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Wednesday, 03/03/21
Ossian City Council meeting   Zakary Kriener News Writer   The Ossian City Council met Monday evening and welcomed Mark Durbahn, a representative from the Iowa Department of Transportation. Durbahn briefly discussed the future Highway 52 project... + continue reading
Wednesday, 03/03/21
County taxes going down for next year   By Jack Swanson   It might not be much, but taxes are going down for residents of Fayette County next year. The Fayette County Board of Supervisors approved a $25.2 million budget for fiscal year 2021-... + continue reading

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Many of the letters discovered in the suitcase were addressed to a Miss Donna Lynch and Madonna Lynch with addresses in Milwaukee, Wisc.; Dubuque, and Ossian. The Arizona Department of Public Safety is hoping to return the letters and suitcase to the rightful owner or family. (submitted photo)... + continue reading
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Pat Kuhens, a lifelong Fayette County resident and First-Team All-State player on the 1961 Valley High School girls’ basketball State championship team, holds the program from that year’s tournament in Des Moines. (Zakary Kriener photo)   Remembering the 'Perfect Season!... + continue reading
Wednesday, 24/02/21 - 0 comment(s)
Sheriff Marty Fisher addresses the Board of Supervisors about the possible merger of the Oelwein and Fayette County dispatch systems. (Jack Swanson photo)   Merge of County, Oelwein communications being considered   By Jack Swanson  ... + continue reading
Wednesday, 24/02/21 - 0 comment(s)
Marla Feldman with Kaleidoscope Kids Child Care in West Union, receives the Covid-19 vaccine during a recent clinic at Upper Iowa University in Fayette. (Photo submitted)   Supervisors question Public health about vaccination process   By Jack Swanson jswanson@... + continue reading
Wednesday, 17/02/21 - 0 comment(s)
With the help of a SMART Board, music and choir instructor Connie Formanek engages a class of South Winneshiek preschoolers to teach them the basics of reading music. Formanek and band instructor Nathan Miller utilize the technology for music purposes, while the district has two additional Boards... + continue reading


Wednesday, 03/03/21 - 0 comment(s)
The South Winneshiek boys’ basketball program, including players, coaches, and managers, celebrates with its newly earned State qualifier banner. The Warriors downed a talented Gladbrook-... + continue reading

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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, 03/03/21 - 0 comment(s)
Sylvan Torkelson   Sylvan Torkelson will  be celebrating his 93rd birthday on Sunday, March 7.  Cards and well wishes can be sent to him at 13978 Bugle Rd., Elgin, IA, 52141. + continue reading

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