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Jass family thankful for outpouring of support

In 2009, when my wife Morgan was diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, we had no idea what the future would hold, but we knew that she would do whatever she had to do to fight the disease.  On Aug.

Spouse makes her pitch for Hackman

My husband, Jacob Hackman, is running for Chickasaw County Supervisor, District 3.  He is ready to be a voice for all people in Chickasaw County, both urban and rural.  He will listen to all Chickasaw County residents and bring everyone’s voices t

Mehmens appreciates help in search

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 vegetati

Kinnick Stadium’s first-ever concert is a smashing success

I was honored to help make history recently by attending the concert at Kinnick in Iowa City ...

We have way more than two choices when it comes to president

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.

Neighbors make for a month to remember

 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.

Vacation time marks the end of summer

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.

Sporting events just won’t be the same without the Courier’s Sully

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 so

If you don’t succeed, try, try again

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

Floods show we have some great neighbors

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

Farm Bureau offers up nutrient reduction ideas

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

There is plenty going on at the library

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.

Foundation members have a ‘can-do’ spirit

Maybe the lesson in the recent saga of the New Hampton Municipal Airport is this: One does not need to take no for an answer.OK, nobody came right out and told New Hampton Airport Foundation Board members Dan Scott and Jason Lahmann “no,” but ther

Let’s be safe as our kids head back to class

The 2016-17 school year starts next Tuesday at New Hampton Community Schools and at several area school districts.A day later, St.

It’s time to walk the talk

Rest assured, City Council meetings are not episodes of the “Jerry Springer Show” as media reporting may lead you to perceive.If you follow your local government by Nashua Reporter articles, you may be misconstrued regarding the effectiveness of y

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