Latest News

Wednesday, 27/11/19
  The 'Magic' is on its way   Tickets are now on sale for The 2019 Magic of Christmas at the Silver Springs Golf and Country Club on Dec. 6-8. The home tours, a unique feature of The Magic of Christmas, are being decorated for the holiday season. The home tours are... + continue reading
Wednesday, 20/11/19
The magic of Christmas set for Dec. 6-8     Final events and activities for the DeSales Magic of Christmas are being finalized for the annual event, which is scheduled for the weekend of Friday, Dec. 6, through Sunday, Dec. 8.   The Magic of Christmas begins with the Opening... + continue reading

Home Page

More News

Wednesday, 27/11/19 - 0 comment(s)
Ranching is definitely a family affair for Elgin native Drew Dummermuth and his wife and daughters. Posing last Christmas for their family greeting card are center, Kellie and Drew and their nine girls. Pictured, front row, (l-r) Erica, Clare, Kate, and Laurel, far right; back, (l-r) Alaine, Hallie... + continue reading
Wednesday, 27/11/19 - 0 comment(s)
Clermont community members Kim Alexander, Tracy Johnson, and Lisa Davis (l-r) are lighting up the night with a festive holiday display at the Clermont City Park.  While this is the first year the community has organized such an event, they hope it will become a yearly tradition. ... + continue reading
Wednesday, 27/11/19 - 0 comment(s)
Members of the community including (l-r) Dirk Torkelson, Tim Butikofer, Craig Bennett, Michael Ellison, Rod Marlatt, and Eric Koenig, worked together to help keep the local Elgin grocery store open.  The local market will be officially named Valley Fresh Market as the group takes control... + continue reading
Wednesday, 27/11/19 - 0 comment(s)
Cindy McFadden has been a familiar fixture behind the head desk at the Hawkeye Public Library for the last 12 years. She will be leaving her library director position on Dec. 12 when she starts retirement. (Jack Swanson photo)     Hawkeye Library Director retiring... + continue reading
Wednesday, 27/11/19 - 0 comment(s)
Elizabeth Goddard finds time to review some law books in the Upper Iowa University Library. This will hopefully give her a better understanding of law cases to help in her portrayal as a witness in UIU’s Mock Trial competition. (Jack Swanson photo)   Mock Trial gives UIU student... + continue reading


Wednesday, 04/12/19 - 0 comment(s)
NFV junior Abby Reichter drives past a Bulldog defender during Thursday night’s big win over No. 7-ranked MFL/MarMac. Reichter had a team-high 14 points to lead the TigerHawks to a 36-34 win... + continue reading

Columns / Opinions

Wednesday, 27/02/19 - 0 comment(s)
Kudos and Lessons     By Jerry Wadian     Being a reporter, I try to stick to telling what happened, and let the coaches explain the... + continue reading


Wednesday, 04/12/19 - 0 comment(s)
Rosetta and Gerald Schmitt   Gerald and Rosetta (Rothmeyer) Schmitt of St Lucas where married November 28, 1959 in Festina Iowa.  Their two daughters Lisa (Sam) Hageman and Sandy (... + continue reading

Special Sections

Comment Here