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Update: Cresco man drowns at Airport Lake Park in New Hampton

By Kelly Terpstra

The Memorial Day weekend turned tragic Monday afternoon when a Cresco man died from drowning at Airport Lake Park.

Campgrounds full for what looks like a perfect Memorial Day weekend

By Bob Fenske

It’s almost as if Chickasaw County Conservation Board Director Chad Humpal drew up the weekend forecast; after all, it is, in a word, perfect for camping.

County will move ahead with third ambulance despite objections

By Bob Fenske

Nashua-Plainfield High School seniors celebrate commencement

Nashua-Plainfield High School celebrated its commencement ceremony on Sunday. 

Thirty-five graduating N-P seniors walked down the aisle to receive their diplomas. 

Garret Rinken and Luca Mueller gave the commencement address. 

Pictures from Sunday's commencement ceremony at New Hampton High

Eighty-eight young men and women walked into New Hampton High School's competition gymnasium on Sunday afternoon as seniors.

Mother Nature gives area farmers a nice assist during planting season

By Bob Fenske

Of the Reporter

It may not be completely done, but ask ISU Extension agronomist Terry Basil how his territory’s farmers are feeling right now and he’ll have a one word answer.


Supervisors buy third ambulance

By Bob Fenske

Cemetery Commission wouldn't mind a dash of 'youth'

By Bob Fenske

A little melancholy on graduation, but it's a good melancholy

The date was Aug. 18, 2010. It was a cool but muggy Wednesday morning as hundreds of New Hampton Elementary School students — many with their parents in tow — headed to the old building on Main and Linn to start another school year.

City Council approves funding for housing rehab in New Hampton

By Bob Fenske

New Hampton, Turkey Valley beat the 'teacher shortage' ... for 2023-24 at least

By Bob Fenske

New Hampton Community Schools’ top administrator is grateful that he won’t have to experience a particular kind of deja vu this summer.

MercyOne lab techs enjoying 'adventure' far, far away from home

By Bob Fenske

Imagine moving 8,000 miles from home — a move that comes with a dramatic climate change — and one would expect a certain amount of angst.

Supervisors now want more than one bid for sheriff's cameras

By Bob Fenske

The Chickasaw County Board of Supervisors Monday put the brakes on its sheriff's proposal to buy new in-car and body cameras for his deputies.

Supervisors make little progress on how to use remaining ARPA funds

By Bob Fenske

Photos from New Hampton High's prom
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