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Salvation Army asks for donations

 Salvation Army of Chickasaw County and Shopko Hometown are partnering together along with New Hampton Rotary to provide the school districts of Chickasaw County tools needed to jumpstart a new year!From Aug.

Elma prepares for Bike Rodeo

Elma will once again have a Bike Rodeo on Wednesday, Aug.

Pageant competition added to this year’s Ionia Days

A highlight of this year’s Ionia Fun Days was the first annual Little Miss, Mister and Miss Teen Ionia competition!

Classic Night

While the event was short lived due to weather, it was well attended on Thursday night along main street.County residents of all ages joined in the celebrations for Classic Night held by The Blue Iris, Butch’s and Josie’s in New Hampton.The rain d

IDNR works on survey of area wildlife

The Iowa DNR is once again gearing up to begin its yearly August Roadside Study which helps determine where the wildlife numbers stand in each county.Each year the Iowa Department of Natural Resources uses a roadside survey to assess its upland ga

City Council looks at sewer rates

Since filing for a Nutrient Reduction Strategy Plan the New Hampton City Council will be looking for an exemption from the DNR that would delay the city having to pay for a number of years.However, to receive exemptions, the DNR looks into the cit

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.

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