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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

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

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