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To the many people of Northeast Iowa who helped in some way in our search for Cloris, we thank you. We know that hundreds of miles were searched on foot, by air, and on water during hot, humid, and stormy weather in tall corn, timber, and vegetation under terrible conditions.  While the search for...
I was honored to help make history recently by attending the concert at Kinnick in Iowa City ... and it rocked! The Back Porch Revival, in my opinion, was a huge success for Kinnick Stadium’s first concert and to raise awareness and funding for The Native Fund. It was all about “Iowans helping...
For those of you who think the United States is a two-party country, I’ve got news for you: You’re in for a surprise when you go into the voting booth on Nov. 8.If you’re one of those people who decry this year’s two major party candidates, you have options; in fact, on the ballot here in Chickasaw...
 There is a great Chinese proverb that reads, “A good neighbor is a priceless treasure,” and boy oh boy, we have a lot of priceless treasures in and around Chickasaw County.This past month proved that when our area was deluged by Mother Nature. When a train of thunderstorms hit the area and dropped...
By Jennifer LantzOf the ReporterThe ending of our family vacation meant a new way of life for all of us which we did not realize when we booked it. Going on vacation was a quick last minute decision but we finally got everything planned and booked a month before we left.Between work and family it...
Josh Fenske hit a sharp one-hopper to the Denver second baseman and sprinted to first base.If the Cyclones turned a double play, they’d be out of the inning; if they didn’t, New Hampton would score its first run of the Class 2A substate game.My son easily beat the throw to first, and I let out a...
For anyone who doubts the perseverance of Chickasaw County residents, we offer last Thursday evening as a rebuttal.That’s the night that three New Hampton businesses — the Blue Iris, Josie’s and Butch’s — put on the second Classic Night in a month.The first event was scheduled for Aug. 4, but in...
As bad as parts of New Hampton were hit by floodwaters on Tuesday night, those of us in the city who went to bed early Wednesday morning may have figured Chickasaw County had dodged a bullet.We couldn’t have been more wrong.While we got plenty of rain — officially, the National Weather Service...
We have done some research and the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency gives great ways in which both farmers and non-farmers can help with nutrient reduction in our water sources.A few that stood out were• Construct waterways and buffer strips to help direct runoff to appropriate areas.• Follow...
September is fast approaching and with it will come lots of excitement at the New Hampton Public Library.At the top of the list will be the unveiling of our new carpet. After closing for a time to replace the 24 year old carpet we are excited to begin the fall with a brand new look. Be sure to come...

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