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New Hampton City Clerk Suellen Kolbet will be honored Thursday afternoon with a retirement open house.The event will run from 4 to 6 p.m. and be held at the New Hampton Community Center.Kolbet, who has worked for the city for the past 40 years and has been the city clerk since 1993, is retiring and...
Fall was late. Winter was late. Spring was late.With snow well into April, what the calendar considers spring was probably two to three weeks late.Now the sun has emerged, and things are looking up; many of them, plants.“Farmers have had a good run this week with warmer temperatures and soil drying...
Sometimes a single flower can tell the whole story.Just ask the 91 New Hampton High School seniors who received their diplomas on Sunday during a commencement ceremony.As each walked off the stage with their diplomas in hand, they received a daisy, but this wasn’t just a typical class flower;...
Getting the New Hampton Municipal Pool ready for any season can be challenging, but this year, very well make the proverbial cake.Not only did Mother Nature not cooperate whatsoever — remember all that snow in April? — but there’s also that little $725,000 renovation project workers are rushing to...
When Kim Hennessy started her signature pen pal program between her first-graders and those taught by her twin sister, Kris Lewis in Osage, 25 years ago, their classes were the only ones to participate.Then, word spread.“Everyone said it looked like fun and jumped on board,” Hennessy said. She is...
Dr. Stephen Thorn walked around the Mercy Medical Center-New Hampton nurse’s station Tuesday morning, looked up, smiled, and then cried.Maybe the man who has touched so many lives during his 40-year career didn’t want this kind of turnout, this much fuss over a retirement, but he was undeniably...
New Hampton Dollars for Scholars Co-President Dustin Lewis put it concisely Tuesday night.“We’re giving students a heck of a start on their educations,” he said.Indeed, that’s exactly what Dollars for Scholars did, as the local chapter handed out more than $216,000 in scholarships Tuesday night...
When the polka music started, so did Alice McGovern’s clapping. The enthusiasm of the Janesville resident, who is recuperating at Linn Haven Rehabilitation and Healthcare, soon affected her entire table.— For more on this story, see the May 18 New Hampton Tribune.
Area residents took a famous quote from John F. Kennedy during a special City Council meeting to discuss the financial situation at the Gateway to Northeast Iowa Welcome Center.Basically, they said, “Ask not what Nashua can do for you, ask what you can do for Nashua.”Many area residents and vendors...
Chickasaw County 911 coordinator Austen Seely has been researching a new dispatch desk since last April, he told Board of Supervisors on Monday. The current desk dates from the 1970s and is crammed into  a 12-by-10-foot room.There are supposed to be two positions at the desk. “Essentially right now...

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