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Let’s keep area relevant and vote yes on Feb. 7

I am writing this letter in support of the upcoming school bond election.  As a recent retired community member, I see this as an important investment in our students and their futures.

Our children are worth a yes vote on Feb. 7

As a lifelong resident of New Hampton, I support a yes vote on the school bond referendum on Feb.

New Hampton needs to say yes to referendum

As a New Hampton High School graduate who has worked as a coach in the school district for the past 25 years and owns and operates a business in my hometown, I would really like to urge all residents of the school district to "vote yes"

Give Cowboy Poetry a try and support the trail

Over the course of the past 11 years, the annual Cowboy Poetry Festival has become a rite of January here in Chickasaw County, and 2017 will be no exception.Cowboy Poetry will be held on Jan. 27-28, with 6 p.m.

It’s up to all of us to make sure government works well

There are a lot of dire predictions about our representative democracy out there.We’re just past a presidential election campaign in which candidates complained about a rigged political system.

As we move forward, keep the Christmas story alive

We are now a few weeks into the New Year 2017, the season of Advent and Christmas celebrations over so quickly.

Our goal remains to cover all sides of upcoming bond referendum

In the early 2000s as a reporter for the Mankato (Minn.) Free Press,  my “beat” was education.That meant I covered everything from school board meetings to classroom happenings to referendums.

Vote yes for a new school in New Hampton

I have had numerous conversations about the new school bond and improvements.

It’s time for all of us to ‘pay it forward’

Please join me in voting YES on the Feb.

Bond referendum offers plenty of positives for students, community

Are you proud to be a Chickasaw?

New building is simply too big

First off, I would like to thank everyone for the replies to my letters to the editor.Some need to realize that I sometimes use sarcasm or tongue in cheek humor to get my point across.

Our students and community are ‘worth it’

As a young, newly married member of the New Hampton Community School District, I am voting YES on the upcoming school bond election.

Say ‘yes’ to our youth during Feb. 7 vote

Each day in our department, New Hampton Parks and Recreation, we continue to work to provide good quality programs for the youth in our communities.  The programs we have today are nothing like the programs we had over 100 years ago.

Chickasaw wrestlers will finally be able to avoid the bus on Saturday

On Nov. 29, the New Hampton boys basketball team played its home opener.Three days later, the Chickasaw girls hoops team did the same.The wrestling team? Well, it traveled ... a lot.

Wrapping up another great year in style

Before we plunge into 2017, we want to take a quick look back at the end of another year that showed why in and around Chickasaw County is such a great place to live, work and play.Let's face it, the holidays can be a stressful time of the ye

Christmas spirit may have arrived late but it was special nonetheless

I’m not sure when the Christmas spirit hit me this year, but it was awfully late in the season.I’m going to be totally frank here: I can’t wait to bid 2016 farewell, but I’m not going to dwell on the negatives — even if they seemed to come in wave

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