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Doris M. Bruess dies at 87

Doris M. Bruess, age 87 of Germantown, Wisc.

It’s a case of ‘so-close’ for Chickasaws

 To say the schedule maker has been a tad unkind to the New Hampton softball team would be a gigantic understatement.Since last Saturday, the Chickasaws have played six games and all six tilts have come against ranked opponents.“The girls are hang

Chasing down a ‘W’

 The ball leapt off the bat of Oelwein’s John Leo Thursday night and New Hampton pitcher Ryan Gorman had a one-word thought.“Zach.”That would be Zach Wemark, who raced back into the gap, had to spin around because the ball was tailing so much and

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

Huskies endure tough stretch on the diamond

 To say Nashua-Plainfield softball is in the midst of a tough stretch recently would be a giant understatement.Six losses by a combined score of 80-9 stretched the Huskies losing skid to 14, and a big part of the problem, says their coach, is conf

The battling ‘9’ Huskies

 Ask Levi Miller what he loves about his Nashua-Plainfield baseball team and the answer comes quickly.“They get knocked down, get up, dust themselves off and go back to work,” Miller said, “and that’s what, in the end, is going to make us a really

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

Two days, two splits for Trojans

In between a loss to Class 2A third-ranked New Hampton, Turkey Valley played an Upper Iowa Conference doubleheader on Thursday and traveled to Gladbrook on Saturday to play two teams they rarely see.The result was the same as the Trojans split bot

Lady Trojans rally for a split

Coach Haley Kriener gave the Turkey Valley fans a little bit of the credit for the Lady Trojan nitecap win over South Winn Thursday.After an opening 6-2 loss, the Lady Trojans were tied late in game two before a controversial play took away the go

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