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Messes inspire creativity, and sometimes creativity is messy.Parents and grandparents found this out on Saturday during the “Kids Painting Class,” which was held at the Nashua Public Library.Library Director Heather Hackman had so much interest in the class, she opened a second class, which also...
The night began with a call.“Cast members to the stage,” shouted Maggie Konecne, and everyone rushed to their places as the lights dimmed.The first scene was about to begin.Another play practice was underway, and for one night, we followed along. We watched high school students of all ages and from...
Despite receiving a recommendation from its attorney to pay one-ninth of an ambulance bill on April 1, the Chickasaw Board of Supervisors took no action on it because “update on the Ambulance Council” was all that was on the agenda.On Monday, under “discuss legal fees for the Chickasaw County...
Saturday morning the Nashua-Plainfield High School Band traveled to North Butler to compete in the annual State Solo and Ensemble Contest. The band has been practicing and brought 24 solos and ensembles to contest this year.Senior Drew Moine received the Outstanding Performance Award for his alto...
The Nashua Fire Department has kept busy since the first day of spring answering calls.Conditions are not favorable most days for burning, and with the windy conditions a fire can get out of control fast.“We’ve had four fires since the first day of spring,” said Nashua Fire Chief Tom Johnson. “...
The rumblings are out there when it comes to power companies; after all, another power company has proposed a 24 percent rate increase to its customers and a group is taking aim at municipal utilities that are seeking to add telecommunications to their offerings.But New Hampton Light Plant General...
When the New Hampton Fire Department holds its annual dance on Saturday night, there will be plenty of great music and friendly ban- ter, but it’s also a critical fundraiser for the New Hampton Firefighters Association.“I don’t want to say it’s the ‘extras’ because what we’ve bought with proceeds...
Maybe the most shocking part — at least for those of us who were there — of New Hampton High School’s Variety Show was this comment from Sydney Lau.“I always have a little stage fright,” the senior said the day after she and her fellow performers brought down the proverbial house. “I always get...
Shoppers converged on New Hampton’s downtown and outlying businesses from multiple cities, including several from the Waterloo area during a Saturday promotion, “Ladies, It’s Your Day!”New Horizons Chamber of Commerce Director Jason Speltz said at least 100 people attended, and he ran out of goody...
A proposed Cobblestone Inn with the same number of rooms as the one in Waverly received a financial incentive to locate in New Hampton on Monday, and the city will still gain some new money from the venture.That’s because New Hampton City Council approved rebating a flat 50 percent of the 7 percent...

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