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Tribune football contest winners announced

New Hampton resident Mark Kuennen obviously knows his high school football as he picked 12 of the 13 games correctly to win this week’s Tribune football contest and a $25 gift card from Fareway.Norma Jean Beck and Tatum Jenkins both went 11-2, but

Scholl drops out of sheriff’s race

The Chickasaw County sheriff’s field for the November election has been sliced in half after the Republican primary winner announced last week that he is no longer a candidate.Ben Scholl, in a post on his campaign’s Facebook page, announced Friday

County accepting bids for new tower

Chickasaw County Board of Supervisors will be accepting quotes for the construction of a new 300 foot guyed tower located at 2323 S. Linn Ave.

Lawler park is getting a new look

The Lawler Park Committee is proud to announce it has raised enough money to purchase and begin installing new playground equipment on the west end of Lawler.The group began raising money a year ago last April.“We, as a community, realized it woul

Supervisors have decision to make on Munson Park

Adolph Munson Park was once again a topic of interest at the Chickasaw County Supervisors meeting with a public hearing being held Monday morning.Interested individuals gathered to discuss the items located inside the buildings at Munson Park.

School year kicks off with cool scenes

Tuesday marked the first day of the academic calendar for New Hampton Community Schools, and although the years change, the scenes don’t on Day One.So as another school year begins, here are some random scenes we saw on the school grounds, hallway

Water everywhere

It began raining in Chickasaw County around 6:30 p.m. Tuesday and in some parts of the county, the rain didn’t stop falling until 3:30 a.m.

Park Committee to offer County Camp Weeks

Nashua Park Board announces ‘County Camp Weeks’ at Cedar View Campground following Labor Day weekend!

Chapter EN enjoys summer meeting

Chapter EN of the P.E.O. Sisterhood enjoyed a Social Outing at noon on Saturday, July 9 at Twin Ponds Park for members and their guests.

Shelter to hold car show on Main

All classic cars, hot rods and trucks are welcomed at the 1st Annual Car Show for C & W Rustic Hollow Shelter on Sept.

Big Four Fair begins next week in Nashua

The Directors of the Big Four Fair would like to present the schedule of events for the 2016 Big Four Fair held in Nashua Sept. 1 through Sept. 5 (Labor Day Weekend).  Entry day is Sept. 1.  On Friday, Sept.

Search ends with recovery of man's body

It wasn't the ending law enforcement and rescue personnel wanted as the body of a man whose car was swept off a county road near Protivin was recovered Wednesday afternoon.The Chickasaw County Sheriff’s Office confirmed that the body of 77-ye

Floodwaters recede; search for missing man continues

Law enforcement officers and rescue personnel continued their search for a missing man about two miles south of Protivin on Wednesday morning after his car was washed off a road after a night of heavy rainfall that left many parts of Chickasaw Cou

Rendezvous fest allows all to take a trip back in time

Stepping back in time is what many did this weekend at Old Bradford Pioneer Village Museum through the rain, humid and cooler weather. Rendezvous participants set up their tents, dressed the part and lived like the would have in the 1600s.

Baker will more than settle for ‘bronze’

She didn’t end up the champion on paper, but as far as Chantal Papousek is concerned, her business still came out a winner.And the owner of Sweet Freedom Gluten Free Bakery knows she did the right thing when she submitted a last-minute entry into

Parts of New Hampton dealing with flooding

Several New Hampton streets were closed last Tuesday night after torrential rains caused flooding.Parts of Foley Avenue, North Pleasant Hill Avenue, East Prospect Street and East Main Street were closed after heavy thunderstorms moved through the

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