In her third year of running in the state cross country meet, is Shelby Reicks calm and collected before the top race of the season? "Not really," said the Trojan senior after placing 49th o
Bethany Zenk will be the first to admit that she felt the pressure, but her band director knew — positively, absolutely — that the New Hampton High School senior would handle it.She did and is now
The Halloween Parade line literally stretched for blocks Saturday morning, and New Hampton Parks and Recreation Director Rick Kramer couldn’t help but smile.“I guess a few people showed up,” he sai
During the final mile of Nolan Usher's inaugural state cross country meet, his coach thought he passed about 15 runners. He wasn't sure about that figure. "You can't really count them, you just g
Our next compost pick up is Nov. 4 and compost and brush is Nov. 18. Remember not to rake leaves into the street.Congratulations to Courtney and Trent Lechtenberg on the birth of their child.
Yet another outside group has come to our locale to help you make up your mind as to who should be your state senator.Recently, I was informed that not only are Des Moines’s Jimmy Centers and his P
I am writing in support of Stacie Stokes for state representative. I have known Stacie for over 30 years. She is a person of integrity.
I urge voters in Senate District 26 to re-elect an outstanding public servant, Senator Mary Jo Wilhelm, one of the hardest working and most respected members of the Iowa Senate.Among the many reaso
Thanks to a mostly colluding media, you likely don’t know that there are actually five Iowans who are on the ballot for the US Senate race: Republican Charles Grassley and Democrat Patty Judge of c
A little more than 16 years ago, I walked in to Mrs. Nosbisch’s kindergarten class for the first time.