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High school band performs at contest

The Nashua-Plainfield High School band got up early on Saturday morning to head to Dubuque Senior High School for State Marching Band contest.

St. John Lutheran Church holds town hall meeting

St. John Lutheran Church hosted a Town Hall meeting about the underage drinking and drug problem in Nashua and Chickasaw County. Members of the Nashua Police Department and St.

N-P recognizes National Hot Lunch Week

National Hot Lunch Week is a fun time to recognize and honor the food service workers in the district who are up early to serve breakfast and lunch to the school children every day. This year National Hot Lunch will be celebrated Oct.

Lake and Dam Committee looks to dredge Nashua lake

The Nashua Lake and Dam committee had their monthly meeting last week.

Pretty cool ride!

Over the years, Steve Geerts figures more than 100 New Hampton schoolchildren have experienced a “special ride” to school.And the longtime New Hampton fire chief figures all those kids have deserved all those rides because they’ve helped educate t

Students take a trip to the fort

On Friday, September 23rd, Mr. Rodgers took all 20 8th grade students to the 2016 Rendezvous School Day in Fort Atkinson.

Remembering a New Hampton ‘pillar’ in Florida

A half a country, they gathered to raise money for a great cause and to remember a man many of them had never met.They boarded a cruise boat in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and they thought of a man who had loved New Hampton and Chickasaw County with al

New Mercy doctors like the fit

The two newest doctors at Mercy Medical Center-New Hampton know moving to New Hampton gives them a unique opportunity.And Drs.

Pumpkins galore in Fredericksburg!

Pumpkins, carriage rides, face painting and more took place on Sunday when the Women of Fredericksburg (WOF) held their annual Pumpkin Fest in Fredericksburg.Residents from all over the county joined in the fun by stopping by the Fredericksburg Fi

City had little choice with its sewer rates

The bad news if you’re a New Hampton resident or business is you’re sewer bill is going up.The good news is, at least compared to several area cities, that bill could be far worse.The New Hampton City Council approved the third reading of an ordin

Golf carts live to fight another day

The ordinance that will not die remains very much alive after Monday night’s City Council meeting.Council members approved the first reading of an ordinance that would allow golf carts and utility vehicles to be on most city streets — state law wi

DOCS for Hope hospital taking shape

Heather Harms and her husband, Nathan, may be the new doctors at Mercy Medical Center-New Hampton, but in a way, she’s a DOCS for Hope veteran.After all, she first went to Guatemala when she was 12 years old, and in recent years, she’s made the tr

City will stick with bags

Bags — as in the garbage variety — won in a rout Monday night at the New Hampton City Council meeting.Council members voted 6-0 to award a five-year garbage contract to its current vendor, Jendro Sanitation, and to stick with the “bag” system inst

Underage drinking will be focus of Sunday meeting in Nashua


Council working on sinkholes

Sinkholes are becoming a problem for homeowners Pat and Richard Crooks on Lakeshore Drive.Although work was done to try to fix the issue after the 2008 floods, last month’s torrential rainfall caused more problems.The Crookses told the City Counci

Lively homecoming at N-P

zWe’ve all seen it before, the stories in the big newspapers how a loss on the football field means a school’s homecoming was spoiled.And while Nashua-Plainfield would have loved to cap a spirited homecoming week with a win over West Fork Friday n

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