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Turkey Valley has host of activities for homecoming

Turkey Valley High School will kick off a hectic homecoming week on Sunday with a community wide celebration on the school campus in Jackson Junction.The event begins at 4 p.m.

New Trib GM is excited for opportunity

The new general manager of the New Hampton Tribune and Nashua Reporter is, in a word, excited about her latest assignment.“I can’t wait to get to know the community,” said Kim Bucknell, who began her duties last week.

Supervisors dividing up Rasing’s job

With Ken Raising nearing retirement, the Chickasaw County Board of Supervisors and Board of Health met to discuss the Environmental Health Director position that will soon be vacated.The two boards needed to come to a consensus on a variety of top

Nashua Public Library receives $2,000 Grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation to Support Youth Literacy

The Dollar General Literacy Foundation recently awarded Nashua Public Library a $2,000 grant to support youth literacy.  This local grant is part of $4.5 million in youth literacy grants awarded to approximately 1,000 organizations across the 43 s

Summer ends with a bang in Nashua

Summer has now officially ended with school in session, Labor Day over, the temperatures falling in the evening and the Townhouse hosting the End of Summer Party.Many came out who wanted to join together as a community and enjoy one of the last ni

Saturday on Main Street was a fun packed day

The weather was a concern for event coordinators on Friday but it turned out to be a beautiful day to show off classic cars Saturday at the 2016 Car Show for Rustic Hollow Shelter-A Special Needs Feline Sanctuary.

MBS Family Farms celebrates 40 years with family, friends and the public

There was something for everyone on Wednesday evening at MBS Family Farms Open House.

Council question: Is it time for a city administrator?

Dealing with the issues from the past is getting in the way of where Nashua needs to be was discussed at Tuesday evening’s City Council meeting.

Turnout for Color Run drops but fun doesn’t

The positive on Saturday is that families had a blast running together.The downside was there were fewer of them taking part in the annual New Hampton Industrial Park Color Run.About 70 participants took part in the 5K run and walk, which was abou

‘Wouldn’t think of missing it’

It’s been a 30-year tradition for Ron Nelson.If it’s the weekend after Labor Day, the Fulton, Ill., man will definitely be in New Hampton, and even after the weather for the Davis Rally in 2016, Nelson had no regrets spending a few days in his hom

Area endures another round of flooding

The frustration in Dustin Rolando’s voice came through loud and clear Friday afternoon.Rolando serves as the county engineer for Chickasaw County, and early last week, he felt like the county’s road crews were finally  “getting ahead” when it came

Enrollment may hold its own

Anyone who doubts that our society is much more mobile these days should have talked to New Hampton Superintendent Jay Jurrens last week.“Yesterday, we were two up, and today we’re one down,” he said when asked about how the school’s enrollment nu

Cat in the Hat makes an appearance

Students enjoyed their early out from school on Wednesday with a Dr. Suess day at the Upham Memorial Library in Fredericksburg. Kids were first invited to attend the viewing of The Lorax in the library and then listened to Dr.

New director oversees changes at the library

Carrie Becker couldn’t help but smile as she talked about her first three months on the job as the New Hampton Public Library director.“They’re probably wondering what I’m doing,” she said with a smile.

Davis Rally is key for the Boy Scouts

Just from a numbers’ standpoint, the Davis Rally is a godsend to New Hampton’s Boy Scouts troop.“To take 17 boys to camp next summer is going to cost close to six grand, and without this, that would be tough to do,” Troop 48 Scoutmaster Tony Trowe

Parts of county receive over three inches of rain

Rain moved through the Northeast Iowa Friday morning, giving the area yet another soaking it didn't need. The northern part of Chickasaw County received three inches of rain, sending water over roads.

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