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Wednesday, 11/12/19
NFV school board swears in new members   By Megan Molseed     The North Fayette Valley School Board met for its regular meeting on Monday, December 9.   During the meting, the board met for its regular session to approve the third... + continue reading
Wednesday, 11/12/19
Compensation Board recommends 5 and 6 percent raises for County officials   By Jack Swanson   It took the president to break a tie on the Fayette County Compensation Board to approve the recommendation to raise the salaries of the Sheriff and... + continue reading

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The parlor in the Ziegler Mansion looks like something that Ebenezer Scrooge could have came home to. It is decorated in the Victorian style and even has a full-size open sleigh in the room.   Monroes inviting public to experience a Victorian Holiday first hand   By Jack Swanson... + continue reading
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Steve and Peggy Kittelson have spent untold hours crafting the “Hometown To The World” art piece for the City of Postville. (Jack Swanson photo)   Local artisans create window to the world     By Jack Swanson   How... + continue reading
Wednesday, 27/11/19 - 0 comment(s)
Troy Anderson     SW Rec Department names new director   The South Winneshiek Recreation Department announced last week that it has hired Troy Anderson as its new director. Anderson was born and raised in Calmar and graduated from South Winneshiek in 1995. He went on to... + continue reading
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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
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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


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South Winn senior Liz Tieskoetter attacks the rim during the Warriors’ tight loss Friday night at Postville. Tieskoetter had a team-high 12 points in the loss. (Zakary Kriener photo)... + 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, 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

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