Charlie Rochford has been asked the question more than a few times.“Why don’t you sell the farm?”And he has the same answer every single time.“Why don’t you cut my leg off because it would be the s
The adage “to the victor goes the spoils” certainly applies to the 2016 Turkey Valley football team.After a brilliant 9-0 regular season, one in which ended with a first-round playoff loss, the Tro
Pastor Lance Kittleson told a few great jokes Thursday night that had the folks gathered for Alta Vista’s Veterans Day program in stitches at times.But the underlying message of the observance’s gu
Most of the first team Northeast Iowa Conference volleyball picks were split between league-leading Charles City and No.
On a gorgeous Veterans Day morning, Gretchen Hintz Wronka returned home to honor not only her father and his fellow veterans but also the people they left behind.“I recall the joy I felt when my ol
The New Hampton football team was rewarded by Class 2A, District 2 coaches for its 8-1 regular season and trip to the playoffs in a big way. Nine Chickasaws earned all-district first team honors w
We would like to send out a big thank you to everyone who supported the New Hampton Music Parents concession stand at all of the New Hampton home football games this year.
This week, we are marking the 95th annual observance of American Education Week.American Education Week is always celebrated the week prior to the week of Thanksgiving.
I threw a question out at the cast and crew of “The Trial of the Wicked Witch” last week.Basically, it came down to this, “Why the play?”And one of the actors told me it all comes down to “conditio
We know most of you are glad the election is over because after about the zillionth political advertisement, we finally lost it.Our favorite reaction came when we overheard this gem: “I can’t wait