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Margaret (Silber) Isakson dies at 84

Margaret (Silber) Isakson passed away at her home in Rockland Maine on August 13, 2016, after an illness of a few months.  She was 84 years old.  Margaret was born January 4, 1932, in Plainfield, and grew up on farms in Iowa and Minnesota.  She is

Barbara J. Hamilton dies at 72

       Barbara J.

A way of life for sale

Bowlaway Lanes owner Maxine Skoda turned to her son Dale and daughters Sue Huffman and Jo Vaala.    “Remember how we used to have to oil the lanes? she asked. They all moaned.

New store comes to Nashua’s Main Street

Twelve years ago when Tom and Sue Bussey bought the old Gambles store on Main Street in Nashua, their dream was simple: to open an antique and primitives  shop that featured Tom’s hand made furniture.      “With Tom and I still working full time i

Principal brings plenty of enthusiasm to new position

Scott Striegel had his eye on Nashua-Plainfield almost as soon as he heard the news that Erik Smith was resigning his principal position last spring.“There are so many good things going on here, I would have been crazy not to consider it,” said St

That time of the year

Randy Strabala doesn’t need a calendar to know that the 2016-17 school year is about to kick off.Instead, all the Nashua-Plainfield school superintendent needs to do is look at his e-mail and see the number of reports the school district needs to

Council explores software update

Nashua’s treasurer believes solving the riddle of the city’s financial report may come down to just updating Nashua’s computer system.Treasurer LouAnn Murphy told City Council members on Monday night that the city needs a more reliable system so t

Dr. Morgan Pommrehn-Jass dies at 35

  Dr. Morgan Pommrehn-Jass age 35 of Alden, died on Monday at her home. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Iowa Falls-Alden High School Auditorium with burial in the Alden Cemetery. Visitation will be 5-7 p.m.

Let’s be safe as our kids head back to class

The 2016-17 school year starts next Tuesday at New Hampton Community Schools and at several area school districts.A day later, St.

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