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The New Hampton City Council will hold its regular meeting this coming Monday, but it will do so via Zoom.com. Mayor Bobby Schwickerath, City Clerk Karen Clemens and City Attorney Kevin Kennedy will be in the Council Chambers at City Hall while the council members will participate via Zoom, as can...
The New Hampton Parks and Recreation Department announced Thursday morning that it was closing all playground equipment and play structures in its parks, effectively immediately, because of concerns about the Coronavirus COVID-19. The department’s program manager, Tara Hackman, said part of the...
New Vision Woodworking owner and operator Adam Underwood stands next to the latest investment ­— a Northtech planer — he has made in his business that is located at 700 N. Linn Ave., and despite the Coronavirus situation, Underwood says New Vision remains “incredibly busy. I don’t know if it’s because people are home but we’ve got plenty of work through probably May.”
Adam Underwood stood in his shop at New Vision Woodworking, talking about the business he created in New Hampton four years ago this July. He talked about the positives — the support from New Hampton, the growth in the business, the chance to be creative, the purchase of new, state-of-the-art...
New Hampton’s new telecommunications will eventually be housed in the old Dollar General store on the city’s Main Street. Workers are currently working on remodeling the building that will also house a “business incubator.”
New Hampton Municipal Light Plant General Manager Brian Quirk would love to travel 117 years back in time. He’d love to meet the folks who came together in 1903 to make sure Chickasaw County’s largest city would be able to access and benefit from this new-fangled thing called electricity. “They...
One of Chickasaw County’s “Festival Month” mainstays will not take place this summer as Lawler Irish Board of Directors announced Wednesday that it will cancel the event scheduled for June 19-21. In its announcement, the board said the reason organizers made the call was “we needed to act now so no...
MercyOne New Hampton Medical Center and Family Clinic personnel set up the drive-up Coronavirus COVID-19 station on Friday afternoon.
MercyOne New Hampton will begin offering drive-up testing for the Coronavirus COVID-19 on Monday, but both hospital and clinic officials are stressing that the testing can be done by appointment only. In a press release issued Saturday, MercyOne officials said a patient should wait to call for a...
In early November, Cedar Valley Hospice Social Worker Katie Keller and Volunteer Coordinator Cortney Manning of Waverly visited volunteers Shirley and Ron Bonzer to award Ron with a certificate of appreciation for his volunteer service to Cedar Valley Hospice. Ron was receiving Cedar Valley Hospice services as well at the time, so they honored him with a handmade quilt, as we do with all our patients.  Unbeknownst to Cortney, Ron’s favorite color is blue because of the nickname “Blue” he was given by his co
Shirley and Ron Bonzer of Plainfield loved their roles as Cedar Valley Hospice volunteers. They began volunteering together because Shirley wanted to give back to the organization that served her father 30 years ago.  Ron says he was there to “help drive her around” to visit families. However, it...
Chickasaw County’s June 2 primary ballot is set, and election officials are making a pitch to residents to “vote at home” because of concerns about the Coronavirus COVID-19. “Hopefully, we’ve turned the corner by then,” said Chickasaw County Auditor Joan Knoll, who serves as the county’s top...
Elementary school students hold a sign and wave to their teachers during a parade by New Hampton Community Schools’ instructors last Tuesday.
New Hampton Schools are now in their third week of being shut down due to the Coronavirus pandemic.  And although the teachers are unable to meet with their students physically, they are still finding creative ways online for the kids to connect amongst themselves and the teachers. Take New Hampton...
Bennett Pharmacy’s make-shift “drive-up” lane is one of only two ways — the other is delivery — that patients can receive their prescriptions.
The thought was pretty simple in this “era” of Coronavirus COVID-19. Folks who are ill shouldn’t be congregating in the same area. So Bennett Pharmacy came up with its version of a “drive-up window,” and now that drive-up lane is just one of two ways that customers can pick up their prescriptions...

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