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Wednesday, 25/03/20
Governor's changs affect car licenses and sales, property taxes   The Fayette County Treasurer’s Office is recommending vehicle registrations and property taxes be paid through the mail, online at or left in the drop box located outside the courthouse on... + continue reading
Wednesday, 25/03/20
UIU to host virtual ceremony   After much discussion with Upper Iowa University (UIU) leadership and a review of various options, UIU President William R. Duffy II announced today the decision to transition the May 9, 2020, traditional commencement ceremony at UIU's Fayette, Iowa,... + continue reading

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Wednesday, 18/03/20 - 0 comment(s)
LaVilla Rowland Onsager   A Life Well-lived for a Century   Vicki Rowland Contributing Writer She can tell you about farming with horses, and recall the record setting weather of 1936–the cold, snowy winter, walking over fences on top of the snowdrifts, followed by a long... + continue reading
Wednesday, 18/03/20 - 0 comment(s)
The empty parking lot was an unusual sight at the North Fayette Valley high school Monday morning as the North Fayette Valley school district decided to shut down for 30 days at the recommendation of Iowa’s governor Kim Reynolds in order to implement social distancing procedures to slow down... + continue reading
Wednesday, 11/03/20 - 0 comment(s)
Lifelong Ossian resident Ashley Goltz was named the town’s new City Clerk. She will begin her duties on April 6, taking over for Joyce Bakewell who has held the position for over 40 years. (Zakary Kriener photo)   Goltz looking forward to becoming new City Clerk   Zakary... + continue reading
Wednesday, 11/03/20 - 0 comment(s)
  Nitty Gritty Dirt Band coming to 2020 Winneshiek Co. Fair!   Zakary Kriener News Writer Friday night at the 2020 Winneshiek County Fair will be one that you won’t want to miss! The country rock band Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, best known for... + continue reading
Wednesday, 11/03/20 - 0 comment(s)
Mark Benson is caught between the old and the new in this photo. The house that he and his family lived in for 41 years and is 149 years old (left) is ready to be moved off the property. Mark and his wife Mona have been living in there new house (right) since last fall. (Jack Swanson photos)... + continue reading


Wednesday, 18/03/20 - 0 comment(s)
  High school sports, activities on hold   Following Sunday’s announcements from Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds, all spring activities of Iowa’s high school Unified... + 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, 25/03/20 - 0 comment(s)
Mavis and Gene Lehman   Gene and Mavis (Anderson) Lehman are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary. They were married on April 9, 1960 at the West Clermont Lutheran Church. They have... + continue reading

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