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Vacation time marks the end of summer

By Jennifer LantzOf the ReporterThe ending of our family vacation meant a new way of life for all of us which we did not realize when we booked it.

Foundation looking foward to Fly-In Breakfast

Dan Scott and Jason Lahmann both had the same thought last fall when the two New Hampton Airport Foundation members were at the 2015 Drive-In and Fly-In Breakfast.“I remember thinking, ‘Next year at this time, things could be looking pretty good,’

Recovery will take some time

The water receded late last week, but the problems remained.And they will probably do so for a good long time because of the flood that struck the area last Tuesday and Wednesday.“Our roads are a mess right now,” Chickasaw County Engineer Dusten R

Chickasaws fall in home opener

Fresh off a five-set win over Ames, in which the final three sets were decided by three points or less, Class 4A Mason City had dealt with some pressure when they came into New Hampton Thursday.The Chickasaws, on the other hand, won their first ma

Sporting events just won’t be the same without the Courier’s Sully

Josh Fenske hit a sharp one-hopper to the Denver second baseman and sprinted to first base.If the Cyclones turned a double play, they’d be out of the inning; if they didn’t, New Hampton would score its first run of the Class 2A substate game.My so

If you don’t succeed, try, try again

For anyone who doubts the perseverance of Chickasaw County residents, we offer last Thursday evening as a rebuttal.That’s the night that three New Hampton businesses — the Blue Iris, Josie’s and Butch’s — put on the second Classic Night in a month

Floods show we have some great neighbors

As bad as parts of New Hampton were hit by floodwaters on Tuesday night, those of us in the city who went to bed early Wednesday morning may have figured Chickasaw County had dodged a bullet.We couldn’t have been more wrong.While we got plenty of

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

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