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Lawmakers take on water quality at an ‘academy’

 Some would say state lawmakers dropped the proverbial ball on water quality in 2015, but State Rep.

Ambulance Service owner updates board

 Chickasaw County Ambulance owner Jeremy McGrath informed the Chickasaw County Board of Supervisors that the ambulance has been busy with mental health transports and he is looking at getting a secure car that would be more useful for transports t

Board takes no action on FCMG

 The owner of Facilities Cost Management Group made an impassioned plea and told New Hampton School Board members they would not get the “best value” if they terminated its contract with his company.And those audience members who hoped the board w

Library celebrates a lot of milestones

 Saturday afternoon was busy around Nashua but many came out to the Nashua Public Library Open House for a celebration and air conditioning.

The circus comes to Nashua this August

 Lions, tigers and bears in Nashua, oh my! Start making plans to attend the circus which will be in town this summer and an exciting event for the whole family. The Culpepper and Merriweather Circus will be in Nashua on Aug.

Chamber looks to create new, more efficient area website

 The Nashua Area Chamber of Commerce members are currently working with Breakthrough Web Design in Mason City for a new Nashua chamber website which would be able to link to other websites in the area and keep the public informed of all events.The

Storm leaves trail of damage in Nashua area

 A fast-moving storm that moved through the Nashua area late Saturday night and early Sunday morning packed a powerful punch.Winds gusting as high as 60 miles per hour left a number of property owners dealing with downed limbs, but law enforcement

Governor touts ag importance

 If Gov.

Couple continues to stay active as vendors

 This very talented Nashua couple stays active even after retirement.

FSA seeks nominations

 Ron Pethoud wants you, especially if you’re a farmer who uses Farm Service Agency programs.And how exactly does the Chickasaw County FSA executive director “want you?”Either as a candidate for the upcoming County Committee election or as a voter.

Dam fine conclusion

 Whew, take a deep breath Chickasaw County, the parties are over and you survived “Festival Month.”From Alta Vista to Fredericksburg to New Hampton to Lawler to Nashua, we had ourselves quite a month, with the final installment Water Over the Dam

Board gets earful on FCMG

The crowd may have been small when it came to Monday night’s special New Hampton School Board meeting, but it was pretty united.In short, residents told board members that if a bond referendum has any chance of passing, Facilities Cost Management

Project Flo is doing its thing once again

Project Flo has come back to New Hampton for their fifth year in Chickasaw County helping restore and beautify homes for residents that are having trouble getting the work done themselves.Project Flo is a separately incorporated qualified charitab

Band retools its summer program with Mikkelson concert

The theme from Jurassic Park isn’t the easiest song in the world to play ...

City employees will receive raise

Most city employees will be receiving 4 percent raises beginning on July 1, thanks to a decision by the Nashua City Council on Monday night.After much discussion, council members decided to give city employees a raise even though the treasurer’s r

Let’s get the party started

Water Over the Dam Days started in celebration when the Nashua dam was opened.“I think it was back in 1990 when the dam got fixed, so they started the Water Over the Dam Days that year, either ’90 or ’91,” Kim Walk, mud run coordinator, said.For w

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