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To be perfectly frank, only one senior on the New Hampton boys track team has a legitimate shot at making the state track and field meet.Jake Usher is a part of the Chickasaw 4x800 team that barely missed making it to Des Moines a year ago.The same quartet — the Usher boys, Nolan and Jake, Alex...
EDITOR’S NOTE: The following “Q&A” was placed Friday afternoon on the website run by  the office of U.S. Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa.Q: Do you expect Governor Branstad to be confirmed as the next U.S. ambassador to China?A:  Yes. Governor Branstad had a very good confirmation hearing before...
Wednesday students of all ages will be walking to school for New Hampton’s Walk to School Day.However, some students have been walking to school for weeks now.I am a volunteer for the walking school bus in New Hampton which is up to three routes around town!The walking school bus is not only good...
I’ve got to fly with this column because despite feeling like I spent an eternity in the office this weekend, I’m a mere 125 minutes from deadline as I begin writing this column.If this was all I had left, I’d be fine, but I’m going to have to sprint to the finish.Unfortunately, I do not run — nor...
If this editorial was a letter to Mother Nature, it might read something like this:Dear Mother Nature;You do know it’s supposed to be spring, right? It’s time to get with the program.Sincerely, the folks of Chickasaw CountyBut despite the fact that spring’s appearances have been relatively few and...
Q: Why do you keep bookkeepers at the Pentagon on a short leash?Sen. Charles Grassley: In an era of political divisiveness, this is an issue that bridges the divide among Iowans across the ideological spectrum. Iowans have every right and good reason to care about the management of their hard-...
The date escapes me, except that it was sometime in the spring of 1982 when I donned the ugliest tuxedo known to man.I was a junior in high school at little Mapleton High School in southern Minnesota, and long before “promprosals,” I had stared at the phone for hours before finally mustering the...
I have been a lifelong resident of the Nashua Community and am very proud to have been able to call Nashua my home. Over my time living in Nashua, I have seen many changes to OUR city both positive and negative, most recently in a negative manner.Yes, I have been here long enough to remember the...
In some ways, July 27 seems far in the future, but trust us, the 93 days between today and the date that the Register’s Annual Great Bike Ride Across Iowa is going to fly by.Before you know it, thousands of RAGBRAI riders will be making their way through Ionia, New Hampton, Lawler and Protivin as...
Our family adopted, Wyatt, from SNAP of Chickasaw County February 2016. He has been doing very well and is so smart.Our son, Kolton, entered him in the dog program through4-H and competed with him at the Winneshiek County Fair in obedience, agility, and rally. They both loved it!Our family enjoyed...

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