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The TRIBE Trail Committee received two nice surprises last month, and as a result, Phase II of the trail will be built later this summer. Last week, the City Council formally approved a contract with Croell Inc. to build the trail from Logan Street to West Linn Avenue and work on Phase II could...
It’s a done deal: Theisen’s Home Farm Auto is moving across the street this fall. Officials from the Dubuque-based family-owned corporation announced last Wednesday that they had finalized the deal to purchase the building that housed the old Shopko Hometown store at 660 W. Milwaukee Street.  “We...
Chickasaw County residents won’t get the chance to vote on making ambulance service an “essential” one this year, after all. The Board of Supervisors last week decided that it would postpone the question until the 2020 General Election, and in an interview on Friday, Board Chairman Jacob Hackman...
Julia Havlik, one of the two new “head lifeguards,” at the New Hampton Municipal Pool keeps a watchful eye on the “deep end” of the pool last week.
Watch out pool-goers, there are new sheriffs in town!  Isabel Pool and Julia Havlik are veteran lifeguards at the New Hampton pool and have been promoted to head guards for the summer. Both have worked at the pool for years and are enjoying their new positions.  Michelle Nystel, the manager at the...
The scene at a New Hampton mobile home park on the city's east side Saturday afternoon, when neighbors said they heard an explosion that caused a fire. (Bob Fenske/Tribune)
New Hampton firefighters responded to an explosion in a New Hampton mobile home park Saturday afternoon. Parkview Trailer Court residents said they heard and felt the explosion around 3 p.m. and they said the explosion caused a shed and adjoining mobile home to catch on fire. New Hampton police and...
Maggie Peterson knows that there will always be injuries in the games our kids play, but she also believes that some injuries are preventable. It’s why the MercyOne New Hampton Medical Center athletic trainer is offering a unique four-week course titled ACL Injury Prevention Clinic that will begin...
The first session of Tot Lot ends last Thursday with a bang as the kids play “popcorn” with the parachute.
As Tot Lot 2019 heads into its final week, kids and helpers alike are enjoying their last few sessions together.  Donna Kramer has served as the coordinator of the program for about 20 years and says it is a great opportunity for kids in the summer.  “It is a really good social environment for kids...
America will celebrate its 243rd birthday on Thursday, and New Hampton American Legion Fae Stine Post 38 and Hugeback-Johnson Funeral Home have teamed up to give Mikkelson Park a patriotic look. Just as it did on Memorial Day, Legion members have decked out the park’s band shell with the large...
Krissy and Grant Anderson pose for a photo with American Legion members Paul Kruger (left) and Brian Quirk with the laser cutout the couple donated to the post that is celebrating the 100th anniversary of its founding.
Ask Grant Anderson what is one of his favorite parts of his job at State Bank and his answer is quick — helping entrepreneurs start a business. And helping one of those “start-ups” has led to a pretty unique gift — a laser-cut piece of art that includes an American flag and the American Legion logo...
After months of rumors surrounding the New Hampton Police Department, the State Auditor’s Office released a report Wednesday that showed the city’s former police chief allowed his sergeant to carry over vacation time and that he allowed the sergeant to use compensation time instead of vacation....

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