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(Mira Schmitt-Cash/Tribune) Santa and his swine, Rudolph, compete at the Celebrity Swine Show Saturday at the Achievement Show. Riverside Feeds LLC sponsored them.
The jolly good fellow who won the People’s Choice Award at the Celebrity Swine Showmanship Contest on Saturday [July 14] was tall and stout with a long white beard, a red fleece hat and pants and a t-shirt — thankfully he left his jacket at home.He had to admit he was confused, when children asked...
The tests are back, and Nashua water is safe to drink. Hydrants have also been flushed.As long as nitrate numbers are below 10 parts per million, the drinking water is considered safe for residents. The nitrate test was a little high at 8.8 parts per million, Sewer Superintendent Nick Henningsen,...
The theme of “American Pride” was shown from sky lanterns to glasses to floats during Plainfield Days last weekend.The four-day event began Thursday with MBS Family Farms sponsoring this year’s annual supper and the band “The Players.” After serving over 450 meals, MBS Family Farms ran out of food....
As Jay Jurrens walked the construction site last week, the New Hampton superintendent stopped for a moment and took it all in.“A year from now, we’ll be moved in and getting ready for it to be a school,” he said. “I know some people look at where we’re at now and wonder about that, but once this...
As far as Julie and Jim Eckenrod and Gordon and Melanie Davis are concerned, Mother Nature owes them big time in 2019.Because she made a mess out of the Kenwood Avenue Nationals in 2018.Yet, the coordinators of the annual National Tractor Pullers Association’s event were far from downcast despite a...
Rachel Grober’s first year at Iowa State University just got a whole lot more hectic.The 2018 New Hampton High School graduate was crowned queen at the National Guernsey Convention that was held in Dubuque the week of July 4.“I’m really excited and can’t wait to get started,” Grober said. “The...
Dennis and Kendra Crooks wondered what was going on both Sunday night and the days leading up to the annual Chickasaw County 4-H and FFA Achievement Show “Family Fun Night.”Kendra had faced plenty of questions at work about her career at the Chickasaw County ISU Extension office, and on Tuesday...
New Hampton’s Bank Iowa employees (from left) Tara Pesek, Matt Ysbrand, Hannah Geerts, Colleen Kruger, Kim Berns, Renea Huinker, Andrea Meier and Connor Cleveland pose with the “birthday cake” that has served as the bank’s float in a number of summer parades. Absent from the photo are Cindy Zeien and Laura Wight.
Colleen Kruger and Marcia Kilcher couldn’t keep from laughing recently as they took a trip back in time. Spread out in front of the two longtime Bank Iowa employees were newspaper articles and advertisements from 20 years ago when the State Bank of Lawler came to New Hampton. “Oh my gosh, look at...
The County Board of Supervisors brainstormed options Monday for more efficient use of office space for the County Attorney’s Office and other satellite buildings.The office is currently located in the FS building, at 1928 Linn. Until a fire eight years ago, it had been located diagonally across...
Emma Brincks (left) and Kinsey Reicks (right) hug as they rehearse a scene in Camp Creamery’s “Lights, Hollywood, Action.”
Overheard at Camp Creamery on Wednesday morning.“Quiet backstage.”“We’re going to try this.”“Oh my gosh, that’s what we want.”“Quiet backstage. I think we’ve said that a million times.”Welcome to New Hampton’s most unique camps, a weeklong affair sponsored by the New Hampton Parks and Recreation...

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