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Nashua man dies in bike-pickup accident

A beloved Nashua man who co-owned a grocery store for years died last week in a pickup-bicycle accident.Bob Philips was 69 and training for what he hoped would be a special RAGBRAI.”I will never forget going to B&D when I was younger and seein

Farmers taking on seed company

As far as Elizabeth Lally is concerned, it all comes down to a failure in “product stewardship.”

Steamy good time

The temperature was on the wrong side of 90 degrees, the dew point was in the 70s and there wasn’t the slightest hint of a breeze Saturday evening when New Horizons-Chamber Director Jason Speltz scanned the crowd at Mikkelson Park.

Relay for Life raises more than $34,000

Relay For Life took place on the courthouse lawn Thursday night with residents from all over the county joining together to remember and honor loved ones that battled cancer.

After long discussion, parking will still be allowed on Water

A request for no parking on the south side of Court Street from Water Avenue to Foley Avenue from Marvin and Mary Ann Hackman was discussed at the New Hampton City Council meeting on Monday.

Dazzling Dairy Days

This year’s Dairy Days celebration was different from the last few years with officials deciding to move the celebration back downtown, just off Main Street.

Residents say school needs to ‘sell’ plan

The majority of residents who attended a special School Board meeting Tuesday night want New Hampton to take care of its facility issues in one fell swoop.

Students enjoy outside activities during final few days

It was decided that the intermediate school in Plainfield would have their track and field day on Tuesday of last week instead of Wednesday due to a poor weather forecast. The decision was a good one.

Students receive awareness class

Deputy Terry Dehmlow told the Nashua-Plainfield senior class the disturbing cold hard  facts last week in a sexual assault awareness class.

Hanneman Construction purchases lots in Nashua’s Industrial Park

Two lots in Nashua’s Industrial Park were sold for a second time at Monday night’s City Council meet.

Incumbents fall in primary; Scholl wins GOP sheriff's race

It was a tough night for Chickasaw County supervisors incumbents Tuesday as both Democrat Rick Holthaus and Republican Steve Geerts were defeated in the primary election.

Mayor thanks council one last time Monday

“Thank you all for working with me since I came back,” said Mayor Deanne Lantow. Mayor Lantow wanted to thank all the Council members at Monday evening’s meeting since this will be her last one presiding as Mayor for the City of Nashua.

Uh-oh, here comes flu season

The flu season appears to be off to an early start in Iowa, as the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) last week announced testing by the State Hygienic Laboratory (SHL) has identified strains of influenza circulating in the state.

Now, this is the way to start off November

Dear Mother Nature;
We’re not sure what we did to quite deserve this, but we want to thank you for this week — a wonderful reminder that you really do have a heart.

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