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Public Health urges caution with COVID during the holidays

By Bob Fenske

The trajectory is acceptable, but the pace of it is not.

Back live and in person!

By Bob Fenske

Breakfast with Santa certainly beat last year, even if the crowd wasn’t quite as large as usual.

Kuhn named chair after Hackman withdraws

By Bob Fenske

The Chickasaw County Board of Supervisors waded into unchartered waters last Tuesday before finding dry land as it named Matt Kuhn as its chairman for 2022.

School’s vaccine policy may not last long

By Bob Fenske

It may turn out to be the policy that sets some kind of record for least amount of time being implemented in the history of New Hampton Community Schools.

State report tabs Turkey Valley Elementary as a ‘high performer’

By Bob Fenske

Turkey Valley Elementary School has received a coveted “high performing” ranking from the Iowa School Performance Profiles.

Well, that was cold, wasn’t it?

By Bob Fenske

It may not have been a polar vortex, but then again, the first full week of 2022 wasn’t tropical, either.

Conservation Board director ready to tackle his next chapter

By Bob Fenske

Brian Moore sat inside the Twin Ponds Nature Center and smiled.

That has to be strangest December day ever, right?

By Bob Fenske

That Iowa adage — if you don’t like the weather, wait a day because it will change — got it wrong Wednesday.

It takes time, but Board of Health seat filled

By Bob Fenske

The third time wasn’t the charm, but the fourth was for the Board of Supervisors Tuesday morning when it came to appointing a new Board of Health member.

Eyes are critical parts of good health

By Dorothy Huber

Maintaining your eyesight is crucial in living a happy, productive life.

They dance in ‘title town’

By Bob Fenske

The New Hampton Dance Team will probably never forget the first time they tried their “props” routine.

‘Short week’ does not help county’s COVID numbers

By Bob Fenske

The “short week” didn’t bring any good COVID-19 numbers to Chickasaw County last week.