the New Hampton Lions Club was out at Airport Lake to help the conservation boa

Golf Carts receive second reading

After a lengthy discussion, the golf cart ordinance received its second reading at the New Hampton City Council meeting on Monday.New Hampton Mayor Deb Larsen reported to the council that she received two emails since the last council meeting, one

Local welcome center vendor turned his hobby into a business

Age is just a number to some like Welcome Center Vendor Garylee Thurm so after retiring from John Deere he turned his hobby turned into a business.Thurm makes handcrafted wooden products, speciality items and jigs for the Gateway to Northeast Iowa

Cemetery arch needs to be restored

Greenwood Cemetery Board Members are hoping the arch entering the cemetery will be restored and replaced with the help of kind donors.The arch entering the Greenwood Cemetery is in need of dire repair.  The board plans to restore the lettering on

Church undergoes remodel project

Pastor Darin Cerwinske and his family knew they would be going on an adventure moving from their Nashua hometown to Georgia but never dreamed they would be lucky enough to come back to Nashua a short four years later.Cerwinske and his wife Deedie,

Casey’s manager retires after 35 years

Retirement is when you stop living at work and start working at living and that is exactly what Casey’s Store Manager Lila Clipperton plans on doing.

Circus comes to town

Lions, tigers and horses were under the big top at the Nashua Fairgrounds Monday evening welcoming people of all ages.

Chief deputy’s friendly reminder: Lock those doors

Chickasaw County Chief Deputy Marty Hemann emphasizes that the area isn't seeing a crime spree.But at the same time, he wants to remind residents, especially those in rural areas, that times have changed.“It's not like we've all of

Committee to dig deeper into changes at pool

Parks and Recreation officials still are looking at some major renovations to the New Hampton Municipal Pool.Tara Hackman, the department's program manager, said the Pool Committee will meet later this month with officials from Burbach Aquati

Bash for a cause

Brian Laures will take at least one special memory from the 2016 Beach Bash to End Alzheimer’s.“I had a little boy come up to me this week,” the Big Ed’s Firehouse owner said, “and give me a dollar.

The clock is ticking for area students

The halls of New Hampton and Turkey Valley schools have that “end-of-summer” smell.It's that fresh wax-plenty of cleaner aroma that signifies that classes are just around the corner.And they are.

That volunteer spirit

Monsignor Carl Schmitt and Virgil Pickar Jr. come up with a plan as a group of volunteers put up new playground equipment at St. Joseph's Community School's Sunrise Preschool last week.

Committee will look to promote Nashua’s ‘lake’

The Nashua City Council is looking to “reactivate” its Lake and Dam Committee, and if a meeting Tuesday night was any indication, there’s plenty of interest in the community.City Council members Ryan Jung and Brenda Roberts hosted the informationa

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