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Celebrating a century

One can only imagine the excitement in New Hampton 100 years ago as residents watched the city’s first hospital go up.And next year — Aug.

Donated AED to be placed in squad car

Jeremy and Lacey McGrath have donated an AED defibulater to the Chickasaw Count Sheriff’s Department in hopes of getting one in every squad car.Currently none of the eight squad cars have AEDs in them.“We want to see one in every car because when

Early voting in county is on a record pace

There are times these days when one visits the second floor of the Chickasaw County Courthouse in New Hampton and wonders, “Will there actually be people voting at the polls on Election Day?”As of Tuesday morning, almost 2,100 county residents had

New program at N-P has teachers helping teachers

Nashua-Plainfield’s Teacher Leadership and Collaboration Program (TLC) had their kick-off meeting last Wednesday.In the spring of 2016, N-P was awarded the TLC grant.

Students busy preparing for N-P’s fall play

Crunch time now for the Nashua-Plainfield Drama Department students and all lines need to be memorized, set needs to be put up and dress rehearsals are coming soon.The Nashua-Plainfield High School Drama Department is excited to perform their come

Frightfully good time!

Screams, eerie laughs and chainsaws were the sounds at the Spooky Village on Saturday evening at the Old Bradford Pioneer Village Museum.

Dental Associates in NH will give cash for candy

Kids and parents, earn cash for your candy and support a soldier for Soldiers’ Angels Treats for Troops.

Art Center welcomes new exhibit by a local artist

The Plum Creek Art Center in Fredericksburg is feeling a big empty lately.

IDC marks a busy year

The many small businesses that help make New Hampton so unique were honored on Tuesday night at the annual IDC Appreciation event.This past year New Hampton has welcomed a variety of new businesses as well as seen the expansion of many businesses

Celebrating one billion gallons!

Kevin Howes thanks his lucky stars every day for the Homeland Energy Solutions plant.And it’s not just the fact that he’s the plant manager for the sprawling ethanol plant located just off Highway 24 between New Hampton and Lawler.“I was born and

For Tupper, the journey was worth it

Michael Tupper's dream of becoming a FFA national officer came to an end on Saturday.But — and this is a gigantic but — the quest was well worth it."I'd be lying if I said I wasn't disappointed," Tupper said Sunday afterno

Manufacturers share stories

The idea was simple: Give business leaders a chance to see how other companies do business.“To be honest, we had people at TriMark who had never been to ATEK, we had people from Sparboe who had never been to those two,” New Hampton Economic Develo

Golf carts will now get their third reading

The golf cart ordinance passed its second reading by the New Hampton City Council with Councilmembers Jill Eike and Cory McDonald voting against.The ordinance would allow golf carts and utility vehicles to be on most city streets as long as they m

Leading by example

The preschool boy looked up at New Hampton High School senior Michael Drewelow Tuesday morning and quite honestly stared.Finally, he spoke in a hushed tone and said, “Wow, you’re really tall.”Hey, nothing gets past preschoolers, for let’s face it,

Tupper takes a big step at the FFA convention

For a brief moment Tuesday evening, Michael Tupper wasn’t as cool as the proverbial cucumber.“I was a little bit of a nervous wreck,” the 2014 New Hampton High School graduate said.

Enrollment takes tumble

It wasn’t the enrollment news New Hampton Community Schools was looking for, but it did provide a lesson in how mobile society has become.Superintendent Jay Jurrens delivered the bad news — New Hampton’s certified enrollment had dropped by 1.8 per

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